United States, Chicago
President Obama once said: “America is the place where all things are possible”. During this incentive trip in his hometown of Chicago, you will certainly make this motto come true as you amaze your guests in this metropolis that is home to musicals, the blues and great architecture.
Unknown cities guarantee looks of amazement. A visit to the highest skyscraper in North America during the Highlights Tour is the best way to start off your city trip. Indeed, the panorama from the Willis Tower gives a nice preview of what is in store for you. On one side, the blue Lake Michigan sparkles in the sunlight; and on the other, skyscrapers reach up to the heavens.
Closer to the ground, you will take a ride on the ‘L’ train, that was made famous in ‘Spiderman’, to the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Chicago. The stylish Art Deco interior, with a splash of rock ‘n roll, will welcome you during your visit in this city. In the evening, you will go up to the 95th floor of the Hancock Center, where the cuisine and the golden glow of the city by night will vie for your attention.
On the following day, the Dutch-speaking guide will take your guests to see the architectural tours de force of Mies Van de Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright. In the afternoon, they will be free to discover the boutiques in the city’s Magnificent Mile to find the perfect outfit for a stunning theatre performance on Broadway.
On days three and four, you will explore clubs and recording studios, discovering the city’s turbulent past. Indeed, Chicago is not just the city where the Blues were born. In mafia boss Al Capone’s former headquarters, you will discover the role played by Chicago during the Prohibition, and the grand finale of the day will be a musical dinner on the gangster theme.