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Chicago Riverwalk

100 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
100 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed yesterday

would definitely return for another walk. I walked about 2 miles, and it was a different sight on either side of the river. perfect for a leisurely stroll.

Thank Steph_K_11
Reviewed yesterday

Loved the flowers, parks, benches, bars, restaurants along the Chicago River leisurely walk to Lake Michigan.

Thank prairielily56
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a change the evolving Riverwalk has brought to downtown - so much quieter down here. We strolled the entire length, watching the boats and people, admiring the floating beds of native plants, seeing people try their hand at fishing. The one thing lacking, we...More

1  Thank timmind
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can try as many terraces as you want all of them had good food and good atmosphere, if you go to the City winery (I believe that is the name) stay in the self service area because there is better view and more comfortable...More

Thank julia72_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The City of Chicago is doing a great job of revitalizing, and Riverwalk is a shining example of its successes.

Thank katyscat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riverwalk along the Chicago River is an experience where one can sight see, stop in it nearby eating and drinking establishments, watch the river traffic navigate travel up and down the river. There is also the option to book a trip on one of...More

Thank Ibs24
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to take in the sights with out the congestion of the street! Lots of places to stop in for a drink or take something to go and sit and appreciated the beautiful chicago skyline

Thank sjbelt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chicago has completed many miles of the riverwalk along the Chicago River. There are food stands, coffee, ice cream, flowers, walk paths, bike paths, and it seems, something for everyone to enjoy. Each side of the river offers different views of the tall buildings, both...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to walk along the river, need to watch out for cyclists and very steep stairs to get down from the street to the river, can walk along to the old navy pier. Lots of boats to look at and restaurants to stop at along...More

Thank pauladR2390XQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

The river is one of the main attractions of the city, so nice to be able to walk along it (even if it means being closer to the water for sometimes unpleasant odors). Lots of people and cafes and a very relaxing feel.

Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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4 October 2017|
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Response from wedge158 | Reviewed this property |
As other reviewers have said there are many and I would not say any is the best one as they all have different outlooks
Rita L
10 September 2017|
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Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
This is a river WALK.. NO cars involved here. Honestly....
12 August 2017|
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Response from o2bcre8ive | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so, but you could probably catch the water taxi. It would be a fun and unusual approach to Navy Pier!