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Travel Blogs from Chicago
... Google maps didn't help either. We decided to park the car and set out on foot! We found the loveliest Cop EVER! So happy to help and friendly. He was happy to pose with Diane too and asked us to send him the photo. He even gave us his number and said to call if we needed anything. How lovely!!!! He gave us directions and we ended up just jumping into a cab which took us to our hotel. En route, we saw ...
... find dinner/ Another hour later, we stepped into Capi for Italian fast food. It's not really fast food, but more a combination of fast food and sit down. You order it like fast food, but the food is brought to your table where you can stay and sit while you eat. Wanting good seats on the cruise, we inhaled pretty good pasta and were right back on our way.
Our original fireworks plan was the night architecture tour. It would've been neat taking it in ...
... next to try and find the yellow water taxi departure point, as they're a bit cheaper than the ones that are closer to the station.
Nope it was hiding, so we went on the original one.
This time we went to Navy Pier. I'm so glad we had our parkas, as the wind was very chill. On yet another boat this time round part of Lake Michigan, where we had a different view of the city from there.
The lake ...
... base yesterday. I delivered the live redwood tree to my father last night. It's now in a 5 gallon bucket with room to spread its roots. We ate with Trish last night. We came home to a comfy house yesterday, arriving about 6:30 pm. We had a quick drive out of Des Mounes after we finally left. I drove around downtown enjoying the views if it's Pappajohn Sculpture Park. It had different versions if sculptures I've already seen in DC and Nola. The park was surrounded by cubicle ...
... things go well. While the weather must have looked good to some for sailing during this year’s race, with clear skies and no storms, the lack of wind on more than one occasion proved frustrating. Several times we had very little wind, which left us barely moving. Decisions must then be made as to which sails to use in order to catch some kind ...
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...