Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

Sort by Newest Best first

Chicago - Day 2, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - Day 2

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

8

... from up high I went and looked at the city on the ground starting with Michigan Avenue which is the main Street in Chicago. After walking into Nike-town I visited a few other Chicago shops and then visited Michael Jordan's Restaurant bought a few things ...

Last Minute Packing, Chicago, United States travel blog

Last Minute Packing

A travel blog entry by moppet77

So it's midnight and I have spent a leisurely and organized day preparing for my journey. Sort of.  By 9:00 p.m., I had packed ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. But with Paul's help, I was able to pack everything I will need for my five-week trip into one ...

Return to Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Return to Chicago

A travel blog entry by jeffandmarie

Mom's final good ...

One week to go..., Chicago, United States travel blog

One week to go...

A travel blog entry by newearth11

So, we have one week until take off. Today, after studying 12 hours for torts (and yet, I still am unsure about damages-guess I shouldn't have watched that awful Madonna has a baby with a gay man movie on TBS) Bridget and I spoke on the phone and this ...

Ah...The Red Carpet Club..., Chicago, United States travel blog

Ah...The Red Carpet Club...

A travel blog entry by mulzey

The adventure begins.  An early morning flight from Pittsburgh, has landed me here at the Chicago United Red Carpet Club.   What awaits me almost 18 hours from now, has my head spinning.   I didn't sleep last night, by both ...

Packing, or getting ready, Chicago, United States travel blog

Packing, or getting ready

A travel blog entry by minitraveler

2

 My dad always plans trips when we're on them. So, then we don't have to worry about tickets or the hostels we're staying at. My large, yellow backpack is ready and so is everything else. We're leaving on Saturday to go to Shanghai. My backpack ...

Star Alliance Gold, Chicago, United States travel blog

Star Alliance Gold

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

3

... to buy something to read on the ride over or else I might go nuts looking for something to do. I sat next to a Canadian hippie on the ride from Chicago to Montreal over. I don't think he spoke very much English, but he said 'thank you' after using my ...

San Soo Gab San!, Chicago, United States travel blog

San Soo Gab San!

A travel blog entry by nodirectionhome

25

Being super lazy again and only adding pictures for now.  Will update with an entry sooner or ...

Gimme two slices of Chicago., Chicago, United States travel blog

Gimme two slices of Chicago.

A travel blog entry by mercro1983

3
38

... us to our hotel on the Magnificent Mile. We were staying at the Congress Plaza Hotel. It was a nice hotel and showcased the Chicago architectural style. After freshening up, we took a walk in Millenium Park across the road. We saw "The Bean" (actually ...

Closing Ceremonies, Chicago, United States travel blog

Closing Ceremonies

A travel blog entry by tomsmidlife

3
5

... This is a line of porta potties owned by an acquaintance of mine- I used one! Clean, nice, rent from them if you are in Chicago! Hi Jill! We tried to get a drink, but all the bars in Boystown were filled to overflowing so went back to Tim's for a ...

Forget wind, this is a heat wave, Chicago, United States travel blog

Forget wind, this is a heat wave

A travel blog entry by vagrant_reality

2
17

... creatures including the typical favourites such as the Polarbear. I continued along the boardwalk for quite a while and realised that Chicago really needs more drinking fountains when I ran out of water and found it difficult to fill up. Suddenly I ...

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

Not a travel post...

A travel blog entry by lifeasanomad

A new year is well underway, and while I should have written this weeks ago, it is kind of nice to be writing it now, three weeks later, when I have had time to evaluate and am still fully certain of my so called resolutions.  I don't believe in ...

Meeting people is easy!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Meeting people is easy!

A travel blog entry by cathyw

4
5

Meeting People is easy! Sorry to leave the Ellis' i began my cross country epic train ride leaving a blizzard behind in Boston. In snow even a mundane landscape becomes spectacular. I rushed past bald backs of cites and bleached towns in ...

It's all over except cleaning up!, Woodridge / Chicago, United States travel blog

It's all over except cleaning up!

A travel blog entry by lafalot

1
2

Well, the first stop on the SunGard US tour is over. The last day was busy and you could tell people were tired. Poor Dave, poor, poor Dave. I helped him with his DMS lab. Well, I am not sure if help is the correct word to use. I basically just ...

Back home, Chicago, United States travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by leighhansen

... routine (minus the curfews and hidden bottles of alcohol) which just adds to the blast from the past effect of being in Chicago. I'll create a real entry tomorrow once I master the innerworkings of this site, and more importantly coax- i.e. bribe- my ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by greendolphin

fsf ...

