Shopping Tour, Chicago

Shopping Tour, Chicago
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "Chicago Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Chicago Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Chicago offers a wide variety of shopping experience, from upscale boutiques, unique shops to discount outlet malls, and everything in between. Don't miss a great entertaining experience. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous shopping destinations in Chicago.

Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour
Guide Location: USA » Chicago (See other walking tours in Chicago)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: doris
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Oak Street

1) Oak Street

A stretch of Oak Street between Michigan Avenue and Rush Street is one of Chicago's most prominent shopping areas. Contrary to nearby Magnificent Mile, which holds upmarket chain stores and huge department stores, Oak Street is noted for its exquisite boutiques. The Street is a true international style hub, and accommodates many of the world's top class boutiques and salons. It attracts most discerning shoppers from around the globe who settle only for the best. Oak Street is an...   view more
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900 North Michigan Shops

2) 900 North Michigan Shops

The 900 Shops are housed by the 900 North Michigan skyscraper. It is one of the premier shopping destinations in Chicago. The 900 Shops provides a unique experience of over 70 luxury lifestyle shops and a strong line-up of national brands perfectly complimented by an eclectic collection of unique boutiques and a diverse selection of delectable dining options.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00...   view more
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Water Tower Place

3) Water Tower Place

Water Tower Place claims to be Chicago's premier shopping destination. It is a 758,000 sq ft shopping mall, featuring eight sophisticated levels and more than 100 of your favorite stores and restaurants plus a mix of distinctive specialty shops and boutiques. Here, shoppers can have a unique, high-energy urban shopping experience.

Operation hours: Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am - 6:00...   view more
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Westfield North Bridge

4) Westfield North Bridge

Westfield North Bridge provides 50 high caliber specialty shops, 20 refined restaurants, five hotels and one magnificent shopping center supported by Nordstrom. Westfield North Bridge houses the famous LEGO Store selling here more than 400 LEGO products, and the only free-standing Spa Nordstrom in the country.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am - 6:00...   view more
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State Street

5) State Street (must see)

State Street is located in the heart of Chicago. This historical venue is Chicago's most famous shopping destination. It offers a pleasing blend of affordable and stylish shopping. Macy's multi-level department store anchors the retail row which includes fashion favorites like H&M, Filene's Basement, Lerner New York, Forever 21, Nordstrom Rack, Urban Outfitters, Akira and T.J....   view more
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Merchandise Mart

6) Merchandise Mart (must see)

Merchandise Mart opened in 1930. This outstanding Art-Deco construction features hundreds of amazing stores and unique boutiques, a wide range of restaurants and a food court. Mart is the world’s largest commercial building, largest wholesale design center and one of Chicago’s premier international business...   view more

Walking Tours in Chicago, Illinois

Architectural Walking Tour in The Loop District

Architectural Walking Tour in The Loop District

Chicago features an outstanding architectural legacy. This city has long been connected with some of architecture's most important names: Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Mies van der Rohe, and Holabird & Root. The Loop District offers an extensive number of Chicago's famous architectural "must-see" buildings such as Old Post Office, Sears Tower, Old St. Patrick's Church, or Rookery Building. Take this walking tour to explore the most famous constructions of the Loop District, Chicago.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Chicago without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Chicago, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
The Magnificent Mile Area Walk

The Magnificent Mile Area Walk

The Magnificent Mile is located between the Chicago River and the Lake Shore Drive. It is considered one of the great avenues of the world, being Chicago's version of the Champs-Elysees. Take this walk to explore the Magnificent Mile boulevard and the surrounding area, that features a wide selection of amazing shops, world-known museums, restaurants and spectacular architecture.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Shopping Tour

Shopping Tour

Chicago offers a wide variety of shopping experience, from upscale boutiques, unique shops to discount outlet malls, and everything in between. Don't miss a great entertaining experience. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous shopping destinations in Chicago.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Legendary Cocktail Lounges play an important part in Chicago's nightlife. Here you can feel the city pulsing with the beat of extraordinary performances of live jazz, blues, rock, folk and country. At Chicago's cocktail lounges you can meet the trendiest people and relax over the magnificent cocktails. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous cocktail lounges that Chicago has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Lake Shore's Museums Walking Tour

Lake Shore's Museums Walking Tour

Chicago is the thirds largest city in the United States, it is located on the shore of Lake Michigan, and it offers numerous vibrant tourist attractions. This city features some world-famous museums and galleries. Take this walking tour to explore the best museums in the Lake Shore neighborhood.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.2 km

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