Shopping in Chicago treats you to virtually endless options for retail therapy, be it at world-class malls or at weekly markets where you can score great bargains. Chicago welcomes shoppers from a wide budget spectrum – you can find some of the world’s top brands at well-recognised American luxury department stores or find great bargains at the many discount outlets. Chicago’s markets also are great spots to sample fresh local produce and treats as well as rare antiques. 

The Magnificent Mile is graced with vertical indoor malls such as the Water Tower Palace and The Shops at North Bridge. Malls in Chicago also serve as destinations for entertainment, thanks to their great range of features such as cinemas and special events. Whatever your budget and wherever you choose to shop in Chicago, there’s a great place to take a break and hit for coffee and refreshments, either within the same venue or just a short stroll away. 

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