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Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago

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Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Chicago Riverwalk is a multi-use public space located on the south bank of the main branch of the Chicago River, extending from Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan to Lake Street. The Chicago Riverwalk contains bars, cafes and restaurants; small parks; boat and kayak rentals; a Vietnam War memorial; and other amenities. Its planned final extent is Wolf Point.
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  • I was really wowed at the beauty of Chicago & especially the River Walk with the nice gardens, spectacular architecture & the blue green water! It was unexpected!😊  more »
  • Best part of Chicago vacation! Had great weather 85 degrees. Walked 45 min from out hotel to the river walk and it really is very pleasant to walk down. Stopped for a frozen drink at Tiny Tapp and....  more »
  • 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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