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The Magnificent Mile

N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
312 642 3570
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Ranked #49 of 307 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Walking, City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Owner description: This upscale shopping district on North Michigan Avenue sparkles...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Walking, City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This upscale shopping district on North Michigan Avenue sparkles during the holiday season with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, featuring street sales, holiday music and entertainment.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Very walkable and excellent store choices. Be prepared to spend 2-8 hours shopping. Don't forget the gold coast area -- kate spade, D&G, Jimmy Choo. These are easily forgotten

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We had a nice visit here. Price was fair. We had a few kinks. The sleeper sofa was a pain. We couldn't get it out two men from housekeeping had to help get it out. It also had a rip in it. The TV was very fuzzy and again somebody had to come fix.Kind of a inconvenience.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great shopping area and stores. Mostly high end but there are some good deals as well. A nice mix overall. Wear your walking shoes!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

To really appreciate the Magnificent mile, you have to go there to shop. The stores will rival any shopping district in the world, the street is attractive and clean, but as a destination itself as opposed to a shopping destination, there is something lacking. I guess a comparison to 5th Avenue is a good thing, but the mile is lacking... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wonderful place to browse, shop and eat. Stores and eateries enough for any interest, and people watching at it's finest. Just pick a decent day to enjoy the full effect.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

5th avenue and most city malls are much better.. If you are in Chicago it's a must, but I was not impressed.. Only exception was the Ralph Lauren Store.. it's really a nice one..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It really is...my wife and I strolled on a weekend in early December. The shopping is second to none, there are endless restaurants to choose from, the area is clean and the holiday decorations are really beautiful. Something here for everyone and we always enjoy our visits to this part of Chicago.

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brisbane, australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is indeed a Magnificent Mile, made all the more entertaining at Halloween by the number of costumed locals - the bearded nuns; the leiderhosen-ed imps; ghouls; monsters; and just plain wierd....how did you celebrate Halloween before Michael Jackson released "Thriller"? It's played everywhere - and it added to our enjoyment of a gloriously clear blue-skied day spent walking in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Just was here with some family friends for the light parade. Very good shopping destinations for everyone. Spend a day just strolling the avenue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went there in February of this year and we were freezing, I even lost my scarf because the wind blew it away. Well, it's the Windy City after all. Even if it was winter, everything was pretty accessible and you never run out of things to do or places to dine and shop at the Magnificent Mile.

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