Lincoln Park Zoo
2200 N. Cannon Drive
Cost: Free. Parking $17-$30, depending how long you stay.
Hours: November–March 10a.m.–4:30p.m. (gates open til 5); April–May 10a.m.–5p.m. (gates open til 6)
See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Popular
stops include the African Apes exhibit, Kovler Sea Lion Pool and
Regenstein African Journey. Other major exhibits include the
McCormick Bird House and Helen Brach Primate House. Kids can see
bears, wolves, beavers and otters play at Pritzker Family
Children's Zoo, and climb in the Treetop Canopy Climbing Adventure.
The Nature Boardwalk allows visitors to experience a multisensory,