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Chicago: Blown Away

Chicago

Chicago: Blown Away

Chicago

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Destination: ChicagoType: EducationalSubject: General, History, Geography, Art, Science, Business

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Chicago has something for everyone to explore. Journey back in time on the Untouchable Gangster tour to the 1920's to learn about the city's gangsters, hot spots and hit spots! Chicago is the home of modern architecture and no trip is complete without visiting the Willis Tower Sky Deck or closer to the ground, an architectural walking tour. The Shedd Aquarium, Navy Pier and Millennium Park are must sees when in the Windy City. Don't forget a large slice of the city's iconic deep-dish pizza!

Highlights

  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Untouchable Gangster Tour of Chicago
  • Navy Pier
  • Grant Park and Millennium Park
  • SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1

Board your motor coach and depart

Border crossing

Dinner

Loop Orientation Walking Tour

Your Tour Leader conducts an orientation walking tour of the Chicago Loop. Home of the modern skyscraper, this district is still Chicago's financial and commercial hub.  

Willis Tower Skydeck

Catch the greatest view of Chicago's skyline from the top of the Willis Tower Skydeck. Step out onto the glass ledge and feel an exhilarating new experience at the Skydeck. At 1,353 feet up, The Ledge's glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the skyscraper's Skydeck on the 103rd floor, providing never-before-seen views of the city.

Night Security

Day 2

Full Breakfast

Visit the Field Museum

The Field Museum is dedicated to the natural sciences and includes exhibits on animal biology, sea mammals and gems to name a few. Don't miss Sue, the world's largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex.
 

Navy Pier

Explore the sights and sounds of the attractions at Navy Pier.  With more than 50 acres of parks, promenades, shops, restaurants and attractions, Navy Pier is host to an unparalleled array of events and entertainment.
 

Lunch

Chicago Film Tour

The Chicago Film Tour hits more than 30 sites where over 80 movies were shot, from Hollywood blockbusters like The Dark Knight and The Fugitive to Chicago favourites like Ferris Bueller's Day Off and The Blues Brothers to movie classics like North by Northwest and The Sting.
 

Dinner

Major League Baseball Ticket

Enjoy a major league baseball game. Ticket availability is subject to schedules and availability of local teams.
 

Night Security

Day 3

Full Breakfast

Lake & River Cruise (90 minutes)

The tour includes a trip through the Chicago Lock and a live narration featuring an overview of architecture and history.

Shopping/Sightseeing on Michigan Avenue

Explore Michigan Ave, otherwise known as the Magnificent Mile. Over 460 stores, 275 restaurants, 51 hotels, and two unique museums make up Chicago's "main street". Don't miss the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower or the Water Tower.

Lunch

Visit the Art Institute of Chicago (Grade 9-12)

One of the great art museums of the world, the Art Institute of Chicago's collection spans 5,000 years of artistic expression through paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, photographs, video, and textiles.
 

Millennium Park

Your Tour Leader conducts a walking tour of the award-winning Millenium Park. Stops include Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Cloud Gate, and the Crown Fountain.
 

Buckingham Fountain Picture Stop

Stop at the famous Buckingham Fountain for a picture stop.
 

Dinner

ComedySportz Public Show

Enjoy a competitive evening of improv at ComedySportz. Teams battle it out in front of a referee, and points are awarded for who makes the audience laugh the hardest!
 

Night Security

Day 4

Full Breakfast

Board your motor coach and depart for home

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