Things to Do
While you're in Chicago or in the area
Steppenwolf Theatre Company is located on Chicago's North Side, in the heart of the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Lincoln Park is known as a progressive neighborhood recognized for its incredible variety of entertainment, dining, cultural, and recreational activities. Today, Lincoln Park boasts some of the city's best “off Loop” theaters, the famous Second City improvisational comedy club, jazz and blues nightclubs, the Lincoln Park Zoo, a conservatory, beaches, boat harbors, lakefront bike and jogging trails, Children's Memorial Hospital, DePaul University, the Chicago Historical Society museum, and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.
Lincoln Park has it all—whether you're looking for a vintage boutique, bustling pub, nighttime theater, walks on the sand, or a visit with lions and tigers.
Take a look below for further information about what to do on your trip to Steppenwolf & Lincoln Park.
CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
1601 N Clark
Get lost in Chicago's past at this major museum and research center devoted to Chicago and American history.
Lincoln Park Conservatory
2400 N Stockton
The Conservatory ranks among the finest in the horticultural world, displaying exotic palms, orchids and ferns in four glass buildings alongside three acres of magnificent outdoor gardens. Free.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Lake Shore Drive at Fullerton Pkwy
The nation's oldest free zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N Cannon
Be dazzled by beautiful wildflowers and exotic butterflies and re-connect with the natural world.
Old Town Schol of Folk Music
909 W Armitage
Performances, classes, music store and more.
Second City Chicago
1616 N Wells St
Since 1959, The Second City has established itself as a Chicago landmark and a national treasure. The theatre that launched the careers of numerous comic greats offers nightly comedy shows, as well as a variety of other programs and services.