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Chicago Riverwalk

Chicago, IL 60601
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“the river walk” (188 reviews)
“chicago river” (165 reviews)
“nice walk” (75 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chicago, IL 60601
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chicago made a promise for a river walk and kept it. Looking at new construction on the river, you can see the promise,is being kept. There are a lot of walkers and joggers enjoying the riverbanks.

Thank smitty237
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited during a heat wave and the walk along the water felt refreshing compared to the still air and humidity that we experienced in the City.

Thank Debbiesgre
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice and scenic. Always good to do things that don't require large amounts of money for a family. The water, skyline and local cuisine and all while walking at your own pace makes for a nice evening. My wife felt a little unsafe at...More

Thank Russ W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed nearby and walked the riverwalk after dinner. Perfect place to enjoy the scenery and do some people-watching.

Thank gzwmom2015
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ran daily along the river using the riverwalk. Beautiful views and a great area to see the city for free. There is an area with a bar/grille to sit for food and drinks. Yard games to play in an area along the main section....More

Thank Allie H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good drinks, sitting by the river watching the boats go by. There are corn hole and Jenga games. Looking up at the skyscrapers. Music and looks like a playground for kids. The sign said there is a handicap accessible ramp also.

Thank Alison H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening after dinner walking the riverwalk the city has done a fantastic job with the different shops bars and music and we were able to watch the Saturday night fireworks from the riverwalk just a great night a must see in...More

Thank jude19572018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was not done the last time we were in Chicago. What a welcome addition to an already great city. Lots of restaurants and boats and the beautiful Chicago River.

Thank gloria1967
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Better than strolling the streets fronting the river. Big missing thing is the availability of cheap eats & drinks along the walk, only expensive sit-down restaurants. So pack your own food & drink for lunch with a view. Plenty of places to sit

Thank aussiewanderers
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On vacation we walked along the river walk. It was beautiful. There were a lot of restaurants along the route and relaxing places to sit and chill.

Thank dawnmarie373
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Rhonda P
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Jewelsworld | Reviewed this property |
The Riverwalk is not a tour - you can go anytime you’d like. Fireworks are just off Navy Pier. You can see them from the east end of the Riverwalk , from Navy Pier or just about anywhere along the lake front during the... More
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rwlisby
May 31, 2018|
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Response from giffenk | Reviewed this property |
There are only a very few restaurants on the walk itself. 1 is dog friendly. If you are asking about places "near" the river walk there are a few more. Do an online search for dog friendly dining guide.
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wlapaintmaker
May 26, 2018|
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Response from OP60302 | Reviewed this property |
First, the River Walk is not a Tour and yes, there are ramps for accessibility.
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