The Top 25 Things to Do on Chicago’s Lakefront – PPM Chicago Apartments Blog

Chicago summers offer endless ways to have fun on Chicago’s lakefront.  And with warm weather in full swing (fingers crossed), plus all of our Chicago apartments close to the lake, we felt it would be a perfect time to outline some of our favorite things to do on the lakefront.  Here’s the top 25 (in no particular order):
1.    Taking the pooch for a splash @ Belmont harbor dog beach
2.    Catching Movies in the Park @ Lincoln Park or Belmont Harbor
3.    Beach volleyball
4.    Lakefront jogging
5.    Getting strong on the lakefront trail workout equipment
6.    Reading a good book @ the benches along Belmont Harbor
7.    Watching the weekly fireworks @ Navy Pier
8.    Kayaking @ Montrose beach
9.    Geting our party on @ Castaways on North Ave. Beach
10.  Taking a bike ride just to enjoy the breeze
11-12. Mini or regular golf @ Diversey Harbor
13.  Tennis @ the Waveland Park courts in Lakeview
14.  Having a beachside cookout
15. Open-water lap swimming @ Ohio St. Beach
16.  Indulging in an ice cream cone @ the Navy Pier Häagen-Dazs or Ben and Jerry’s.
17.  Getting cultured @ the Shakespeare Theater @ Navy Pier
18.  Tossing around a frisbee
19.  Playing chess @ North Ave. Chess Pavilion in Lincoln Park
20.  Rocking out to a concert @ the Charter One Pavilion
21.  Doing beachfront yoga
22.  Having a picnic
23.  Watching the sunrise
24.  Grabbing a bite @ the Oak St. Beach restaurant in the Gold Coast
25.  Getting a natural tan  🙂
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What are your favorite things to do along the lakefront?  We’d love to hear about them.  Leave a comment below, or on PPM Chicago Apartments Facebook page or Twitter feed.
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0 thoughts on “The Top 25 Things to Do on Chicago’s Lakefront – PPM Chicago Apartments Blog

  1. Great list of things to do on the Chicago Lakefront. The next time I’m in Chicago I’m going to try some of these.

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