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Experience Chicago Like a Local with Outdoor Activities & Safe Site Seeing

Nothing can stop lively Northalsted (formerly Boystown) from keeping its spirit alive. This bustling neighborhood in West Lakeview has an eclectic mix of outdoor dining and activities to help you reconnect with Chicago’s vibrancy in a socially distanced world. So buckle up and take a trip to this unique Chicago neighborhood for some safe fun.


Choose your own adventure with Wendella Tours & Cruises. Whether you want to explore Chicago’s architectural 130 year old history or watch the sunset from Lake Michigan, you can be sure that Wendella is taking you there safely. With reduced capacity on boats and spaced seating, you can get a real view of Chicago with the peace of mind you desire.


Get some fresh air and exercise while you visit the Lakefront Trail open from 6AM to 7PM daily. Take in incredible lakefront and city views as you explore this 19-mile long path bordering Chicago’s shoreline.



Between Lake Shore Drive and the Lake Michigan shore, you will find Chicago’s most scenic golf course. Sydney Marovitz Golf Course is open to the public with advanced tee time bookings with proper safety precautions in place to keep you feeling safe while enjoying your time out on the green.


The Chicago History Museum is open and ready for you to discover Chicago’s amazing history in a socially responsible way. Sharing a plethora of Chicago stories with exhibitions like Remembering Dr. King, American Medina, Facing Freedom in America, and Lincoln’s Chicago, the Chicago History Museum will have you learning all day long. 

Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance in order to reduce person-to-person transactions.


A trip to Northalsted (formerly Boystown) Chicago would be incomplete without an outdoor patio dining experience. If beer is your thing, check out Sheffield’s Beer Garden for some open-air beer tasting.

A list of open restaurants with outdoor dining can be found in the map below.

These Lakeview, Northalsted (formerly Boystown) and Wrigleyville Businesses Have Reopened (MAPS)