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Perfect Afternoon Setting

Although I was born, raised, and live in Chicago, I had never been to Promontory Point until last... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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I love to bike here to see one of the best views of downtown

I love to bike around this area. I park my card in Hyde Park and start my trip next to Promontory... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
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6 days ago
“Perfect Afternoon Setting”
19 Dec 2016
“Nice view of downtown”
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although I was born, raised, and live in Chicago, I had never been to Promontory Point until last Saturday. What a beautiful place-city view, lake access, family friendly and so much more. We brought our old dog, a blanket, and snacks and loved every minute...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were in the U. of Chicago area and didn't have enough time to fully enjoy the science and technology museum. We wandered along some nice outdoor paths to Promontory Point and enjoyed the views of Lake Michigan and the downtown skyline. It looks like...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

I love to bike around this area. I park my card in Hyde Park and start my trip next to Promontory Point then go to downtown and back here where I make myself a picnic with the best view of Chicago. You can even make...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 21 January 2016

When I was younger, I used to take dates to the road between the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium. I thought it was the most magnificent view of Chicago's skyline. We'd walk along the road and around the Shedd Aquarium and admire the view...More

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Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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