The Magnificent Mile is Chicago’s landmark shopping destination with 13 blocks of stores, restaurants and hotels on and around Michigan Avenue. Regular events also take place here including the Lights Festival that marks the start of the winter holiday season.
Things to Know
- Magnificent Mile is two blocks away from the CTA red line via the Grand and Chicago stations
- The red line operates 24 hours/day
- Nearby attractions to combine with this trip include Navy Pier, John Hancock Center and Oak Street Beach
From the Grand (Red) Station, go to street level and walk towards the Hilton Garden Inn. This station is closest to Nordstrom, Shops at North Bridge and stores including the Gap and Under Armour.
From the Chicago (Red) Station, go to street level and walk towards McDonald’s. Nearby stores include Nordstrom Rack, Banana Republic, Saks Fifth Avenue and the Apple Store.
Use Google Maps to get specific transit and walking directions from your starting location. You can transfer to the red line at stations including Washington, Monroe, Roosevelt, Belmont.