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 …
... now I don't know if the message was from her but his message tone definitely chimed, good timing or perhaps she just knows what time he goes by and really did see us, we will never know but it was cool anyway. There are numerous bridges that cross the river to join both sides of the city and they all lift up to allow bigger boats to pass through. They are fairly short in length and it doesn't take very long to crossed the so are used by many pedestrians who we wave ...
... Tiffany glass dome ceiling. Under the done a string quartet was playing. I sat and listened for a while. Very relaxing. After this I walked along Michigan ave past a interesting mix of building. Crossed the river and entered the upscale shopping district if the magnificent mile. The first building of interest on this side is the Wrigley building, which was commissioned by the Wrigley gum company. The building was completed in 1924 ...
... this city. We went straight to Millennium Park, which is like the oasis in the city, to photograph the "Bean" which resembles a giant glass jelly bean. For lunch we went to a restaurant called "Noodles and Company" which provided a good meal for a cheap price. Dammit, why didn't we find that place sooner!
We then headed several blocks (trust me, Chicago is HUGE), to the Sears tower, now renamed the Willis tower, for panoramic views of the city. We wondered whether ...
... and it was a beautiful day to be down there. I really like the "lower" part of Wacker St, right by the river. I sat there for a good hour and drew pictures of this flower I thought was cool. I asked the locals to point me towards Millenium Park, where I spent a good chunk of my day. I met a lot of people yesterday and had a lot of really good conversations. The only thing that was stressing me out a bit was I didn't know where I was going to sleep. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Chicago O'Hare Rosemont
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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