La Quinta Inn Chicago Oakbrook Terrace
Travel Blogs from Oakbrook Terrace
... difficult, I am much more willing to just ask for directions or help, cause how wonderful is it that everyone can understand me and I them?! haha. But yeah, I didn't even have to ask, a worker saw me confused and asked me where I was looking to go.
So then... yeah, then I had some hours to sit, and the wifi was ****, so I went to this cool... Oh, I don't remember what it is called, but it is this indoor garden ...
... said substances is thick in the air and at this rate, I just might get high second hand. What also strikes me is the rudeness of the younger generation. I'm not old, in my early 30's (but if anyone asks, tell them I'm 26), but it seems that any respect for other people has skipped this young age range. They push and shove and seem to be utterly oblivious to anyone other than themselves. I'm thinking that maybe it's just the culture here because I'm ...
Our stay with Joan and Brandt was more than we hoped for with a lovely shrimp and steak grill-out and plenty of time to rest. It was great to see their girls again and catch up. We were pleasantly greeted by a goody bag on our flight out of Chicago ...
... the river. We wait here for a 124 bus to the Navy Pier, but it is cold waiting, and we move on to Illinois Street, which has more bus routes, picking up a 66 bus almost immediately, which drops us right outside the entrance to Navy Pier.
The pier is a major fun-fair for kids, and there are plenty about, a lot on the high BMI side. We walk through the glass enclosed garden, full of small kids and keepers, out into the area below the Ferris Wheel, then along to ...
... we were about 2 miles from town, hot and we had heaps of stuff to sort out for the visit to the laundromat. So we made do with investigating the park and river. The park was named after a local who had become a highly respected community member, Charles Flandrau, famous for his speeches (among other things). In New Ulm later that evening, we found a great second hand bookshop that did fabulous coffee, the first 100% Aribica coffee. A real coffee buff runs ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking