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How wonderful that all of Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago is open to the public.
Lots of beaches, walkways bike paths.
Oak street is a smaller one but no less famous. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head over to Oak Street...More
Can you think of any other city this side of Rio de Janiero where a popular swimming vista washes up against the concrete of the city's busiest thoroughfare? Think Chicago and Oak Street Beach. Located at 1000 North Lake Shore Drive, where Lake Shore Drive...More
Wasn’t too windy and the water was cool. Bathrooms were ok. The bar on the beach was closed for private party so can’t comment on that. There is a parking structure is 2 blocks away and was $30 for 2-5 hours.
Wish Chicago was a little warmer, but we still usually plan for one afternoon to hang out and relax here. The water is usually fairly cold and it can get windy. Nice beach though, if you plan on going to Navy Pier, worth stopping here...More
I was visiting Oak Street Beach today and taking photos of people on the beach. First some foreign woman who I wasn’t even taking photos of got angry at me because apparently being photographed is “against her religion.” Then the lifeguard told me to leave...More
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
find a pay lot on west side of lakeshore drive street parking is usually only for 2 hours and you will get a ticket , then there is a tunnel from west side of lakeshore drive or you can play frogger and try street level