16 Ways to Enjoy a Chicago Summer on a Budget

I love Chicago, the city and the surrounding area. I say that even though we just had a pretty rotten winter. OK, a really rotten winter. I have always savored my summers, I was a teacher after all.

But this summer, I think we should all relish the outdoor magnificence of this area even more if for no other reason than it's not covered in snow! You have to go outside and enjoy the great weather and fantastic events going on all over the Chicagoland area.

Yes, there is construction, heat, humidity and bugs. You might be short on cash.Do not let these facts deter you.  Here are 16 ways to enjoy a Chicago summer on a budget

I hope some of these 16 ideas appeal to you and you'll get out and do them. Start today!

Treasuring the summer makes me sew happy.

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What's it like when it's not summer in Chicago? Check out my post on Coats.


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Tags: Chicago summers, summer fun

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