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Amazing Sky Deck on Willis (Sears)Tower Makes You Feel Like Your Flying
We recently moved to the state of Illinois, a couple hours from Chicago. One of the first things I wanted to do was take a trip to Chicago and see the Willis Tower, formally known as Sears Tower.
This 1,450 foot massive wonder of architecture makes the surrounding sky-scrapers seem insignificant to say the least.
The Willis mighty floors tower 110 stories high giving it the renown reputation of being the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
We walked to this massive structure; it looked to be much closer than what it was. Yes, it was a long walk!
As we arrived we had to go through checkout similar to the airport. Then after we paid the entrance fees http://www.willistower.com/ we took the fast moving elevator up the 110 stories. Wow, what a ride!
On the top from the windows, it looked like we were in an airplane, amazing view of Chicago and beyond. I loved the awesome view of the Great Lake Michigan with such massive stretch of waters that looked like an ocean. The sandy shores with all the nautical attractions was beautiful. The sail boats looked so graceful.
THE SKY DECK: Super Wow!!! There is clear glass slide-outs that you can walk out on that are terrifyingly magnificent. I stepped out on one for a few seconds, but I'd rather just look over. It looks like your flying in mid-air over the city of Chicago.
My kids were just fascinated and excited, they walked right out there on it, jumped around and lied down. Whoo! That made Mom a little queasy seeing her babies 1,450 in the air with a drop like that below, only glass between. However, I couldn't keep them from the adventure.
If you are ever in Chicago, make it a priority to go and see this wonderful, brilliant, huge piece of American architecture that will baffle your imagination; it's electrical wires alone could stretch across the United States several times.
I hope you find these pictures interesting.