more touristy chicago things

1. The Magnificent Mile – Chicago’s largest shopping district – 13 blocks to be exact. It’s almost like the Fifth Avenue of New York City, except the Mag Mile has got some more affordable stores peppered in here and there. For more info on the shops/restaurants they feature, check out their site. 2. Second City…

chicago as seen from 1,450 feet up in the air

Don’t worry, you’ll be completely safe. Except for the time the Skydeck cracked back in 2014, but you know, other than that, you’ll be completely safe. Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower is the second tallest tower in the United States (One World Trade Center is number 1). Its most popular feature is probably…

how to be a tourist in chicago

Visit the Bean Take lots of pictures of, with, around, under, etc. of said Bean Or more accurately, Cloud Gate, which is what it’s actually called. This sculpture lives in Millennium Park and gives you an interesting reflection of Chicago. It’s 33 feet high, 66 feet long, 42 feet wide, and weighs 100 tons. There’s…

how to eat deep dish pizza in Chicago

So I normally don’t get into the nitty gritty of food in this blog, but most of the time, what you eat is one of the most important parts of a vacation. And seeing that it’s about pizza, and pizza just so happens to be one of my all-time favorite foods, I will make an…