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Lake Michigan

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Address: IL
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Chicago sits on the shore of this Great Lake.

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Beautiful water

We were just amazed how beautiful the water was today on Lake Michigan. There are so many places that you can sit along the water and just watch the world go by. Bring a picnic... read more

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Indy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were just amazed how beautiful the water was today on Lake Michigan. There are so many places that you can sit along the water and just watch the world go by. Bring a picnic and make a day of it. So relaxing and it's hard to believe you are in a large town.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a boat tour down the river onto Lake Michigan and it was just amazing. When you pass the lock it feels like going out onto the ocean - you just cannot see the other side. Also the view of the city skyline from a boat is an awe-inspiring experience! I would recommend taking such a boat tour to... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Lake Michigan is truly beautiful. The blue water is just mesmerizing. Do yourself a favor and plan on spending some time by the water or at least looking at the water. Milton Lee Olive Park is a beautiful waterfront walkway by Navy Pier. Navy Pier, of course, is another great spot to see the water. We did a segway tour... More 

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Thank Andrea B
Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake (looks like the sea it's so big!!) lovely to walk along the walkways and so serene and calming. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank laurenkelsey21
Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

... any time of the year, any season, calm and gorgeous in sparkling blue, loved by beaches and beach-goers. It looks stunning from any height, as well. My favorite photos were taken from the John Hancock Building and from the airplane. I just love Lake Michigan.

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Thank irina g
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

take your lunch or dinner on the lake front or bring some food and drink non alchohol please here just sit on a big rock and injoy and relax

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Thank Lenore J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoy my time on Lake Michigan each and every time I am there. The lake is quite majestic at times and takes on different personalities. It is interesting to watch the waves roar in during a questionable weather front, or just walk along the water in a peaceful afternoon. The large cargo ships moving to and fro will also... More 

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

If you are a water person this is worth seeing, the biggest lake in the U.S. Peaceful, Clean, and Calm.

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Thank Christina M
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Chicago is a cold place in winter, which is not a secret. But as our friends in the UK say, there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes. The Lake is really neat when it's frozen, so don't let the cold deter you from a quick trip down there. As well, the views of the Skyline are... More 

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Best Lake in US One of the world largest lakes runs in most mid west states nice clear frozen in winier lovely views

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