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Reviewed 3 days ago

We’ve heard so much about the river walk that we had to do it for ourselves. It’s great to just stroll the path, stopping in this or that restaurant for brunch, dinner or drinks. Loved it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sapphire E
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lot to see and do when you're walking the famous Riverwalk. It's nice in the city but also outside of it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lien D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The City of Chicago has made some awesome improvements - dont miss the walk. Note, It can get very crowded on the weekends.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank LMO66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the Riverwalk every time we're in the Loop and it just keeps getting better and better, with new restaurants and other venues continuing to open. You can catch a water taxi, take an architectural boat tour, enjoy a glass of wine, listen to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river walk is a must when hanging in Chicago. We took our 2 year old. We stayed about 8 mins from the river walk and learned our way around very fast. Homewood Suites at 108 n Jefferson St. We took the water taxis for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Phillyshoegal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stroll along the newly constructed walkway and see the amazing architecture of Chicago along the historic riverfront

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Dit_fromage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After mumble mumble years of living in Chicago, I was kid of psyched to finally see something happening here, along the 'ol Chicago River. It's kind of better in the summer probably, out-of-towners. But anyway, it's a nice place to sit outside and have a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank denisemT3534YA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely walk along the river - we walked all the way along this both in the day and at night and the views were so wonderful, especially at night,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GeejTSD13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The riverwalk is a must see when visiting this city! Nice wide path along the river with beautiful views of the city

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robmorrison56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in the summer and then the winter. I loved both times even in the 20s with snow. Walking around seeing the beautifully crafted buildings and all the people and just everything. This is one of my favorite places ever and I hope to live...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BrittanyWellTraveled
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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
May 31, 2018|
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.
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.