Pictured above: The famous Chicago Bean….but did you know that’s not its real name? It’s actually called the Cloud Gate because it reflects the beautiful skyline of the Windy City…interesting right? 24 more words
There appeared to be a classic schwinn-lovers bike meetup at Navy pier. Could have just been lots of hipsters there too!
View of downtown from Navy pier
Us at navy pier – great view of the city! Only took us about 30 tries to get this picture right (I have a big head and I can only stretch my arm out so far for a selfie to include Elisa and a whole skyline)
We noticed alot of similarity to Toronto in the skyline, with lots of glass-clad buildings making for beautiful golden hour lighting.
Food tour – pizza Duo deep dish. In our humble opinions deep dish is severely overrated. This one in particular was waayy too salty – like Chef Boyardee.
Chicago dog – very tasty
One of Mayne’s favorite breweries up north/midwest
Famous cheeseburger slinging joint made famous in Saturday Night Live sketches and somewhat hidden under an overpass in downtown chicago. Go for the atmosphere, not the cheeseburgers (like the Varsity in Atlanta).
The famous chicago “bean”. Some creative photo opportunities here..