CHICAGO

 

With attractions and museums around every corner, from high-flying observatories to Millennium Park where art and music mix with lots of room to play. Chicago's museums are so rich and robust that you can explore everything from culture, history and art. Their theater scene is just as strong. Catch anything from a world-premiere production bound for Broadway to an edgy drama.

 

Here is a sample itinerary for Chicago, just to give you an idea of what your remarkable group experience could look like. It can be shortened to four days or extended to six days or combined with other cities to create a truly unique experience all your own. Your excursion can include any attractions not seen here. If Chicago has it, we can make sure you see it!

 

DAY 1: Travel to Chicago. Stop at the Duty Free Shop en route.

 

DAY 2 : Included Deluxe Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. We will start our day with a Professionally Guided Tour of Chicago. Chicago is made up of various diverse neighbourhoods, including the Loop, where you can view the sculptures, the architectural designs of the buildings, the Picasso sculptures as well as Wrigley Field. The Chicago downtown buildings on Dearborn Street where the first buildings were built after the Chicago fire of 1871. Lunch in Millennium Park which is an award winning 24.5 acre center for art, music, architecture and landscape design. The afternoon includes a visit to the Art Institute of Chicago which is one of the world’s leading art museums and houses one of the largest collections of French Impressionists masterpieces. Here you can experience 40 centuries of art. Dinner and browsing on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile which is Michigan Avenue’s most unique address and features more than 70 shops, restaurants and cinemas. No visit to Chicaho is complete without the Skydeck Chicago. See breathtaking views of Chicago from a 360-degree view spanning over 50 miles and 4 states. You will see skyscrapers, sports stadiums, sculptures, green roofs, the expanse of Lake Michigan and miles of lakeshore.

 

DAY 3: Included Deluxe Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. Tour the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, his residence and workplace for the first 20 years of his career. This restored, turn-of- the-century building contains a light-filled octagonal drafting room and spectacular barrel-vaulted playroom. Followed by lunch and browsing on State Street Chicago’s “main street”, located in the very heart of the city. This is a shopping, dinning and entertainment attraction that includes a huge Macy’s Department Store. A relaxing afternoon will be spent on a Lake & River Cruise. On this cruise, you will see many examples of this new system of architecture such as the Sears Tower, NBC. Tower, and the Atrium Center. Dinner at Navy Pier which is a Chicago landmark with over 50 acres of parks, gardens, shops restaurants and attractions of every kind.

 

DAY 4: Included Deluxe Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. We will start with an Untouchable Times Gangster Tour where we swing back in History to the Prohibition Era as we visit Al Capone's Headquarters and Dillinger's Ambush Site, where the Lady in Red betrayed him. We will also see the Scene of the infamous St. Valentine' Day Massacre. Lunch at the Water Tower Place which is a large urban mixed use development which contains a huge shopping mall. Enjoy the afternoon on your own to explore Chicago! Included Dinner & Entertainment at Tommy Gun’s Garage an audience interactive “speakeasy” which offers a musical comedy review wit da gangsters, da flappers and audience participation. A perfect way to end a perfect trip!

 

 

DAY 5: Included Deluxe Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. Travel home from Chicago.

 

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