The Magnificent Mile

Michigan Avenue District Chicago

About - The Magnificent Mile


The ultimate Chicago experience

Chicago's Magnificent Mile is one of the great avenues of the world and is at the center of all that makes Chicago an international destination.

One of the top 10 hospitality, dining and retail destinations in the world, with endless shopping, international cuisine, top rated hotels, lively entertainment, majestic architecture and natural beauty at every turn, The Magnificent Mile offers visitors to Chicago a one-of-a-kind city experience.

The Magnificent Mile is the 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. The Magnificent Mile district extends a full square mile from North Michigan Avenue.

The Magnificent Mile is a spectacular showcase of style, flavor, entertainment and fun. With more than 460 stores, 275 restaurants, 60 hotels and unique entertainments and attractions packed and stacked along its length, The Magnificent Mile has an indulgence for every passion and every pocket.

Your guide to the things to see and do on The Magnificent Mile

If you are planning a trip to Chicago and want to know what things to do and places to visit, The Magnificent Mile is the ultimate Chicago experience. We invite you to explore everything the district has to offer.

Please use this website and our comprehensive directories as your guide to Magnificent Mile shopping, dining, restaurants, entertainment and attractions including shows, theaters, galleries, museums and tours.

Download our detailed Magnificent Mile map , highlighting visitor attractions, landmarks, sightseeing, shopping destinations and places to eat. Visit the events section for information regarding our annual events. Check out the What's Hot page for the scoop on current and upcoming Magnificent Mile happenings.

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There is always something magnificent to do on The Magnificent Mile®. From extraordinary events to exclusive experiences, absorb the sights, sounds and excitement of special activities all year round. Check out our annual events below to to see what is in store along one of the great avenues of the world.

Also, stay up to speed on the hottest happenings in The Magnificent Mile district. From grand store openings and designer trunk shows, to enticing wine dinners and opening theater shows, visit the What's Hot section for all that is buzzworthy on North Michigan Avenue.

Enjoy Free Wifi on GO Airport Express Shuttles

Ongoing GO Airport Express, a ground transportation company serving Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airports, has added free WiFi to all its shared-ride airport shuttles.

Free WiFi also is available on the company's shuttles between Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Rosemont, downtown hotels and North Bridge Shopping Center on Michigan Ave. as well as Rivers Casino in Des Plaines.

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Your guide to the best shopping in Chicago

Chicago's Magnificent Mile is the great Chicago shopping experience with an abundance and variety of boutiques and stores to spark every interest, meet every need and delight every visitor.

The shops on The Magnificent Mile are as diverse as the goods they sell, with towering shopping centers, chic designer studios, intimate specialty retail shops, iconic department stores, lavish luxury boutiques and trendy favorites all within an easy stroll.

The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival™ presented by MasterCard®

The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard is a celebration of the world-class Magnificent Mile shopping experience. The shops, restaurants, hotels and attractions of The Magnificent Mile entertain visitors in a truly unique way during a two-week shopping extravaganza that takes place just once a year at the end of summer. Check back for 2014 dates!

Take in fashion shows, in-store celebrations, celebrity appearances and outdoor concerts attended by trendsetters of all ages. Delight your appetite with a delicious assortment of culinary events and tastings, take advantage of exclusive shopping perks and enjoy a busy calendar of events. To find out more about the shopping festival, click here .

Your guide to the shops of The Magnificent Mile

Whatever you desire, be it fashion, flowers or food; a fantastic read or a gift for a friend; a four-poster bed or a fashion forward frock; our comprehensive shopping directory can help you find the best shops and stores on Chicago's Magnificent Mile.



Your guide to dining on The Magnificent Mile

Chicago's Magnificent Mile offers visitors a delectable spread of places to dine. It's a melting pot of global flavors and every foodie's fantasy.

From haute cuisine to hamburgers, The Magnificent Mile is the heart of Chicago's world-famous dining scene, packed with the best places to eat in Chicago. Every step down the Avenue offers a tasting tour of flavors. Savor a gastronomic masterpiece, sip exquisite wines or relish a refreshing ice cream sundae. Breathe in the scents that surround you, from mouthwatering steaks on the grill and deep dish pizza, to freshly brewed coffee and Chicago's famous cheesy-caramel popcorn mix.

A celebration of flavors

The annual Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard, in late August 2014, promises plenty of gourmet foodie fun. Chicago's finest restaurants will be showcasing the season's must have dishes. Delight your appetite with an assortment of culinary events, delicious tastings and special dining offers. To find out more about this year's shopping festival, click here.

Your guide to dining and nightlife in The Magnificent Mile district

Our directory for eating out in The Magnificent Mile district is the essential go-to list of Chicago's top restaurants, steakhouses, bars and cafes. From the gourmet to the casual and every flavor in between, it's all on the menu on The Magnificent Mile.


Your guide to the culture, attractions and entertainment of The Magnificent Mile

The Magnificent Mile district around North Michigan Avenue is packed with things to do and see, including Chicago's best attractions and landmarks.

The Magnificent Mile embodies Chicago fun and excitement, whether you are sightseeing, enjoying the famous nightlife scene or taking a tour of downtown Chicago, the infectious energy of the city will make it a trip to remember.

Take in a show, marvel at a museum, cruise along the Chicago lakefront or dance the night away. On The Magnificent Mile, we know how to play and the possibilities are endless.

Magnificent Mile culture and entertainment perks & packages

The annual Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard is taking place in late August 2014, and the museums, theaters, music venues and attractions of the district are offering special experiences, perks and packages to visitors. For a list of special offers from area attractions, click here .

Your guide to things to do in Chicago's Magnificent Mile district

If you are planning a trip to Chicago and want to know what things to do, things to see and places to visit, please use our comprehensive directory of the attractions, tours, live music, museums, sport teams and theaters of Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

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Your guide to the spas and beauty salons on The Magnificent Mile

The Magnificent Mile district is home to many of the best spas, hair and beauty salons in Chicago.

Everyone deserves to be pampered. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and treat yourself to top beauty and spa experiences in The Magnificent Mile neighborhood.

Magnificent Mile spa offers & packages

The annual Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival is taking place late August, 2014, and spas in the district are offering special spa offers and packages, providing you the perfect chance for a bit of late summer indulgence. For a full list of special offerings, click here.

Your guide to spas, salons and health clubs in Chicago's Magnificent Mile

Please use our comprehensive directory of the spas, day spas, hair salons, make-up artists and health clubs of The Magnificent Mile district. We promise you'll leave The Magnificent Mile feeling refreshed, revitalized and as magnificent as your surroundings.


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Free WiFi

Enjoy Free WiFi with High Speed Internet throughout hotel

Downtown Location

Walking distance to Restaurants, Shopping, and a variety of Chicago's most notable attractions including the Magnificent Mile, 360 Chicago Observatory, Navy Pier, the Chicago Theatre and Oriental Theatre. You'll also find us only three miles away from Lincoln Park Zoo, Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, Adler Planetarium and Soldier Field.


Valet Parking available. Fees vary on times.

Pet Friendly and Kids

Pet Friendly rooms available for Free and Kids always stay Free.



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