it's all nearby!
Given the current situation around the world, many events in Chicago have been canceled or postponed in an effort to promote safe social distancing.
LET'S GO EAT!
Chicago Restaurants are once again offering indoor dining! WOO HOO! And of course, they're still offering outdoor dining, carryout and delivery! Bars and Taverns are now open as well (as long as they serve food) . . . so if you need a change of pace while watching the Super Bowl, take a jaunt to your favorite watering hole . . . (Most may require a reservation, so plan ahead)!!
TAKE A CULTURE TRIP!With recent restrictions now lifted, some of Chicago's greatest cultural institutions are now welcoming back visitors! HOORAY! Of course, for safety purposed, they are still not at full capacity, but with a reservation, a mask, and safe social distancing, visitors can once again enjoy the plethora of cultural experiences that Chicago has to offer.
- Field Museum : NOW OPEN
- Shed Aquarium; Opens January 30
- Art Institute; Opens February 11
- Museum of Contemporary Art; Opens March 2
- Chicago History Museum; Opens March 4
The Museum of Science and Industry has not yet announced open dates, but we'll keep you plugged in right here!
Enjoy the Great Outdoors
The famed Chicago Architecture Tour is ready to guide you on an epic journey of discovery . . . Truly! You'll see some beautiful sites, enjoy a cocktail, and a "cool" river breeze in the heart of Chicago. Other Riverboat cruises are available too, check out Shoreline, Wendella, Mercury, and a ton more!
We're so lucky that Chicago has some of the best city parks in the World, and with many indoor activities closed, now is the time to truly appreciate them in all of their splendor! Take a stroll through Millennium Park and The Bean, Grant Park, or Lincoln Park and see the dramatic backdrop of the city behind them. And if you're an animal lover, the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo are waiting to give you a warm welcome. Free-admission reservations are required, so book it before you go!
Feeling like letting off some steam and showing off your mad skills? The Ice Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daly Park is open (with reservations). It's the perfect place to
burn off some of that quarantine energy!
SHOPPING, ANYONE?Chicago stores and boutiques are open for business. If you fancy a new spring wardrobe, or just some browsing, you'll find most major retailers and boutiques are open. Capacity limits are in place to ensure social distancing, so be sure to mask up and keep your distance!
An ideal safe, and social distanced activity is a visit to Lincoln Park Zoo. The animals here are 4 season afterall! You'll need to make a reservation!
While concert halls may be closed, there are still great ways to enjoy live bands! Many of the best music houses in the city like Lincoln Hall, Green Mill, and more are offering streaming concerts - so just get cozy at ACME and enjoy!