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According to The Travel Channel, “Lake Shore Drive in Chicago is the prettiest extended stretch of urban parkway in America. It's bordered for most of its 15-plus miles by green space, beaches, and Lake Michigan on the east and by a mix of parkland, skyscrapers, and luxury apartments on the west.” Make some stops along the way and check out Lincoln Park, the Lakefront Trail, and the beautiful beaches.