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Interesting Things to Do in Gold Coast, Chicago

Prabhakar Pillai May 7, 2020
Gold Coast is a prosperous mostly residential neighborhood of Chicago. Popular attractions here include Millennium Park, Navy Pier and Oak Street Beach.
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

 The museum boasts of exquisite furnishings and interiors made for the affluent class in America. A must see is the over 35 costumes used in the famous Downton Abbey series.
Newberry Library

 The prestigious library has an impressive collection of over 1.5 million books. Make a visit and also enjoy the aesthetics of the building.
Alternatives Shoes

 This famous shoe outlet is placed in a very strategic area. No matter what your requirement of footwear, you are sure to find it here.
Oak Street Beach

 Popular activities here include sunbathing, playing beach volleyball, and wading in Lake Michigan. The place offers a nice escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Washington Square Park

 The park is a popular summer time destination. Opened in 1842, it has shady trees and a beautiful Victorian fountain.
Museum of Contemporary Art

 One of the world's leading contemporary art venues, the museum boasts of innovative exhibitions and performances.
Millennium Park

 The park is a green space in the heart of Chicago. A must-see here is the Cloud Gate, aka "The Bean."
Navy Pier

 The popular attraction is a pier bordering Lake Michigan. It offers thrilling rides, classy restaurants, parks and gardens.
360 CHICAGO

 It is a famous observatory situated on the 94th floor of the John Hancock building. 360 CHICAGO offers stunning views of the city's skyline.
Willis Tower
  
 It is the city's tallest building. The adventerous can take an exhilarating 70 second elevator ride to the top.