17+ Nature Spots in Chicago to Escape the Hectic City Vibes

Just because you’re in a big metropolis like Chicago doesn’t mean you can’t get away from it all! Here are the best Chicago nature spots! When visiting cities, especially larger ones, I’m always looking for ways to get a nice big dose of green.

There are a lot of green spaces in Chicago – both downtown and in the suburbs. Chicago may put up a pretty brutal front in the winter, but it boasts some beautiful views and greenery in the summer. Chicago has a lot to offer, but head to these Chicago parks and gardens to get away from the hectic city life.

And, if you are in Chicago in the winter, the conservatories are a perfect winter spot because they are quite toasty.

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