InterContinental Chicago O'Hare
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Lily loved her first ride on an aeroplane and the girls even met the Captain who gave them their own flying wings. We arrived in Chicago and there were massive queues for Immigration. Luckily Lily battered her eyelashes at staff and we jumped a 2 hour queue. We dropped our bags at the hotel and then had a whistle stop tour of Chicago. We travelled …
... much history and so much of this city is it's buildings. Walking back toward our hotel we couldn't helped get drawn in to the enticing shopping on the renowned Magnificent Mile... Our first night rounded out nicely with the pleasure enjoying some of Chicago's fine Blues, played by the Troublemakers at Buddy Guy's Legends. We were further delighted to hear Buddy Guy himself who was in the building that night... What a great start to our ...
The fear was that we had too little time to catch the next plane. We had to inquire about the terminal and gate number because this information was not on the boarding pass. 1B8 we were told. This turned out to be quit a walk but as it turned out we had plenty of time. Marsha went exploring for junk food while I stayed with the luggages. I was determined to get some kind of travel journal app. While waiting in Chicago airport, I used my phone to open an account with ...
... There is a fair crowd around it, so we do the best we can to get our own reflections as well as skyline reflections. This was particularly interesting as Dianne had recently seen an Anish Kapoor exhibition in Sydney. It looked really good in this setting, with the skyline reflections (better than his other works seen in a gallery). We also looked at the Frank Gehry designed, titanium clad, band shell known as the Pritzker Pavilion, and the Lurie Garden, looking very ...
About halfway through our trip and we end up in the Badlands. This land has very dramatic scenery, mostly dirt. But when you look closely, over the edge of a cliff for example, you can sometimes you get a surprise and see a lovely verdant swathe that has obviously been quite a wetland til recently. We called in at the Badlands Visitors Centre the following morning and read up on all the fascinating archeological digs that have kept scientists busy in this ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
Very nice hotel but in the middle of no where and don't rely upon the hotel shuttle to pick you up if arriving International.
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