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9-Day Chicago, New Orleans, Tennessee Central South Full-ExperienceTour from Chicago with Airport Transfers

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9 Days 8 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Chicago, New Orleans, Chattanooga, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains, Indianapolis, Lexington, Memphis, Pigeon Forge, Springfield, St. Louis, West Lafayette. Inclusions: 8 nights hotel accomodations, Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

  • Travel across the Central US from North to South
  • Experience the distinctive culture of the Central and South US up close
  • Visit Chicago Theater and Purdue University exclusively
  • New Orleans and Tennessee
  • Visit famous cities and spectacular natural landscape; adore music and equestrian events; feel modern beauty and pristine wildness; enjoy gourmet foods and shopping

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    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses. Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
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    Day 1

    Chicago

    Today, guests will gather in Chicago to begin this tour. Those who fly in O'Hare International Airport can meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area and transfer to the hotel for free between 9:00am and 9:00pm. Those who arrive before 3:00pm will also receive free transportation to the Chicago Premium Outlets to do a little shopping. Any guests who arrive before 5:00pm are also invited to take a Night Tour of this marvelous city for $25 per person (a minimum of 4 guests is required for this tour to be arranged).

    More» Chicago is a city of color and history. The largest city in the American Midwest, it sits on Lake Michigan. It is home to one of the world's tallest buildings, the Willis Tower, and many other amazing activities. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» The Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora, IL, are a collection of outlet shops that house over 120 stores including Kenneth Cole, Coach, Adidas, GAP, and many more. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00am - 9:00pm, Sun 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Always Available
      More» Beginning downtown, we will first head to Grant Park. The fountain here is illuminated in the evening by colorful lights. Then, we will go to the 360 Chicago observation deck to see a panoramic view of the city at night! «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $25; Senior $25
    Standard Hotel: Best Western or equivalent
    Day 2

    Chicago

    Today, we will get to see some of the best location in Chicago, making stops at the United Center, Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park, the Cloud Gate, Navy Pier, Chicago Theater, the Magnificent Mile, and the Chicago Water Tower. To get the best view of this fantastic city, we will go to the top of 360 CHICAGO. We will also be able to walk through the underground Pedway system that connects numerous famous landmarks.

    More» Chicago is a city of color and history. The largest city in the American Midwest, it sits on Lake Michigan. It is home to one of the world's tallest buildings, the Willis Tower, and many other amazing activities. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» This arena is home to the Chicago Bulls of the NBA and the Blackhawks of the NHL. It was built in 1994. The plaza in front of the stadium has statues of athletes like Michael Jordan and Bobby Hull. «Less
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      More» Located in Chicago's busy Loop area, Millennium Park was opened in 2004 and is a state-of-the-art park. The Pavilion and Great Lawn is now a popular spot to host concerts, and the iconic Cloud Gate is located in this park. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 6:00am - 11:00pm
    • Always Visit
      More» This impressive and somewhat bizarre stainless steel sculpture is the focal point of AT&T Plaza in Chiago, Illinois' Millennium Park. Nicknamed "The Bean" due to its shape, it was constructed in 2006 and designed by British artist Anish Kapoor. «Less
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      More» Buckingham Fountain in Chicago's Grant Park is one of the largest fountains in the world and one of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions. It throws as much as 15,000 gallons of water into the air every minute. «Less
      Opening Hours: Sun Apr 15 - Oct 31 8:00am - 11:00pm
    • Always Visit
      More» In the busy Loop area of Chicago is the city's namesake theater with its iconic marquee, which has become an unofficial symbol of the city. It hosts performances of all kinds, including drama, comedy, dance, and more. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15
    • Always Visit
      More» The Magnificent Mile is an upscale neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. It is known for its shopping, hotels, and nightlife. It is also home to famous Chicago landmarks like the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, and the Chicago Water Tower. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» This observsation deck sits atop the John Hancock Tower in Chicago, providing exquisite aerial views of the city's skyline that you can't get anywhere else. The new LIFT feature extends out above the city below for an exhilirating experience. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 11:00pm
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      More» Nicknamed "Chicago's front yard," Grant Park sits right on Chicago's waterfront. It is home to gardens, museums, live performance venues, several pieces of art, like a monument to Abraham Lincoln and the Agora, a collection of headless statues. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Best Western or equivalent
    Day 3

