Enjoy a city break to the fascinating city of Chicago with its wonderful architecture and vibrant city-life. This exclusive itinerary takes you to the best sights of Chicago and put the best guide and services at your disposal. Experience the historic city center, the History Museums, with the second fashion collection in the country, Shedd Aquarium or Adler Planetarium Museum, spend some time various Studios & Local Artists shops or experience a private music tour that will take you to the best clubs in the city. All of these in the comfort of your knowledgeable guide and driver.
Meet your professional driver for a private airport transfer.
Centrally located in Chicago, this elegant hotel sits atop Water Tower Place, near the shops on the Magnificent Mile and the Hancock Observatory. The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) provides a full-service health spa, two restaurants, an indoor pool, and sun deck with city views. Guestrooms at this Ritz-Carlton offer city or lake views and LCD TVs with DVD players; bathrooms include marble vanities and large soaking tubs.
Take a private walking tour of Chicago’s “Loop”, where the skyscraper was born! Your expert guide will plan a route covering the incredible variety of the city’s architecture including treasures from the turn of the last century through the superstar architects of today! See the beautiful Marquette building, the lobby of the Rookery, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, treasures by Mies van der Rohe, the iconic “corn cobs” of Marina City, and the new Trump Tower on the river walk! You’ll also explore the Loop’s extraordinary public art by Calder, Miro and Picasso. Experience a thrilling ascent to the 103rd floor of the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower with your FastPass. The newly completed transformation combines information, education and excitement showcasing Chicago from its historic past to the modern city you see today. Step out on “The Ledge” for a clear view from an all glass balcony straight to the street over 100 stories down! Your guide will pick you up and return you to your hotel.
Visit the couture collection of the Chicago History Museum on this private guided tour! You’ll be led thru areas not open to the public to see an incredible wealth of fashion history. See gowns worn by the city’s most celebrated women from the founders to the present day. Legendary designers like Oscar de la Renta, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior and so many more are represented. With over 50,000 pieces, the collection is the second largest in the country. This exclusive opportunity will truly amaze you! Next, learn what’s going on with the city’s fashion scene today with visits to the studios and shops of some of the city’s best new designers and fashion entrepreneurs. Whether your interest is custom couture, ready to wear, accessories or jewelry, your guide will “tailor” the day to your interests and personal style. Your tour includes private transportation, guide and admission to the museum.
Enjoy a private vehicle transfer to the lakefront "Museum Campus" and experience two great museums on this fascinating day with your guide. The Shedd Aquarium brings the lure of the world’s seas to the heart of Chicago. Visit a coral reef, the Pacific Northwest, the tropics and the nation’s lakes and rivers as you explore! Your All Access Pass allows entry to the beautiful Oceanarium and the dolphin & whale show conducted by marine scientists. Enjoy “Wild Reef”, “Jellies” and Stingray Touch (seasonal). Next you'll take the short walk down the lakefront to the Adler Planetarium. Lunch is on your own at a museum cafe overlooking the lake and skyline. The Adler was the first center for planetary study in the Western Hemisphere and is still involved in leading research today. Visit exciting exhibits on the planets, comets and stars, see two shows of your choice and experience the exclusive Beyond the Dome tour to get behind the scenes of this working science facility! Your tour includes private transportation, guide and admissions to the Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium.
Spend the day with your guide experiencing the best of the Chicago Art Scene. Take a walk through the River North Gallery district. You’ll be welcomed by gallery owners and have the chance to explore according to your tastes. Venture to the new Bridgeport Arts District to see warehouse properties repurposed as galleries and studios for art, fashion and furnishings. Visit the studio of a renowned artist for an in depth discovery! Your tour includes private transfers, guide and entrance fees.
Chicago is a mecca for Blues and Jazz performers and fans! Experience the best of the Chicago scene on this private music tour with an expert guide. This extraordinary evening will be custom designed by you and your guide to create a night you’ll remember for years to come. Private transportation will make getting around a breeze as you visit the hottest clubs in the city for the coolest sounds around!
The Morrisons ,
December 19, 2011
"The trip was fantastic - a real learning experience! Our hotel was excellent and our guide extremely knowledgable and bubbly. Thank you so much for organizing everything so perfectly!"
Ms. Waddell ,
December 19, 2011
"Thank you so much for organizing everything so perfectly!"
April 24, 2012
"We had a great time on our Master's trip a few weeks ago. It was a thrill to see the final round at Augusta, and what an exciting finish! "
catalina Brau ,
May 31, 2011
"I would travel with your Co. again without hesitation, all the arrengement were done in a very professional manner. Thank you very much."
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