The Willows

Address: 555 West Surf Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60657-6020, United States | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located in the Lakeview area of Chicago, is near Blue Man Theater (Briar Street Theatre), Reckless Records, Unabridged Books, and Lake Shore Place.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Chicago

    Day 1

    A travel blog entry by ekramarczyk on Apr 01, 2015

    4 photos

    ... Chicago (30 minutes late), we headed for Willis Tower and the Skydeck! We had purchased City Passes and it got us to the front and up to the 103rd floor within 10 minutes. That was awesome. The views were breathtaking. Jodi, Kylee and Kaleb walked the Skydeck. No way in "HE double hockey sticks" was I taking the plunge. I stayed back my customary 4.5678765 feet from any windows and took pictures. On our way down from Willis Tower, Kylee had a ...

    The Windy city

    A travel blog entry by robandnicola on Oct 31, 2014

    103 photos

    ... Jonty got an Austin Powers costume. Me and Rob went to a few more shops after to get some much needed warm stuff, hats, gloves etc.

    That evening we got dressed up in our Halloween costumes, I also made a cigarette holder to go with my character's costume. The party was in a condo in the centre of the city, we didn't know anyone except Jonty. We really enjoyed the party though and everyone of his colleagues were so friendly and welcoming. ...

    Home sweet home

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Oct 20, 2014

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... and a willingness to do whatever job was needed. Friends for life, we all agreed.

    I was told before our trip that Malawi is still what Africa used to be like. By that I assume they meant that Malawi was very rural and undeveloped. And, indeed, there were times when I felt that we had been thrown back into the nineteenth century. Not only did the villagers not have running water or electricity, but their lives were extraordinarily simple. Everything was ...

    Going Home & Final Thoughts

    A travel blog entry by kristimoen on Sep 24, 2014

    8 comments, 25 photos

    ... t look too far ahead. On my walk, there were many areas where there was rough cobblestone, uneven surfaces, rocks, dropoffs, etc. While I had to keep an eye on the arrows ahead, once I saw one, I looked carefully right in front of me to make sure I could keep my footing and get to the arrow (and the next one, and the next one). There were so many stories of pilgrims who tripped or fell and injured/broke something that prevented ...

    Biking Chicago for views from above!

    A travel blog entry by rorox on Sep 30, 2013

    27 photos

    ... the window facing west out over greater Chicago and ordered a beer for me and Rox got a tasty Chicago Martini. We sipped our drinks taking in the staggering views, chatting about how amazing our trip had been so far and discussing all the excitement we had to look forward to. On completing our drinks we moved to the west of the bar and got stunning views and photos over the main downtown area. Photography wasnt easy given the huge windows but we managed to get a few ...