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Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago

4.7
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Chicago Riverwalk is an open, pedestrian waterfront located on the south bank of the main branch of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, Illinois managed by MB Real Estate. It extends from Lake Shore Drive to Lake Street. Called the city's 'Second Waterfront', after Lake Michigan, the Riverwalk contains restaurants, park-seating, boat rentals, and other activities. Its current and planned final extent was opened to Wolf Point in 2017.
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  • Great if you just want to walk and admire the buildings and the river, also plenty of places to eat and drink that are reasonably priced.  more »
  • Absolutely loved the view, length of the canal, and how close it is to everything in the city. I’m hoping to come back after the pandemic.  more »
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  • Love it, nice walk specially at night. Plus it is kinda safe at night where security and police circling around.
  • One of the best thing downtown Chicago!

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