The Best Beaches near Glencoe

Richard Remington at Montrose Beach
Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisTiming is everything. If I tried to take this shot a million times I would never be able to duplicate the position of the sun in her tires. She was...John Hancock Center, Chicago, IllinoisJohn Hancock CenterChicago, IllinoisOnly Chicago's "third" highest skyscraper, the John Hancock Center is able to show you a completely different view than from the Willis Tower....Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisThe find of the day was a group of 6 red knots in beautiful breeding plumage. What on Earth they were doing at Montrose was impossible to figure...Chicago, Chicago, IllinoisChicagoChicago, IllinoisThe view of the beach along Lake Michigan. Taken from the 95th floor of the John Hancock building.Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA dunlin and a least sandpiper feed in a small puddle created by rainwater. These small temporary pools attract many migrating shorebirds. These...Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA group of 6 red knots that took my breath away. These birds were lifers for me and I spent a good 2 hours following them around on the beach while...Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA handsome dunlin in breeding plumage. These birds are only present when migrating through the area.daaa beach, Chicago, Illinoisdaaa beachChicago, IllinoisEvanstonMontrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisThis is just north of Downtown Chicago at one of my favorite spots to look at the city. Montrose has the beach itself, a nature preserve, a quirky...Leone Beach Park, Chicago, IllinoisLeone Beach ParkChicago, IllinoisBeautiful beach and park on the shores of Lake Michigan.Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA group of sentinels watching for a peregrine falcon while one of them looks for food. These birds are always looking up as if they expect to be...Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA group of 6 red knots preening after a meal. these are amazing birds and I was very fortunate to see them. They are very rare in the Chicago area...Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA Northern Rough Winged Swallow on the beach in Chicago. These birds are constantly moving and very active so when I got the chance to photograph...Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA pair of dunlins in breeding plumage. These are very attractive birds that take on a completely different look during mating season. Some birds go...Loyola Park Beach, Chicago, IllinoisLoyola Park BeachChicago, IllinoisGraffiti art on the beach!Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA spotted sandpiper on the beach at Montrose. The dunes are a great place to see all sorts of shorebirds this time of the year.Foster Ave. Dog Beach, Chicago, IllinoisFoster Ave. Dog BeachChicago, IllinoisA beautiful sight when the waves have frozenOhio Street Beach, Chicago, IllinoisOhio Street BeachChicago, IllinoisMy kind of lakefront effect! #Chicago is the perfect blend of East Coast hustle and Midwest attitude. #waterlust #weekendgetaway #beaches #windycityNorth Avenue Beach, Chicago, IllinoisNorth Avenue BeachChicago, Illinoisnothing beats this skyline on a beautiful night by the waterGillson Park, Wilmette, IllinoisGillson ParkWilmette, IllinoisWhile looking through the gardens for hummingbirds I found a bat perched on a flower taking a snooze. It was a very strange encounter that I had to...
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