10 Days Central USA

Daywise Itinerary

Day 01 – Chicago

Welcome to Chicago! Chicago is a city of world-class status and unsurpassed beauty. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago is home to world-championship sports teams, an internationally acclaimed symphony orchestra, renowned architecture, award-winning theater, and much more.

Day 02 – Chicago – City Tour

Today you will go on a City Tour of Chicago, you will see many sights! Some of the places you will see are Millennium Park, Theatre District, Navy Pier, John Hancock Observatory, Chicago Theatre, Macy’s on State Street, Water Tower & much more! After you will also see the Willis Sears Tower, where you can look out over the city for a wonderful vie! (Meals: B)

Day 03 – Chicago River & Architecture Cruise Tour

Today you will go on the Chicago River & Architecture Tour; you will take a cruise on the historic Chicago River where you will see over 40 landmarks of modern American Architecture. You will see buildings by world-famous architects including Mies Van Der Rohe, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, and Helmut Jahn. Enjoy rest of day at leisure.  (Meals: B)

Day 04 – Houston – City Tour

Enjoy flight to Houston. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. In the evening, we proceed for the city tour in Houston. This tour includes downtown, the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Center, City Hall, Theater District, former banking district, Downtown stadiums, Discovery Green Park, Sam Houston Park, historic houses of worship, homes and cemeteries, famous buildings, Freedmen’s Town, River Oaks, the Rice Village, Rice University, and Hermann Park.   (Meals: B)

Day 05 – Houston – Space Center

Today you will visit the NASA Johnston Space Center in Houston. You will be guided through all the exhibits at the Houston Space Center. You will learn about the real space pioneers who made the dream a reality. Walk with people who have dedicated their life to exploring space. (Meals: B)

Day 06 – Denver – City Tour

After breakfast, proceed to the airport to board flight transfer to Denver. Today you will proceed for the city tour and visit Brown Palace, Lower Downtown, Larimer Square, Coors Field, Mile high Stadium, Colorado State Capital, City Park and Historic Neighborhood. (Meals: B)

Day 07 – Denver – Pikes Peak Region

Today you will enjoy a day exploring Pikes Peak Region. This is the world’s most famous mountain, Pikes Peak. You will visit United State Air Force Academy, Cadet Chapel, Pikes Peak Highway, and Garden of the Gods. The breathtaking views will stay in your memories long after your vacation is over. (Meals: B)

Day 08 – Rapid City

After breakfast, you will transfer by flight to Rapid City. Rapid City offers a variety of shopping, dining, attractions and outdoor recreation. Stay in Rapid City and play in the Black Hills where you can discover Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, Reptile Gardens, Storybook Island, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park and much more. (Meals: B)

Day 09 – Mount Rushmore

Today you will take a tour of Mount Rushmore. Welcome to western South Dakota where sky-piercing granite peaks & forested mountains dominate. Tour the epic sculpture, Mt. Rushmore National Memorial which stands as a shrine of democracy & symbolizes the greatness of this nation. Travel scenic Iron Mountain Road in Custer State Park. You will find wildlife, pigtail bridges, magnificent Black Hills scenery & tunnels that frame Mount Rushmore. Enjoy Crazy Horse Memorial which honors the culture, tradition & living heritage of the North American Indians. (Meals: B)

Day 10 – Rapid City – Departure

After breakfast, we will depart for the airport to board your flight to your next destination or back home. (Meals: B)

 

Inclusions

  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfers
  • City Tour (3 hrs): Chicago, Houston, Denver
  • Entrance Tickets with transfers: Willis/Sears Tower, Chicago Architectural Cruise Tour, NASA Space Center at Houston Tour, Pikes Peak Region, Mount Rushmore
  • All Taxes except resort fee and surcharges where applicable (TBA upon confirmation of services)

 

Exclusions

  • No Porterage
  • No Domestic Airfare & Intercity Surface Transfers are included (Can provide quote as separate cost per person)
  • No International Airfare is included (Can provide quote as separate cost per person)
  • No Lunch & Dinner (Can provide quote as separate cost per person, per meal, per day)
  • Any Costs not included/mentioned in itinerary
  • Tips and/or Gratuity not included (Suggested tip of approx. USD 2.00 per person per day)

 

Optional Costs

  • Box Meal (No transfers, delivered) – add USD TBA per meal per day
  • For Dinner Transfers – add USD TBA per meal per day
  • CHI-HOU by flight – add USD TBA per person
  • HOU-DEN by flight – add USD TBA per person
  • DEN-Pikes Peak-DEN by surface – add USD TBA per person
  • DEN-Rapid City by flight – add USD TBA per person

 

Hotel Information

Hotels listed below or similar

City (Area) Ngts Hotel listed or similar
CHI 03 Comfort or similar
HOU 02 Hampton Hilton or similar
DEN 02 Quality or similar
Rapid City 02 Quality or similar
Total Ngts: 09

 

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