Summer in Chicago is usually short, so it is important to get out and enjoy the warm weather while you can!
There are many paths and places to walk in Chicago, however, these three places are some of the best.
They offer wonderful views of the city, a great place to relax or exercise, or a scenic walk home from work.
So get ready because here are our top 3 picks for paths in Chicago.
The 606 opened about a year ago and has attracted runners, cyclists, walkers, and more to its path. The path runs for about 2.7 miles through the neighborhoods of Bucktown, Wicker Park, Logan Square and Humboldt Park. The old elevated train tracks walk you through Chicago while offering many attractions along the way such as six parks, schools, and more.
Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk
Walk down the Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk to peacefully enjoy the Chicago Skyline and see many animals. The boardwalk allows people to take a break from the busy streets of Chicago and relax. The Peoples Gas Education Pavilion, located on the boardwalk, is also an attraction of this boardwalk. It is a beautiful piece of art and great event space at the same time.
The Lakefront Trail
This is one of Chicago’s most known trails as it takes you down the lake for 18 miles. Ride your bike, take a walk, run, or even rollerblade down this beautiful path to see some of the best views of Chicago’s skyline and lakefront action. If you’re looking to get some exercise while checking out some of the most beautiful views Chicago has to offer, this is a must-do!
If trails is not something your looking for but Yoga, make sure to checkout our Six Best Summer Yoga Spots In Chicago!