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4-Day Chicago, Route 66, Milwaukee and Lake Geneva Tour from Chicago (with Airport Transfers) - Tour Code: 12478

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Start City: Chicago End City: Chicago

Duration: 4 Day(s) Language: Chinese&English Airport Pickup: Yes

Highlights

☆ Explore the historic city, Chicago

☆ Special Offer: Guests will have a hotel upgrade from Holiday Inn to Wyndham Garden Elk Grove Village - O'Hare or similar for 3 Nights

☆ Guests will get a complimentary hot breakfast service of Wyndham Garden (Now-9/30/2019)

☆ Visit Harley Davidson Museum and Miller Brewing Company

☆ The Mother Road, Route 66,Lake Geneva

Itinerary

Day 1: Home – Chicago

Summary of The Day

The first day's itinerary is for your reference only; the schedule is subject to change upon your arrival.

For guests who take domestic flights, please wait at Baggage Claim area; 

For guests who take International flights, please wait at the Exit doors after retrieving your luggage. 

Tour guide will lead you to the meeting point. Guests who arrive at O'Hare meeting point before 3:00pm will receive an additional gift - free transportation to the Fashion Outlets of Chicago which features many shopping and dining options. 

Please be noted that there's no complementary airport pickup and shopping option for Midway Airport arrival.

Airport Pick up

1. Complementary airport pickup is provided between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. at O’Hare Airport. (You may have to wait for other guests.) No complementary pick-up service at Midway airport.

2. 24-hour charged pick-up service is available for the first two persons at $120 with $10 for each additional person.

Reminder

Itinerary schedule for Saturday departure:

D1 Hometown – Chicago (Night Tour)

D2 Chicago City Tour

D3 Milwaukee Lake Geneva Tour

D4 Route 66 Tour

Meals
Hotel (included)
Wyndham Garden Elk Grove Village - O'Hare , OR Similar

Day 2: U.S. Route 66

Summary of The Day

Today we will first visit the crossing of Adams Street and Michigan Avenue, which is the starting point of Route 66. 

Then we will have breakfast at Lou Mitchell's, also known as "the first stop on the Mother Road". The restaurant has kept its original decoration since 1949 so you can feel Route 66's classic golden age. 

Afterwards, we will stop at Joliet and visit the Old Joliet Prison Park where the famous TV series Prison Break was made. 

Later on, we will visit Pontiac, another important destination on Route 66. We will have a guided museum tour through which you can have a comprehensive understanding of the Mother Road. The tour will be guided by the city staff and includes Route 66 Hall of Fame (the largest collection of Route66 Memorabilia in Illinois), the Pontiac Oakland Automobile Museum (one of the world'sgreatest and most expansive collection of Pontiac) and the Museum of the Gilding Arts (store signs on Route 66 used to be made of gold! Here you can also learn how to make gold leaf).

We will go back to Chicago in the evening.

Attraction Reference

Chicago Downtown → Michigan Avenue and Adam Street ‘s intersection(15 mins)→ Lou Mitchell's for Meal→ Joliet → Joliet Prison Park (where Prison Break were filmed out)(30 mins)→ Pontiac → Route 66 Association Hall of Fame(optional,60 mins)→ Pontiac Car Museum(45 mins)→ Gold Ornament museum(45 mins)

Sightseeing
Route 66 Association Hall of Fame

Route 66 Association Hall of Fame

Old Joliet Prison

Old Joliet Prison

Meals
Hotel (included)
Wyndham Garden Elk Grove Village - O'Hare , OR Similar

Day 3: Chicago City Tour

Summary of The Day

This is the best architectural model city in the United States;

Millennium Park, a world-famous city garden; Cloud Gate,The Mirror reflects beautiful Image of the City; Buckingham fountain, the Largest Artificial Fountain in the world; Lakeside paradise has the most tourists from China and America . Here is Chicago.

Attractions Reference

(Winter:11/15/2019 - 4/1/2020)

Millennium Park & Cloud Gate (30 mins) → 360 Chicago (Optional, 75 mins, including Tilt) → Lunch: Giordano’s Pizza & Garrett Popcorn (90 mins) → The Art Institute of Chicago (Optional, 120 mins) → United Center (40 mins) → Helicopter Experience Tour(Optional, minimum 2 people)→ Dinner: Portillo’s Hot Dog (40 mins)


(Summer:4/2/2020 -11/15/2020)

Millennium Park & Cloud Gate (20 mins) → Grant Park (10 mins) → Chicago Theater (Optional, 60 mins) → The Art Institute of Chicago (Optional, 120 mins) → Chicago Water Tower (15 mins) → Michigan Avenue (30 mins) → Chicago Cruise (Optional, 75 mins) → 360 Chicago (Optional, 75 mins, including Tilt).

