During Will's spring break his friend Lukas got
to come stay with us for a few days! It worked out
perfect! We took the boys to Chicago for an overnight
stay. The first place we stopped at was the
Lincoln Park Zoo.
in the conservatory
The polar bear was having fun playing
with a ball.
Lots of fish!
Rhett loved the hippo! He plopped himself
down on the floor to watch the hippo underwater.
The hippo was putting on a show!
One of Will's favs...the meer cats!
beautiful tulips everywhere
The gorillas were all of our favorites!
We watched them for about 30 min. They were putting
on a show for us. This one here was taunting the
silverback. He was using the sheet, mulch and
beating his chest to get the silverback to play with him.
It was so interesting to watch.
The silverback was HUGE...but he was playing so
gentle with the younger gorilla.
The LP zoo is located in the city. It is
so neat because the locals run through the
zoo...also, the zoo does not charge for
After we left the zoo, we drove through
Lincoln Park...what a cute district!
Then, the boys wanted to go to the Lego store
and eat at Cheesecake Factory!
Rhett picked out a ninjago head piece at
the lego store. Lukas picked him out a
enjoying the bread at cheesecake
and the cheesecake too...they did eat dinner in
between...but I think the bread and the dessert was
The city at night from our car. Lukas was so amazed
because he had not been to Chicago before. He said, I have
not ever seen a taxi before so it is neat to see some. There
To top off the night...swimming at the hotel!
Wow, what a fun spring break!
We were so glad Lukas got to join us
for this trip! The boys had so much