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Millennium Park

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Address: 201 East Randolph Street, Between Michigan Avenue & Columbus Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Three square blocks of open lakefront complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor...

Three square blocks of open lakefront complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor music pavillion and ice skating rink; expected to become one of the city's most popular sites.

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April 24/17 spent a couple of hours exploring the Park - the water fountains, sculpting out of tires, "the bean", beautiful gardens etc. A lovely spot to spend a sunny afternoon... read more

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

April 24/17 spent a couple of hours exploring the Park - the water fountains, sculpting out of tires, "the bean", beautiful gardens etc. A lovely spot to spend a sunny afternoon with lots of fun things for kids and big people. Could have spent more time & will probably return tomorrow to explore further. Highly recommended.

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Oakville
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a cool park, with many things to see, The Bean being the highlight. Also visit the other parks that back onto this one, the kids play area might be the best I have ever seen!

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Thank SteveWToronto
Boston, Massachusetts
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407 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to rest a little after walking the downtown. The flowers are everywhere and they are beautiful. Place is so big that even when it is crowded you can find your spot

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Osage, Iowa
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trees were beautiful in late April, all budded out and the flowers added depth to the landscape. Fun for a first visit to the Windy City.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For a Chicago first-timer, visiting Millennium Park (and The Bean) is a must! You can get great pictures from just about anywhere so don't limit yourself. Take time to walk around the park too, check out the concert venue and any activities they have going on in front of the bean (like ice skating during the winter months). There are... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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I'm originally from Chicago, sad to say I never wanted to visit Millennium park. So I made it a priority to check it out. Has many different areas and art sculptures. Also many gardens and colorful flowers throughout. A place you can take grandma and grandpa, also for the kiddos. Which I found it hard to decide who was having... More 

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Miami, Florida
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47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

December isn't probably the best time to visit unless you really love winter, nonetheless we still had a good time and enjoyed the park.

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Scarborough, Maine
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a beautiful part to walk, stroll, and enjoy the sunshine while visiting the City of Chicago. There is a place for families to relax and kids to run. We took a Segway tour through much of it...which was a great way to see the park and "save" your feet and legs!

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Deer Park, New York
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a nice area to gather with just about anyone. We went on a day that was heavily crowded but even then it was a perfect day for a walk.

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Thank Tahirina
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the park, we could have stayed for hours. If you have kids, cross the walkway and take them to the play area, my 4 year old would have gone bonkers for it.

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