Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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7 Hours in the Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

7 Hours in the Windy City

A travel blog entry by spencerglen

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We spent a whirlwind seven hours in Chicago.  For education, we went to the Field Museum and saw "Sue" the largest t-rex skeleton in the world.  For fun, the kids and I went through the FunHouse Maze at the Navy Pier.  The pier was hopping ...

One Year Later, Chicago, United States travel blog

One Year Later

A travel blog entry by monkeygoplaces

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... his new wife a couple of times and had my youngest brother stay with me for the summer while he completed an internship here in Chicago.  I would like to go visit my sister who is working in Tel Aviv right now, but because I've decided to go back to ...

Summer in the city, Chicago, United States travel blog

Summer in the city

A travel blog entry by lucas_y_lolo

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... 30 ou 50 ans en arriere (parlent-ils anglais?), ou nous avons trouve une eglise des chretiens chinois unis! wow! Chicago ha sido nuestra primera experiencia con Couchsurfing, y la verdad que ha sido genial. Fuimos recibidos por Kim y Jeremy ...

Preparing for the Journey, Chicago, United States travel blog

Preparing for the Journey

A travel blog entry by team_tortuga

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Wow, how did it get to be August already?  I guess some of the summer projects that I planned to accomplish will be put on hold until September!  I am in full blown trip prep at this point.  As Tanya mentioned, our vaccinations ended up ...

Road Trip (New Mex to Columbus, OH), Chicago, United States travel blog

Road Trip (New Mex to Columbus, OH)

A travel blog entry by akbar

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... Native Argentines, they are not exactly in love with the Wisconsin winters, but they sure have started to eat a lot of cheese! Chicago brought great luck - giving me the chance to see Bill Tuebo (and his family - left) and visit with the ...

The joys of traveling, Chicago, United States travel blog

The joys of traveling

A travel blog entry by mckensiehollar

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... 3 seats on the left, 4 in the middle, and 3 on the right, PLUS it was a double decker!  We were late leaving Chicago because a huge rain storm drenched the plane and runway. When that huge plane started to rock a little I knew we were still in the ...

Chicago, Day 2 -- fruitless shopping, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago, Day 2 -- fruitless shopping

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

... with very good house-made chips.  We were really pleased and plan to make this an annual thing on our trip to Chicago for the Arlington Million (that is coming with the entry for tomorrow). After lunch, we walked along Michigan Avenue and stopped for ...

Milwaukee day trip, Chicago, United States travel blog

Milwaukee day trip

A travel blog entry by kiwiplanner

... .  We were on the road before noon and at the Lakefront Brewery coming up to 2pm.  While the weather had been lovely in Chicago, the clouds had built up as we crossed the border into Wisconsin and by the time we made it to Milwaukee it was pouring.  We ...

Passing time in the Chicago airport, Chicago, United States travel blog

Passing time in the Chicago airport

A travel blog entry by acquaviva

... blood cake onto his briefcase handle but I guess it's a man/hunter thing. (I ran into Paul Kimmel and his wife in Chicago airport - they were on my plane and were headed to Honolulu. We said quick hellos and then headed for our respective ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by speedmaster

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... auf Chicagos elegante Skyline entlohnt für die Strapazen. Wir haben uns am Vormittag für eine Bootstour auf dem Chicago River entschieden. Eine weise Entscheidung. Vom Wasser aus bekommt man schnell eine Idee, warum Chicago in einem Atemzug ...

if assholes could fly, you'd be at O'Hare, Chicago, United States travel blog

if assholes could fly, you'd be at O'Hare

A travel blog entry by thehills

6 hours wasn't long enough, so they extended our layover by delaying our flights.  Let's give American Airlines a round of applause for giving us such a wonderful end to our honeymoon!  Oh, there was a God ...

The Replacements, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Replacements

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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... to pick up at the other end of the stadium..  As I got half way round the stadium I got stopped by this guy with a Chicago Tribune lanyard (I would later find out that the guy was called Mitch Smith). He pointed out that he'd seen that I had one of ...

Ready to board, Chicago, United States travel blog

Ready to board

A travel blog entry by livingmydreams

Currently sitting in the Admiral Lounge at O'Hare, ready to board...so excited! The JCCC has been so wonderful! We have already been treated like royalty with our own guide through the airport, free food and drinks and private security checks!. ...

Change Planes in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Change Planes in Chicago

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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Well, we arrived in Chicago. We were definitely on our way! We went to our gate. We really weren't supposed to have much time, maybe 15 minutes, but then boarding began a little late, and we ended up leaving about 25 minutes after scheduled ...

Countdown to Hogwarts!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Countdown to Hogwarts!

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

We leave a week from tomorrow for Orlando and I could not be more excited.  I really do love Disney World, but I'm really beside myself to check out Harry Potter at Universal.  My only regret is that the trip cannot be longer.  We've made ...

Jul 17, 2010, Chicago, United States travel blog

Jul 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by akrn

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Arrived home, Chicago, United States travel blog

Arrived home

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

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I arrived home at about 4:00 pm.  I didn't have any trouble with the flights home, which is a nice way to end the trip.  I had a fantastic trip, but its good to be home for ...

YAY!  Eleanor!, Chicago, United States travel blog

YAY! Eleanor!

A travel blog entry by hcbohn

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Jazz in the Park, Chicago, United States travel blog

Jazz in the Park

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... pirates. Lovely sounds are drifting across the park. Entering the Petrillo Music Shell, we find we have lucked out with the Chicago Jazz Festival, held every Labour Day weekend. We settle down to listen to the cool music of the Archie Shepp Quartet and ...

Along Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States travel blog

Along Michigan Avenue

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... of course I stop to help. I fill out the form and sign my name for some obscure petition. I am then advised that only Chicago residents can sign. I’m not sure if I am annoyed in having wasted my time filling out the form, or flattered to be ...

First day in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

First day in Chicago

A travel blog entry by davidwilko

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We had a really successful trip over to Chicago - flew with Virgin, who were amazing, decent food, little turbulence and good films. The added bonus is that James, suitably sedated had a great flight (he slept for a large portion of it). Got a cab from ...

May 25, 2011, Chicago, United States travel blog

May 25, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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Between flights in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Between flights in Chicago

A travel blog entry by jnasar

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... re at international departures with a four-hour layover. Volvo overseas delivery gives you a pass for the SAS business lounge in Chicago. It was perfect--quiet, free food, beer, wine, wifi, and only one announcement--boarding for our flight to Copenhagen. ...

Oh, India!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Oh, India!

A travel blog entry by monkeygoplaces

I keep getting asked what my favorite part of my trip was...and I give everyone a different answer hoping they never all meet in one room and compare notes!  Having been back in the U.S. for a couple of weeks now, I think my favorite part is the ...

Cruise and bikes, Chicago, United States travel blog

Cruise and bikes

A travel blog entry by tim_jac

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... order. Those that no longer work are now permanently raised. Kip also pointed out the fantastic skyscrapers that fill the Chicago CBD (Sears Tower, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, Old Chicago Post Office, Chicago Merchandise Mart, Carbide & Carbon ...

A water taxi ride, Chicago, United States travel blog

A water taxi ride

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... . Especially impressive is the just completed Trump Tower. We pass by well known buildings that we have seen on film, the Chicago Tribune Tower, the Wrigley Building, Marina City and finally after a worthy twenty-minute cruise, arrive at the pier on South ...

More Culture, Chicago, United States travel blog

More Culture

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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Sunday 6th.   Today Margarita will be leaving us. We all accompany her to the airport, Midway, which is much closer than O'Hare. On the way back we pass through Chinatown, which is, well, Chinatown. This afternoon we feel Michael needs a rest, so ...

Wicker Park Fest, a Cubs game and Wicker Park Fest, Chicago, United States travel blog

Wicker Park Fest, a Cubs game and Wicker Park Fest

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... us to go to this REALLY touristy pizza place, which was fine, as long as the pizza was good. It wasn't that good. Anyway, Chicago deep dish pizza, check. Ian's friends were at the Cubs game today, so I tagged along and went down to meet them. They were ...

Travel Blog Exchange '09, Chicago, United States travel blog

Travel Blog Exchange '09

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... . Lots of fun. After everyone went their separate ways, I went with the IrishFireside.com people to the "oldest Italian restaurant in Chicago". More like "It's a Small World" for diners. The place was done up in outrageous, over the top Italian-American ...

Pre-Trip, Chicago, United States travel blog

Pre-Trip

A travel blog entry by molly.m.fannin

Snow's been threatening the Chicago area for the last few days, and presumably, this willn't change until March.  In light of this assault on my physical well-being, I'm looking forward to this trip more and more everyday.  Most of my planning ...

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