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“Lots to choose from” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Grant Park

Grant Park
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US$70.84*
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Ranked #41 of 631 things to do in Chicago
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Owner description: Dedicated in 1844, this park covers 319 acres along Lake Michigan and is home to the Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum and the Art Institute.
Newport News, Virginia
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lots to choose from”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

The food can get pricey but it definitely is something to attend if you are in the area visiting, you buy tickets then use the tickets for meals or a "taste" of some of the restaurants food items. Everything we bought we loved Limited seating areas so bring lawn chairs or a blanket. My kids and I enjoyed it. We went early to beat the crowds. Free to get in but they do a bag check so that line got long when we were leaving.

Visited July 2013
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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14 reviews
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“Buckingham Fountain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

I went to the Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park to take a large group photo. This was a great backdrop to document the start of our event. The view of the city is great and although we just stayed around the fountain it appears to be great place to walk along Lake Michigan as well. I would highly recommend stopping by here when visiting Chicago. It was clear there was so much more to the park then the small spot we viewed and enjoyed.

Visited August 2013
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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Photo Opportunity”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

Go to Grant Park for great views of the skyline and to see Buckingham Fountain. There are plenty of opportunities for excellent photos.

Visited July 2013
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Henderson, Kentucky
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123 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“LOVELY LANDSCAPING”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

This is another park in Chicago you don't want to miss. As you walk through, you will notice there is a garden club that sponsors a portion and the flowers are absolutely beautiful! Everywhere you walk, you can see fresh cut grass, well trimmed shrubs and flowers. There is a special rose garden with a water feature in the middle, etc. Very peaceful and relaxing place to sit with your thoughts. Really enjoyed this park.

Visited September 2013
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“Not worth visiting twice!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

This event was staged at Grant Park. No entry fee but food was over priced! Food tickets had to be purchased at booths. Basically there were two servings of food offered; "Taste"~ 4-5 tablespoons of food & "Regular"~ small containers holding 1-1 1/2 cups of food. About 40 food venders & several over-priced venders selling hats, shirts, & misc. tourist gifts. A couple of stages were set up with bands playing/singing. Came with a group of friends from Miami, FL. All agreed that this event wasn't anything special. Not planing to ever return.

Visited July 2013
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