Best view in Chicago?
In Illinois, United States
How Geocaching Works
Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer
You are seeking a pinky finger-sized cache with the Geocaching logo in an expansive lawn just north of the Shedd Aquarium.
View of Chicago from the lawn near your cache
Many will debate the best view in Chicago - Lincoln Park Zoo south past an arching bridge to the skyline panorama; the lakefront from the Hancock skydeck; perhaps the Chicago skyline from the rooftop tavern of Pegasus in Greektown.
How would you like a private lawn dotted with shade trees, overlooking over Chicago's famous bike path in the foreground, Monroe harbor beyond, and Grant Park and Chicago's skyline in the distance? Face north from this cache and that's exactly the site you'll see. And if you're here in the summer, bring a picnic lunch or ice cream and enjoy the solitude just steps away from the bike path and the Museum Campus.
Any time, bring your camera and enjoy the view. You'll find the cache in the lawn area below the Museum restaurant.
And if you have a chance, tell us what you thought of the view in your log. And, if you're from out of town - or out of the country - where you're visiting from.
12/13/14 Since my son and I placed this cache in 2010 nearly a thousand geocachers from all around the world have come to this spot. We hope you've enjoyed the view! Please tell us where you're from, and if you can take "selfie" at the spot and upload with your comments.
11/21/15 We were deeply honored by stirfrie2005's log:
"This cache will always hold a special place in my heart. My boyfriend, jcbell, panned an elaborate scheme to get me here and proposed to me!! TFTC! I attached a picture. :)"
Ntnvafg gur Zhfrhz jnyy ng tenff urvtug. Lbh jvyy yvxryl arrq gb pebhpu gb frr vg, nf vg'f ghpxrq vagb n fznyy pnivgl va gur jnyy.
Last Updated: on 09/26/2016 09:21:26 Pacific Daylight Time (16:21 GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum