Tour Includes:6 nights lodging (4 nights at The Congress Plaza Hotel), Transportation from Winnipeg to Red Wing return, Amtrak Economy tickets from Red Wing to Chicago return, 2 Breakfasts, Chicago City Pass 5 Museums/Attractions choose between The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Museum of Scince and Industry, Adler Planetarium or Art Institute, 75 minute Architectural Boat Tour of the Chicago River, Transit Passes plus Professional Tour Director Escorting/Coordinating entire tour.
Step outside our front door, and you will notice that The Congress Plaza Hotel is situated between downtown college campuses, with The Loop, Auditorium Theater, Art Institute, Field Museum, Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium and Soldier Field all close by. McCormick Place, Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, and River North are within blocks. TheMuseum of Science and Industry, U.S. Cellular Field, Wrigley Field, and United Center are a short drive away. Whether you are visiting Chicago for the fabulous shopping, legendary restaurants and nightlife, or world-renowned cultural venues, the Congress Plaza Hotel is the ideal vantage point to start your tour of the Windy City. You can choose to spend your day with our guides to the museum selected for the day or chart your own course and use your City Pass on your own! Our hotel is located in the heart of the downtown area close to all museums, terrific restaurants & shops. Chicago Cubs are playing 3 of the days we are in Chicago at Wrigley Field! If you are a baseball fan this is a perfect opportunity to purchase your own tickets online & add even more excitement to your trip!
Day 1 -Depart Winnipeg to Red Wing, MN. Lodging at Super 8 with continental breakfast.
Day 2 -8:46am depart Red Wing with economy seats on the Amtrak to Chicago. Sit back relax and see the bluffs of the Mississippi, rolling hills and farmland of Wisconsin slowly change into the big cities of Milwaukee and the suburbs of Chicago! Enjoy the views of the Chicago skyline while pulling into one of twenty four tracks into Chicago's historic Union Station in the heart of downtown Chicago! Union Station built in 1925 is an architectural landmark. One mile away is the Congress Plaza Hotel welcomed its first guests in 1893 in located across the street from the Buckingham Fountain and in the heart of the museums where you will spend 4 nights in the downtown.
Day 3-Enjoy one of Chicago's Museums. Day 4 -Enjoy one of Chicago's Museums. Day 5- Enjoy one of Chicago's Museums. Set sail this afternoon on an 75 minute Architectural Boat Tour along the Chicago River. Day 6 - 2:15pm Depart Union Station for Red Wing, MN with lodging at Day's Inn. Day 7 -Depart Red Wing, MN for Winnipeg, MB.
Not included in this tour is the taxi rides to and from Union Station in Chicago to The Congress Hotel which would range around $10 for a distance of only 1 Mile.
There is limited seating on this tour so please call or email Alison as soon as possible! 1-866-846-3795
Subject to a carbon tax increase. Deposits of $100.00 per person