4 days
The Bean

August 23 to 26, 2019 – Staying in the ‘Magnificent Mile’ area, you will be amazed  at what  the 3rd largest city in the USA has to offer. Professionally guided city tour through the ‘eyes of a gangster’, narrated Chicago River & Lake Architecture Cruise, visit to the Navy Pier, “Tommy Guns” Dinner & Show are all included with free time to investigate the Magnificent Mile and whatever else is of interest to you.

Price quoted as $979.00 is based on per person sharing double accommodation.
Single pricing: $1279.00, Triple: $919.00 pp, Quad: $889.00 pp


Day 1 - August 23, 2019

Early morning departure from London and area stopping at Sarnia Duty-Free for a morning break before crossing into the US over the Blue Water Bridge. Travel westerly through Scenic Michigan State to our lunch break at Cromwell’s Turkeyville where everything turns to Turkey. Our afternoon travel will take us downtown into the windy city of Chicago, a huge sprawling city, the 3rd largest city in the USA. We will stay for 3 nights at the Fairfield Inn located on East Ontario : St, Chicago, IL (approx. 2 blocks from the Magnificent Mile) PH: 312-787-3777

Day 2 - August 24, 2019

Rise & Shine! – After breakfast, we are off with a professional guide on our coach to see the “WINDY CITY” learn about the Gangster Era, the Great Fire, the beautiful Parks, the Silver Bean, the Waterfront, Home of the Sports Teams, and Board of Trade. Time in the afternoon to visit places of your choice – possibly the Famous Shedd Aquarium, Planetarium, Museum of Art, History Museum, Willis Tower (Sears Tower) OR whatever interests you. You may want to spend free time and money exploring the famous Magnificent Mile with its many, many shops. Saturday Evening offers Optional Visit to Chicago’s Most Visited – “The Navy Pier” with its many restaurants, shops, and even fireworks!! NOTE: Your hotel is located downtown within the famous Magnificent Mile – a street well known to Chicago natives as well as tourists to the city. Michigan Ave is also the main commercial street of Streeterville which includes all of Michigan Boulevard Historic District and most of Michigan Wacker Historic District. YES! There is shopping here!

Day 3 - August 25, 2019

Mid morning will allow us to experience the many landmarks of modern American architecture in Chicago as we cruise on an exciting’ narrated’ journey on the Chicago River in downtown Chicago. More free time in the afternoon to try some famous Chicago Popcorn, Chocolate and Pizza! Our day will be complete at one of Chicago’s favourites and only remaining SPEAKEASY spots – “Tommy Guns” Dinner & Show for a lighthearted look at the history of Chicago’s gangsters. ***You must remember the password!*** Feel free to come in costume, appropriate for the theme, if you are adventurous..flapper/gangster? Return to hotel Pleasantly Exhausted!!

Day 4 - August 26, 2019

All good things must come to an end and after breakfast we begin our return travel which takes us through Holland Michigan, an American Treasure, a little flavour of Dutch Accent & Landscape – the Home of the Famous Tulip Festival. Early evening arrival home.

Tour includes:

  • Transportation – 3 nights accommodation, 3 breakfasts,
  • DINNER SHOW @ Tommy Guns
  • River  Cruise
  • Shopping on Michigan’s Magnificent Golden Mile
  • Visit to Navy Pier
  • City Tour (includes historic landmarks  with a”gangster flavour”) Appropriate stops may be made en route at the discretion of the Tour Director

Price in Canadian Funds:

  • Single $1279.00 ***Single price does not guarantee single seating on coach***
  • Double: $979.00 per person
  • Triple: $919.00 per person
  • Quad: $889.00 per person

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