Travel Blogs from Chicago
... wanted to do, while Mumsie and I set out to do a spot of shopping. We got a belated birthday present for Katie (that she had requested) and then Mumsie went off to do browsing while I found a AT&T shop to sort out a couple of questions I had about our iPad sims. Within seconds of me entering the store the heavens opened and the rain poured down for about three quarters of an hour, clearing the air ...
... childhood friend Carly (Gates) Katz. After hugs, we enjoyed well deserved adult beverages and talked about our trip and life in the Windy City.
We then went back to Jana's place and helped pack some boxes as Jana and her husband Kevin are moving to the "burbs" more specifically, LaGrange, IL. After packing for an hour or so, we loaded the vehicles and made the 20 mile (or so) trip. Upon arrival, we found a lovely home that Kevin, Jana ...
My first journey using the greyhound bus service. This was the cheapest option from Philadelphia to Chicago so I wasn't expecting outstanding service. Well, that is an extreme overstatement to be honest. We 'broke down' about an hour outside Chicago because the driver accidentally turned off the electricity. After a few hours of debating what we were going to do (bearing in mind a baby was on board; the mother of whom had to get to Texas!) the driver realised and turned ...
... ride to the riverfront downtown, where we were unexpectedly swallowed up by a March of Dimes. We abandoned our bicycles for a while and enjoyed a front-row seat to watch the parade of literally thousands of families pass by with their collections of young children. Surprisingly we didn’t see a single Dime. Meanwhile we enjoyed the birdlife along the river, including Canada geese and goslings, mallards and ducklings, and a multitude of red-winged blackbirds. When we ...
... included in the accommodation. Did some food shopping and obviously been to the bottle store to buy some beer and wine, prices slightly more than UK prices but not to panful.
Have a lovely experience today, we went dog sledging. We were picked up at the hotel by shuttlebus and the taken to the sledging about an hour away The Grizzly dog sledging company. The owner of the company is a veteran of the trans Alaskan dogsledding race which is more ...
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...