Monday, June 9, 2014

Back From Vacation

You may or may not have noticed, but I've not posted on my blog for a few days.  That's because I was away on a vacay!  Me and my husband went to a few places north of Chicago with my co-worker and friend, Becky.  Her son came along as well.  

Becky and her boy 

Me and Jason were able to visit the area that Becky grew up in, and see Lake Michigan for the first time.  

We spent three nights at the Holiday Inn Express in Vernon Hills, IL.  It was a nice hotel with an indoor swimming pool and hot tub, free coffee all day, and free continental breakfast.  Don't think we didn't take advantage of that!

We spent one day at Six Flags Great America.  It had been almost twelve years since I'd been to Six Flags, and that was in St. Louis.  

Saturday was spent fishing at Independence Grove Forest Preserve.  It was a 'Catch and Release' facility.  A few fish were caught, along with some sun.

We ate...a lot!  I'm almost positive I gained a trillion pounds but the food was tasty at each eatery.  The establishments we stuffed our faces at were The Silo, Six Flags, Baker's Square, Austin's Saloon, Denny's, and Portillo's.  Austin's Saloon was, by far, my favorite.  

It was a nice getaway, but now it's back to the real world!

Do you have any vacation plans for the summer?

2 comments:

Alexis AKA MOM said...

LOL that would mean taking a day off :). Sadly no plans for the family :)

alissa apel said...

We're heading out to New Mexico area soon. It will be so fun!