Going back a ways now ...
The fourth segment of the Great Illinois Trip of 2009 began when we broke up for different day trips. Half of the clan went shopping and the other half rode the bus to Lincoln Park.
Lincoln Park was amazing!
First we took in the conservatory.
Then we moved on to zoo, which was free and also amazing!
Some of the animals:
When we met up with the other group, we took in the museum of stained glass on Navy Pier.
Finally, here are some miscellaneous shots from the day: