April 27-29, 2018


What's included?

  • 2 nights at the Hyatt Place River North Hotel located in one of Chicago's best neighborhoods for shopping and sightseeing
  • 2 continental breakfasts
  • A tour of Chicago led by a knowledgeable local professional guide
  • Shuttle van transportation to/from the airport and our hotel
  • Comprehensive digital information packet designed to help you make the most of your weekend
  • A Cultural Hi-Ways tour manager available to help you throughout your time in Chicago
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Tour itinerary

Friday.  You'll arrive in Chicago by air on a flight of your choosing.  A shuttle van will pick you up at the airport and bring you to our hotel.  (Please make sure to arrive at the hotel by 11 p.m.)  A Cultural Hi-Ways tour manager will help you check-in at the hotel and will be available to assist you for the remainder of the weekend.

If you arrive at the hotel by 7:30 p.m. you can choose to gather to meet the other guests on the tour and participate in an evening sightseeing activity.

Saturday.  You'll be treated to a morning tour of downtown Chicago led by a knowledgeable local professional guide.  You're then free for the rest of the day to explore this amazing city on your own.

Sunday.  Check-out of our hotel by noon (but feel free to leave your luggage with the attendant if you're traveling on an evening flight).  A shuttle van will pick you up at the hotel and bring you to the airport for your flight home.


Tour price

$329 per person (tour only; no educational credit*)

  • Price listed is quad: 4 guests of the same gender sharing 1 room with 2 double beds.  Please contact us for other prices.
  • Don't know anyone else traveling?  We'll be happy to place you in a room with 3 other guests of the same gender.
  • Air travel to/from Chicago is NOT included.
  • We'll let you know when it's time to book your air travel.
  • Please DO NOT book your air travel until we tell you to do so. 

*If you’re enrolled in the Learning Across America course associated with this tour then the price of the tour is already included in the tuition you've paid to Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC).