Where is the best place to park if we want to ride the lake front trail? Coming in from Michigan City, IN. Thank you
There are city parking garages in Grant Park.if you go further north, there are free parking areas at Montrose beach!
There are many parking lots with cost. I personally went there on Saturday to avoid working days traffic and parking limitation. I visited other place in that same visit, therefore, my plan is different.
Unfortunately we walked from our hotel which was the •Embassy suites Downtown to the trail. There are lots of parking lots and garages around but have to pay for parking. When we were there was meter parking we barely seen free parking when we were down there.
We come from the north, so we park for free at Montrose beach or anywhere north of that. Coming from the south, you can park for free at Jackson Park just south of promontory point. Otherwise you'll be looking at either meter parking or lot parking. Have fun!
There are parking areas along the trail but I am not familiar enough with the area to recommend a place to park. Sorry.
Parking anywhere is expensive! If your bringing your own bikes, perhaps the navy pier area. But then if you are doing one of the rentals, there is a bike stand at the pier too. Sorry not much help, we always take the train into town!
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