The Hidden Park That Will Make You Feel Like You’ve Discovered Illinois’s Best Kept Secret

It may come as a surprise to some, but one of the most gorgeous green spaces in Chicago is actually a cemetery! Even those who often feel a little uncomfortable around cemeteries fall in love with Graceland, a massive oasis in the middle of the city. Not convinced to visit yet? Read on to see why it’s worth a trip.

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Graceland Cemetery is located at 4001 N. Clark Street in Chicago.

Have you visited this unusual, but lovely park? Tell what you love most about it in the comments.