With July 4th behind us, summer break can feel a little like a
short downhill slide toward the beginning of the fall semester
(just six weeks away). If you haven’t yet, it’s time to get serious
about your summer. Whether this is your first summer in Chicago,
your fourth, or your umpteenth, you’ll find more to do outside than
can be crammed into your remaining free time: festivals, concerts,
beaches, baseball games, day trips—from the city’s front yard on
the lake to its back yard in the woods...