Travel Blogs from Chicago
... be a strong ground of appeal. Curiously the defendant appeared in bright orange jumpsuit and shackled by ankles. There is no secure dock so they sit with everyone in the Court room. In England we have a secure dock. Two Marshalls stand by him and are armed with guns so although my initial thought was "he will run off" his shackles and fear of shooting probably stopped him! In England we neither shackle nor bear arms, hence the secure dock (perhaps more humane?!)
... we arrived at our campground which is a beautiful State park on Lake Michigan. Once fed, a 5 minute walk led us to the water where we watched the changing light from the moon reflect on the water.
On our walk back we watched the fireflies flash in the trees. So cool.
Today’s totals: 784.4 km (6313.2)
10 hours, 4 states, 6 tired Davis’
... needed to rest up. Colm is not a good patient when he is ill, a similar trait to me so I had to let it be. We were hopping on Chicago's public transport to get to the museum this time instead of walking. We are definitely praising the good transport links in Chicago, another reason we loved this city as their buses and trains are regular and well connected. A mere fifteen minutes after leaving our hostel, we had arrived at the museum. From just stepping off the bus, we were amazed at ...
This past year has flown by. We have been in our house a year now and continue to love feeding the deer and birds. Tommy had our first winter garden which we loved! He is now harvesting the summer tomatoes. We have cookouts and music in the park with our friends and family. The lake is overflowing from all the rain and we will see Two Tons of Steel in the park the night before we head out.
Our girls and their families are ...
... would never have thought of visiting. The best bit for myself was discovering the starting point (literally) of the legendary Route 66 (you've got to be a driver to understand how cool this is).
Next day and it's another early start and an 8-9 hour drive to Niagara Falls. Everybody tells you to go to the Canadian side so that's where we headed. Crossing into Canada was great as first I've never been to Canada and second it's via a ...
Other places to stay in Chicago
Magnificent Mile, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $172
- VERY NICE HOTEL
- Pleasantly Surprised
- Avoid this hotel!
The Loop, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $197
- Top Notch Hotel
- Nice hotel & great location
- Mixed review
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Enjoyable Stay
- Would stay here again!
- Whats all the hoopla
Streeterville, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $195
- Great Free Breakfast & Happy Hour!
- Exactly what we needed
- Are you kidding? This place is super-fabulous-great-terrific
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Cool Hotel
- Sleek decor but need to work out the kinks
- Some things to keep in mind....
Gold Coast, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- Better than Home
- Millenium Knickerbocker
- Not again here either
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Allerton Chicago!
- Great Hotel
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $217
- Great hotel
- Loved the Wyndham!
- Great location, Great Room
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Weekend getaway
- Loved It
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Heavenly Bed IS heavenly
- Fabulous Location...Room a Little Small
- Exquisite corner room view of the Mag Mile!!!
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $213
- GREAT BEDS!!
- Best night's sleep in town!
- Breakaway Offer
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Nice staff-terribly trained
- Very nice hotel; I was pleased
- Have to check it out!
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $195
- A pleasant and upbeat experience
- James was OK, but not fantastic
- Great Hotel, Great Location
Loop, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $190
- Some great views.
- Hotel 71 rocks!
- Potential but not a four star.
River North, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Great View
- Don't go for the pool
- Excellent! I Highly Recommend!
The Loop, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $162
- Nothing Spectacular
- Great Chicago Lodging
- Fantastic hotel! Great rates!
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $203
- Good service hit and miss
- Stay some where eles!!!
- Very Hip W
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $163
The Loop, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- We Will Definitly return!
- A room with NO BED????????
- Not up to par
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $197
- I Will Never Stay Anywhere Else!
- Wonderful food, great design and atmosphere
- Great bathrooms
The Loop, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $208
- Fantastic Fourth
- Shocking experience!
- Wonderful getaway at the Fairmont
The Loop, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Creepy, creepy, creepy
- Made our stay in Chicago wonderful.
Magnificent Mile/River North, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $184
- They ruined Mothers Day!
- Loved The Drake!
- Loved the Drake
Magnificent Mile, Chicago | 5 star hotelfrom $209
- Excellent Hotel
- A great hotel.
Central Chicago, Chicago | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Worst Hotel Ever Experienced
- ***BEWARE*** Choose another hotel in Chicago
- Holiday Inn Chicago
O'Hare Airport, Chicago | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Great hotel!!!
- Another soulless Hilton
- Mixed feelings...