Lincoln Park

Chicago, IL

Where are we going?

Lincoln Park
2646 N Cannon Dr
IL 60614

312 742-7726

What is there to do?

Lincoln Park in Chicago is one of the most popular places for families to visit - and when you visit, you will see why!

This HUGE park is right along the lakefront of the stunning Lake Michigan, and features a host of things to do, as well as great attractions.

Inside the park itself there is the famous Lincoln Park Zoo, museums, and even an archery range! There are also great statues that you can explore, including one of Abraham Lincoln!

After all - who else do you think the park was named after!

Kids, you will love the fact that Lincoln Park has FIVE playground! Yep! Watch out for the one with the super fun water feature too. So as well as tons of green space for kids to run around, there are plenty of places to crawl, hide, swing and jump!

If you have active kids, then you might want to take them to the baseball diamonds, or basketball hoops. A great way to spend the day out in the sun!

There is a fitness course, which could be fun for the whole family to try out, as well as football/soccer areas. 

There are some great experiences for kids to explore nature and wildlife too within Lincoln Park. There are community gardens, as well as a migratory bird sanctuary. Wildlife can be found in the beach areas too. 

There is a lily pool, a pond sanctuary, as well as a flower garden and rowing lagoon!

So why not visit this park in Chicago that is so much MORE than a park! It's a true family day out!

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free!

Children: Free!


Need a little extra help?

Areas of the park are accessible. Speak to staff about specific attractions if you have questions.


When can we go?

6am - 11pm

All year round


Any top tips?

Make sure you wear hats and sunscreen in the summer!

I’m Hungry!

There are a host of places to grab food within the park, from tacos to burgers!

Healthy Eating

It's always a great idea to take bottled water with you to stay hydrated, or why not bring your own picnic! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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