Best Outdoor Spots for Enjoying Fall in Chicago

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Lincoln Park Chicago, IL

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Autumn means the leaves are changing color, but Chicago is an urban area without much greenery. Fall in Chicago doesn’t have to be drab, though; check out any of these hotspots to get the best view of the foliage.


Lincoln Park

Stretched over about 1,200 acres, Lincoln Park is home to many things. There are golf courses, baseball fields, bike paths and more. As well as, being home to the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Lincoln Park Cultural Center and one of the nations oldest zoo’s, Lincoln Park Zoo.


Humboldt Park

Over 200 acres of unspoiled nature will be available for your viewing pleasure in this park, located northwest of downtown. In late October, the park will even have a pumpkin patch for children to play in.


Chicago Botanic Garden

The walk from the visitor’s center at the entrance to the Conservation Science Center takes guests to the botanical garden past a diverse variety of beautiful plants and trees.


Garfield Park Conservatory

Boasting over 120,000 plants, this conservatory is the place to go if you want to admire many different species of flora. The building is known for its remarkable architecture, as well.          .



When it comes to scenic views, a standard restaurant and bar may not come to mind, but Cindy’s, located on the rooftop of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, provides a beautiful view of Millennium Park.


Morton Arboretum

This locale is a bit further away, but the 30-minute drive from Chicago is worth the many stunning hiking trails, which wind through the arboretum’s 4,200 different species of trees.


Take the time to enjoy fall in Chicago and see all the stunning sights nature has to offer. And while you’re out and about, stop by and check out our new BMW inventory here at Union Park BMW!

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