Holiday Inn Express Chicago Downers Grove
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... before heading out into the Sun.
We went for a walk around the museum and had a fantastic view of the Chicago skyline. I really do love staring at them. We walked along the shore of Lake Michigan, and over towards to the Aquarium. Kelly thought she might be able to get us basic entry into it for free, so we thought we might check it out. She was half right. We got basic entry, and Kelly asked about if she could also get a discount for some of ...
Not much exciting stuff to report and after two days of long drives, I reckon that's a good thing.
(Wait is that cowboy talk or midwest talk? F___ if I know! Them f--------- here talk all kind of f----- ways. Oops sorry, band talk).
Ha ha - you were worried I would come back all alcoholic and bad lipped, weren't ya?
... We have a loyalty card and by now, should be high on their list of loyal customers. We then made our way over to Nordstroms and tried out their cafe / restaurant for lunch. Salads all round after a night out at a nearby restaurant last night with Sarah and Max. Gilt Bar (last night's venue) served up modern American cuisine in a dimly lit restaurant that made reading the menu and wine list a ...
... Australians and learning how to use a knife and fork. I think that's what they said, we were all a bit delirious...
We headed back to the room for more playing. Elwood and I went on a few treks, picnics, rescues and created the Buzz Lightyear you can see, whilst Bree whisked our plan for the day into shape.
So, Operation: Find a camera, was undertaken. It still amazes me how big everything is here. ...
... floor. We each ordered creme brulee. Finally, we stopped by Accent Chicago -- a store in a nearby shopping mall -- to purchase souvenirs for me and Ben.
That evening, we ordered real Chicago-style pizza stuffed with spinach from Giordano's. It was 500 calories per slice, but sooooo good. However, it didn't taste much like "pizza" to me. It was almost more like a pasta dish. In any event, I enjoyed ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed