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Top 5 Outdoor Activities in Chicago

Spring is coming to Chicago real soon, and with it, the option for fun outdoor activities instead of just indoor ones. You’re probably raring to get out and about, and you’ll have your own ideas of what best to do outdoors. This is the time to get physically active with different types of sports and recreational activities. Otherwise, if you’re looking to soak in the sun’s rays and just chill with great food and drinks, that’s definitely on the table as well. In fact, we’ve listed down our top favorite outdoor activities just for you, so take a look down here: 

Hiking at the 606

This great urban construction was once an abandoned rail line. Now, it’s a great place for both hiking and biking, so what are you waiting for? It’s a 2.7-mile elevated trail and if you’re looking for a refreshing time outdoors with the chance to visit some neighborhoods in Chicago, this is the place for you. If you’re looking to bring the entire family for a fun day together, go right ahead.  

Location: Along the Bloomingdale Line, Chicago, IL 60647

Opening Hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. (7 Days a Week)

Visiting Maxwell Street Market

There’s definitely something intrinsically attractive about strolling through an outdoor flea market, and it’s really got a lot to do with interesting bargains, great people, and the general atmosphere. Here, you can find anything and everything under the sun, from tools and tires to clothing and fresh produce, so if you’ve got time on a Sunday and you’ll love to explore your options, this is the place for you. 

Location: 800 S. Desplaines St., Chicago, IL 60607

Opening Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Sun)

Picnicking at Humboldt Park

Located in the West Side of Chicago, this 207-acre park is a great place for just chilling and having a great time with friends and family. Sure, the weather can be a little nippy this time of year, but if you’re dressed appropriately, there’s no reason why you can’t have a great time outdoors. Just imagine plonking yourself down on the ground or on a bench, eating your favorite food and just enjoying nature at its best. 

Location: 1440 N. Humboldt Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60622

Opening Hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. (7 Days a Week)

Join the Fun Run in Color

Imagine running or walking through showers of warm and cool colors and ending up at the finishing line like a unique piece of art. Participants of all ages and abilities are more than welcome to join and you’re highly encouraged to wear white or bright clothing in order to showcase the fantastic colors you accumulate along the way. If you’re looking for something active to participate in, this has got to be it. 

Location: 208 W. Union Avenue, Wheaton, IL US 60187

Starting Time & Date: 13 April 2019. The race starts at 8:30 a.m.

Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Wheaton/FunRuninColor

Website: https://wheatonparkdistrict.com/events/funrun/

Sightseeing

There’s really nothing like the magnificence of the great outdoors, especially when the weather is thawing, and the air is crisp and cool. Of course, you can still choose to stay indoors, but do you really want to pass up the chance to just marvel at what nature has to offer? Our Chicago limo service will be more than happy to be your preferred choice for your sightseeing desires, and you can rest assured that our reliable chauffeurs are more than up for the job. If you’re up for a memorable ride today, just give us a call or book our Chicago car service online.

Posted on Apr 03 2019

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