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Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605
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Ranked #18 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
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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ottawa, Illinois, USA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Went shopping here, streets r bad n sidewalks are horrendous! Big chunks n dips n pot holes taken out of them...very unsafe!! C'mon Chicago, step up your game....u want the shoppers, we want safe places to travel...N the worst part, no public bathroom in most places UNLESS u buy something!!

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We traveled up and down Michigan Ave. many many times and still did not see all there was to see! Very convenient to everything! Taking the #3 bus along that route made it easy to get from one end to the other. Loved it!

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Toronto
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

It's a very nice nice street with lots of stores some high end, good restaurants and bars. It's pretty cool walking along the street and looking up and seeing the very tall buildings. The street itself is very well maintained and cleaned and they do a great job with the landscaping.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Chicago's Michigan avenue is not only a beautiful street of parks, monuments and many many people. It has shopping only an enthusiast would love. If you don't find what you need, or don't need, on Michigan Avenue, then you weren't looking!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Yes, if....you arrive during the brief periods each year between scalding (still a brief period until global warming really takes hold) and frozen tundra (a longer period than many can bear). Just plan to spend generously at "manufacturer's original list price", the price you see crossed off the price tags and reduced by 40% in your favorite discount outlet. After... More

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Tampa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Always enjoy shopping the designer stores and unique emporiums. Lots of great eateries too. BUT I saw two people trip and fall because of the poorly maintained side walks and cross walks. If Chicago can't afford to keep it up, then the stores should pitch in.

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Tomball, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

From eateries to shopping, this is a must go and experience! Lots of walking to do but it is worth it. Such a fun city!

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Michigan Ave is full of great shops and restaurants. I found a pair of shorts for $425.00. Did I buy them? Unless you really want to spend outrageous amounts for your clothes and you can afford it make Michigan Ave a looky loo trip.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

It is a nice avenue to shop or eat but even to just walk and enjoy the different buildings and the views.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

There are so many store on this street. It would take a whole day to see them all. A great place to go with your daughter or girlfriends. Put on your walking shes and have fun! Parking is hard to find!!! Take a cab!

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