On February 11 and 12, my husband and I went for a quick winter escapade to Chicago. We were able to score $97 roundtrip direct ticket each with United Airlines from our home airport, Greensboro. Since we have friends we could stay with for this trip, we decided to go even though it’s in the middle of the work week.
At Greensboro airport, we were off to a great start when the check-in staff was gracious enough to upgrade us to first class when she noticed that we were seated separately in coach (I wonder if my United Silver status help?). When we arrived at Chicago O’Hare airport, our friend’s husband picked us up and brought us to their home. After we offload our luggage and bundled up more, he drove us to the Chicago Starbucks Reserve Roastery (our third!) where we spent the whole day trying out different coffee, alcohol and pastries.Continue reading “Winter Escapade to Chicago”