Tourist in Your Own City: Neighborhood Exploration
During last summer's travels, we realized what we really enjoy about traveling is being able to walk around, explore, and eat food. Then we realized that we don't really have to travel far to do this since Chicago is such a diverse city. And it's something we can do with our pooches.
So instead of taking our usual daily walk, we decided to take the pooches to explore the Pilsen neighborhood. Pilsen is home to a vibrant Mexican-American community which was the perfect place to take the pooches to walk, explore and eat food. My favorites were grabbing churros (filled with chocolate and vanilla) and raspados from the street carts (mango with lime and chilli and coconut).
The neighborhood is also know for its murals, which did make our usual walk a bit more exciting:
Anyone else making your Daily Walks more like a vacation?