Mother’s Day Around Chicago, IL
Chicago. This vibrant and bustling Midwestern Metropolis is the scene for the arts among literature, film, theater, comedy, gastronomy, music, all between its renowned skyline and storied neighborhoods. Today, Chicago continues to draw millions of tourists from over the world, and with so much occurring at every part of the year, it’s easy to understand why. Whether a visitor drafting travel plans, returning home to visit friends and family, or a local looking for something to do near home, Chicago has something for everyone. Read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day here around the Windy City.
Garfield, Lincoln Park
Enjoy the May sunshine, flowers, and weather this Mother’s Day and come out to the bountiful flower beds and grounds of The Garfield Park Conservatory, or tour the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Both are great locations for your family to enjoy the pleasures of a May stroll and enjoy immersive and lush tours amid stunning architecture and diverse ecosystems. This is also a beautiful photo opportunity to update family back home or for the annual postcard, and the Lincoln Park Conservatory in particular offers easy access to the Beaches and attractions on the Lakeside.
Speaking of the Lakeside, this is also another attraction-packed area of Chicago, with the North Pond Nature Sanctuary, Fullerton Beach, Field Museum, Northerly Island, and Belmont Harbor being just some of the sights along this area of Chicago. For those who want to keep their itineraries open or filled with a variety of different activities, this is a great area to look through when planning your trip to Chicago this Mother’s Day, suitable for picnics, strolls, or scenic stays.
Chicago Cubs Home Game
Take the family out to historic Wrigley Field and enjoy the spectacle and atmosphere of a Chicago Cubs Home Game this Mother’s Day! This is a great chance for visitors to Chicago to see some of the fiercest in city pride, as well as immerse themselves in local sports culture and enjoy one of the city’s most famous photo opportunities, rivaled only by the likes of Cloud Gate (the Bean).
Brunch around Chicago
And last but not least, the question of brunch, a Mother’s Day staple. If you’ll be taking Mom out on the town, you’ll find more than plenty of options for every palate here in Chicago, from upscale restaurants and hotel kitchens to indulgent comfort food eateries and innovative chefs. The Langham boasts an elaborate three-course menu, while etta showcases a number of hearty sandwiches, sweet and delicate cakes and French toast, or take the family out to The Bristol for contemporary American fare. We recommend the delicious take-home packages at Beatrix for those who want to spoil their Mom with breakfast-in-bed, from berry pancakes to lobster enchiladas to enchanting cinnamon rolls.
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