Photos from downtown Chicago, one of my fave US cities

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

I visited Chicago last week for a few days to attend a regional meeting. I don’t travel very often with my job, but I’ve had a few opportunities to visit places like Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Louisville, Kentucky.

Most of my time was spent inside the hotel and attending meetings, but I did manage to sneak out one afternoon for some sightseeing and I joined a group of colleagues to watch the Chicago Bears play against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Stadium. I’m a huge NFL fan and Soldier Field is legendary, so this was a clear highlight of my trip.

I’ve been to Chicago a few times and it consistently ranks as my top 3 favourite cities in the United States (San Francisco and Portland are the other two). I love the old brick buildings and canals that split the downtown core. And yes, many slices of Chicago-style deep pizza were consumed. Too many, in fact.

Here are a few photos from my trip.

Millennium Park, Chicago

Downtown Chicago

Chicago Subway

Chicago, Illinois

Beehive building, Chicago

Millennium Park, Chicago

Trump Building, Chicago

Architecture, Chicago

Chicago Architecture

Architecture Chicago

Chicago Windows

Chicago Sign

Chicago Building River

Soldier Field, Chicago

The legendary Soldier Field

Tail gate Soldier Field Chicago

Tail gating outside Soldier Field. Crazy Bears fans… it’s only 10:00AM!

Chicago Bears, Soldier Field

Daaaaa Bears! They actually won a home game… first one of the season.

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