Red Roof Inn Chicago Naperville
Travel Blogs from Naperville
... cancelled, with just a few still flying.
Security involved the usual undressing hassle, and the loss of our drinks, giving up one full Coke, one half, and half a water in our eagerness to get through to the gates.
Had to wait for a seat next to a power point, as a woman who was not using it looked pretty settled, but pounced as soon as she got up. Got so engrossed in electronics the boarding was announced before we were ready.
On the plane ...
... for Oprah but we could not find her, until we eventually saw her in the park (see photo of the 'Big O') on the way back towards the city.
Willis Tower is the tallest building in the USA – 103 floors. It is just one of many tall buildings in Chicago. We decided against doing the skywalk due to the long wait time and just immersed ourselves and got lost ...
... and I dashed to the coolness of another museum: the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
I like science museums and this one contains numerous permanent exhibits, but more than anything else there's one reason for which I wanted to visit it: the U-505! It's one of the only two surviving U-Boot in the world, so I definitely had to check it out. I won't go into details of its capture, it's well documented on the Internet, ...
... Tower (now renamed Willis Tower) and drive back to the house for the final time so we can pick up our suitcases and make our way to O'Hare International.
We say our good byes to TJ and jump in the car with Maureen (not quite enough room for all of us) and drive to O'Hare...it takes less than 30 mins. Maureen drops us off, we say our thank yous and our good byes.....Samantha is very sad to be leaving....but at the ...
... people playing beach volleyball on sandy beaches. There were a couple of palm trees (obviously not native) and the weather was hot and sunny. There was even a hint of swell in the water (a hefty half foot!). As it was such a beautiful day, every man and his dog was out riding, running, walking on this trail. Fortunately the trail was ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed