One day in Chicago

(Last Updated On: 1. September 2018) If you are planning to visit Chicago just for one day with a long itinerary in your rucksack, I tell you straight: forget it! For Chicago is so big that you wouldn’t have time to see everything you want. Indeed, you have to spend at least a whole week there and probably even then you wouldn’t have seen a half of all stuff. When I went to Wisconsin (read more about it here), I also decided to visit Chicago for one day. I knew I wouldn’t have enough time to see a lot. But as a passionate photographer and traveller, I HAD to go there as I’ve never been in Chicago before. In this article, I would like to show you a couple of things to do in Chicago and give you some tips how to prepare for this.  Tip 1: Get up early If you have just one day to visit Chicago, you should get up early. As I had my “headquarters” in Milwaukee, I went to Chicago by train and thus, I left Milwaukee at 8:40 a.m. To me it wasn’t early enough but the train connection between Milwaukee and Chicago is not the best, I must say. I recommend you to start your tour in Chicago at 6 a.m. Yes, it’s difficult to get out of the bed at this time but you would be rewarded by almost empty streets and you could see the city awakening. Tip 2: Plan thoroughly … Continue reading One day in Chicago