Springtime in Chicago

Spring Activities to do around Chicago and the surrounding suburbs

 

Spring has sprung! March 20th marked the official start of spring, and Chicago is in full-bloom to celebrate warmer weather. Enjoy the season with these Chicago and suburban activities.

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Stop by the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier! Running now through March 26, the show is an exhibition of prized fruit and fauna just in time for spring. Working to educate the next generation of gardeners, the show features educational seminars, cake decorating, live gardening and a marketplace to shop. Only a 13 minute walk from the Moment location!

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Take a stroll through Lurie Garden in Millenium Park. The “City in a Garden” landscape features four rotating season designs. Walk along the “City of Big Shoulders” 15-foot shoulder hedge while gazing at spring perrenials and budding bulbs. Only an 11 minute walk from 73 East Lake or a 13 minute walk from Marquee at Block 37.

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Spend the day exploring the The 606 trail! Bike, rollerblade, skate or simply walk the elevated trail that runs through four Chicago neighborhoods. The 606 also features beautiful artwork and events throughout the spring and summer. Only an 11 minute drive from Catalyst Apartments!

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Courtesy of cityofchicago.com

Enjoy a weekend scouring vintage finds at the Maxwell Street Market. Stroll through unique vintage finds, Chicago-made goods and fresh produce while sampling some delicious food from Mexican and Latino street vendor. Open every Sunday and only a 6 minute drive from AMLI 900.

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Visit Illinois’ “Champion of Trees,” the Morton Arboretum! The 1,7000 acre living musuem is dedicated to tree preservation, conservation and study, along with beautiful flora, parks and trails.Stop by the Center for Tree Science or view their collection of nature art and photography. Only a 15 minute drive from Courthouse Square or Wheaton 121