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Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago

4.7
#1 of 34 in Historic Sites in Chicago
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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  • Easy access from street level and worth visiting at least once. Not much on river level besides the path itself. Seems popular for runners.  more »
  • This is one of several outdoor options in Chicago where you can enjoy the waterways, public art, and biking. This time of the year (with lock down) is especially quiet for reflective moments. There....  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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