July 21, 2012

Jelly Belly Factory Tour

Welcome to the Jelly Belly Factory Tour.

This is a huge warehouse for the company.

Along your ride through the warehouse you get to see different movie clips.

There are some interesting things along your route.

Classic artwork made from jelly beans.

These are amazing.

Seriously, Amazing.

So much candy.

One of the original machines.

Well that was fun.

Now it's time to check out the store.

So much candy.

These are the jelly beans that do not meet the specifications.
Yes, they're "BELLY FLOPS"

This was a great stop!

Grady's Family Fun Park

Welcome to Grady's Family Fun Park.

Yes that's a re-purposed Barney as their mascot.
Let's check out their ride collection.

Bumper Boats.



Kiddie Train.

Random kiddie rides.

A drop ride.

Dragon themed kiddie coaster.
(Of course I rode it)

Batting cages.

Bumper Cars

Fun Slide.

Round Up




Well that was interesting.  Let's go home.

Legoland Discovery Center Chicago

Welcome to Legoland Discovery Center Chicago.

Mr. Edison greets you to the center.

The first thing you see when you enter is Miniland, which features only buildings from Chicago.

The next area was the Jungle Expedition

It features Lego animal models.

Next was the Kingdom Quest ride.

You ride on a dragon and shoot at targets.

There are some pretty neat set pieces on the ride.

Next is the Lego Hall of Fame.

Time to head upstairs

Model Builders Academy

Factory Tour

Lego Cinema

The Build & Race area.

Fire Academy

The Lego Cafe.

Lego Friends area.

Pretty cool photo op.

Merlin's Challenge.

That's all.  Time to head out.