On certain summer evenings, bring a blanket and a picnic, pick a lush spot on the lawn and enjoy soothing live jazz.
Endless nature-inspired recreational activities abound at the Morris Arboretum & Gardens in Chestnut Hill.
Watch for birds soaring amidst the elegant beauty of the 19th-century grounds, complete with a formal rose garden, majestic old trees and unusual plants from North America, Asia, Africa and Europe.
A treasured site for horticulturists and art appreciators, the attraction includes an excellent collection of outdoor sculptures, including work by such well-known artists as George Rickey, Madeleine Butcher, George Sugarman and Linda Cunningham. Kids love the garden railway, which trundles through a miniature landscape, and the hidden tunnel underneath the Mercury loggia. On certain summer evenings, adults can bring a blanket and a picnic, pick a lush spot on the lawn and enjoy a soothing evening of live jazz.