Category Archives: Illinois

Cheesecake Factory In Chicago, IL

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The Cheesecake Factory is the place for cheesecake, of course. But they have quite an extensive menu. It’s easier to get a seat upstairs. It’s a limited menu of their top sellers but you can normally get your butt in … Continue reading

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Contemporary Photography Museum- Chicago, IL

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This museum is in downtown Chicago and convenient to Millennium Park. It is free to visit and there were some wonderful photographes on display. I do not have any photos of the place because photographing photographes is just wrong! The museum … Continue reading

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Navy Peer – Chicago, IL

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Navy Peer is one of those places that  is apparently a “must see” in Chicago, IL. I have never been good with the “Must See” places. I have been to Chicago many times. We have even been there since having … Continue reading

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Watertower Mall – American Girl & Breakfast on the Cheap – Chicago, IL.

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Traveling with a girl under twelve? You simply must visit the American Girl store. I got the pleasure of taking Ivy there. She used to read their magazines and be a bit of a fan. She had never been to … Continue reading

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Famous Place, Famous Pizza, & Famous People

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Gino’s East in Downtown Chicago is a famous place. It has been in countless magazines, television shows, and many a travel story. For my 29th birthday we went to Chicago to celebrate. I had to stop by Gino’s, write my … Continue reading

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Millennium Park & Sculptures in Chicago, IL.

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I am an art fan and could not imagine visiting Chicago without seeing some of the amazing sculptures that the city possesses. We took our time and enjoyed the sculptures near and in Millennium Park. We began with the “Untitled … Continue reading

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Pompei – Chicago, IL

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This little cafeteria style restaurant is simply amazing! It has been open and serving food since 1909! That kind of endurance speaks for itself. It was the driving force behind our visit. If it had been there for that long … Continue reading

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