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Chicago Tour: Lincoln Park

Victorian architecture gives way to nature in Lincoln Park.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Unknown
Length: 4.8 miles
Duration: Unknown

Overview :  Much of Lincoln Park was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and the neighborhood rebuilt its residences with stone and brick... more »

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Points of Interest

A block from DePaul University, The Pig, so-called by locals, offers baked goods, as well as large selection of sandwiches with names like The Catcher in the Rye (corned beef on rye), The Old Man and the Sea (tuna), and The Garden Party (veggie).

Address:
738 W. Fullerton Ave.
Chicago, IL, 60614
United States

Phone:
(773) 883-5258

2. MOI Boutique

Shopping on Halsted is plentiful, but MOI Boutique stands out. Occupying a cozy space on the trendy street, the shop features feminine clothes at moderate prices. Pick up a flutter-sleeved dress and white blazer.

Address:
2050 N. Halsted Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
United States

3. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba

Touted as Chicago’s original tapas bar, Café Ba-Ba-Reba is as festive as it sounds. Enjoy tapas, pixtos (bite-sized tapas), paella, and five varieties of sangria in a lively atmosphere.

Address:
2024 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL, 60614
United States

Phone:
(773) 935-5000

4. Pequod’s Pizza

Chicago’s deep-dish pizza is a point of pride for locals. And Pequod’s serves up one of the best in the city. Baked in a cast-iron skillet, Pequod’s deep dish will convert even thin-crust enthusiasts. Taste for yourself in this family-friendly restaurant.

Address:
2207 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL, 60614
United States

Phone:

Located at the south end of the Lincoln Park neighborhood, the Chicago History Museum features exhibitions about the city’s compelling past. A must-see for locals and visitors alike, spend the day in the city’s oldest cultural institution, shop in the museum store, and grab a snack in the café.

Address:
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL,... More

Started in the mid-seventies in a church basement by Jeff Perry, Terry Kinney, and Gary Sinise, the famed Steppenwolf Theater Company now has 43 ensemble members, including John Malkovich, Joan Allen, and John Mahoney, and puts on early 700 performances, annually. Check the websites for shows.

Address:
1650 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL, 60614
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At the forefront of the groundbreaking molecular gastronomy movement, Alinea offers meals that are quite simply unlike any others. Dedicated followers eagerly await chef Grant Achatz’s scrupulously deconstructed innovations, which are always as delicious as they are surprising: venison is served atop a pillow of scented air; tiny spheres explode... More

Visit this urban ecosystem at Lincoln Park Zoo, where birds, fish, frogs, turtles, and insects frolic among native plants. Visitors enjoy free admission and a truly restful lull from the bustling city. For the curious, the park’s website offers a field guide.

Address:
2001 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL, 60614
United States

Phone:
(312) 742-2000