→ Helicopter Experience Tour(Optional, minimum 2 people)

We will pass by: Navy Pier, Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Marina City, Trump International Hotel and Tower, Willis Tower and etc.


Special Notice: Chicago Cruise will be closed in Winter.

Sightseeing
Millennium Park

Millennium Park

Millennium Park is a large urban park in Chicago. On one side of the park is Chicago's busiest Michigan Avenue, on the other side is Lake Michigan with beautiful scenery. In the park, there are signs of post-modern architectural style everywhere. Therefore, some professionals regard the park as a concentrated place to show the post-modern architectural style. Outdoor concert hall, Cloud Gate and Crown Fountain are the three most representative post-modern buildings in Millennium Park.

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Lyric Opera of Chicago

Chicago Theater

The Chicago Theater opened on October 26, 1921. It was called the "World Miracle Theater" because of its magnificent architectural style, elegant halls, magnificent staircases and beautiful auditorium. It was designed by Nellius and George Rapp and was also the first large and luxurious Movie Palace in the United States. The theater reopened on September 10, 1986, mainly for Sinatra's performance. Since then, the brightest star arrays and greatest works in entertainment circles have begun to appear on the stage, including the Orman Brothers, Bruce Travelers, Ellen DeGeneres, Aretha, Kathy Griffin, King Gypsy, Indigo Girls and so on.

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Art Institute Of Chicago

The Art Institute Of Chicago

The Art Institute is the 2nd-largest art museum in the US after the Met in New York. It houses pieces by renowned painters such as Van Gogh, Monet, and Cezanne, as well as an extensive collection of African-American art.

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360 Chicago(including Tilt)

360 Chicago (incl. Tilt)

John Hancock Center is located on the side of Michigan Avenue in Chicago, also known as "Chicago 360 degree". It was completed in 1969. It was the tallest skyscraper in the world outside New York at that time. Standing on the 94th floor, you can see 128 kilometers, with a panoramic view of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.

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Chicago Cruise

Chicago Cruise

The Architectural Cruise of Chicago is a perfect way to view one of America's most formidable cities, all from the comfort of a boat leisurely sailing down the Chicago River, either during the day or at twilight.

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Meals
Hotel (included)
Wyndham Garden Elk Grove Village - O'Hare , OR Similar

Day 4: Milwaukee - Miller brewery - Lake Geneva - Chicago

Summary of The Day

We will start our day with Milwaukee, the largest industrial city in Wisconsin visiting Harley-Davidson Museum.

After the museum, we will head to historical brewery of the Miller Brewing Company, another pride of Wisconsin.

After lunch, we will go towards Lake Geneva, a favorite resort city for Chicagoans.

We will take a walk alongside the lake and take the popular Geneva Lake cruise(Cruise will be closed in winter) to enjoy the narrated highlights of many of the elegant, historic estates as you travel around the eastern end of the lake known as “Geneva Bay” in approximately one-hour.

We will come back to Chicago around 8:00pm. 

Sightseeing
Milwaukee

Harley Davidson Museum (Optional, approx. 75 mins)

Harley Davidson Museum showcases the American legendary motorcycle brand by collection of 450 motorcycles and artifacts including the oldest known Harley Davidson motorcycle. Every handcrafted bike is passing the message of Harley Davidson spirit: passion, freedom, bravery, and individuality.

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Wisconsin

Miller Brewing Company (approx. 75 mins)

The famous Miller brand beer has 155 years of history and interesting facts to share, which will definitely add a kick to your beer when you drink it next time. More importantly, you will end every tour with their famous ice-cold beer samples!

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Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva, a favorite resort city for Chicagoans. Originally called “Big Foot” by the Indians, the area became a popular summer retreat with railroad access from Chicago for the barons of wealth in lumber, cattle, oil, steel, cement, manufacturing, and durable goods (e.g., Morton Salt, Wrigley Chewing Gum), with mansions and large homes such as Stone Manor and Black Point built on the lake from the 1850s, through the heyday of the Roaring, and up to the present day.

