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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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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... read more

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Massillon, Ohio
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388 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 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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54 reviews
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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 20 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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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11,012 helpful votes
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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new jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I love visiting Lake Michigan because it feels like I am sitting somewhere on a beach and the best part is that a few blocks away you feel like you are in NYC!... I love the variety of this area and how different it can feel by just walking a couple of blocks. You can sit, lay, run, walk and... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We want to put our feet in all the Great Lakes now that we have done so with Superior and Michigan! Michigan was cool because the city was gorgeous!!! The sand was soft and the water was nice!

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