Free Things To Do This Memorial DayFrom gardens to beaches, get outside and take in the free sites the city has to offer.
Best Places To See Spring Flowers In ChicagoThe acres of flowers and plant life at these exemplary local destinations will allow you to take in all of the beauty of the spring season.
First Perennials Blooming At Lurie Garden In Millennium Park The first few perennials are blooming across the five acres of the Lurie Garden in Millennium Park.
Best Places For Bird Watching Near ChicagoIf you want to spend the afternoon watching for birds, then you're in luck. Grab your binoculars and check out these locations for birding in and around Chicago.
Best Botanical Gardens In ChicagoNo matter the season, visiting a botanical garden in Chicago is an excellent way to get closer to nature and experience the wonderment of plant life.
Can You Dig It: The Wonder Of BeesBees are one of the most important creatures in nature; without them, flowers wouldn’t get pollinated and many plants would die out.
Sanctuaries in the City: Eight Places to Unwind in ChicagoEven the most urbane of city dwellers needs the occasional respite from the psychic pressure of the concrete jungle. For those without a go-to chill spot, here’s a selection of relaxation stations to consider.

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