\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWith June comes summer, and there’s no question that\r\nsummertime in Chicago is the best—between live music, nature and sport\r\nopportunities, tours, and festivals, there’s\r\nso much to see and do that’s fit for the whole family. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThis June 2018, in particular, brings tons of fun of\r\nactivities, so it’s easy to quickly fill your itinerary when planning a trip to\r\nChicago this summer. Here are 5 awesome ways to experience Chicago in\r\nJune this year. (And, here are some exciting ways\r\nto spend time outdoors in Chicago, in general.) \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nCelebrate Dad with Father’s Day Specials \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nChicago is known for its rich dining scene, and there are\r\nplenty of restaurants\r\non OpenTable that are participating in Father’s Day specials. You can book\r\na reservation for brunch, lunch, or dinner on Father’s Day (June 17th),\r\nand bring the whole family together to celebrate the big man in the house. A\r\ntip? Try the Albert right off of\r\nMagnificent Mile for Father’s Day Brunch. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAdult Zoo Night \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIf you are traveling without the kids, head to Lincoln Park Zoo on June 7th\r\nfor Adult Zoo Night. You must be 18 to enter and 21+ to drink (there’s a cash\r\nbar), but there will be lots of animal chats and viewing, as well as and live,\r\neducational entertainment. Be sure to get tickets in the advance, or try a\r\nSeries Pass, to attend each one this summer. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPride Festival \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nCelebrate gay and lesbian pride at Pride Fest\r\nJune 16th-17th, for a fun-packed weekend that will take\r\nover the entire city. While you can venture into any neighborhood, there will\r\nbe a selective performance and festival that features dance music and art and\r\ncraft vendors right on Halsted and Waveland Avenue. A tip? Head to Boystown for\r\nthe ultimate experience—it can get wild! \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTaste of Randolph \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nLooking for some tasty bites along Randolph Street in West\r\nLoop, from some of Chicago’s top chefs? The Taste of\r\nRandolph Street Festival from June 15th-17th has you\r\ncovered. Spanning six blocks, you’ll find restaurant booths set up, along with\r\nlive music, where you can taste a bit of everything. With over 16 restaurants,\r\nit’ll take you on a culinary adventure. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPlanning a trip to Chicago? We offer great packages for your\r\ntrip!