Day 1 Chicago City Tour
This tour will show you the best of Chicago in one day. This is a world’s top architecture city with
bold architectures. You will take a walk in the Millennium Park, a combination of
stunning architecture, sculpture and landscape design located in the heart of downtown Chicago;
you will see Cloud Gate, the impressive signature urban sculpture and one of the best public
spaces that you can find on earth. Take a break at the Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain,
one of the world's largest artificial fountains. Stroll around the Navy Pier, the former Navy
training center, which is the most visited lakeshore park in central United States now. You will
also take an exclusive tour of the Chicago Theatre, an exquisite French Baroque style theatre.
Another stop is Michigan Avenue, the Magnificent Mile, where the Art Institute of Chicago,
Grant Park, the historical Chicago Water Tower, shopping malls and boutique stores are located.
To have the best view of this famous city, you will go up to the 360 CHICAGO which soars
1,000 feet above Lake Michigan and the city’s majestic skyline to offer the most breathtaking
views of downtown Chicago, the lakefront and four neighboring states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan,
and Wisconsin. It newly presents an enclosed, glass and steel moveable platform that tilts outward
304 meter above the Magnificent Mile and safely holds up to eight visitors at a time, which will be
another thrilling experience for whom like to challenge themselves. As the birthplace of
skyscrapers, Chicago has a skyline bristling with skyscrapers. Chicago River flows backwards
from Lake Michigan and is lined up with best architecture in town: the corncob shaped Marina
City buildings, Trump Tower, Willis Tower and etc. Take our river cruise to enjoy the stunning
urban view of Chicago.
Hotel：COMFORT INN O'HARE or equivalent
Day 2 Milwaukee - Wausau
We will start the day with the biggest industrial city of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, birthplace of
Haley-Davidson motorcycles. Visit Harley-Davidson Museum and have a glimpse of
American history that you’ve never seen before. This all-American legendary motorcycle
brand showcases a collection of 450 motorcycles and artifacts including the oldest known
Harley Davidson motorcycle. Every hand crafted bike is passing the message of Harley
Davidson spirit: passion, freedom, bravery, and individuality. Next, visit ginseng farm in
Wausau, Wisconsin. Wisconsin is one of a few places that produce the finest ginseng in the
world. These panax roots (ginseng) are excellent health supplement and a nutritious oriental
cooking ingredient. Wisconsin ginseng is highly sought after, especially in Asia. We would
organize an authentic oriental ginseng dinner depending on reservation and time.
Hotel：LA QUINTA INN WAUSAU,QUALITY INN or equivalent
Day 3 Lake Superior (Pictured Rocks) - Sault Ste. Marie
Be ready to enjoy a breathtaking view of natural landscape of Lake Superior, the largest
freshwater lake in the world by surface area. We will arrive in Pictured Rocks National
Lakeshore, a stunning U.S national lakeshore on the shore of Lake Superior in the Upper
Peninsula of Michigan. Riding a boat, to see unique rock formation and colorful cliffs are
standing by the translucent blue water in juxtaposition, dividing sky and the earth with a
vivid horizon line. Its raw beauty captures the mind of beholders. Then we’ll go to Miner’s
Beach to nearly see the lake, to see the Lake Superior from a different angle.
There are few falls spread over Picture Rock National Lakeshore. Taquahmenon Falls and
Lower Falls are two of the most famous falls, also are called Amber Twin Falls (Optional
in-depth tour). These two falls are colorful, silk like falls. Flowing water of this falls is
shining like thousands of diamonds under sunshine.
We will go to the Sault Ste. Marie late afternoon, a city located on the northeastern end of the
U.S. state of Michigan on the Canadian border. Sault Ste. Marie is the oldest city in
Michigan. Here we will overlook an impressive man-made wonder. Since there were rapids
of water falling 21 feet from Lake Superior to Lake Huron and forbidding the waterway
commuting, the Soo Locks enable ships to travel between Lake Superior and the lower Great
Lakes. The locks pass an average of 10,000 ships per year, despite being closed during the
winter from January through March, when ice shuts down shipping on the Great Lakes. We
are going to hotel after dinner.
Hotel：SOO LOCKS LODGE, DAYS INN SAULT STE. MARIE or equivalent
Day 4 Sault Ste. Marie - Lake Michigan/Lake Huron (Mackinac Island) - Frankenmuth
After seeing Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie serve as a giant water elevator that allows
ships passing through the unleveled water surface of Lake Superior and lower Great
Lakes, we Leave Sault Ste. Marie for Mackinac City. We will drive through a
five-mile-long suspension bridge connecting the upper and the lower half of Michigan
peninsula to reach Mackinaw. This city is famous for the magnificent scenic view. We
will take a scenic speedboat (round-trip) to get to Mackinac Island. Visitors are feeling
immersed in to a peaceful world where only the life essentials and natural beauty
co-exist. The whole island is well preserved to remain the urban style of the 19th century.
Since motor vehicles are not permitted to intrude on the natural beauty of Mackinac
Island, there is no better way to visit this historic isle and see the legendary points of
interest than by carriage. You can take a carriage tour at your own expense to explore the
parks or visit the museums and the Grand Hotel. Built in 1887, Grand Hotel is famous as
the filming site for the 1980 film Somewhere in Time starring Christopher Reeve and
Jane Seymour. Sip a coffee on the hotel’s porch (longest in the world) like its notable
visitors of the hotel include five U.S. presidents, Russian president Vladimir Putin,
inventor Thomas Edison, and author Mark Twain. Later we will then head to
Frankenmuth, a German descendant town in Central America. To experience the entirely
different local culture, we will dine at a well-known local restaurant and enjoy some
world famous German sausage with authentic German beers.
Hotel：COMFORT INN FLINT or equivalent
Day 5 Detroit - Chicago
Our tour of the day will start with Detroit, the capital of automobiles in the morning. We
will stop at the headquarters of the General Motors Company. We will then visit Henry
Ford Museum, named after the founder of the Ford Motor Company which is the second
largest carmaker of U.S. It is said that where there is a car, there is a Ford. The
exhibitions not only portray the history of Ford but also the Industrial Revolution. The
collection contains many rare exhibits including John F. Kennedy’s presidential
limousine, Abraham Lincoln’s chair from Ford’s Theatre, Thomas Edison’s laboratory,
the Wright Brothers’ bicycle shop, and the Rosa Parks bus. We will return to Chicago in
the late afternoon.
Upon completion of the tour, we will send you to the O’Hare International Airport (ORD) for
flights home. See “Airport Pick-up/Drop-off Notes” for more details. (If you need to leave at
any other places on the way back to Chicago, please confirm it with your tour guide in
(1) Departure time: 8:00AM
(2) Pick-up location: 207 W Cermak Rd. Chicago, IL 60616
(3) Drop-off Location: 207 W Cermak Rd. Chicago, IL 60616, or, O’Hare International Airport (ORD).
Note: Please book your flights departing from ORD after 7:00PM.
Scenic Spots Notes:
(1) Itinerary will be subject to traffic and weather. The sequence of the attractions might be
changed according to actual and practical situation for better service.
(2) In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), tour guide may make
some necessary changes to the itinerary accordingly.
(3) This tour does not accept any City Pass or your own tickets for the attraction. Guests need
to purchase admission tickets from tour guides.
(4) Price is subject to seasonal change without prior notice
(1) If the weather condition, war, general strikes and other unforeseen circumstances
interrupt the journey, our company reserve the right to rearrange the journey without
refunding the tour fee.
(2) If visitors cannot join the tour because of personal reason, the fee for hotels and
transportation is not refundable.
Tour fee Exclude:
The meals, attractions tickets, service fee ($8 per person per day), and any private costs (such as hotel telephone charges, laundry etc.)
Optional Admission Package (For Your Reference Only)
|East Coast & Canda Attration Fee
|Chicago Night Tour
|Chicago Architecture Walk Tour
|The Art Institute of Chicago
||$Free (Under 14)
|Wisconsin Ginseng Dinner
|Pictured Rocks Cruise
|Amber Twin Falls
|German Style Dinenr
|Henry Ford Museum