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Lake Michigan

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Address: IL
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Chicago sits on the shore of this Great Lake.

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Just Beautiful ...

... any time of the year, any season, calm and gorgeous in sparkling blue, loved by beaches and beach-goers. It looks stunning from any height, as well. My favorite photos were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
irina g
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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

... any time of the year, any season, calm and gorgeous in sparkling blue, loved by beaches and beach-goers. It looks stunning from any height, as well. My favorite photos were taken from the John Hancock Building and from the airplane. I just love Lake Michigan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

take your lunch or dinner on the lake front or bring some food and drink non alchohol please here just sit on a big rock and injoy and relax

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoy my time on Lake Michigan each and every time I am there. The lake is quite majestic at times and takes on different personalities. It is interesting to watch the waves roar in during a questionable weather front, or just walk along the water in a peaceful afternoon. The large cargo ships moving to and fro will also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a water person this is worth seeing, the biggest lake in the U.S. Peaceful, Clean, and Calm.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Chicago is a cold place in winter, which is not a secret. But as our friends in the UK say, there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes. The Lake is really neat when it's frozen, so don't let the cold deter you from a quick trip down there. As well, the views of the Skyline are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Best Lake in US One of the world largest lakes runs in most mid west states nice clear frozen in winier lovely views

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

I love visiting Lake Michigan because it feels like I am sitting somewhere on a beach and the best part is that a few blocks away you feel like you are in NYC!... I love the variety of this area and how different it can feel by just walking a couple of blocks. You can sit, lay, run, walk and... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

We want to put our feet in all the Great Lakes now that we have done so with Superior and Michigan! Michigan was cool because the city was gorgeous!!! The sand was soft and the water was nice!

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

On this visit we decided to spend the day at the beach and aft wards we wondered why it took so long for us to do it. The views of the lake are great. The views back of the city are even better. Walk the shoreline along soft sand and take a dip in the refreshing lake. Lots of beach... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Lake Michigan shoreline definitely sets Chicago apart and helps make it the great city that it is. It's also great to go out on the lake and look back at Chicago's gorgeous skyline. It doesn't get much better then this. It's also great that so much of the lakeshore is free and open to the public.

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