Chicago is full of world-famous attractions worth every penny and you need not break your bank to enjoy a series of affordable and wonderful experiences. Chicago offers abundant free things to do such as free festivals, free concerts and events throughout the year, besides discount deals on sightseeing, guided tours around neighborhoods, half price to theater show tickets and much more. Here are free and cheap ways to enjoy the best of your visit.
Three amazing Chicago favorites are always free and open. Animal lovers head to Lincoln Park Zoo, ZooLights illuminates in winters displaying lights, and there are crafts, rides and activities for all ages. The Millennium Park has eye-catching art pieces, the summer include free music outdoor concerts, workouts and film screenings. There are plenty of eateries, shops, amusement rides, attractions and gardens. There is no cost to enter and the neighborhood of Chicago is also worth exploring.
Visit Chicago with a guided walk to the neighborhood and give your taste buds a chance to enjoy ethnic fare, grab a Puerto Rican jibarito sandwich or salsa and taco chips. These are low-cost delights for sampling.
As with all big cities, parking in Chicago is bothersome. You have to keep looking out for new signs of parking that is available on your phone through Android app and iPhone.
There is an app ParkChicago that permits drivers to pay through the iPhone and Android app for parking meters. Avoid waiting in line to add time or print a ticket, thus save the day time.
Parking by using an app is a very new concept, but ParkChicago app aims at making the process painless and easy as possible. It is simple, the basic steps are:
· Download ‘ParkChicago’ in the App store or from the Google Play store and create an account, create a profile.
· Add funds at least $20 in the account. Pay your parking and the amount will be deducted from the account. Once your account runs below $10, automatically ParkChicago replenishes the account to ensure you have sufficient amount to pay parking fees.
· Once you park in this zone, a 6-digit zone number is given with the length to stay and a license plate. The best part is you can reopen the app and extend your time to the length you need.
· If you are looking for garages in Chicago parking app, check out on SpotHero app. You can create an account even if you do not have one. There is no need for you to have a smartphone or a compulsion to buy a new gadget smartphone to download this app.