Less Than $25 Summer Fun in Chicago

July 18th, 2014 by: relatedchicago
chicago-real-estateHaving fun in Chicago this summer doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are many things to see and do in the “Windy City” for free or nearly free. Below are just a few examples:
 
1. Explore the Navy Pier. Chicago’s Navy Pier is 50 acres of family fun, jetting out into Lake Michigan. The Pier features a number of attractions and museums, some of which charge a fee, as well as free fireworks twice a week and a view of that dazzling Chicago skyline.
 
2. Take advantage of free museum days. Visiting the dozens of museums in and around Chicago can get expensive if you’re not careful. Fortunately, many offer free or deeply-discounted days. Illinois residents can enjoy the permanent collections at the venerable Art Institute for fee on Thursday evenings.  The City Gallery inside of the Water Tower on North Michigan Avenue is free to the public every day, and the Museum of Contemporary Art on the lakefront is free to Illinois residents on Tuesday evenings.
 
3. See the animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo. The Lincoln Park Zoo, located just north of downtown, offers free admission every day of the week. The 35-acre park is home to more than 1,100 animals, everything from bison to zebras.
 
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