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In a city filled with delicious food, amazing attractions and exciting events, it's not exactly difficult to blow through your budget while enjoying all of the amazing things to do in Chicago. Even if you're focusing on cheap things to do in Chicago, your expenses can add up quickly. Thankfully, there are plenty of free things to do in Chicago, including Chicago museums that don't charge admission and gorgeous parks that you can roam through. While some gratis attractions have temporarily closed or reduced capacity to encourage social distancing, there are still many great options throughout the city—especially if you love spending time outdoors. We've rounded up some of our favorite free things to do in Chicago, so that you can to out without having to reach for your wallet.
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