Lincoln Park Zoo

2001 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 742-2000 View Website

(Lincoln Park Itinerary 1 of 4)
What started as a gift of two swans and then the purchase of a bear cub for $10 has turned into one of the few free-admission zoos in the country that is open every day of the year. The Lincoln Park Zoo houses 1,100 animals in its 49 acres including lions, polar bears, gorillas, giraffe’s, rhinoceroses, zebras, and more.

Kingston Mines

2548 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614
773-477-4646 View Website

(Lincoln Park Itinerary 4 of 4)

When you walk into Kingston Mines you leave all pretensions behind because this venue will slap it out of you with the music coming out of there. With two stages for you to see two live bands in one night it isn’t uncommon to be running back and forth from room to room. You can witness nellie “Tiger” Travis leave her heart on the stage with her powerhouse vocals and have your face melted by Joanna Connor’s guitar shredding in the next room all in one night

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 642-4600 View Website

(Old Town Itinerary 1 of 5)

A small but fact-filled museum, the Chicago History Museum provides an excellent overview of the city’s past. For artifacts that have seen some of the city’s and country’s historic moments, don’t miss “The Secret Lives of Objects” exhibit, which features such objects like the table where Robert E. Lee surrendered during the Civil War.

The Second City

1616 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60614
312-664-4032 View Website

(Old Town Itinerary 4 of 5)

For more than 50 years, this comedy improv and skit theater has attracted crowds and boasts a huge A-list alumni base. it’s always a bit slow to make your way into the theater as people point out photographs of Steve Carrell, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Keegan-Michael key, and the countless other stars that line up their walls. Every show is filled with future stars that you’ll be lucky enough to say, “i saw them when they were at The Second City.”

The J. Parker

1816 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614
312-254-4747 View Website

(Old Town Itinerary 5 of 5)

Sitting proudly above the Hotel Lincoln, The J. Parker offers one of the most spectacular views in all of Chicago. As you sip on one of their signature cocktails or local craft beers, enjoy the unobstructed water views from one of the 140 outside seats or 55 seats inside at the lounge. The J. Parker is a perfect spot to end a night.