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Michigan Avenue

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Magnificent Mile
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Address: Chicago, IL 60611
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This main downtown thoroughfare includes The Magnificent Mile, a stretch...

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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We were able to enjoy a pleasant walk from the water tower to the river boat cruises. The shops and eateries are plentiful and all at reasonable prices.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were able to enjoy a pleasant walk from the water tower to the river boat cruises. The shops and eateries are plentiful and all at reasonable prices.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great Vibe! Good Shopping and Great people watching makes Chicago a fun and enjoyable city that can easily be walked and enjoyed!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I know anyone can shop these stores anywhere else but the experience of walking Michigan Ave and seeing Bloomingdales and all the other retail areas was fun and a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an awesome walk, sight seeing and shopping experience. Plenty of restaurants to choose from. Visit Grand Lux!!

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So many of my fave shops here. Unfortunately my purse was stolen while we were out shopping. That was a major bummer. Life lessons at their finest

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We parked a few blocks from Michigan Ave and walked from one end to another. The shops are your average name brand shops. We were hoping to see some unique shops. The smell was awful. It smelled of urine and body fluids. There were homeless people through out the walk which was to be expected. Overall it was neat to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you love to shop, you have come to the right place. All kinds of stores with various levels of pricing- high and low. Places to eat or catch a drink. Wear comfortable shoes for all the walking. Have fun!

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Toronto, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All the major retailers and high end stores can be found on Michigan Ave. They have all the good restaurants right on it or just off of it. When in Chicago, you have to go there.

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Verona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place for shopping or for a walk. Also in November. Spent some time discovering the city centre. Nice experience.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So much great shopping of all price levels and styles. Great super store of some favorites. And many great places to eat while you're shopping

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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. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.