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The Magnificent Mile is one of the great avenues of the world and is at the center of all that makes Chicago an international destination. One of the top 10 hospitality, dining and retail destinations in the world, with endless shopping...more
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North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Magnificent Mile
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the BMO Lights parade. So fun and beautiful! Very safe and fun for all ages! I am 55 and took my dog. We had a good time.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was in Chicago for a business trip but ducked out at the break to wander the shops and people watch. Michigan Avenue is decked out and gorgeous this year! Be sure to stop and appreciate the architecture along your stroll. Nothing quite like it!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Magnificent Mile is worth the walk up and down Michigan Ave just for the window shopping and people watching! The Christmas decorations were an added bonus! Work up an appetit for later. You don't have to buy anything, but I always do. Had to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a nice drive down Lake Shore Drive, kept thinking of a song years ago about that drive. Hadn't been back to Chicago since 48 years. Definitely got bigger and busier. Did notice not much parking unless You use parking garages, was easier to take...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are a shopaholic, this is the street for you. Although the street is imposing in a way, I was mostly unimpressed, and my comfort zone was invaded by all the people flooding in to see the parade that evening. We got away from...More

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I met up for the weekend. Shopping and restaurants until we drop! Turned out to be Festival of Lights during our stay. Fabulous weekend!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want to shop here is the place to go. All the major brands and shops all along one stretch. Lots of eateries to stop for a breather.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lives up to the name and especially in the cooler months, there are plenty of stores to duck into for warm ups and shopping.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a little cold and windy for a pleasant stroll down the mile but I was looking for a store, got turned around and ended up frozen by the time I found where I was going. Not too crowded and visually appealing. Best shops...More

Thank dogandtiger
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our hotel was nearby and we were able to walk Michigan Avenue frequently over the weekend. I especially loved how it was decorated for the fall. There are shops and restaurants galore and just a great place to walk and people watch if you don't...More

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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Response from DarleneL471 | Reviewed this property |
Metro BNSF line to Aurora Route 59 Station will be as close as you can get to the outlet malls on public transportation. Then I would suggest you catch an Uber from the train station to the outlet mall. Hope this helps!!
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Response from Litedoc | Reviewed this property |
I would say choose Wicker Park and enjoy the Division Street area or the area around North Ave Damen Ave and Milwaukee Don't miss nearby Wicker Park and Bucktown, the eclectic area Vanity Fair pegged "a square mile of... More