Celebrate Lincoln Park Zoo’s 150th Anniversary


What began with two pairs of swans gifted from New York’s Central Park is now a thriving attraction featuring thousands of animals from across the globe. We’re talking about theĀ Lincoln Park Zoo, and it opened in 1868. It’s one of the oldest zoos in the country, and today visitors can enjoy an array of exhibits […]

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Spend a Sunny Day at a Nearby Forest Preserve

walking through the woods

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County spans seventy thousand acres of scenic land where visitors can have fun exploring for an hour or an entire day. Preserves not to be missed include: Baker’s Lake Baker’s LakeĀ is a state-dedicated preserve that’s home to one of the Midwest’s most significant rookeries. Encompassing 330-acres, it is a […]

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