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Meals
Pricing
Inclusions

    1. Hotel accommodations for 3 nights 

    2. English-speaking tour guide

    3. Transportation via air-conditioned coach/minivan

Exclusions

    1. Mandatory Tips/Service Fee (Min. $10/person/day for tour guide and driver) Please pay in cash to the tour guide while on the bus. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well.

    2. Meals (Vegetarian options available)

    3. All personal expenses such as laundry, phone, and travel insurance

    4. Optional Tours (Prices are only for reference and subject to change without prior notice. Please select at the time of booking.)

      * 360 Chicago (incl. Tilt) - Adult $28, Child (3-12) $21

      * Chicago Cruise - Adult $39, Child (3-12) $18, Senior (65+) $35

      * The Art Institute of Chicago - Adult $25, Child (under 14) FREE

      * Chicago Theater - Adult $15, Child(3-12) $10

      * Harley-Davidson Museum - Adult $20, Child (5-17) $10, Senior (65+) $14

      * Route 66 Association Hall of Fame - $25 per person

      * Lake Geneva Cruise - Adult $30, Children (3-12) $16, Senior (62+) $28

      * Helicopter experience - Adult $89, Senior (65+) $89, Child (3-12 years old) $89

      * Old Juliet Prison - Adult $20, Child (over 10) $20 (Because the prison is a special place, this project is limited to children over 10 years old.)

Booking Info
Reminder

    1. Globerouter cooperates with top local tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers.

    2. The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice according to departure date, weather, traffic, etc.

    3. Please ensure safety of your luggage always, especially in public areas. The tour operator or the tour guide cannot be held responsible for any loss of personal belongings.

    4. Please note that City Pass and any attraction admission tickets purchased by yourselves are not allowed in the tour.

    5. Tour is not wheel chair accessible.

    6. Guests are advised to book flights after receiving an E-voucher as confirmation.

    7. Guests are advised to confirm with local tour operators one day ahead of the tour.

    8. Children at 18 or under 18 years old must be accompanied by a partner at 19 or 19+ years old. No pets are allowed in the tour.

    9. Please bring valid documentation on travel date (passport, driving license, visa, etc).

    10. Two full-sized beds per room. No additional bed for children, 3rd or 4th travelers.

Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy

1. Cancel or change an order

The following terms apply to the refund policy when canceling or changing an order

1) Reducing the number of travelers

2) Canceling the entire order

3) Change to a different tour

Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

4) Rescheduling tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 07 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

Cancellation Made Within Refund Policy
25 Days (or) more prior to tour departure date 100% of tour cost paid will be refunded
15-24 Days prior to tour departure date 75% of tour cost paid will be refunded
08-14 Days prior to tour departure date 50% of tour cost paid will be refunded
07 Days (or) lesser prior to tour departure date The entire tour cost will be forfeited & No-Refund

2. Modify an order

Charges to modify an order apply for the following:

1) For requests to add more number of travelers

Subject to availability of seats.

2) For requests to change to a different tour

Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

3) For requests to reschedule tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 07 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

4) For requests to change name of passengers

This request will be accepted until 3 days prior to the travel date, however same service fee as below will be applicable.

Modification Notice Period Service Charge
Requests made from the date of booking until 07 day prior to the tour departure date US $ 30 will be charged for each order
Requests made 07 days (or) lesser from the date of tour departure No requests will be accepted & No Refund

3. Notes

1) We recommend all our passengers to avail "Travel Insurance" to protect themselves against personal / natural / manmade exigencies of all kind (including medical & family emergencies, accidents, flight delays, traffic delays, theft or personal- acts of terrorism, natural calamities etc.) that may affect you from participating in our tours (OR) arise while on tour.

2) Globerouter will take no responsibility for matters as stated above under personnel / natural / manmade exigencies.

3) No part / full refund / compensation will be offered to passengers who miss taking our tours (OR) for any un-utilized services, as per the date / time scheduled on the E-Voucher because all services are reconfirmed and prepaid for Charges as mentioned in our "Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy" would be applicable.

4) All cancellation & tour modification requests should be emailed to info@globerouter.com.

5) We will not accept any cancellation / modification requests made through local tour provider / tour guide (OR) verbal requests made over the phone to our customer support staff / by voice mail

6) Cancellation request emails will not be accepted unless they have a complete, signed and attached "Globerouter Cancellation Request Form".

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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