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Michigan Avenue Bridge

Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
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The view from the bridge is one of the best vistas the city has to offer.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking across this bridge, where you can see the water below and the occasional boat is cool to experience. A nice place to get perspective on how important the river is to Chicago. Very enjoyable.

Thank TBSoCal71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get your classic Chicago pictures here, but it can get crowded. You can see an amazing array of architecture from this vantage point.

Thank MizzouLizard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The vantage point from the Michigan Avenue Bridge with so many spectacular works of architecture both modern and not so much looming above makes me think I'm in the pulsating heart of this incredible city! My eyes wander from building to building then down to...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Michigan Ave bridge has a lot of historical significance, but I feel the views from the Columbus Ave bridge further down the river are actually a lot better. The Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Trump Tower are there for photos with the Michigan Ave...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Michigan Avenue Bridge and the area around it make a nice place for an evening walk. Although it can be a bit crowded, it is still enjoyable and there are plenty people out together sharing the evening and sights around the bridge. The latest...More

Thank RollMeAway1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge only opens up certain times of the year to allow boats in and out of storage. We just so happen to cross it and they lifted it up. So fast, so much action. Almost like a transformer doing their thing in front of...More

Thank TGuan863
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Michigan Avenue Bridge is a great place to take a walk and get some great photos of the lake and buildings surrounding it. I walked over it during the day and thought it would be beautiful at night with all the lights and buildings so...More

Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an unbelievable feet of human ingenuity and engineering. This bridge makes it possible to cross the river without getting your feet wet!!!! You really must try this. five stars for dry socks

Thank Bjorn_Toulose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

got us to and from downtown, mag mile and hotel to the loop area , easy to traverse felt safe and sound in walking across

Thank memywifeandkids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy the underground experience and do it on both levels. Elevate your game! Excellent views from on top.

Thank BlueHenFlyer
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Warren C
27 March 2016|
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Response from Jon S | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of mass transit ways to get there as well as an Uber. Also plenty to do shopping experience wise and dining.
29 July 2015|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
I'd use public transportation to get downtown instead of trying to drive and park downtown. And there is too much traffic to really see anything while you're driving.