Birthday Chicago Visit!

My birthday was last Saturday and I’m officially 22 years old and I will not quote the T-Swift song. I just got back from a much-needed vacation to Chicago which was so exciting because I had never been before. It makes it easier to visit since the boyfriend lives right near Milwaukee. So I just wanted to post the pictures that I took and recap one of my favorite weekends this summer.

When I visited Chicago, I had a checklist of tourist things to do. Willis Tower, eating Deep Dish Pizza, seeing the bean, and shopping on Michigan avenue. I was able to check off all of these places so now for the pictures.

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Willis Tower is the tallest building in Chicago and they have these boxes called the sky boxes. They stick out of the building. You have to pay 22 dollars to go up and see the building which I thought was worth it. It’s crucial to do this earlier in the day though because once we got done at around 11:30, the line was so long.

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I can’t go to Chicago and not try Deep Dish Pizza! We went to Gino’s East Downtown and it was so good!

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MIllenium Park

Visiting Millennium Park was pretty cool. It was pretty packed since it was sunny outside, but I still got my bean pictures. There were all these different sculptures around and it reminded me of Minneapolis’s own sculpture garden.

Overall I had a really fantastic trip. I had always driven around Chicago but had never been downtown. It was impossible to do everything in Chicago, but I made a mini list of places and things to see when I go back because it will happen. Traveling is always so fun and I’m glad I got to do at least one summer trip.



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