Travel Blogs from Chicago
... there is a rehearsal for the free orchestra tomorrow night going on. There are families playing soccer / football (have no idea how they are moving that fast in this hear) and little girls doing flips in the grass. Its a nice place to bring the family for a day out.
We end the Loop walk past the Chicago River and celebrate with a strawberry smoothie from Starbucks. We get this for $2 as the friendly cashier from the morning has given us a discount on our afternoon ...
... Visited: (Lucky number) 13
Sight of the Day:A torrential downpour on the drive to Bob's including a lightning strike within about half a mile
Quote of the Day: "Red Sox fans are the worst. They are arrogant." - The man I sat to at the game not knowing I was one of those fans. I meant to ask him if I changed his opinion of Boston fans but he left so abruptly (didn't want to see the bullpen give up the lead) I didn't get the chance.
... into our respective hotels, and drinking some fancy, complimentary watermelon water, we headed to the outlet mall. Wandered around, practiced our sign language (I really don't know, but the girls are obsessed), ate some awesome falafel and broccoli (I'm serious here, it was so good!!!), looked at crazy stuff in Forever 21, and bought some Elites at the Nike store. My rambling is probably boring y'all, but, alas, I shall press on! Now ...
... icy weather for a bit!
That evening we booked in to head to RPM restaurant which is owned by Gulianna and Bill who are off another reality show Cooz and I love (yes we are obsessed with reality TV). Our dinner was amazing and we endulged in some delicious cocktails (including the G-rizzle), amazing pasta (Mama Depandis of course) and some desert that was to die for (Bills creation and some donuts from Italy). We were ...
... upgrade from a medium SUV to a 7 passenger mini van. SOLD! Outcomes a 2013 Dodge Caravan with only 3000 miles on it! PERFECT! Chicago towards Memphis with a stop for the night around St.Loius. Here we are cruising in the family truckster, cruising the highway headed for the southern United States. Both Charlie and Georgia are pretty good kids when travelling in the car, Georgia enjoys to sleep, Charlie enjoys playing ...
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...