Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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Let the martinis flow, to Hell with the music, Chicago, United States travel blog

Let the martinis flow, to Hell with the music

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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 Toronto has an amphitheatre that should be torn down and set afloat in Lake Ontario. At least that's how I feel after visiting the ultra-modern one at Millenium Park, called the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, designed by Frank Gehry. And then there's the ...

Change airplane, Chicago, Change airplane from a MD-80 to a Boeing 777, United States travel blog

Change airplane

A travel blog entry by mikeysoft

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Boarding a ...

It's a Wonderful Life, Chicago, United States travel blog

It's a Wonderful Life

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Home Sweet Home, Chicago, United States travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by basa1126

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... loved seeing everyone and it really made us miss home. Thank you to Sarah's parents for having the party!! Our short trip to Chicago was great... we even got to stay an extra day because our flight on Sunday was delayed causing us to miss our ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Chicago, U.S. in our entry from Montreal, Canada entitled 'It's the End of the World as We Know It......'. Cheers, K & ...

Art Institute of Chicago (World/US&C), Chicago, United States travel blog

Art Institute of Chicago (World/US&C)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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DH, DD & I got to spend some time amongst the treasures of the Art Institute of Chicago back in 1997. It really is a wonderful museum. I enjoyed seeing Grant Wood's masterpiece, "American Gothic." We also took in a special exhibit, "Renoir's Portraits: ...

A Chicago-style welcome, Chicago, United States travel blog

A Chicago-style welcome

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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The Windy City - and more police!, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Windy City - and more police!

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... we managed to stray off the road we thought we were on, and its good to know so quickly where you have actually gone. Chicago skyline is impressive, but so spoilt by passing trucks and overhead gantries, so the photos dont really do it justice. Just bear ...

Chicago - Toronto, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - Toronto

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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I didn't realize how hard it would be to say goodbye. I'm scared at this point, nervous, and I think I'm excited...it hasn't all hit me. I'm a little disappointed in Joe's lack of time or emotion for me leaving today... we'll see this time away will be ...

The Buddy Pass Gamble, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Buddy Pass Gamble

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... be paying 700 bones.  The next day the flight was full again so I decided to stay until Monday so I could check out Chicago.  I drank the local grog, I ate deep dish, I watched Da Bears in a Chicago Pub and went for runs along the ...

Coming Home, Chicago, United States travel blog

Coming Home

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... things to do whilst I was in Chicago.  Thanks Catherine! What else was on that list, oh yes, a night at the baseball – Chicago Cubs.  I splashed and with Cubs T-Shirt and Cap on I headed to my seat behind the 4th base about 6 rows back, ...

Happy Birthday, and a Merry Christmas to you all!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Happy Birthday, and a Merry Christmas to you all!

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... place was jumping.A glorious autumn day and streetscapes you could stand back from and get a sense of scale.I had not appreciated Chicago's rich heritage of  architecture and its place in the rankings of the world's tallest/largest etc. We had been ...

Chicago Zoo and Aquarium, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago Zoo and Aquarium

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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... 't particularly known for it's wildlife, perhaps that's why they have a humongous Aquarium and a rather large Zoo.  Our first day in Chicago, braving the cold we took a trip out to Lincoln Park Zoo, and open air zoo in the huge Lincoln Park, on the ...

Home for Christmas Eve, Chicago, United States travel blog

Home for Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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I can't believe time has gone by so fast, but alas,I am home in Chicago! I plan on going back and updating any blank entries I may have left, and adding a few pictures. My trip has been an amazing experience that wouldn't have been complete without ...

Crosstown Traffic, Chicago, United States travel blog

Crosstown Traffic

A travel blog entry by noah_and_bree

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... power, I think?) .  If this sounds all very odd, that is because it was.  We had our first glimpse of the Chicago city skyline today which looked wicked (and big). We also saw the big latticed railway bridge they chase through in the Blues ...

Who knew Chicago had a beach?, Chicago, United States travel blog

Who knew Chicago had a beach?

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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... to be crazy down there.  On top of their pretty beach, they also have Navy Pier. The Navy Pier houses the Chicago Childrens' Museum, the Museum of Stained glass, a big wheel about fifteen ballrooms and the obligatory McDonalds, Bubba Gump aand the ...

Four days to go!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Four days to go!

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Welcome! In four days, we're leaving on what should be the adventure of a lifetime.  In the midst of the packing and last minute planning, the purpose of this entry is to give you a little update and overview of what we're planning to do.   As ...

Artsy Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Artsy Chicago

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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... , after museum overload in Washington and with entry fees of $25+ for all of them we decided to visit none. Happily though Chicago has enough stunning street art and sculpture just popping out at you across the city to make you feel like you've visited ...

The best skyline ever, Chicago, United States travel blog

The best skyline ever

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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... York's Skyline is iconic you'd know the cluster of buildings anywhere and it doesn't fail to impress in stature or variety; Chicago's skyline however is incredible. It's well thought out, well lit, each building complements the next. This is a city that ...

The Life Aquatic and Grant, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Life Aquatic and Grant

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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... just in case you get a snow storm and can't leave the house and maybe tired of watching football). Anyways, that's about all I have to say about Chicago. No sloth sighted yet...in case you were wondering. Klenske, Ink.: Professional Travel ...

"We're on a mission from god"

A travel blog entry by noah_and_bree

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... morning to the windy city. Our plan was to visit 3 parks, the beach, the pier and the zoo, with a couple of other stops around Chicago before hitting historic Route 66. We managed the zoo, a great diner and got to Route 66, so a pretty good result. The ...

Chicago Eats and Drinks, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago Eats and Drinks

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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... afar' section, today we will be advising you on, nice eats that we’ve had, and that you should if you ever visit Chicago. Who doesn’t like pizza? Well you will like Lou Malnati’s, we had it twice it’s that good. The massive thick ...

Not a wink..., Chicago, United States travel blog

Not a wink...

A travel blog entry by noah_and_bree

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That is exactly how much Woody slept on the 9 hour flight to Chicagoland. It has to be said, it was not the most fun we have ever had. Elwood finally nodded off, after we touched down so I had to carry a sleepy, sweaty behemoth through the slow moving ...

Judy and The Deadly Night Shades, Chicago, United States travel blog

Judy and The Deadly Night Shades

A travel blog entry by clarnerd

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When we woke up this morning we were close to Chicago, Illinois. Dad and Uncle Tom pulled into a rest area to sleep lastnight. When we were all about to get out and go inside a lady knocked on our window and asked if they could take a picture of Rosie! We ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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What a great city Chicago is. My kind of ...

California Zephyr train, Chicago to San Francisco, Chicago, United States travel blog

California Zephyr train, Chicago to San Francisco

A travel blog entry by shaneandsam

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This mammoth journey of 55 hours and 2,438 miles, took us through some amazingly diverse landscapes. From expansive plains to the forested Rocky Mountains and snow-tipped peaks of the Sierra Nevada. Amtrak provided us with our own cabin, and three decent ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by martin_reto

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... anschauen moechten bleibt uns nichts anderes uebrig als unsere "Besuchszeiten" so kurz zu halten... :-// Wir entschlossen uns dazu, in Chicago vorallem das Museum of Science and Industry zu besuchen, sowie die Parks welche von unserem Hotel aus zu ...

Reflections and Resolutions, Chicago, United States travel blog

Reflections and Resolutions

A travel blog entry by lifeasanomad

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... what it is like to be in one place for longer than a week or two. I spent the entire summer here in my adopted home of Chicago. Anyone who has been here knows how amazing this place is. I am not sure anyone can convince me there is a better place to be, ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by tumbleweeds

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... , I mean miles) behind us - Zzzzzz in a big way!   We woke up the next morning and made our way into Chicago. The day was splendid with the sun shining, the traffic flowing and the wind blowing exuberantly. Straight onto the tour bus to sit through ...

The Itchy & Scratchy Show - Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Itchy & Scratchy Show - Chicago

A travel blog entry by usa2009aswm

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... ) we had a bit of breakfast and headed through security. The flight was about an hour and a half and we landed in sunny Chicago. On the train I got chating to a magician who was in town on for a Magician's conference. A really interesting guy who also ...

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