Mazen and I stayed at The Quirk Resort final weekend for somewhat mother + son staycation. Right here’s a recap of our go to!
Final weekend we have been packing as much as head to Charlotte when my sister and I texted one another at nearly the identical time: Birch and Avery have been each getting sick. After some agonizing about worst case eventualities, we determined to postpone our go to. Fortunately neither toddler had you-know-what (I do not know how we nonetheless haven’t gotten it), however it was the suitable name to make since we’d have been apprehensive the entire time.
This was truly the second time we’ve cancelled a visit to Charlotte. With 4 children, somebody is at all times sniffling. I had plans to choose up Mazen from college early, and he was anticipating me at lunchtime. I made a decision to go forward and get him, and he was SO bummed we weren’t going someplace enjoyable. He mentioned “I simply wanna get out of this city!” (Ha, so grown up.)
I informed him I’d consider one thing enjoyable we may do exactly the 2 of us over the weekend. And that turned out to mattress a reasonably enjoyable factor! I researched a number of concepts, and settled on The Quirk Resort, which I booked with Chase bank card factors for a candy deal. (I’m engaged on a weblog submit about how these factors have modified my life!)
The Quirk Resort: Our Staycation
At 4pm, Mazen and I loaded our suitcases into the automotive and drive roughly 1 mile to the Quirk Resort!
The Quirk is quirky, inventive, and trendy. Mazen LOVED it saying it was the nicest lodge he’d ever stayed in (which can be true?!). We an exquisite keep!
The one damaging for me was that parking was $25. Contemplating we may have walked there, I wasn’t keen to pay that. However fortunately I discovered a spot on the road behind the lodge that wasn’t one-hour Saturday evening by means of Sunday morning, so our automotive was good during our go to.
Our room was very snug. We appreciated the free Wi-Fi, mini fridge, white noise machine, and robes (by request).
One huge mattress for snuggling!
The toilet toiletries smelled wonderful! We each took luxurious showers earlier than mattress.
After settling in, we took a fast journey to Cake Bloom for dessert!
Floral Funfetti for me; Chocolate Pot for Mazen!
Refreshed for Dinner
After freshening up, we headed to the Quirk Resort Rooftop for drinks and dinner.
That View Tho
We acquired fortunate with a ravishing heat day. This was my first time up on the roof and it was HUGE! I had no thought it was so good up there, and the meals was excellent. We will’t wait to return for an additional dinner.
I had the Virginia Smoke; Cherry Coke for Maze!
These two dishes completely exceeded expectations!
We began with nachos with shrimp with a scrumptious white cheese sauce.
Maze proclaimed these the “greatest nachos ever.” They have been wonderful! We acquired an additional aspect of that incredible cheese sauce to shine them off.
I had this winter salad with apple, blue cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, crispy northern beans, and child kale. It was FANTASTIC! We had plans to get a pizza too, however we determined we have been happy after these two dishes.
Pictures by Mazen : )
We each liked the bowls!
Basketball + Cake In Mattress
Again in our room we watched the Duke / UNC sport ( unhappy face ) and ate our Cake Bloom!
Foolish Mazen was up at 5:20 AM!!!!!!! He will need to have been too excited. I feel I managed to snooze till 6:30 after which we have been up for good.
After I attempted the in-room Keurig espresso and couldn’t drink it, we went right down to the Quirk Café for actual espresso and pastries.
M had a cinnamon roll and I had a tremendous blueberry muffin that was nonetheless heat. And a few actually good espresso.
We relaxed within the room for a bit, took one other bathe, after which headed dwelling to Thomas and Birch. I do know this evening away meant a lot to Mazen. We had a good time collectively!
And we each laughed when the lady on the entrance desk mentioned “Secure travels!”
Have you ever ever executed a staycation in your metropolis?
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