La Quinta Inn Chicago Arlington Heights
Travel Blogs from Arlington Heights
Checked out of our apartment by 11am. Left it clean and tidy, but not spotless, as it was a bit grubby when we moved in. Took a taxi to Union Station, checked our bags in, and walked around in the lovely sunshine, about 1 below, and very pleasant. We have adapted very quickly to this climate, but wouldn't want to live here.
We found a New Orleans restaurant, and had a mountain of Bourbon Chicken for lunch, then caught the train ...
... which we hadn’t come across before in the states. This lil gem seemed like the perfect rest stop for a healthy-ish lunch. The servings were more indicative of those you see in Australia so we left the diner satisfied and not too overfull. It made the gentle stroll back towards the Chicago River a lot more pleasant as we weren’t gasping for air or seeking out a place to sleep off our food coma. We sat along the Chicago River and waited for Natalie and the start of ...
... ended up dragging the camper right through Arrivals at O'Hare before we could turn around and get back on track. That's one weird site - a camper at the airport!
We arrived finally at the Kennys lovely home around 9:30 PM (Central). Thank God for our safe arrival and for a lovely day together as a family.
Looking forward to spending the day in Chicago. How about some deep dish pizza ...
... I was massively early I decided to have a walk round and take in the atmosphere, I also had to pick up my tickets which I had to pick up at the other end of the stadium..
As I got half way round the stadium I got stopped by this guy with a Chicago Tribune lanyard (I would later find out that the guy was called Mitch Smith). He pointed out that he'd seen that I had one of the new NFL bags and was hoping that I might be able to stop and talk about it, of course I ...
... I've hit a wall and am getting a bit tired. I'm finding it hard today to motivate myself. I've still got a couple of museums I want to see so I check how many days I have left to do these things on the calendar. Plenty of time. I can't believe how fast the time has gone. It only feels like last week that I landed "fresh off the boat".
As I'm wandering the streets today ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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