Holiday Inn Express Chicago Downers Grove
Travel Blogs from Downers Grove
... Ave and the fantastic architecture that is Chicago. Lake Michigan, the Navy Pier, and the Museum District are great parts of the tour. The tour guides are fantastic. A highlight for me was Millennium Park. This man made park was developed in the late 90's. it is 25 acres of entertainment spaces, parkland, water features, gardens and pathways. It contains lots of beautiful public art. The main piece of art is a piece titled 'Cloud Gate'. Cloud ...
... We went to the Chicago zoo for a few hours. The enclosures had an inside and an outside section even for the animals we were so used to seeing only outside in zoos in Australia. For example walking inside into the big cats enclosure, the smell wasn't pleasant but due to the weather getting so cold in Chicago it was necessary! They had lots of animals we had never seen before and even better for us, the zoo was free for everybody. It had ...
... hungover we got off the bus after 2hrs to get dropped at Pisano's for our free pizza which was so tasty. Honestly though, I wouldn't recommend the tour to anyone. Apart from seeing the Chicago skyline and Obamas house it was a lot of "factories that were turned into multi million dollar condos" and "this is where Obama once got his hair done" and this is "where Obama once walked on the footpath". Lol. BORING! ...
... and it was self service so the lady gave us a little tester cup where we could try out all the different yoghurts. Dad tried out every single yoghurt got the biggest pot filled it to the top with some disgusting pistachio and peach yoghurt but all this candy on top, walked out of the shop asked mum whether she had got him a spoon mum then told him it was in his yoghurt pot so he looked into his yoghurt pot and saw his spoon right in front of him and then complained that his yoghurt was ...
... the Brazilian equivalent of ten dollars, and it was seven weeks until my flight home from Rio de Janeiro, and humans have to eat to stay alive, and what am I, a millionaire? I had won this trip in a ******ned raffle, for criminy. I consequently opted for an evening that was cheaper and, clearly, more forgettable. I think it might have involved a German from Miami.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed