Dot made her first trip to Chicago recently and it wasn't even for dog show! We headed to the Windy City to take a leisurely cruise, thanks to Two Pitties in the City. We won tickets to the Mercury's Chicago Canine Cruise, a dog-friendly river and lake cruise highlighting history and architecture.
day was overcast, but not too chilly. We took Amy's parking deck advice and got to the dock with time to spare so we strolled a
bit on the Riverwalk.
cruise itself was enjoyable. I was impressed with how much fun our
guide seemed to have telling us facts he has probably said hundreds of
times. Boats rides are so relaxing, and I loved the spray from the lake when we got up some speed!
I was blown away by how well-behaved each and every dog on the cruise
was. We usually avoid pet-dog type activities like fun fests and "dog
days" at certain attractions because people are notoriously bad judges
of whether their dog should attend or not. But everyone on this
particular day had made a wonderful decision, and all the dogs enjoyed