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Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605
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Ranked #15 of 307 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Owner description: This main downtown thoroughfare includes the Magnificent Mile, a...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Owner description: This main downtown thoroughfare includes the Magnificent Mile, a stretch full of every store imaginable and several of the city's landmark buildings.
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NJ
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452 reviews 452 reviews
264 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It's so nice to walk down Michigan Avenue and go into the big name stores and shop. There is such a large variety of stores... something for everyone. There are always crowds of people strolling about. Finding parking on the street is a little difficult but not impossible.

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Grayshott, United Kingdom
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

the wrigley building and on and on - classic architecture beyond new york views. Look up and look down when walking = then you see proper stuff.

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Zelienople
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We walked the entire magnificent mile on both sides. Stopped in many stores. Thoroughly enjoyed the day, and then we took a taxi to the Navy Pier.

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Lansing, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Usually too crowded for me. I don't really come to be a tourist, so I am generally just passing through. If you have never been there, it is worth stopping by.

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Vacaville, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My wife and I strolled Michigan Avenue and had a great time. There are so many stores you can't see them all in just one day. It was fairly crowded as it was a weekend and we felt quite safe as there is a large police presence. It's a good way to kill a few hours.

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We have visited the Magnificent Mile several times now. It is a fun walk for shopping and people watching. You can see anything! There are exclusive shops like Burberry, Tiffany and Rolex, as well as shops like Orvis, American Girl, Macys, Starbucks and more. We always enjoy our time there, especially near Christmas time.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Excellent shopping area, goes on for miles . Shops to suit all budgets . Loads of variety , restaurants , coffee shops , cafe's . We went in December and it was stunning to see all the shops decorated for Xmas , but also all the trees on the avenue had lights on too . If you manage to reach... More 

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Something for everyone. People watching, shopping, eats & treats! What a great place. Near hotels and the lake shore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

well, im from Chicago originally so I might be biased but this certainly is one of the best cities ever. I go back at least once a year and just love seeing it every single time!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great shopping -- good selection of stores, great people watching, but can be hard to get around because there are SO many people walking around :(

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