    Chicago - Springfield - St. Louis (298 miles)

    After guests have been picked up from the specified departure location in Chicago, this tour will begin. In the morning we will tour Springfield, the capital of Illinois. There we will visit the Lincoln Home National Historic Site (outside) and see the Old Illinois State Capitol Building. We will then head to St. Louis, MO, where we will stop at the Gateway Arch and the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. This is also where we will spend the night.

    More» Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the largest city in central Illinois. The city lies on a mostly flat plain that encompasses much of the surrounding countryside. And The city is governed by a mayor–council form of government. «Less

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      More» This historic location, a house and the surrounding four blocks, was the home of President Abraham Lincoln from 1844 to 1861, when he left for the White House in Washington. It was the only home he ever owned. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:30am - 5:00pm
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      More» This historic site served as the state capitol building for the state of Illinois from 1840 to 1876. Built in the Greek Revival Style, both Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama announced their candidacy for president here. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm

    More» St. Louis is a city and port in the U.S. state of Missouri. The city developed along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms Missouri's border. The economy of St. Louis relies on service, manufacturing, trade, transportation of goods, and tourism. «Less

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      More» This iconic stainless-steel monument in St. Louis is the tallest arch in the world. It was built as a homage to the westward expansion of the United States and sits on the site of St. Louis' founding. «Less
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      More» Located in the central West End of St. Louis, this Roman Catholic cathedral was designed in a mix of Neo-Byzantine and Romanesque Revival architectural styles. It was consecrated on June 29, 1926. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or equivalent
    Day 4

    St. Louis - Memphis - Jackson

    From St. Louis, we will head to Memphis, TN, where we will visit Graceland, the former estate of Elvis Presley. We will got to Jackson, MS for the night.

    More» Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee. And it is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. «Less

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      More» This massive, opulent mansion in Memphis, Tennessee was the home of Elvis Presley. It is a National Historic Landmark and today serves as a museum. Guests can visit the site of Elvis' grave and tour the thirteen-acre estate. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $39; Child (3-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $35
    Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn, Comfort Inn, or equivalent
    Day 5

    Jackson - New Orleans (187 miles)

    We will make our way from Jackson into Louisiana, where we will have the chance to take a Swamp Tour on a riverboat that will bring us closer to the unique nature of the South. From there, we will head to New Orleans, LA, stopping along the way at the Oak Alley Plantation. There is an optional Night Tour of New Orleans available.

    More» The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world. «Less

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      More» This historic plantation on the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana is a National Historic Landmark. In addition to its function as a museum, the Oak Alley Plantation has served as a set for films and TV shows. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Adult (Start from Jun 15, 2016) $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $4.50; Child (3-12 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016) $5; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 62 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016) $22
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      More» Get up close and personal with the bayou! These tours take guests into protected swamps to see some of the South's unique indigenous wildlife. Guests may even meet an alligator! These guided tours are fun and informative. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (6-12 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $26
    • Always Available
      More» This walking tour of New Orleans is one of the best ways to explore the city after dark. It is dramatic, historic, and entertaining, providing you with anecdotes detailing some of the darker parts of local history. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior $25
    Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn or equivalent
    Day 6

    New Orleans - Birmingham (312 miles)

    Today, we will get to explore New Orleans. Our stops will include the French Quarter, Jackson Square, Royal Street, and the many antique stores and jazz bars on Bourbon Street. We will head to Birmingham, AL for the evening, where we will get to see Kelly Ingram Park.

