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It’s FINALLY nice out in the Windy City, and as any Chicagoan will tell you, there’s nothing quite like the palpable excitement that comes with warmer weather. After spending way too many brutal winter months hibernating indoors, we're most definitely ready to get outside. But with so many places to go, how do you decide where to spend a sunny day or balmy evening? We tapped local influencers to share their favorite outdoor spots. Ahead, 16 places where you can snack, sip, shop, and more, all while basking in the glory that is a Chicago summer.
Photo: Courtesy of Soho House.