Quiet Places To Relax In Chicago

Quiet Places To Relax In Chicago

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Looking to escape from the city buzz? Relax and chill for a while by heading to these quieter locales in Chicago.

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    Plants are in the testing phase for the next 2 years. 🌱🌾For foamers, the Milwaukee Ave access is the perfect place to take photos/videos of the CTA Blue Line trains. 😄🚊 -- Wrigley Fielder 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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    This is the quick and easy beach for high schoolers in the city. However there are options for much less crowded and much more cleaner beaches in this area such as Montrose and Loyola beach. -- Rowan Quinain via Foursquare
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    They don't have an extensive book selection, but thats not to say the selection they do have isn't relevant. This is still a great neigborhood spot with lots to offer. -- Samantha Garcia via Foursquare
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    The sale section has books you actually want to read at good prices. Staff recommendations are up for a lot of books, and they're actually readers. I always walk out with something! -- Stephen S via Foursquare
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    Play some pickup volleyball. Casually execute the Maverick flex/watch check. -- Thrillist 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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    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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    With 3 floors of books stacked from floor to ceiling, Myopic is one of Chicago’s oldest and largest used bookstores. They also have a curious piece of memorabilia: Charles Bukowski’s “last breath”. -- Explore Chicago via Foursquare
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    One of my favorite places in the city and a can't-miss experience. The ambiance is gorgeous (be sure to get a seat by the fountain), and the staff and management are fantastic. Shout out to Shaun! -- Sonalee Joshi via Foursquare
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    For the first 10 minutes of each hour during the day, Centennial Fountain at the east end shoots water in a great arc across the river. -- Travel + Leisure via Foursquare
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