    More» The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» The most famous area of New Orleans is also the oldest. Dating back to the city's founding in 1718, this National Historic Landmark district is known for its nightlife, restaurants, and celebrations. Its most famous locale is Bourbon Street. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» Royal Street, located one block from Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, is one of the oldest streets in the city and famous for its antique shops, art galleries, and stately hotels. Described as the quintessential French Quarter street, Royal Street is also home to restaurants and cafes. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» Extending 13 blocks in the French Quarter, Bourbon Street is the most famous thoroughfare in New Orleans, a top destination for generations of partygoers. It is home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the city. «Less
    • Always Visit
      More» This historic park in the French Quarter is home to the St. Louis Cathedral. It's history dates all the way back to 1721, when it was built by French colonists in the area. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Days Inn Attalla/Best Western or similar
    Day 7

    Chattanooga - Great Smoky Mountains - Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge (166 miles)

    In the morning, we will explore Chattanooga, TN, heading up the slopes of Lookout Mountain and Rock City. Then, we'll drive through the Great Smoky Mountains, home to a variety of animals. Eventually, we will reach Gatlinburg, a charming mountain town with a variety of unique shops, restaurants, and hotels. Afterwards, we will continue to Pigeon Forge, TN to see the Dixie Stampede show, created by the famous country singer Dolly Parton.

    More» Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. state of Tennessee. A unique distinction for Chattanooga is the fact that the city has its own typeface, Chatype, which was launched in August 2012. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» This historic hilltop on the southern border of Tennessee has a colorful history as a place of importance during wartime. Most notably, it was the centerpiece of the Battle of Lookout Mountain during the American Civil War. «Less
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      More» Rock City is as famous for its aggressive mid-19th-century marketing campaigns as for its views and gardens. Still, Rock City does offer a lot to visitors: panoramic views, botanical gardens, and amazing rock formations are all features. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $13.10; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $22

    More» The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border in the southeastern United States. The range is sometimes called the Smoky Mountains and the name is commonly shortened to the Smokies. «Less

    More» Gatlinburg is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee. The city is a popular vacation resort, as it rests on the border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along U.S. Route 441, which connects Gatlinburg to Cherokee, North Carolina through the national park. «Less

    More» Pigeon Forge is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States. Pigeon Forge is primarily a tourist destination. The city's attractions include Dollywood, numerous outlet malls, and music theaters. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» In 1988, the first Dixie Stampede opened in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, just outside of Dollywood, Dolly Parton's theme park. The show is still going strong today, and has expanded to two other locations in the American South. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $66.85; Adult (Start from 5/1/2016) $66.84; Child (2-12 yrs, Ends in 4/31/2016) $41.45; Child (3-12 yrs, Start from 5/1/2016) $41.46; Senior (Over 62 yrs, Ends in 4/31/2016) $66.85; Senior (Over 62 yrs, Start from 5/1/2016) $66.84|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    Standard Hotel: Clarion Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites or equivalent
    Day 8

    Berea - Lexington - Louisville (124 miles)

    Today, we will stop by the Kentucky Artisan Center, which celebrates the state's charming local folk art. Later, we will arrive in Lexington to visit the Kentucky Horse Park. Lastly, we will head to the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass in Simpsonville to do some shopping. We will spend the night in Louisville.

