Staybridge Suites Aurora/Naperville
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... plans were. Eventually, around 11 PM, I went back down to the lobby to try again, this time with success. After explaining our situation, new plans were made and I went up to our room to contact our car rental and accommodation. It's been a long day, and now that we've been able to contact all concerned, and made new arrangements, it's time for bed. Tomorrow, we'll explore downtown Chicago before boarding our train to Washington at 6:40 ...
... there the kids wanted without feeling the need to 'have' to do Everything. Fun though. Targeted at younger kids but they both liked the slower pace and since its out of school holidays the place was almost deserted. Connor built a teepee. Aidan watched a time lapse of Trump Tower being built. Connor dug for dinosaurs and they both went climbing around like firemen. Complete kids zone.
But, the day was still 38+ and Connor found a fountain, so ...
... down on the street level we hailed another cab for a quick ride back to our hotel. This driver was less racy than the prior. Chicago is a neat city. Lots of fun sights and places to see. The architecture is beautiful. We certainly feel safer in Chicago than in Detroit or even some other large cities we have been in. We are excited to see how much we can pack into tomorrow, our last day in Chicago on this trip. Good ...
... around you (you will have to look at the pics to understand). There were also water fountains at the park that displayed projected faces and these faces changed everyday. It was one of those places that no matter how many times you went it would never be the same. We went to the Hershey chocolate factory after that and had a few treats before strolling around downtown having a look in a few shops and relaxing in coffee shops etc as the weather ...
... the few wooden buildings that had remained standing after the previous fire of 1860 something.
Anyway before all that excitement we had spent the day at the Art Institute. This place was a recommendation not only in the guide books but also by a number of friends. It was a huge place with far too much for us to see so we opted for the Impressionists first and then had a look at a special exhibition of fifty pieces lent to the Institute ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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