Many of the tourists who descend on Chicago throughout the year stay in the main tourist hubs, such as the Magnificent Mile and the Loop. However, if you head north out of town, you’ll find some of the great neighborhoods around Lincoln Park and little-known tourist gems. This part of town has a vibrant and buzzing atmosphere with a host of attractions to cater for every taste. There is a great selection of places to stay, allowing you to experience everything that Lincoln Park has to offer.
Lincoln Park Zoo
This remarkable zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the vicinity of Lincoln Park. It’s free to visit and offers something for the whole family to enjoy. The zoo is home to a variety of species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
North Avenue Beach
The city of Chicago has some fantastic beaches, and North Avenue Beach is a mecca in the summer for sun seekers. It has an extensive strip of white sand alongside Lake Michigan, with the perfect boulevard for runners, cyclists, and rollerbladers. One of its standout features is the unique ocean-liner-themed beach house where you can sit and watch the hustle and bustle.
This market is held every Saturday from May through October and gives you the chance to pick up some of the freshest local produce available.
When you’re looking for somewhere to eat, Lincoln Park has plenty of variety, whether you want traditional American, Spanish, Greek, or French dishes.