4 Great Ways to Enjoy Chicago Outside


Maggie Daley Park

Right beside Lake Shore Drive is the amazing Maggie Daley Park! With the ambience of the city on one side, and the lake viewed from the other, this park is perfect for a stroll to enjoy Chicago outside. There’s also plenty of fun for the family, like rock climbing wall and the jungle gyms for the kids! #ChicagoInsiders tip: Make sure to visit the twisting ice skating adventure, open until March 9th!

Botanical Gardens

The Chicago Botanic Gardens is a go-to place to enjoy what nature has to offer! These gardens are beautiful in any sort of weather. You can get your fix of flourishing plant life here and get lost for an entire day. And admission is completely free! #ChicagoInsider tip: Don’t forget to visit the Japanese Garden! It’s a breathtaking garden seemingly untouched by any season!

Lincoln Park Zoo

The place to go to enjoy Chicago outside is definitely Lincoln Park Zoo. When the weather is just a bit warmer, it’s the perfect park for a stroll to enjoy the oncoming spring. And as always, Lincoln Park Zoo is free! So it’s perfect for a last-minute destination.

Millennium Park

A Chicago classic is definitely Millennium Park! Whether if it’s for walk around the gardens, a visit to the Bean, or to catch an outdoor show. Millennium Park is the place to visit to spend an entire day outdoors! The art and architecture in the parking is just as pleasing as the nature as well!

Chicago Riverwalk

Bustling with bars, restaurants, and infinite views, the Chicago Riverwalk is a concierge favorite for it’s diverse food and beverage offerings like City Winery, Beatnik on the River, and Tiny Tapp. Enjoy a cocktail outside on the water and take in the incredible skyline.

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