Excursion Day 6 - Chicago

Excursion Day 6 – Chicago

Excursion Day 6 – Chicago In the morning we again took the train from Franklin Park to Union Station in Chicago and after a nice walk through downtown we suddenly found out that we had just missed the train to the museum about 8 miles away. We tried a bus, that didn’t work out and […]

Excursion Day 5 - Springfield to Chicago

Excursion Day 5 – Springfield to Chicago

Our first stop on Thursday was the Moraine View State Park in Illinois on our path to Chicago. (See: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R3/Moraine.htm ) where we went on a 3 hour hike around the lake before we continued up to Chicago. After settling into our motel we took the train downtown and had a good look at the […]

Excursion by Car – Day 4 – Springfield to Chicago

Excursion by Car – Day 4 – Springfield to Chicago Our first stop on Thursday was the Moraine View State Park in Illinois on our path to Chicago. (See: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R3/Moraine.htm ) where we went on a 3 hour hike around the lake before we continued up to Chicago. After settling into our motel we took […]