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    Travel: Chicago Sights

    Chicago sights – what to see and a few tips and tricks! We of course visited some of the big places which I’ve already blogged about – be sure to check those out. Check out these other Chicago Sights Chicago Street Art Art Institute of Chicago Shedd Aquarium Adler Planetarium We did use the Chicago City Pass – such a great value, especially if you’re going to see some of the big museums and other tourist spots. In this post I’ll share everything else we…

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    Travel: Freehand Hotel Chicago

    Where to stay in Chicago? You can’t beat the location of the Freehand Hotel Chicago. Seriously, it’s right in River North, about 2 blocks from Michigan Avenue and half a block from the L train. It’s an adorable place to stay, yet it’s not without some faults. I’ll share below! Freehand Hotel Chicago They are a small hipsteresque hotel chain with locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. Their location in Chicago looks awesome. Don’t be fooled, though – you probably wont’ get a…

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    Travel: Kootenay National Park

    Camping season is here! We had such a great time in Kootenay National Park a couple of weeks ago. We took one of the Boler trailers we’re fixing up – Larry the Boler. I’m sure I’ll share his before and after soon. Kootenay National Park We stayed at Redstreak Campground right inside the park and it is beautiful. Full of trees, wilderness, and campfires. I’m a huge fan of campfires. We do all of our cooking over the open flame and just love it. Check…

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    Travel: Chicago Dinner Eats

    Chicago dinner eats – some of the best restaurants in the world are in Chicago. Well, my favourite dinner spots is below. The one tricky thing with dinner is that it’s a little more special than lunch, or breakfast. As such, I didn’t have my camera out a lot, well, hardly at all. Yet – these places are still worth mentioning, so here we go! Chicago Dinner Eats First up, Fat Rice. Yes, it’s far from the Loop, yet worth the 35 minute L train…

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    Travel: Adler Planetarium Chicago

    This place is awesome. Flat out one of the best places I’ve ever been. If you’re in Chicago then check out the Adler Planetarium – and plan to spend about 3-4 hours here – you’ll want to see all the shows you can! Adler Planetarium Chicago You can’t go to a planetarium and not talk about Pluto, right? We will for sure miss you. My Magic School Bus ruler still has you listed, though. You can’t turn back time. This display is so fun. You…