Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois

34 Mentions on Trippy

2200 North Cannon Drive

Chicago, IL 60614

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(312) 742-2000

http://www.lpzoo.org

  • 5 mentions in Best free things to do in Chicago?

    • Kyle T.

      Kyle T. said, "...city so Lincoln Park is definitely a place you should check out if you like the outdoors. It's massive and the Lincoln Park Zoo is there. Humboldt Park is another really nice one that's also fairly large and it's further west. I'm a..." See More

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...Michigan. On Wednesdays and Saturdays you can shop the Green City Market farmers' market followed by a stop at the (free) Lincoln Park Zoo. If you're into beer, stop by Lagunitas Brewing Company for a free brewery tour and a bite to..." See More

    • Katherine R.

      Katherine R. said, "...Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art admission is $5. Definitely check out Millennium Park, which is also free. Lincoln Park Zoo admission is also free. Lincoln Park..." See More

    • Sandy B.

      Sandy B. said, "... Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier and Millennium Park are all free. It's fun to go to the Pedway which is the city under the city. Chicago Riverwalk is free and fun...." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...the way to Chinatown Chicago, an all day pass is $8, you can travel for less with a single ride. The Lincoln Park Zoo, Lincoln Park Conservatory and Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool are all free to visit and in the same general..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Kid Friendly in Chicago

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...I don't have kids but some of the sights that I think would be kid friendly would include the Lincoln Park Zoo if the weather is nice and you could also stop by the Lincoln Park conservatory, both are free. The Shedd Aquarium..." See More

    • Eric T.

      Eric T. said, "...The Shedd Aquarium is always a favorite although can be a bit $$ and busy. Lincoln Park Zoo is a nice size zoo and it is free! I'm not entirely sure what 3 year olds are into but those are the two I..." See More

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...I would agree with a lot of the other suggestions. Lincoln Park Zoo is one of my favorite places and great for kids. If it is chilly out, there are plenty of animal houses to get warm in and explore. The restaurant Stanley's..." See More

    • Gre T.

      Gre T. said, "...The Lincoln Park Zoo is free and would be great for a three year old. Just outside the zoo, to the west, is a small playground that would also be a good place for her to burn some energy...." See More

  • 3 mentions in Chicago with Kids- where to stay and what to do?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...the main part of the aquarium for a shorter visit or one of the pricier options that includes different parts. The Lincoln Park Zoo is nice because it's free and a short bus or el ride from downtown, the Brookfield Zoo is the..." See More

    • Peter B.

      Peter B. said, "...Great America Pkwy, Downtown Chicago, and Lincoln Park Zoo..." See More

    • Jill S.

      Jill S. said, "...( U.S. Cellular Field and Wrigley Field) if they grandkids are into sports, both just a cab drive away. Also, the Lincoln Park Zoo and North Avenue Beach are in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. If you feel like a train ride out to..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Kid friendly places for a day trip in downtown Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...you can head over to Maggie Daley Park, the newly opened park next to Millennium Park that has a great playground. Lincoln Park Zoo is another great free option for a nice day and for museums you have the Chicago Children's Museum at..." See More

    • Katherine R.

      Katherine R. said, "...you don't have to pay entrance to use it/play there. Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is fun for kids and by the Lincoln Park Zoo which is free...." See More

    • Will C.

      Will C. said, "...The Lincoln Park Zoo is free if you want to visit a zoo. Now that the summer has started, there is usually live music or performances in Millennium Park. Water taxis are a good way to see the architecture and buildings from the..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What to do with a 7 year old in Chicago?

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...I would definitely take her to Lincoln Park Zoo. I take my nieces and nephews there at least twice a year and they never get tired of it. I would also recommend The Art Institute of Chicago. It is just a wonderful..." See More

    • Susan E.

      Susan E. said, "...open. Navy Pier has lots of tourists but also lots of things to do, including the Chicago Children's Museum. And the Lincoln Park Zoo is always fun. With a 7 year granddaughter you'll probably have to pay a visit to the American Girl..." See More

    • Cheryl R.

      Cheryl R. said, "...Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, The Art Institute of Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo& Millennium Park and Cloud Gate..." See More

  • 2 mentions in How many days should I spend in Chicago?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...from 3-7 days depending on what you can spare. Chicago has great museums-art, history, science, natural history. It has the free Lincoln Park Zoo inside the city and the Brookfield Zoo in the suburbs. There's the beautiful Chicago Botanic Garden north of the..." See More

    • Tim H.

