North Avenue Beach176 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 1600 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60613, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Beach, Family And Kids, Water Sport
One of the most popular beaches in Chicago, the North Avenue Beach is always bustling with events and activities. For some thrilling water sports and recreational activities, head over to this beach while on your Chicago vacation. While at the beach, do check out the impressive and unique beach house. The ocean liner shaped building offers stunning views of the city.
North Avenue Beach Travel Tips
- Don’t forget to apply sunscreen!
- Swim only when lifeguards are on duty.
- Follow lifeguards’ instructions.
- Only Coast Guard approved flotation devices are permitted.
- No smoking
- No alcohol
- No dogs on the beach.
- Do not feed birds or wildlife.
How to Reach North Avenue Beach
- By Bus: North Avenue Beach bus stop
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1.68% of people who visit Chicago include North Avenue Beach in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
75% of people start their North Avenue Beach visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see North Avenue Beach
87.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting North Avenue Beach
North Avenue Beach Reviews & Ratings
A very good Chicago beach for beach glass. It is a must stop whenever we are in town, no matter the season. The beach is well maintained. Watch for breaks in the snow fences in the off season.
My friends and I went out here early in the season, the first day above 70 all year. Great vibes, not too dirty, and friendly people. Great place to play some spikeball and get those sick plays in the sand, there were two other groups playing and we did a fun tournament. Not too trashed, needs someone to go out daily and pick up though..
An absolutely wonderful beach to go to with unbelievably great views of downtown Chicago and the near North side. Walking out on the breakwater is an awesome thing to do.
Beautiful place along Lake Michigan
Good place to take photos and chill