Chicago 2013

Posted by on June 27, 2013

Our family has passed through Chicago many times on our summer journeys, but we have never stayed their to check it out. This summer, we will rectify that.

Here is our itinerary…

Friday, June 28th – Drive from Amarillo, Texas to Fort Worth, Texas. We will be meeting up with and staying overnight with a good friend who lives there.

Saturday, June 29th – Board Amtrak’s Texas Eagle #22

Sunday, June 30th – Arrive at Chicago’s Union Station

Monday, July 1st – Thursday, July 4th – Exploring Chicago

Friday, July 5th – Board Amtrak’s Texas Eagle #21

Saturday, July 6th – Arrive back in Fort Worth and drive home to Amarillo

This is a train we have never taken for a long distance as a family. We have ridden it a couple of time between Fort Worth and Dallas just for fun. I also rode it when I was a Senior in High School to visit my brothers in college. (Alan, you remember picking me up in the middle of the night?)

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And, for the fourth year in a row, I wanted to publically thank our good friend James who will once again be house sitting for us. James, I have a few surprises in store for you this year!

Anyway, I hope you enjoy sharing our trip with us. I am looking forward to it!

2 Responses to Chicago 2013

  1. Nancy Johnson

    Keep me updated ! I had to type a comment to post —-I think

    hope your trip is great. Will be in our prayers !!!

  2. Bill Mashburn

    You all have a great time! I look forward to following along with all the pictures you post. Love to all!