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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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  • Unfortunately it snowed unexpectedly and we had to find a store that sold boots,jackets and hats. We walked to a group of stores but the stores out here are not like the ones in los angeles. They have...  more »
  • Ok, done San Fran, LA, NY, San Diego, others, the Magnificent Mile was pretty darn special. Lots of variety, and prices, beautiful and new buildings to see, off the Mile eateries and shops as well. Sp...  more »
  • Put your walking shoes on, plan on spending time on this main street in the Windy City. It offers all types of retail, specialty shops, restaurants, historical buildings, sites to enjoy and of course ...  more »