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Lincoln Park

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“nature museum”(17 reviews)
“farmers market”(16 reviews)
Home to the Lincoln Park Zoo, this popular park is also located in a neighborhood called Lincoln Park.
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2045 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4707
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+1 312-742-7726
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the shops and quaint boutiques in Lincoln Park can be quite an adventure. So many exclusive and favorite places to discover. Love the local eateries (Summer House, Stella Barra, Cafe Ba Ba Reba).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tarsa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another walking area that takes you to the shoreline. Relaxing green space away from the concrete of the city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marilynska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here as part of a city tour. Just a quick restroom stop. Didn't stay long. It's great that it's all free. I think that every city should not charge at the zoo. Also, it's a great spot to take pictures of the Chicago...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We lucked in with perfect (although cold) weather when we visited. Its very well kept, free, a perfect place to take some great snaps and the green house/conservatory is really lovely.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VikingKangaroo
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Great park, free zoo! Got to see a Gorilla which I have never seen they were active and the zoo was great!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eric H
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The zoo and Conservatory are really worth a visit. We walked there from downtown Chicago along the lake. It is free and we could have spent a whole day there, but had so much to fit in during our four days in the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gf430
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Not many free things to do in Chicago so a free zoo is a good way to spend a few hours. As zoos go, it is not the best I have ever been to but I reiterate it is free. Across the way is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NewYorkLucille
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We didn't get to spend more than 30 minutes on our stop at Lincoln Park but I believe we could have spent hours at this beautiful park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Krsmith41
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I loved riding the bike through the park. However, I did not like the Zoo..it is very rundown. hardly any animals were out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank apitman
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Lincoln Park is a magical place, offering formal gardens to stroll through, the zoo, Cafe Bauer overlooking the water. Great place to spend time with family and friends.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BobbyeC1
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15 August 2016|
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Response from MakingMyOwnPath | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I did not use parking and didn't notice if there was parking or not. We used the transit bus from our hotel the hotel was downtown.
20 January 2015|
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Response from casa1234 | Reviewed this property |
It is fairly easy to get from the Lincoln Park neighborhood to Soldier field. You can take the Red Line from the Fullerton Station or Armitage Station (depending on where you are in Lincoln Park) to the Roosevelt Station... More