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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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  • I don't get it. It's a street renowned for its shopping, but I get the same experience (with much the same shops) walking through an airport. Tiffany? Cartier? Bulgari? Buillon? Go to Milan airport if...  more »
  • Who goes shopping here is no bargain and also doesn't get it! Watching on the price stated on the plate comes another one about 10 percent tax to. Here those who seek brands comes at his own expense
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  • This was an interesting walk. High end stores and at the end of the street there is a tunnel to walk under the highway to cross under to the beach. Wish we had traveled after the long weekend in May s...  more »