      Tim H. said, "...some of the neighborhoods there are more unique and special retail locations. I'd spend some time in Lincoln Park, at the Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory. If you are here in decent weather, there is nothing like the experience of a Cubs game,..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 days in Chicago over July 4th weekend

    • Len K.

      Len K. said, "...and frequently gets overlooked. They have rotating exhibits there. 4) As cheesy as it might seem to go to the zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo is the last free zoo in the country. It's worth a quick go-around and make sure you check out..." See More

  • 1 mention in Teen Trip to Chicago

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...or Willis Tower provide really amazing views of the city. If you are visiting when it is nice out...the beach or Lincoln Park Zoo are cool. I suggest eating at Ed Debevic's for dinner. It is a 1950's style diner and really fun..." See More

  • 1 mention in How to experience Chicago like a local?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...they live in and there are plenty of safe, interesting neighborhoods to explore. Lincoln Park, you can go to the free Lincoln Park Zoo, check out the Lincoln Park Conservatory, have a meal at RJ Grunts or Café Ba-Ba-Reeba! or Mon Ami..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in Chicago during the winter?

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...degrees), you can still do some outdoor activities. Just dress warm. Walking along the Lakefront Trail, visiting North Avenue Beach and Lincoln Park Zoo can be surprising pretty in the winter. Plus there are no crowds at the zoo in the winter. And..." See More

  • 1 mention in Labor Day weekend in Chicago?

    • Tanya R.

      Tanya R. said, "...south of the river. We might rent bikes this time to see more and farther. Last time we went to the Lincoln Park Zoo which was a lot of fun, even as adults...and it's free. Take a boat ride. We took one that..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is a must see/do in 4 Nights in Chicago for two 30 something women

    • Zoe H.

      Zoe H. said, "...architecture, sights, and restaurants. I highly recommend Sweet Mandy B's if you are looking for an awesome (non-chain) bakery! Also, the Lincoln Park Zoo is a high quality, free zoo...." See More

  • 1 mention in Can't decide! What's a better place to visit, Cleveland or Chicago?

    • Paige B.

      Paige B. said, "...Michigan Ave and also cool things to see such as the Shedd Aquarium, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cloud Gate, the Lincoln Park Zoo in Lincoln Park ect. You can walk all over the city and transportation is easy if you need to..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun stuff

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, ".... The wife will like shopping on Michigan Avenue and Oak Street Beach. The all family will love to walk to Lincoln Park Zoo which is the only free zoo in the US. Visit Millennium Park and take a walk to Grant Park..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap Fun Activities in Chicago

    • Rob C.

      Rob C. said, "...dish I recommend Lou Malnati's Pizzeria on Rush near Division. Other free or cheap activities would be Zoo Lights at the Lincoln Park Zoo, a Segway tour or walking architectural tour, Navy Pier and Magnificent Mile shopping...." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the most popular neighborhoods in Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...views. On Saturdays the nearby Green City Market is a wonderful farmer's market to peruse, right in front of the free Lincoln Park Zoo. North Beach is probably the most happening beach in the city, with the partying centering around Castaways. Lakeview..." See More

  • 1 mention in Chicago: Is Navy Pier, the Bean, and Willis Tower really worth seeing?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...ride on the River or Lake. All of the museums and Shedd Aquarium are great, if the weather is nice the Lincoln Park Zoo is free although a small zoo compared to the larger one in Brookfield. There's the Lincoln Park Conservatory nearby..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best shopping areas in Chicago?

    • Hazel B.

      Hazel B. said, "...You can walk almost all of Clark St and dine when you tire. The beach at Lincoln Park has Volleyball and Lincoln Park Zoo. Old Town and N Clark St. Halsted Street for thrift stores...." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in one weekend in Chicago?

    • Katie P.

      Katie P. said, "...has a lot of great restaurants and bars (try Piece Brewery & Pizzeria, or Violet Hour), as does Lincoln Park (the Lincoln Park Zoo is a Chicago classic). If you enjoy comedy, check out an Improv show. Second City is the most famous..." See More

  • 1 mention in In Chicago in early May for one night only; suggestions?

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...If I had only one day to spend here, I would do the following: start at Lincoln Park Zoo early before the crowds and afterwards walk through Lincoln Park (and the nature boardwalk) to the Lakefront Trail. Walk the lakefront or rent a..." See More