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  • very nice studio

    "This studio was a very nice and clean place this was the chosen place you would not be disapointed. The kitchen was the best ever all the room to cook and really feel at home loved the kitchen. this was a big studio because of the size and space of the kitchen, the bed was extra soft and comfortable. as for walking this would be a quite of a walk, to get to the nearest store you will need transportation. other than that was really nice would love to repeat when back in town don't forget to ask about the market center great restraunts thanks again Jennifer"
    Guest: jenbarnie1 Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Home Away from Home for Good Family Time

    "Excellent location and safe, well-heeled neighborhood. Plenty of good restaurants and night life just around the corner. Walk to everything--Magnificent Mile stores, beach, downtown (about 30-40 minutes), Lincoln Park, Old Town. Easy to grab a taxi at the end of the block for more distant travels. Several blocks (10-15 minutes) to nearest metro Red Line and nearest grocery store to buy coffee and breakfast foods; two blocks to a CVS drug store. Apartment clean; kitchen well-stocked. Bathrooms have new tile and fixtures; kitchen counters and appliances looked new as well. Bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchen large and spacious. A couple reading chairs on lower level would have been nice as alternative seating to straight kitchen-table chairs. Bathrooms very small, but typical of Chicago urban living. Plenty of nice, thick, fluffy bath towels. Tumbled marble tile in bathroom on lower level already showing much mold/mildew. Hardwood floors in kitchen need refinishing; wood trim around doors/closets needs painting. Still, apartment quite comfortable and neat but décor and amenities not luxurious. (Think young professional's apartment vs. Ritz Carlton or Chateau Relais hotels.) Small things like Kleenex in the tissue boxes, tourist info brochures, and a few magazines or books would have added to comfort. On-line reservations, exchange of contractual documents, and email correspondence were simple and efficient. Everything worked like a charm. My husband and I stayed for five nights along with my 33-year old son and daughter-in-law. Having bedrooms on different levels (one up and one down) gave us privacy. It was so much better than staying in a hotel since we could enjoy good family time with the feel of being "at home." A delightful visit to Chicago."
    Guest: Beth Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 14, 2014
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  • Our Stay Fall of 2013

    "What an amazing stay! The moment we walked in we were thrilled with the decor, beauty and amazing view! Such a blessing to wake up and hear the birds, take in the quiet................we have stayed in Galena for 20 years and this was our favorite home yet. Just a wonderful, clean and beautiful home and treasured memories! I can't wait to come back! Five star!"
    Guest: Andrea Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: November 12, 2013
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  • Great people, great place!

    "I would recommend anyone that wants to stay on the Lake stay here. Ann is so very helpful, and is WILLING TO DO ANYTHING, to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The house itself is magnificent, and so are all the surroundings that go with it. The carriage house is very upscale and unique, making it one of a kind for the area. The furnishing inside the carriage house is beautiful, and you will not be disappointed with the cleanliness of the home either. The house if located on a quiet, no wake zone, and most of the time it felt like the lake was all ours! Thanks again Ann for all you did!"
    Guest: samantha l. Date of Stay: June 2013 Review Submitted: June 8, 2013
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Illinois Travel Tips

Top Things to See and Do near Illinois Vacation Rentals

Illinois is a state with a wide variety of attractions. One of the top attractions is the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum which is located in Springfield. It is the largest presidential library in the country. The museum also details aspects of Abraham Lincoln's life. Other interesting museums include the Field Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. There are many excellent fun family attractions. The John G. Shedd Aquarium has a vast collection of marine specimens. Here children can get a glimpse into the marvelous underwater world in a way that is both fun and educational.

Perhaps one of the most entertaining museums is the Superman Museum located in Metropolis. The museum has all kinds of memorabilia including the original Superman outfit worn by George Reeves in the first Superman movie. Other exhibits show comic books, rare toys and movie props. There are also several video screenings that take place throughout the day. If you want to have a day of family fun, head to the Raging Rivers Water Park. Here kids both young and old can enjoy slides, river rides, waterfalls and wave pools. There are several other amusement parks in the Chicago area that offer entertainment and rollercoaster rides. If traveling during the summer season, you can get passes which provide you with discounted access to several parks. There are several State Parks and natural areas in Illinois that are great for outdoor activities. You can go hiking or mountain biking and enjoy exploring the trails.

Getting to Illinois Lake Houses

The main travel hub for Illinois is the city of Chicago. The Chicago O'Hare International Airport is a major travel hub and one of the busiest airports in the United States. The airport hosts flights from both regional and international airlines. You should have no difficulty in finding a direct flight to Chicago. A secondary airport is the Chicago Midway International Airport which has frequent commercial flight connections with most major cities in the United States. As an alternative way to get to Illinois, you may consider traveling by train. Chicago is the main rail hub in the United States that connects with almost all rail networks across the country. In the Chicago metropolitan area, there is an extensive public transport system which makes getting around easy. If you want to explore the more rural southern regions, the best way to get around is by car.

Visitors to Illinois Lodging

Illinois is an ideal family vacation destination. There is a wide range of activities and attractions available that will keep children of all ages entertained. People that enjoy browsing museums will be spoiled for choice, and those who want to take part in outdoor activities will find many great areas to explore.

Best Time of Year to Visit Illinois

Many of the city attractions and museums in Illinois stay open all year long; however, the most popular time of year to visit is the summer season. The summer days are generally hot and humid with the occasional thunder showers. The weather is ideal for visitors staying in vacation homes on Lake Michigan. You can enjoy hours of fun on the lake swimming, fishing and boating. Many of the amusement parks are only open during the summer months. If you are traveling with your family, this is the ideal time of year to visit. The winter months can get very cold with snowfalls occurring throughout the state. If you enjoy snowmobiling, there are many trails that can be explored at this time of year.

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