Family, Travel

Summer Vacation 2015

I just got back from a week away with my oldest brother and 1st born son. We had an epic road trip up North….lots of driving….though that we saw!

The first night we went to Chicago and stayed at The James Hotel….very smart place! My son liked that his room had a pit bed with a projector to walk TV on the wall.  We had dinner at a Tanta that has inventive Peruvian cuisine….delicious!


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The next day we were off to Sleeping Bear National Lakefront in Michigan.



In the morning we took a ferry across Lake Michigan to Wisconsin to go to Door County where we stayed at Gordon Lodge. We managed to get some kayaking in on the lake and biking!



Off we went to visit my younger son in Milwaukee.  He worked up there this summer teaching swimming at a YMCA and interning at a local TV station. We stayed at The Pfister Hotel…historic and magnificent. After a tour of Lakefront Brewery….we ate brats and cheese curds and went to bed!


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My younger son had to work….so we left him and traveled up to the Apostle Islands in Northern Wisconsin.  It was time to take a break from driving and we stayed at the Winfield Inn for two nights.


From the Apostle Islands we spent a night in Galena, IL at the historic DeSoto House Hotel and then hurried back home so my oldest son could make his job at Missouri Baptist where he is scribing in ER for the Summer.

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