50 Things to Do Outside on a Beautiful Chicago Day

  • Walk or Bike Chicago's Lakefront Path

  • Walk through Lincoln Park Zoo - It's free!

  • Hit some golf balls at Diversey Driving Range

  • Float through Chicago's Architecture River Tour: https://www.wendellaboats.com

  • Urban Kayaking: https://urbankayaks.com and http://kayakchicago.com

  • Walk the New 606 Trail

  • Rent and ride a Divvy Bike

  • Grab a dog and a beer at Wrigley Field, home of the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs

  • Enjoy a picnic at Millennium Park

  • Visit Maggie Daley Park: http://maggiedaleypark.com

  • Walk Chicago's River Walk: https://www.chicagoriverwalk.us

  • Enjoy the beach view while you eat at the Waterfront Cafe: http://waterfrontcafechicago.com

  • Hop on the Metra and visit Arlington Park: http://www.arlingtonpark.com/visit/directions

  • Take a Helicopter Tour: https://www.chicagohelicopterexperience.com

  • Take your #BFF to Montrose Dog Beach: http://mondog.org

  • Go "City Hiking" in Wicker Park, West Loop, Andersonville, Lakeview, or Lincoln Park

  • Watch a free movie in the park: http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/events/movies

  • Visit Northerly Island Park: http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/northerly-island-park

  • Walk through Maxwell's Street Market (Sundays only!): https://goo.gl/3xvJkJ

  • Walk through The Chicago Botanic Garden: https://www.chicagobotanic.org

  • Look for a Chicago Street Festival: https://goo.gl/jpwegA

  • Grab some Beer and Tacos at Big Star in Wicker Park: http://www.bigstarchicago.com

  • Pizza and Beer at Parlor on Division in Wicker Park

  • Have coffee on the patio at Heritage: https://www.heritagebicycles.com (Hidden Gem)

  • Eat, walk and shop on Broadway in Lakeview (From Diversey to Addison)

  • Take a yummy donut hopping tour: http://www.undergrounddonuttour.com

  • Go "Patio Pimping" on a Parlor Pizza Patio: http://parlorchicago.com

  • Find The Hidden Garden at the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool: https://goo.gl/IdAheu

  • Take the Water Taxi to China Town: https://goo.gl/UvbRyg

  • Visit the famous Mario's Italian Lemonade Stand: https://goo.gl/hUujdL

  • Ride the Red Line to Guarantee Rate Stadium, and watch the White Sox

  • Enjoy a Devine Prosecco Popsicle Stick downtown at the Gwen

  • Play a game of Volleyball at North Beach

  • Sit in Section 8 and watch the Fire kick butt at Toyota Park

  • Take a drive North on Lakeshore Drive - follow the Lake into Willmette

  • Feel super trendy by walking through Fulton Market: http://fultonmarketchicago.com

  • Beam yourself to Cuba for an hour while you dine at 90 Miles Cuban Café

  • Explore Humboldt Park and visit the Boathouse Café

  • Take a selfie at Biograph Theater, where John Dillinger was shot

  • Find a farmer's market and eat fresh: https://goo.gl/DGOPIQ

  • Squeeze in 9 holes on the Lake at this Par 3: https://sydneymarovitz.cpdgolf.com

  • Book a fascinating FREE walking tour: http://www.freetoursbyfoot.com/chicago-tours Plz tip!

  • Suck up to a buddy with a boat and float over to The Playpen at Oak Ave Beach

  • Grab some BBQ and a beer at Smoke Daddy's in Wicker Park

  • Antiquing in Andersonville is Tres Fab!

  • take sailing lesson at Belmont Harbor

  • The Crepes and Wine are Tres Magnifique, at The Creperie's hidden back garden

  • Sit on the steps of city winery on the Riverwalk and have a glass of wine or a refreshing beer

  • Ignore the abuse for outstanding cheese fries on the red picnic tables at The Weiner Circle

  • Shop the best boutiques on Armitage

  • Walk Michigan Avenue, Chicago's Magnificent Mile

  • Watch the Cubbies from a rooftop in Wrigley

  • Try Dairy Queen's walkup window for some ice cream and then stroll through Oz Park

  • Tour the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field: http://cubs.com/tours Go Cubs!

  • Eat a Brat on Gene's rooftop in Lincoln Square

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