3 Days in Chicago

In June 2014 we were fortunate to have 3 days in Chicago to explore all the Windy City has to offer. This post is the second part in how we spent our final 2 days in Chicago. You can read how we spent our first day in Chicago HERE.  Our itinerary for Day One was: Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain Soldier Field Field Museum Read More …

Best Food in Chicago

Food. Honestly, it’s one of my favorite parts of travelling. Yeah, I enjoy seeing historical sites and trying new activities, but I feel like food gives you a deeper sense of the culture. Even though it’s in the same country I grew up in, Chicago has a much different food culture then my little hometown in Washington state. Chicago cuisine Read More …

Architecture Tour on the Chicago River

Our first day in Chicago was exciting, fast-paced and eventually- totally exhausting. After a red eye flight, no sleep and 9 hours of exploring Chicago on foot it was pure bliss to be able to sit down for 90 minutes and just relax and enjoy the sights. We had opted to get the Go Chicago card for most of our activities Read More …

Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

We were lucky to have beautiful weather on our first day in Chicago. Our second day in the Windy City, however, was not only windy, but cold and raining as well. We decided to spend most of the day in doors, with our first stop at Shedd Aquarium.You can see our 3 Day Itinerary for Chicago HERE. Tickets or Go Read More …

Day 1 in Chicago

Day one in Chicago started bright and early when our Spirit Airline flight from Portland, Oregon landed before 5 in the morning. With the time difference our bodies felt like it was 3 AM, and without any sleep we got our day started. Navigating public transportation is still daunting for both of us; I grew up in a small town in Read More …