Muscatine, the Krueger's and Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Muscatine, the Krueger's and Chicago

A travel blog entry by griesenj

12

... home and we played with the kids then we headed back to the motel.  The next morning, we got a good start and departed Chicago fairly early and headed east on I-80.   Our goal was to get through the last major midwestern city - Cleveland, ...

Welcome to the not so Windy City!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Welcome to the not so Windy City!

A travel blog entry by louiseandblake

30

... top ranked competitive female eaters in the world. It was pretty disgusting to watch but was still thoroughly entertaining. Chicago is also known for having the biggest food festival in the world - the festival goes for 10days straight. These ...

wut was up wit yo hae?!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

wut was up wit yo hae?!!

A travel blog entry by wanderlustgirl1

The lady in the gift shop asked for ID with my card, I showed her my passport and her response was "wut was up wit yo hae dat day?!!" If you've seen my passport picture, you ...

Gearing up and ready to go, Chicago, United States travel blog

Gearing up and ready to go

A travel blog entry by newearth11

... to leave in less then two weeks. For those that don't know, Bridget and I are law students at John Marshall Law, here in Chicago. We have decided to take a law class in Parma, Italy as one of our summer classes. I have been asked by several ...

Chi-Town, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chi-Town

A travel blog entry by augiejhu

4pm local, Tuesday, December 11, Central Standard Time: We landed a few minutes later than scheduled at Chicago O'Hare, and we had a relatively short period of time before our connection to Harrisburg.  First, we had to collect all of our ...

The next chapter..., Chicago, United States travel blog

The next chapter...

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

8

... I leave for Florida to visit my parents, brother, sister-in-law, and 2 year old nephew (woohoo!).  Then I'm back in Chicago for a couple of days then I'm off to Indonesia!!    Why Indonesia?   They have strong culture and ...

Greetings from chicago il saturday - what a ..., Chicago, United States travel blog

Greetings from chicago il saturday - what a ...

A travel blog entry by jenn_and_dave

2

... Jenn's father as a birthday gift. We could picture him eating it with his friends and family on his birthday and everyone enjoying Chicago pizza in Florida. It turned out that he decided to save them all for himself. Things may not have occurred as we ...

Saint Patrick's day in Chi-Town, Chicago, United States travel blog

Saint Patrick's day in Chi-Town

A travel blog entry by jacobjgeorge

22

Growing up near Chicago, I had been there many times before but this day was absolutely perfect thanks to some Irish luck.  It was also the last time I got to visit the Sear's Tower before it became the Willis Tower. Of course there's plenty to do in ...

Still at home, packing, Chicago, United States travel blog

Still at home, packing

A travel blog entry by roaming_gnome

Okay, I'm really starting to get nervous now.  There's less than a week left and I don't know how I'm going to get everything done.  I still have to do a bunch of laundry, figure out what I'm going to pack, LEARN GERMAN so that I can talk to ...

Made it back... for a bit., Chicago, United States travel blog

Made it back... for a bit.

A travel blog entry by aporter

... home would be easy and fun, but for me it was more like hectic and thrilling. For in the ten days I would spend in the United States I had some of my most intense travel yet. I rushed around six different cities in two states, saw dozens of family and ...

The Victory Lap, Real Life, and Other Thoughts., Chicago, United States travel blog

The Victory Lap, Real Life, and Other Thoughts.

A travel blog entry by natecropp

... seem pretty superfluous after living out of a backpack. I got a job as a contract recruiter working for a big bank in Chicago. As I walked through the door into an office building with beige walls, beige carpet, and a dirty yellow dropped ceiling I ...

BB king and the half naked belgium lady, Chicago, United States travel blog

BB king and the half naked belgium lady

A travel blog entry by vicky864

... awesome!! It's been a cool week, there was even a amssive storm which was not so cool as i was in the only place in chicago that had no shelter and i ended up pooling water around my feet in the lift from my trousers which were shrink wrapping around ...

Late as usual, Chicago, United States travel blog

Late as usual

A travel blog entry by amybing

"Um, I'm sorry ma'am, that's flights already closed." "What? No! I'm getting on that flight, I can make it, I have no luggage and I'm a really fast runner! Now give me my boarding pass!!!" That's never a good way to start off an internationl flight, ...

Rain, rain, rain, Chicago, United States travel blog

Rain, rain, rain

A travel blog entry by kiyomiran

1

... , I really didn't get to see around Chicago very much. We were on a very, very tight schedule. We literally only stayed in Chicago for like 20 hours. We got on a night flight to make it back to my brother's graduation the next day. When we landed from ...

Sort by Newest Best first