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9-Day Chicago to Madison, Austin, Minneapolis, Fargo, Devils Tower, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone and Theodore Roosevelt National Park Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-CHI-153A
Duration: 9 Day(s) / 8 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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9-Day Chicago to Madison, Austin, Minneapolis, Fargo, Devils Tower, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone and Theodore Roosevelt National Park Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Wed,Thu (2020-06-03 To 2020-10-01)

Highlights :

You deserve a break from your tough everyday life. This is exactly why we bring an exciting and adventurous tour of Chicago for you. Get along to enjoy the best visits, sightseeing of all the famous attractions in the area, and enjoy tons of exciting activities. We will take you to explore Fargo, Chicago Theater, 360 Chicago, Keystone, Chicago Water Tower, Badlands National Park, Mud Volcano, SPAM Museum, Austin, Yellowstone Falls, Yellowstone National Park, Trump Tower, Cloud Gate, Devil's Tower, Mount Rushmore and much more.

 

 

  • Free Hotel Upgrade to Marriott's Sheraton Suites Chicago Elk Grove will be available on airport pick up Day, Chicago City Tour or Transfer City Tour.
  • Only the guides and drivers who have COVID 19 negative can provide services from now onwards. Drivers and Guides will wear the mask. They will disinfect the bus daily. Travelers will have to wear the mask and their temperature will be monitored regularly. Travelers will be provided with hand sanitizer and wipes. We recommend travelers to bring their own hand sanitizer also. Bus sitting will be based on the standards set by the Government.

 

 

Itinerary

Free airport pickup is available from O'Hare International Airport(Airport) between 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Our guide will meet you at the Baggage Claim area for Domestic flights or Exit doorsfor International flights and will arrange shuttle bus service for you.

Other than this scheduled 24 hours paid airport pick-up service is available with service charges $120 for 1-2 people and $10 for each additional person.

The first-day itinerary could vary, depending upon your arrival as mentioned below:

  1. Guests arriving at O‟Hare departure location before 3:00 PM, will be able to visit Fashion Outlets of Chicago.
  2. Guests who can meet the tour guide before 5:00 PM can join the Chicago city night tourto have great fun, $25/ per person will be charged.

Night tour itinerary:Through this tour we will be able to spend our 20 minutes at Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain. Later we will take you to Magnificent Mile where we will have almost 30 minutes of fun. And Lake Michigan Observatory for about 20 minutes.  

Hotel: Sheraton Suites Chicago Elk Grove or similar.

 


Attractions

Chicago Night Tour, IL

Chicago is a really beautiful city, it is worth visiting and becomes even more beautiful during the night. There are many services which will give a tour of the city at night and it is truly amazing.

Fashion Outlets of Chicago, IL

This fashion outlet of Chicago is at a very convenient that it offers easy access from the Rosemont CTA Station. Buyers can enjoy the best of savings and there is a free shuttle available from the station to the mall. There is everything to spend easily 5 to 7 hours, right from food to restrooms.

We will start our day by enjoying a walk in Millennium Park and exploring the attractive Cloud Gate. To experience the wonderful views of Chicago City we will reach 360 Chicago and sightsee the beauty of Chicago from the top in about 75 minutes. Next, we will enjoy a delicious lunch at Portillo’s Hot Dog within an hour. We will spend around 2 hours in The Art Institute of Chicago and around 30 minutes visiting the United Center. We will also get a chance to enjoy the Chicago Helicopter Experience Tour (minimum for two people) to make the tour more enjoyable. Giordano’s Pizza & Garrett Popcorn will be the last place of the tour to enjoy dinner and finish our journey. 

Summer Schedule (2nd April to Mid of Nov usually):

We will start our day by enjoying a walk in Millennium Park and exploring the attractive Cloud Gate. Grand Park and Chicago Theater will be our next places to spend our next nearly 70 minutes.  Later on, we will move toward the Art Institute of Chicago and spend almost 2 hours.  Then we will go to Chicago Water Tower and Michigan Avenue for almost 15 minutes. After that, we will collect memories by participating in Chicago Cruise. To experience the wonderful views of Chicago City we will reach 360 Chicago and sightsee the beauty of Chicago from the top approximately for 75 minutes.  We will also get a chance to enjoy the Chicago Helicopter Experience Tour(minimum for two people) to make the tour more enjoyable.

Navy Pier, Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Marina City, Trump International Hotel and Tower and Willis Tower Observation Deck will be our pass by attractions. 

Note: Chicago Cruise will be closed in Winter.

Hotel: Sheraton Suites Chicago Elk Grove or similar.

 

 


Attractions

Architectural Cruise, IL

Architectural Cruise is a great way to enjoy holidays, the cruise shows the best architecture of the state of Illinois. The architecture is adorned and appreciated by all and the cruise is extremely enjoyable.

