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Best things to do in Grant Park, Chicago

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
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“One of the biggest Museums in America with an amazing collection. The Modern Wing collections and Impressionists are my favorite. Also the best way to bring creative gift is to visit museum shop.”
406 locals recommend
Fountain
“The fountain is another of Chicago's significant landmarks in the center of Grant Park. Great for a day to walk around and enjoy the day!”
63 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“A 319-acre centerpiece of Downtown housing some of the city's busiest attractions.”
92 locals recommend
Park
“Features and Layout of Grant Park 1. Millennium Park 2. Maggie Daley Park. 3. The Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley. 4. Buckingham Fountain. 5. Congress Plaza. 6. Petrillo Music Shell. 7. Museum Campus. 8. Art Institute of Chicago. 9. Hutchinson Field. 10. Chicago Lakefront Trail. 11. Marinas and Harbors. 12. Skate Park in Grant Park. For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com ”
24 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Chicago is the most beautiful city in USA. It has many museums the food variety is rated best in USA. Downtown has the lakefront and beaches with so many entertainment stops to see. I’ve lived hear 61 years and bearly scratched the surface. Night live is 2nd to none. Just such a versatile ethical city. Many professional sports teams like the Cubs and Bears. You have to come and spend some time to get a taste. I promise you will come back”
10 locals recommend
Premise
“The Art Institute is home to the greatest collection of paintings outside of Paris, including works by Monet, Renoir, Seurat, and Van Gogh.”
6 locals recommend
Museum
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“The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic art museum located in Chicago's Grant Park. It features a collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection”
6 locals recommend
Garden
2 locals recommend
Event Space
“Outdoor free. Beautiful fountain surrounded by the lake, flowers. Makes a perfect setting for photos and relaxing and walking”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Facing the Petrillo Music Shell, this open area offers additional seating for concerts & festivals. ”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
3 locals recommend
Event Space
“Watch the fireworks every Wednesday & Saturday night, or on the 4th of July”
3 locals recommend
Park
“Enormous three day outdoor rock festival. August 2-4 featuring Mumford & Sons and dozens of celebrity bands.”
3 locals recommend
Street Address
“The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic art museum located in Chicago's Grant Park. It features a collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection.”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“It's my own company! After only 5 months in business, my company is ranked as Chicago's TOP WALKING TOUR COMPANY (on TripAdvisor). I'm happy to offer my guests complimentary passes for my tours!”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
1 local recommends