Sunday, November 6, 2011

Surrounded by Beauty on Vacation

Last weekend we joined my family and went to a gorgeous state park & stayed in their beautiful lodge. We were surrounded by beauty on all sides and it was wonderful to just be able to soak it all in. 


the drive there...



the front entry circle at the lodge...


the view from our window...

from behind the lodge's great room, overlooking the Illinois River...



from the hike in the state park... {taken by hubster}



driving to dinner after riding a ferry to the other side of the IL River...

a beautiful walk early Saturday morning by myself on the lodge grounds...


driving away...


*sigh* I miss it already!!


1 comment:

blueviolet said...

The colors are absolutely glorious! Lucky you!