One of the most coveted perks at Travelzoo is the Travelzoo Experience, in which Deal Experts and other employees take advantage of the same travel, entertainment and local deals we publish to our subscribers and report back on their experience.
It’s no secret that many of us Travelzoo employees revel in taking exotic and adventurous vacations, from a safari in South Africa to a respite on the island of Santorini to a tour of Tokyo. But that doesn’t mean we don’t appreciate getaways closer to home. So after publishing a hot deal to Springfield, Ill., four Chicago Travelzooers and a spouse packed up the van for a three-hour road trip to explore our state capital. Cue opening credit music and let the hilarity ensue. Our merry band of explorers thoroughly enjoyed our 36-hour stay in the land of Lincoln and came across a few surprises along the way. Here are our top five:
So in between planning your dream vacations to Hawaii and Morocco, don’t overlook what’s in your own backyard. Hopefully you’ll be as delighted as we were.
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