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One of the undeniable draws of living in Chicago is that you don't actually need a car to get around—the city's vast public transportation system can ferry you from one side of the city to the other in no time. But even the most devoted city-dweller sometimes craves the opportunity to get behind the wheel and cruise through the city with the help of four wheels and an engine. When you must scratch that itch, consider these scenic drives one of the best things to do in Chicago as well as an opportunity to explore beyond your neighborhood. All located within city limits, these roadways will take you through Chicago parks, along the lakefront and through the heart of the city. Buckle up and hit the road on these scenic drives in Chicago.
Note: If you plan to get out of the car, remember to stay safe by wearing a mask and practicing social distancing. Call ahead to see if nearby businesses are open.