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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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  • A walk down Michigan Avenue, in the Magnificent Mile area, is a true delight to anyone interested in architecture. Besides housing all the top end stores, with great shopping, the walk itself is a del...  more »
  • This was my first visit here. We had a lot of fun and even found some great buys! We tried on many, many boots and I found a pair to purchase and wear out of the store, Forever 21! 
  • North Michigan Av is place full of High end Shoping option / Restaurant, a walk down this lane is amazing.