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The Magnificent Mile

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Address: North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Chicago's Magnificent Mile is one of the great avenues of the world and is...

Chicago's 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, international cuisine, top rated hotels, lively entertainment, majestic architecture and natural beauty at every turn, The Magnificent Mile offers visitors to Chicago a one-of-a-kind city experience. The Magnificent Mile is the 13-block stretch of North Michigan Avenue that runs from the banks of the Chicago River to the south, to Oak Street to the north. The Magnificent Mile district extends a full square mile from North Michigan Avenue. The Magnificent Mile is a spectacular showcase of style, flavor, entertainment and fun. With more than 460 stores, 275 restaurants, 60 hotels and unique entertainments and attractions packed and stacked along its length, The Magnificent Mile has an indulgence for every passion and every pocket.

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Lots of great shopping options. Lots of upscale clothing stores. You could spend a significant amount of time here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of great shopping options. Lots of upscale clothing stores. You could spend a significant amount of time here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to shop and take in the city. Plenty of stores and restaurants nearby. Watch out for traffic.

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Chicago, Illinois, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You simply are not going to find a comparable number of high end stores, shops and botiques in the US inless it is 5th Avenue in New York or Rodeo Drive in LA.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First trip to Chicago and enjoyed spending time shopping on the Mag Mile. Every shop you could need along with restaurants to re-fuel before continuing shopping.

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Mackinac Island, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So many shops and activities to explore! I loved that there was such a variety to pick from. Defini a must see while in Chicago!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Chicago and you want to walk..this street it is a good option. Starting in the bridge and finish your travel going up to 360 chicago. La vista es genial.

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved walking down and finding all kinds of cute shops, restaurants, cafes, and museums. Liked how close the parks were.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to spend a few hours shopping with the teenagers! Apple, Nike, Adidas, Under Armor, Dylan's Candy Bar, Forever 21 and many more all within a few blocks. And a Starbucks on about every other corner, what more could a teen need?!?!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Shopping was grand nothing to rave about if I'm honest ! This may have been because the dollar to euro value was so poor at the time of visiting. None the less a lovely street , some nice buildings and plenty of shops to suit all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to go shopping, this is the area for you! Tons of stores, great environment, great vibe. Tons of shops and restaurants, easy walk and some historic elements around. Worth spending an afternoon strolling around and shopping. Fun!

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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.
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