Chicagoans take the city motto urbs in horto, which translates to city in a garden, to heart. The Windy City is home to over 570 parks situated throughout 77 unique neighborhoods. Year round, eager locals head outside to experience incredible sights and activities. We invite you to get with the “in” crowd by getting out.


chicago maggie daley park

Maggie Daley Park

Named in honor of Mayor Daley’s wife, this dynamic park, adjacent to Millennium Park, a must-do for families

Field Museum Chicago Sights Museums

Jackson Park

This magnificent 500 acre park is located along the Lakefront in Hyde Park/Woodlawn

Starved Rock Lodge Chicago Utica

Lakefront Trail

This 18-mile paved path hugs the lakeshore from Edgewater to the South Shore

chicago lincoln park zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo

This 35-acre facility, now featuring ZooLights throughout the holiday season, is one of the oldest zoo’s in the country

Skydeck Chicago Ledge attractions


Take a walk at the rivers edge and experience the majesty of Chicago’s architecture and history

chicago millennium park

Millennium Park

From Cloud Gate, aka “The Bean” to the ice skating, Millennium Park is the spot to begin your explorations

Shedd Aquarium Chicago Point of Interest

Museum Campus

Situated on the Southern end of Grant Park and home to the Shedd, Adler and Field

chicago 606 trail


The city’s newest and coolest biking, walking and gathering green space


wendella sightseeing lucia

wendella sightseeing

This family-owned sightseeing company offers 45 & 90-minute river tours as well as a 90-minute river and lake tour

wendella sightseeing lucia

steve's segway tours

Head outside and glide through the parks to experience notable and scenic points of interest, courtesy of expert tour guides

chicago tour boat shoreline sightseeing

shoreline sightseeing

Head outside for informative Lake Michigan and architecture river tours departing daily from Michigan Ave. and Navy Pier

kayak chicago river tour

kayak Chicago

As you paddle down the river, this one-of-a-kind experience gives you a whole new perspective of the city

chicago's first lady architecture river tour

Chicago's First Lady

The official architecture river cruise of the Chicago Architecture Center

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Chicago Architecture Center

Offering a diverse selection of walking, bus and ‘L tours that showcases Chicago’s architecture


chicago island party hut cocktail

island party hut

Head to the Riverwalk for laid back food and drinks at this tiki-inspired getaway 

American Girl Café Chicago Family


A large rustic West Town spot specializes in smoked meats and unique game offerings

Chicago Architecture Center Sights museums

J Parker

A trendy crowd takes in scenic views and craft-made cocktails atop the Hotel Lincoln

London House Chicago Outdoor/Rooftop Dining Restaurants

London House

Three chic levels of drinking & dining with indoor/outdoor seating & spectacular sweeping views


Chicago IO Godfrey rooftop bar restaurant

wolff's flea market

Head to the Allstate Arena every Sunday to browse hundreds of unique vendors offering a bit of everything