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Oak Street Beach, Chicago

Oak Street Beach - Chicago, Illinois
Oak Street Beach
1000 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611Map
+1 312 747 2474
Neighborhood: Near North Side/ River North

This is Chicago's most famous beach and the perfect place to relax and people watch. The beach is man-made and the sand is shipped in, but people here don't seem to care. Unfold the pool chair and soak in the view of Lake Michigan and the John Hancock building, as well as the avenue that bears the lake's name. A cafe has been added, and various vendor carts dot the bordering paths frequented by runners, bikers and bladers.

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Oak Street Beach General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 09:30 PM
  • Type: Beaches/Bodies of Water
  • Nearest Train: Red Line, Chicago Avenue stop
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