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Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago

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Historic Walking Area
The Chicago Riverwalk is a continuous walkway along the south bank of the Main Branch of the Chicago River and beneath the iconic movable bridges. It begins at Lake Shore Drive and continues to LaSalle Street.

A variety of vendors from LaSalle to Lake Shore Drive will provide dining, education and recreational activities along the riverwalk.
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TripAdvisor
  • Fun filled walking along the river. Plenty of historical buildings Gorgeous architecture. Fabulous coffee houses, cafes, bars and restaurants. Well worth visiting. Fabulous photography settings  more »
  • Sign up for free walking tours, a ton of informations with very knowledgeable guides. if you get by the Park, don't hesitate to go and check on the Goodman theatre. You will not regret  more »
  • The river walk is wide and comfortable and varying with interesting elements of architecture, and history, fountains, and benches throughout.  more »
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  • I love being able to walk by the river over to the lake on my lunch break every day. There are lots of little huts that serve liquor on the end where you can go on the boat tours. The Riverwalk does get crowded on nice days, but it stretches so far that you are able to get away from the crowds if you keep walking.
  • I never realized there were so many spots to grab a drink or a quick bite. I work in the West loop and the funny thing is I don't think the people that haved worked in the area for awhile realize how much neat stuff there is down there. It took a jog for me to see it is the perfect spot to meet a date or relax in nice weather
  • It's opened for public even if its private property. It was shorter than I think but very Nice and clean. Good to take pictures along with river and downtown.
  • We walked here in early morning so nothing was open. But it was beautiful at that time of day. I bet it is a fun place to sit and have some drinks.
  • One of the city's best face lifts. Looks great. Lots to do. And hopefully the area will continue to grow