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Chicago sits on the shore of this Great Lake.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great lakes” (41 reviews)
“chicago skyline” (47 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to believe that this is a lake and not the ocean. Try doing the lakeside walk or spending some time on the pier

Thank JasonDoz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have 'visited' this Great Lake (the only entirely US one) now in three different states - Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan - and we've passed it by on many occasions when driving through Indiana. It is a very impressive body of water, offering many different...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This marina has a beach to walk for miles picnic tables shops restaurants sight seeing paths swimming a light house you can walk out to was a beautiful day if your ever in port Washington Wisconsin stop and see it also can charter a boat...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lake Michigan is one of the 5 great lakes and it is right here in front of us in Chicago! The parks, the Pier, the beaches.....so much to do right on the lake! Not to mention the walking and bike trails that run up the...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Aug 19th and 20th is the Chicago Air and Water Show on Chicago's Oak St. Beach. It's a wonderful show to see along the lake front from Navy Pier to North Ave. Beach. But let me warn you it gets very crowded. One of the...More

Thank 92lawrencer
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great walk but a little chilly around thanksgiving. Sometimes you can feel the mist from the water but Great walk way!

Thank Danielle J
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We went down to the navy pier in Chicago for some activities and we noticed the water is a beautiful blue and looks very clean! We asked some of the locals about it and they said it was safe for swimming and has good visibility....More

2  Thank Pamela820
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Chicagoland is a great place to explore the third largest, and only one fully enclosed within the US, of the the Great Lakes. You can choose to observe it from a number of "Sky Decks" that tower over the city and give a wonderful view...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

With the City of Chicago perched on the edge of Lake Michigan, the perfect setting is in place for all water born activities. Certainly, walking around Navy Pier, there are a number of excursions and trips available in a selection of big and small craft....More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Must see and visit especially in the summer! Boats are everywhere on the lake in the summer. You can see everyone on the lake front running, cycling and sunbathing in the summer!

Thank Lynn C
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