Must see Monday: The Magnificent Mile

The Magnificent Mile is home to some of Chicago's most popular destinations Photo from

The Magnificent Mile is home to some of Chicago’s most popular destinations.
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Looking for the best shopping and dining options Chicago has to offer? Then head over to the Magnificent Mile.

The Magnificent Mile is a “13-block stretch of North Michigan Avenue that runs from the banks of the Chicago River to the south, to Oak Street to the north,” according to the official website. This Chicago hot-spot is home to over 460 stores, 275 restaurants and 60 hotels, the website also states.

As if the shopping and dining isn’t enough, the Magnificent Mile offers a variety of other attractions:

  • Museums
  • Architecture
  • Sightseeing opportunities/Tours

As you make your way down this fabulous stretch of land, you’ll come across destinations such as the John Hancock

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Explore plenty the best shopping, food and attractions that Chicago has to offer on the Magnificent Mile.      Photo from

Observatory and the popular HERSHEY’S Chicago store.

If you’re looking for something a little more low-key, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry can be found on the Magnificent Mile, along with several other museums.

Tired of doing all the usual tourist sight-seeing activities? Get your credit card out, and check out the hundreds of shopping options the Magnificent Mile offers. Shoes, toys, art, gifts, cosmetics, sports, food. You name it, the Magnificent Mile has it when it comes to shopping.

It’s arguable that this famous strip of land has some of the best options in all of Chicago when it comes to seeing the best of the Windy City.

For a full list of all the Magnificent Mile has to offer, visit their website, and keep up with the latest happenings on Twitter and on Facebook.

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