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Today we awoke ready to complete our time in Chicago before we moved onto our next stop. As we had to check out we skipped breakfast and headed straight to the Willis tower - which interestingly we discovered was renamed Willis tower from Sears towers as a London company who occupy a floor had requested it and as Sears no longer occupied any floor the suggestion was taken (as ...
... of a little afternoon siesta now, before a night on the Chicago tiles. Big thanks to Chis "best man" Hale and Lauren Barlow, as your wedding gift has allowed us to do all of this today! Went out for dinner on the concierge's recommendation, wanted fish as we're heading in to the south where there will be plenty of BBQ to try! Hugo's Frog Bar was described by the concierge as a typical Chicago bar. On arrival, we entered a insanely busy restaurant, but were ...
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... good for wildlife spotting as well as a nice view of the lake. We had had more stuff to see in the city centre, but felt rude not going along with his plans and he was a massive train enthusiast so we didn't want to offend him! Anyway the park turned out to be a lovely day out, it was roasting hot so we wandered through the woods in the shade and climbed up really steep and long sand dunes to get down to the lake, where we could see the Chicago skyline in the distance. Our train back ...
On friday, I drove to St. Louis to see the 'Gateway to the West'. From there, I turned northward to Chicago, where my friend Steve flew into town for the weekend. We went to the museum of Science and Industry on Saturday before heading to the south side to see the White Sox play the Red Sox. Sunday evening I will be seeing the funniest stand-up comedian in America - Brian ...