Adventures in Chicago

Adventures in Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (B)

I must admit, I didn’t take many pictures while in Chicago. I was deeply enjoying my time spent with two of my favorite people who had recently moved to the windy city, and I didn’t think to get out my camera very often. It was an awesome weekend. The weather was sunny and hot and we took advantage visiting interesting bars, enjoying the waterfront, and even getting a glimpse of Chinatown.While Minneapolis has plenty of lakes in the city, the way that Chicago is situated on Lake Michigan, a body of water so large that you could easily be convinced it is the ocean, makes the city all the more impressive.Here are some of the highlights from my quick stop in chi townNavy PierI loved Navy Pier! It was so nice to walk the length of the pier, get a different view of the cityscape, listen to the waves lap the concrete of the pier and admire boats chug in and out carrying tourists. It still felt like summer, so I was a happy camper.

Gilt BarA swanky bar located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, this place is a great stop for cocktails. There’s a hidden speakeasy in the basement near a photo booth, just be sure to get there early because it closes around midnight. They also serve food with an emphasis on small plates on the menu. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Adventures in Chicago
Guide Location: USA » Chicago
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Valerie Streif
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Navy Pier
  • Gilt Bar
  • Federales
  • Cold Storage
  • Moneygun
  • Bean
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Howl at the Moon

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