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“Great Way to View the City”
Review of Lakefront Trail

Lakefront Trail
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US$54,50*
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Chicago Evening Express Segway Tour
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US$46,30*
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Chicago Lakefront Neighborhoods Bicycle Tour
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US$40,84*
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City Lights at Night Bicycle Tour
Ranked #11 of 667 things to do in Chicago
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Owner description: The Chicago Lakefront Bicycle Trail is roughly 22 miles of bike paths, stretching from Indiana border up to Evanston. The trail rides through many parks including Jackson Park (including U of Chicago), Grant Park (including Buckingham Fountain/Museum Campus) Millennium Park, and Lincoln Park with its Free Zoo. Plenty of beaches and bike rentals available at Bobby's Bike Hike - 540 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago IL 60611 (free maps, helmets).
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented bikes to get around faster and explore more of the city. I never knew how great of an idea it would be. The trail was beautiful with amazing views of the lake and the city!

Thank fruitl88p
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great area to walk along the lake. Also bike riding is available, segway tours or roller blading. Great scenery at the lakefront.

Thank Reggie2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where I live, large portions of the lakeshore are cut off to public access due to private property. Chicago city planners did this RIGHT! A great way to get along the city, observe the skyline and people, get exercise and see the lake. Love how it connects to all downtown attractions and beaches so pedestrians and cyclists can move freely without worrying about cars.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend a great day riding the bicycle and walking around the lake. The view of the high-rise buildings in the background was great.

1  Thank Giora J
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was so looking forward to a nice long walk around the trail. Construction had it blocked off and I never did find my way around the detour signs and heavy nearby traffic.

Thank DiAnna_7545
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