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Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago

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The Chicago Riverwalk is an open, pedestrian waterfront located on the south bank of the main branch of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, Illinois managed by MB Real Estate. It extends from Lake Shore Drive to Lake Street. Called the city's 'Second Waterfront', after Lake Michigan, the Riverwalk contains restaurants, park-seating, boat rentals, and other activities. Its current and planned final extent was opened to Wolf Point in 2017.
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  • Lake street to Lake Shore Drive and connects to the Lakefront Trail! Well laid out with plenty to do and see. City Winery, Tiny Tap, Sweet Home Gelato. Food, drinks, and great Gelato! Kayak rentals...  more »
  • Chicago Riverwalk has become a popular destination for locals and tourist alike. The waterfront attraction boast cocktail bars and views of some of Chicago’s most famous buildings and when the...  more »
  • For such a massive city, Chicago really does a great job of protecting its natural resources in tact  more »
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  • Love it, nice walk specially at night. Plus it is kinda safe at night where security and police circling around.
  • One of the best thing downtown Chicago!
  • Surprising and great way to get about the city. Allows you to traverse from the heart of the city down to the lake front without having to stop for traffic. Plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view, get a drink and something to eat. Was packed out with people eating and drinking on a sunny Sunday afternoon, in the morning it was lovely and quiet with just a few walkers and joggers.
  • How do you come to Chicago and not do the Riverwalk? You don't. This is a must at any time of the day.
  • Amazing walk !

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