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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Magnificent Mile by using our Chicago sightseeing planner.
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  • Chicago‚Äôs Magnificent Mile is a stretch along North Michigan Ave filled with plenty of shops, restaurants, and beautiful architecture. Well worth a stroll, and if you need a quick pick me up head...  more »
  • We were in Chicago visiting my son and we took a walk down parts of the magnificent mile and I was pleasantly surprised at how the stores and their owners have taken steps to re-open and make things.....  more »
  • The Magnificent Mile, or North Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, is Chicago's premier commercial district, a shopper's heaven. It is to Chicago what Fifth Avenue is to New York City, what Rodeo...  more »

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