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“Nice place if you lived downtown” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Grant Park

Grant Park
500 South Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60604
312 742 7529
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Chicago Segway Tour
Ranked #46 of 307 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Arts and crafts, City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Dedicated in 1844, this park covers 319 acres along Lake Michigan and is home to the Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum and the Art Institute.
Amherst NH
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Nice place if you lived downtown”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Good for jogging or walking of playing with kids if you lived in the city. Plenty of normal people in the park every day. But, if you are a tourist, Grant Park is just an enormous back yard and does not offer much more interesting things than your own local park.

Visited April 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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“Always beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

A majestic, old , well kept park, with a lot of events and activities. Located in the heart of the city!

Visited January 2012
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Chicago
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“Great Run!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We just ran the Wrigley Early Start Run this weekend in Grant Park, and it was absolutely gorgeous! I hope there are more runs in the park. Our friends that came along, but didn't run really enjoyed their time in the park. They mentioned how tranquil it was, and how neat the statues were.

Visited April 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“I live in the neighborhood...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Good place to walk the dog, letting her chase squirrels, but it is also the host location for numerous free music festivals, special events, tennis courts, skate park, public art, and dance lessons (come summer.) It gives pedestrian access to the Museum Campus, Northerly Island, Soldier Field and Charter One Pavilion. There are numerous well-tended gardens, places to fly a kite or frisbee & quiet areas to read a book under a tree. A wonderful place to spend time all year round.

Visited March 2012
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“Classic Chicago”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

If you have time, walk in Grant Park..you will see some nice chicago original views.

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