Summer is here, and you know what that means: It’s time to make the most of the sunny weather with the best outdoor activities and things to do outside in Chicago. With the city slowly opening up, Chicagoans finally have options besides things to do indoors like exploring the best parks in Chicago or trying the best hiking near Chicago. Adventure seekers can take a speedboat ride around Lake Michigan or zip line through a nearby forest preserve, while those looking to relax might want to hit up an outdoor yoga session. Before you head out, catch up on the latest guidelines with our story on what you can and can’t do outside in Chicago right now.
Note: Some attractions may be closed or operating at limited capacity. It's always best to check before you go.