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The Magnificent Mile, Chicago
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An upscale shopping district, The Magnificent Mile, lives up to its name with a selection of high-end stores, luxurious restaurants, and hotels covering multiple blocks downtown. Several of the tallest buildings in the world sit in this district like the John Hancock Center and the Trump International Hotel and Tower, which offer stunning views of the city's architecture and lakefront. The area also features iconic landmarks such as the Historic Water Tower, one of the longest-standing structures in the city, which was built in 1869 and was one of the few surviving buildings after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Watch a show at the theater, marvel at the museums, or explore the abundant and various boutiques and stores. For The Magnificent Mile and beyond, use our Chicago travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Chicago vacation.
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  • Awesome place to visit. Chicago has lots of places to visit. I would recommend the magnificent mile to any new comers to Chicago. Lots of fun stuff around. If you are coming here in the winter, it wou...  more »
  • Ok, so here we have a street with some up market shops in, and some of the buildings have some interesting architecture. Parking anyway nearby is at punitive rates. I don't know if you can get good fo...  more »
  • Excellent! Great place to find what you want! Niece wanted to go to American Girl store to get a new doll!