A walkable neighborhood, Lincoln Park is known for being business-friendly and economical, while having a great selection of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the lake, while others visit for the local theater. A stay at one of Lincoln Park's hotels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Chicago area.
Sightseeing around Lincoln Park
The theaters and zoo are some of the local highlights. You can attend a show at Lincoln Hall, Victory Gardens Theater, and Blues on Halstead. Attractions like Kingston Mines, Apollo Theater Chicago, and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Anshe Emet Synagogue, John Hancock Center, and Holy Name Cathedral. Be sure to get some family photos at Lincoln Park Conservatory, Lincoln Park Zoo, and Harpo Studios.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Lincoln Park, Millennium Park, and Humboldt Park. For retail therapy, consider 900 North Michigan Shops, Water Tower Place, and Chicago Place Mall, and seek out the perfect souvenir. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Wrigley Field, Montrose Harbor, or United Center.
A few of the area's most popular attractions are Willis Tower, Skydeck Ledge, and Art Institute of Chicago. DePaul University-Lincoln Park, Theater on the Lake, and Briar Street Theatre are other must-sees.
Getting around Lincoln Park
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Fullerton Station, Diversy Station, or Armitage Station.
The closest major airport is Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 10.7 miles (17.2 km) from Lincoln Park. The next closest airport is Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), located 13.7 miles (22.1 km) away.