Weekend Wanderings

Exploring Chicago’s Architecture by River Tour

August 31, 2015

Chicago is one of our favorite weekend getaway destinations. In the city of skyscrapers, we’ve always wanted to take an architecture tour. On a hot August weekend, we easily decided a tour by boat on the river was the “coolest” way to learn more about Chicago’s architecture. Our tour began from Navy Pier, departing near the […]

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A Look Inside the Wit Hotel, Chicago

August 28, 2015

In honor of the start of another weekend, here is a look inside on of our favorite weekend getaway hotels, the Wit by Doubletree in downtown Chicago. The Wit hotel is building with the yellow arrow in the upper left-hand corner of the photo above. We love the hotel’s convenient location on Chicago’s State Street, […]

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Weekend Fun in Fort Worth, Texas

April 20, 2015

We made a quick trip to Fort Worth, Texas this past weekend. When you think of Ft. Worth, Texas, eating yellowtail sashimi in a Japanese izakaya-style restaurant is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Ah, discovery is one of the joys of traveling, and in less than 36 hours we discovered a number of fun […]

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6 Fun Things to Eat, Drink and Do in Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 24, 2015

Are you planning a visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico? We recently spent a fun weekend in Albuquerque. We’d visited the city before, but mainly as the place to fly into and out of on our way to Taos or Santa Fe.  Even if you are visiting Albuquerque for only a short while before heading to other parts […]

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