Plan Your Summer Activities
With May officially here, Chicagoland residents are gearing up for an epic summer ahead. There’s nothing quite like summertime in Chicago; the sun is shining and hitting all of the buildings perfectly, there is energy in the air, the birds are chirping, and the rooftops are buzzing. There are plenty of amazing summer activities in which you can participate, including heading to the beach, going to a street festival, or enjoying outdoor shopping in Chicago.
Visit a Beach
Step away from the chaos of the city and go to a beach for the day! Popular beaches in Chicago include Foster Beach, North Avenue Beach, and Oak Street Beach. If you want more of an action-filled beach day, you can go to Chicago Water Sport Rentals located at 31st Street Harbor. No matter where you go, make sure to put on sunscreen.
Enjoy Street Festivals
Many summer weekends in Chicago are filled with street festivals in the city’s many neighborhoods. These festivals are a chance for both locals and visitors to enjoy some of the best food and drink Chicago has to offer. Other popular summer events include Taste of Chicago, Pride Fest or craft beer festivals.
Indulge in Shopping in Chicago
It’s no secret that the shopping options in Chicago are above average. Even if you’re a local, take advantage of the wide variety of boutiques, high-end stores and resale shops the city has to offer. Oak Street District also has a ton of restaurants, hotels, and salons that are the perfect way to spend your day.
Chicago is one of the best cities in the world year-round, but especially in the summer!