Best Things To Do In Chicago In The Summer

Best Things To Do In Chicago In The Summer

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Looking for the perfect way to spend your summer in Chicago? Find all the best things to do in town during the warm season.

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    Best beach in town. Clean, quiet and fun for dogs before the lifeguards arrive! -- Betsy H via Foursquare
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    This free admission beach is one of Chicago’s 33 sandy Lake Michigan beaches. -- Explore Chicago via Foursquare
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    Even with the construction, this beach is a gem. Sit and enjoy the city skyline. Rarely crowded, pretty serene. -- Bart Crouch via Foursquare
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    very chill beach with a diverse crowd. family friendly and great for spending an afternoon with a good book. -- Rachel via Foursquare
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    It's open till 11p when the cops chase everyone out, but you can come back pretty much 20 min later after they're gone and stay at the beach all night long if you want lol -- Shannon Heath via Foursquare
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    Please respect what the Lincoln Park Zoo has done to create this space, and what they continue to do, to preserve, protect, and promote nature...Keep your dogs on leash; this is NOT a dog park! -- Laura Krill via Foursquare
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    This beach has unofficially been claimed as the gay beach, but it is a great beach for all. Nice shallow water, lifeguards, and expansive beach front with soft sand. -- Chris Duhaime via Foursquare
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    Beautiful summer days in Chicago are scarce...make the most of them and come down to the lake front. -- Matt Dicker via Foursquare
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    Nice option for running or walking if you don't live near the lake. -- Molly Lynn via Foursquare
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    Traveling with kids? Splash around in the Crown Fountain in Millennium Park before attending a free family lecture, workshop or tour. -- Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle via Foursquare
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    Oak Street beach in the summer is a great place to sun bathe, dip in Lake Michigan and people watch. You can even run, bike or walk along the entire lake front path for miles. - Nikki -- Showtime Network via Foursquare
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    Photographers! Check out this Documerica photo of Calumet Park in 1973. Take a photo of the area today, share it with our State of the Environment Photo Project, and help us document the changes. -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency via Foursquare
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