Travel Blogs from Chicago
Admittedly, I have- like so many others- fallen a victim to wanderlust. Wanderlust is a strong desire to travel and experience new things; consequently, I have two phenomenal grandparents to thank for my passion of traveling. Is it their genetics or the magnificent trip to Europe they took Maggie and I on that is to blame for this urge? I have no idea; however, I know that wanderlust is real, it's awesome, and the reason of its development ...
... up there which is like a transparent glass box which sticks out from the building suspended above the city. It was really busy on the skydecks so trying to get good photos was hard. However the views were amazing.
When we got back to Jonty's we were pooped. Theresa wanted to cook us traditional American meal for dinner so she did pot roast which is one of her favourites. It was really nice too.
The next day was our last in Chicago ...
... about going to buy some snacks. I wonder what the British will think of me. I've consider faking an accent most of the time when I'm out in public because of my fear of being taken advantage of since I'm not a local. Silly! I will be careful though, for any family members reading this :) Well by now you've probably lost interest because I'm just here in an airport, nothing fun yet. So I'll wrap it up with how they say bye in ...
... building and made our way to the 95th floor for the panoramic views of the city and the lake. We went on the tilt add-on feature and were pushed outwards over the city street with only window between us and the fall....not enjoyable!
We retrieved the car and drove to Old Town to the Second City theatre to catch the improv performance. Second City is a famous starting point for countless comedians like Tina Fey, ...
... to another, things are never 100% easy..going with the flow. The time has come and I have boarded my flight. As I sit here waiting for the plane to take off I listen to all of the foreign languages being spoken around me and it hits me...I am leaving America behind. The flight attendant makes an announcement and I can't understand what is being said, English is the ...
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...