When exploring Chicago, you want to do everything. But, your budget is not limitless. The good news is, even though you can spend a fortune, touring this amazing city doesn’t have to be expensive.
While Chicago can most definitely be expensive, it is possible to explore without living on ramen for the next month. (Bagged ramen. Not the good stuff.)
How can you be a champagne tourist on a cheap beer budget? By discovering this:
There is an incredible number of free things to do in Chicago.
Attractions, tours, museums – there’s so much free stuff to do it’ll keep you busy for weeks. Illinois residents get even more of a break with several free museum days at the city’s world-class museums. Plus, there are tons of free events and festivals.
I’ve rounded up as many of these free Chicago activities as I could find. If I’ve missed one, please let me know in the comments.
When you want to explore without breaking the bank, check out this ultimate guide to free things to do in Chicago!