The Chicago Botanic Garden has drawn 1 million visitors in a calendar year for the first time ever. The garden in the northern Chicago suburb of Glencoe says it hit the 1 million mark on Monday. It's a first in its 41-year history. Officials with the garden say the top month was August, when they had more than 170,000 visitors. Guests can come to the garden on foot or bike and via trolley, car and bus.
The Chicago Botanic Garden has 385 acres and is home to 2.7 million plants.
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