    More» Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is located on the Kentucky River in the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm and an educational theme park opened in 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky. It is located off Kentucky State Highway 1973 and Interstate 75, at Exit 120, in northern Fayette County in the United States. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Adult (Start from Jun 15, 2016) $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Child (3-12 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016) $9; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 62 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016) $20

    More» Located just a few minutes from Louisville, Simpsonville is a small Kentucky town known as the American Saddlebred horse capital of the world. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» This large outlet mall in Kentucky, opened during the summer of 2014, is home to over 80 outlet stores, including Old Navy, Nike, Gucci, Polo Ralph Lauren, and American Eagle. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00am - 9:00pm, Sun 10:00am - 7:00pm
    Standard Hotel: Ramada Louisville, Days Inn or Similar
    Day 9

    Indianapolis - Lafayette - Chicago (189 miles)

    After seeing the exterior of the Indiana State House in Indianapolis, we will travel to Lafayette to see the campus of Purdue University. Later in the day, we will reach Chicago, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

    More» Indianapolis is the capital and the largest city in Indiana. Indianapolis hosts several notable sporting events annually, including the Brickyard 400, Grand Prix of Indianapolis, NFL Scouting Combine, the largest half marathon in the U.S., and the Indianapolis 500. «Less

    • Outside Visit
      (Outside Visit) More» The Indiana Statehouse is the center of governmental function for the entire state of Indiana. This member of the National Register of Historic Places was built in 1878 and is an important historic and architectural building. «Less

    More» West Lafayette holds the distinction of being the most densely populated urban area in the state of Indiana and having the most culturally diverse population in the Midwest. It is home to Purdue University. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» Named for business leader and philanthropist John Purdue, Purdue University consists of 6 campuses, the main location of which is situated in West Lafayette, Indiana. Notable highlights include the Purdo Mall, Memorial Mall, and South Campus, which offers visitors pristine lawns and a horticulture garden. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $7; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $10
    • Departure & Return

    • Airport Meetup: Meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area at O'Hare, where pick-up service is available between 9 AM and 9 PM; charged pickup service is available for $120/person on 1st and 2nd guest, and $10 for each additional guest; at MDW, you have to get to the hotel by yourself.
    • Flight arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour, please schedule flights to depart from Chicago O'Hare airport after 7:00pm.
    • Price Includes

    • Roundtrip airport transfer (excluded service fee $8/per person
    • 8 nights hotel accomodations
    • Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Chattanooga, TN
      Rock City (Optional) $22 $13.10 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 62 yrs)
      Chicago, IL
      (Optional) $20 $15 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 62 yrs)
      360 Chicago (Optional) $25 $18 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Chicago Cruise (Summer) (Optional) $35 $21 (3-12 yrs) $32 (Over 62 yrs)
      Chicago Night Tour (Optional) $25 $25 $25
      Chicago Theater (Optional) $15 $10 (3-12 yrs) $15 (Over 65 yrs)
      The Art Institute of Chicago (Optional) $27 Free (Under 14 yrs) $27 (Over 62 yrs)
      Lexington, KY
      Kentucky Horse Park (Optional)
      $18
      $20 (Start from Jun 15, 2016)
      $8 (3-12 yrs)
      $9 (3-12 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016)
      $15 (Over 62 yrs)
      $20 (Over 62 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016)
      Memphis, TN
      Graceland (Optional) $39 $18 (3-12 yrs) $35 (Over 62 yrs)
      New Orleans, LA
      New Orleans Night Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $25
      Oak Alley Plantation (Optional)
      $20
      $22 (Start from Jun 15, 2016)
      $4.50 (3-12 yrs)
      $5 (3-12 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016)
      $20 (Over 62 yrs)
      $22 (Over 62 yrs, Start from Jun 15, 2016)
      Swamp Boat Tour (Optional) $26 $16 (6-12 yrs) $26 (Over 62 yrs)
      Pigeon Forge, TN
      Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede (Optional)
      $66.85
      $66.84 (Start from 5/1/2016)
      $41.45 (2-12 yrs, Ends in 4/31/2016)
      $41.46 (3-12 yrs, Start from 5/1/2016)
      $66.85 (Over 62 yrs, Ends in 4/31/2016)
      $66.84 (Over 62 yrs, Start from 5/1/2016)
      West Lafayette, IN
      Purdue University (Optional) $10 $7 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 62 yrs)
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    • Up to 46 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    • 21-45 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
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    • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

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