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Another yummy breakfast this morning before hitting the road out of Chicago. Will be traveling through 3 States today: Illinois, Indiana & Ohio. Have spent a small fortune on tolls going the route we are, but it's the most direct way to drive.
For lunch (a late lunch as there was another time change!) we stopped at our first …
... theatre. You guessed it, another cafe story! Will keep it short. Another character, Cory, who kept us entertained for most of lunch. He even put in another quarter to make sure we were able to finish our lunch and continue talking without the risk of getting fined. Eventually, we get away and started the drive to go across to the state of Ohio. Why? Just because we could! It wasn't a big detour and what a lovely drive as we drove southwards, parallel to the state border ...
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... saves a lot of money and a little more healthy. We had fruit and snacks too. We are going to try harder to make our lunches unless its somewhere special.
Hotels- Marriotts worked out great. We stayed at many different kinds. Renaissance are the nicest ones we stayed and Fairfield was the least. All had small fridges, helpful for keeping things cold from the car. Some had concierge including breakfast and snacks. The cheaper hotels came with breakfast. Our ...
... on down into Amish Country
where amongst other things
we visited the Lehmans store