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Chicago sits on the shore of this Great Lake.
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to see Lake Michigan by going East on Belmont all the way to the Lake. There are cement steps there and a excellent view though no swimming. There is a playground by Briar.

Thank Lily S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an excellent place for relaxing and doing leisure activity. You have fun rides.giant wheel, boat cruise., cycling options and resturants to eat. Well connected by Metra,it is an ideal pace to spend your weekend.

Thank Aasheesh9
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

We were just amazed how beautiful the water was today on Lake Michigan. There are so many places that you can sit along the water and just watch the world go by. Bring a picnic and make a day of it. So relaxing and it's...More

Thank IndySig
Reviewed May 2, 2017

I took a boat tour down the river onto Lake Michigan and it was just amazing. When you pass the lock it feels like going out onto the ocean - you just cannot see the other side. Also the view of the city skyline from...More

Thank Maddox611
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Lake Michigan is truly beautiful. The blue water is just mesmerizing. Do yourself a favor and plan on spending some time by the water or at least looking at the water. Milton Lee Olive Park is a beautiful waterfront walkway by Navy Pier. Navy Pier,...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake (looks like the sea it's so big!!) lovely to walk along the walkways and so serene and calming. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank laurenkelsey21
Reviewed March 22, 2017

... 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...More

Thank irina g
Reviewed March 21, 2017

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

Thank Lenore J
Reviewed March 19, 2017 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...More

1  Thank OnlyOneGuysOpinion
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Christina M
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