Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest / Mettawa
Travel Blogs from Lake Forest
... the expected bad weather did not eventuate and it's quite pleasant. We're staying at the Inn at Lincoln Park, and although it's a little bit more pricey than what we've been paying it's well worth it. The neighborhood of Lincoln Park is something akin to StKilda in Melbourne with bike and running tracks along the foreshore and numerous bars and restaurants down the streets.
After resting up for a ...
Two years is a long time to wait to go to your next baseball game! I will say this - it was worth the wait. If you haven't been to Wrigley stadium yet, you need to go before they start changing and modernizing it too much. The atmosphere around this stadium is fantastic - it makes every visitor want to don their Cubs gear (or buy some if you're me). Wrigley still has that ...
... as they waited for the ski lift. We stopped 10 minutes up the track, which gave the boys their best chance to (briefly) play in deep powdery snow.
It was not too much further from here where things ground to a halt. Just as my camera batteries ran out, the train also pulled up and wasn't to move again for 7 hours. A freight train had broken an axle and torn up the track ahead of us. We only understood the details many hours later. Much like ...
So on Saturday Sharon and I arrived in Chicago - it has been a blast so far and I haven't found the time to blog about it ... being sick the first two days didn't help, but now I've found some time to catch up.
Our first day here was long ... and that is an understatement. We woke up at 5:00 AM to fly out of Detroit and arrived at the hostel at around 10:30. Of course we could't check-in, so we locked our bag up (the pink one), and went for a ...
Woke up early and decided to make it down for the breakfast as I want to get some of the tourist bits done today. Decided on the Pancake House for breakfast as it is right across the. Street from the hotel. Well the pancake house was good, and very busy. I chose the Banana Pancakes, and christ they delivered five of them topped with Bananas. I managed to get through them, washed down with ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed