Monday, April 2, 2012

Spring Break: To Breck and Back

Last week was our kids' spring break, so we headed for Breckenridge, CO for a family ski trip. My in-laws own a condo there, so it was nice to have that as a base. After two days of driving, pretty much anything would have been 

On our way, we drove through Northwest Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska. We saw lots of signs for wineries, and realized how close so much of this is to our home. Our overnight was in Lincoln, NE, which has an area called the Haymarket, which is chock full of old warehouses converted into restaurants, bars and shops. Going towards Breck we tasted Nebraska wine (more in a later post) and on the way home had dinner at a great gastropub (review forthcoming).

Next year we hope to try Colorado wine, as there is a tasting room not too far from Breck - just need to find childcare for an hour or so...

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1 comment:

  1. Sounds like a great way to take a break from all that driving! Hope you had a fantastic trip!