Art Institute of Chicago, IL

The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic art museum. It features many different exhibits that are beautiful to watch. There are old master pieces there comprising of Asian art, Islamic art, Egyptian art and many more.

Chicago 360, IL

Chicago 360 located on the 95th floor of the John Hancock Center is an observatory which offers 360 degree views of the surroundings and up to four states are visible from up there. There is a skywalk and a coffee shop as well.

Chicago Theater, IL

Originally known as Balaban and Katz Chicago theatre, the Chicago Theatre is a landmark in State Street, Chicago. Opened in 1921, currently owned by Madison Square Garden, Inc. the theatre holds 3600 people and hosts stage plays, comedy, speeches, magic shows and music concerts.

Chicago, IL

The third most populated city in US, Chicago is an international hub for technology, industry, finance, commerce, transportation and telecommunication. The O’Hare airport is recorded to be the second busiest airport in terms of air traffic in the world.

Grant Park, IL

Grant Park is located in Kankakee county in Illinois, the park was established in 1883 and according to a census in 2010 the population of Grant Park is almost 1,331.

Millennium Park, IL

Refers to the public park which is actually located Chicago at loop community area. The park was established in order to celebrate the occasion of second Millennium.

United Center, IL

A pretty attractive place for sport lovers, situated in the surrounding of Chicago! United Center has lush scenery and wonderful gaming experience. The crowd is itself a testimony of its popularity among game lovers like hockey fans.

We will leave Chicago early in the morning and start our journey. Wisconsin will be our first destination of the day to visit where we will explore Wisconsin State Capitol outside only for almost 25 minutes. Then we will pass by the Famous Cottage Cheese Store and reach Minnesota where we will spend some time at Mill City Museum. Here we will spend approximately one hour. Overnight stay will be in St Cloud.

Special Notes:

  • If the Mill City Museum will be closed due to some certain reasons then we will visit Stone Arch Bridge to sightsee stunning views of the Mississippi River including: St. Anthony Falls, St. Anthony Locks and Dam. We will see Ruins after lighting up the Gold Medal Flour Factory, which is transformed into the Museum now.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. Cloud or similar.(Breakfast Included)

 

 


Attractions

Madison, WI

It is the capital municipal of Wisconsin, and it resides in Westside of Milwaukee. It’s known for the vaulted Wisconsin State Capitol, which sits on strip among lakes Mendota and Monona. The Historical Museum forms state’s immigrant history.

Mill City Museum, MN

Mill City Museum is located in the state of Minnesota in the United States. It is a Minnesota Historical Society Museum and is built on the ruins of the Washburn “A” Mill. It is home to some great exhibits.

Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis is a prime location for the tourists, as it has a bunch of places for you to have a good time. When you are visiting Minneapolis make sure to visit Minnehaha Park, Mall of America, Walker Art Center, and Minneapolis Institute of Art. You will fall in love with the Minneapolis.

Wisconsin State Capitol, WI

It is present in Madison, Wisconsin, lines both cavities of the Wisconsin legislature sideways with Wisconsin Supreme Court and Office of the Governor. It was built in 1906 and is it known for its architectural style.

Today we will leave the hotel early in the morning and continue our journey toward Fargo. We will enjoy the Bonanzaville Pioneer Village Tour. Then, we will travel toward Jamestown where we will get a chance to come across the US National Buffalo Museum for nearly 60 minutes. Here we will also enjoy a Special Buffalo Burger Lunch. Bismark will be our last destination of the day to visit the North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum to contribute 60 minutes almost. Guests will have an option to relish Chinese Buffet before heading back to the hotel.

We will pass by the Minnesota, idyllic and water scenery of the state of lakes, North Dakota, endless farm scenery.

Hotel: TownePlace Suites by Marriott Dickinson or Similar. (Breakfast Included)

 

 


Attractions

Bismarck, ND

After Fargo, It is ranked as a second most populous city in North Dakota and Forbes magazine ranked Bismarck as the seventh fastest-growing small city of the United States. Bismarck is located across the river from Mandan. This name was given after a historic Native American tribe. The two cities form the center of the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Statistical Area. The State Capitol is a 21-story tower is in Bismarck surrounded by state government buildings. The parks, walking trails, and monuments are favorite for tourists. Bismarck has quite variable humid continental climate system. It has numerous parks systems, exercise trails, swimming pools and golf courses located within the city. It is a central place for tourists.

Bonanza Ville, ND

Bonanza Ville is a museum located in West Fargo, North Dakota. This museum is basically known for its historic buildings and its the overall size. This museum has a total of 40 buildings which cover about 12 acres of land. This is one of the most organized museums due to each of the forty-buildings having their own theme. These themes include a newspaper or press display or any historic displays. These buildings are based upon a certain theme. Bonanza Ville is open throughout the year from May to September and sometimes is available to the public on weekends of October. This historic complex is located on the map just about Interstate 94, making it about two and a half miles west of Fargo, North Dakota.

Fargo, ND

Fargo is located in North Dakota and it is famous among the tourists, they all come to visit it throughout the year, as the city offers something for everyone; including world-class hotels and landscapes that make you fall in love with this beautiful city. Fargo is an ideal location for a nice and fun time with your loved ones.

Jamestown, ND

Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota. It was founded back in 1872. It covers a total area of about 12.87 square miles and is home to a population over 15,000. Jamestown is famous for one of the most unique and largest buffalo monument around the world. Jamestown is one of the most productive cities in North Dakota covering food production, retail, and other wholesale businesses. Jamestown has a typical northern American climate which means, the summers are moderately warm while the winters are colder than most cities in North Dakota.

National Buffalo Museum, ND

The National Buffalo Museum, was started in1991 in Jamestown, North Dakota. It is one of North Dakota’s most favorite attraction for the tourists. It is designed to preserve and promote the bison industry. The museum is about numerous artworks, artifacts, and Native American & African American items of interest such as several years ancient skull the original Thundering Herd oil painting, wildlife mounts.

North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, ND

The North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, was opened in 1981, is operated by the State Historical Society of North Dakota It has been called a "Smithsonian on the plains “because of the presence of mummified Demonolatry. The specimens include a gem, mineral, and rock collection. It contains about 12,000 years of human history from across North Dakota.

We will start the day by visiting the colorful Painted Canyon. Here we will spend nearly 30 minutes. Later on, we will move toward and spend nearly 3 hours at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, including Maltese Cross Cabin and Visitor Center (entrance ticket required). Then we will go to Billings to have some rest at the hotel.

Hotel: TownePlace Suites by Marriott Billings or Similar. (Breakfast Included)

 

 


Attractions

Painted Canyon, ND

Painted Canyon is a valley located in Billings County, North Dakota. The name painted canyon is derived from an obvious fact which is its colorful rocks. This point of interest receives a lot of visitors all over the year and one of its greatest attractions include the Painted Canyon hiking trail.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is located near the end of Interstate 94 near Medora, North Dakota. This park’s main highlight is its name. It was named after the President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. This park is divided into three sections which serve different purposes. It is filled with different points of interests and attractions for all ages. These include scenic pathways, horse trails, ranch and many more. The park received over 700,000 recreational visitors and is the only park in the United States named after a single person.

Today we will travel to the world-famous Yellowstone National Park to spend the whole day there. For this guests will have to pay for a National Parks Package Ticket and spend almost 400 minutes exploring Mammoth Hot Spring, Upper Yellowstone Falls, Old Faithful Geyser, Grand Prismatic Spring and West Thumb Geyser Basin of the Park. For the night stay, we will head to Billings.

Hotel:TownePlace Suites by Marriott Billings or Similar. (Breakfast Included)

 

 


Attractions

Located in the heart of Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the world’s largest hot springs. It is primarily known for its rainbow coloration which is the ultimate result of microbial mats around the boundaries of the mineral-rich water forming a spectacular colorful complexion in Yellowstone National Park.

Mammoth Hot Springs, WY

On a hill of travertine in a YellowstoneNationalPark, there is a large complex of hot springs known as Mammoth Hot Springs. It is located in Wyoming.

Old Faithful Geyser, WY

In the Yellowstone National Park of Wyoming, US, the Old Faithful Geyser is known for grand, scenic view. This name was given to the building in 1870, when the first geyser in the park got the honor of a name.

The Yellowstone River flowing north towards the Haden Valley, first plunges over a steep cliff forming a massive Upper Yellowstone Falls, and then it flows downstream forming the Lower Yellowstone Falls. The Upper Yellowstone Falls is more than thirty meters high. The edge of upper falls symbols the intersection between a rhyolite lava flow and glassy lava that has been eroded by the wind and water heavily.

West Thumb Geyser Basin, WY

The largest geyser basin on the shores of Yellowstone Lake is known as West Thumb Geyser Basin. Like Crater Lake (famous volcanic caldera), West Thumb is about the similar size. It is the best sight for many tourists across the globe.

Yellowstone National Park, WY

The US state of Wyoming is blessed with breathtaking waterfall through a cascade is Yellowstone National Park. The Park has been established in the year 1872.

On this day, guests will be having an opportunity to visit the two most famous monuments of the USA. First, we will make almost 2 hours stop at Devil's Tower National Monument. Then, the group will lead toward the famous national park Mount Rushmore National Memorial. After this, we will come around the Presidential Wax Museum and Bear Country USA in around 60 minutes. At the end, we will enjoy Dinner at Wall Drug before returning to the hotel. 

Hotel: Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City or Similar. (Breakfast Included)

 

 


Attractions

Devils Tower National Monument, WY

The laccoliths and ingenuous intrusion in the Bear Lodge Mountains Wyoming is said to be as Devils Tower National Monument. This monument is famous for its height and unique look.

Devils Tower, WY

One of the traditional cracks climbing area in North America with hundreds of parallel cracks is known as Devils Tower. It is the most visited place located in Wyoming.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD

Refers to a sculpture located in the black hills, the height of the sculpture is 18m. The sculpture was constructed in 1927 and was opened for public in 1941.

Rapid City, SD

Rapid City in South Dakota of US is a favorite tourism spot and close to Mount Rushmore National Monument. It is also known as ‘the city of Presidents’ due to sculpture of famous Presidents.

On the 8th day, we will visit the Badlands National Park to spend nearly 3 hours. Then will go spend an estimated 2 hours around Sioux Falls to enjoy the natural beauty. In the evening, we will reach Blue Earth to check in the hotel for a night stay.

Hotel:  AmericInn by Wyndham, Blue Earth or Similar. (Breakfast Included)

 

 


Attractions

Badlands National Park, SD

The rough loveliness of the Badlands lures guests from round the sphere. These prominent geologic deposits hold one of the world’s lushest fossil beds. The park is 244,000 acres and saves a span of diverse grassland.

Rapid City, SD

Rapid City in South Dakota of US is a favorite tourism spot and close to Mount Rushmore National Monument. It is also known as ‘the city of Presidents’ due to sculpture of famous Presidents.

Sioux Falls, SD

Sioux Falls is the most populous city located in South Dakota. It also the 43rd fastest growing cities located in the US. It is also known for its motto which is “The Heart of America”. In 2019 alone, Sioux Falls had an increased population of over 180,000. The city is located between Interstate 90 and 29, in the rolling hills. It covers a total of 73.47 square miles of land and is located in the extreme eastern section of South Dakota.

On the last day of the tour, we will have fun being around the Austin/Spam Museum to spend a minimum of 50 minutes. After this, we will go to Wisconsin Dells to take part in the Original Wisconsin Ducks Boat to give a colorful ending to the tour. Then, we will return to Chicago and conclude our trip.

 

 


Attractions

Austin, MN

Austin is a city in Mower County, Minnesota. It is sometimes referred to as the SPAM City USA because of the SPAM company being its largest employer. It covers a total land of 13 square miles with an estimated population of 24,718. Austin is home to the Paramount theatre and many other places of interests related to arts. Unfortunately, major floods and tornados tend to hit this small city. In 2015, Austin was mentioned as the “Smallest livable cities in the US”.

Original Wisconsin Ducks, WA

The Original Wisconsin Duck Tours offers rides on both land and the water. Ever since the first invention of duck tours in 1946, the Original Wisconsin Ducks kept appealing visitors for its sightseeing rides throughout the city on both the land and the water. Original Wisconsin Ducks runs on the Wisconsin River, Lake Delton, and drives up to the scenic wilderness for a thrilling experience.

SPAM Museum, MN

SPAM Museum is an admission-free point of interest for tourists because of its neat display of the history and today's stance in the world’s culture of SPAM. SPAM is a company which served canned precooked meat. The museum tells its guests the history of SPAM as well as the origin of the Hormel Company, the founding company of SPAM.


 

 

 

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What's Included

  Most of the tours are carried out in air-conditioned bus. A minivan can also be used depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.

  Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.

  Inclusive of all taxes.

  Tour is accompanied by the tour guide

 

 


What's Excluded

  Mandatory Fee: $135/per person for Yellowstone, Theodore Roosevelt NP, Badlands National Park, Devil’s Tower, Mt Rushmore and Fuel Surcharge.

  Breakfast available at the Hotel reception at cost of $12.99/Person

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

 Airport pickup service charges $10/person.

  Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide.Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $10 minimum per person. 

  Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

  Services related to travel insurance.

  Other personal expenses.

Important:We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.

 

 


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Architectural Cruise, IL $39.00 $18.00 $35.00
Art Institute of Chicago, IL $25.00 $0.00 $25.00
Bear Country USA, SD $18.00 $12.00 $16.00
Bonanza Ville, ND $13.00 $6.50 $11.00
Chicago 360, IL $28.00 $21.00 $28.00
Chicago Helicopter Experience Tour, IL $89.00 $89.00 $89.00
Chicago Night Tour, IL $25.00 $15.00 $25.00
Chicago Theater, IL $18.00 $13.00 $18.00
Giordano’s Pizza, IL $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
Mandatory Fee: Yellowstone, Theodore Roosevelt NP, Badlands National Park, Devil’s Tower, Mt Rushmore and Fuel Surcharge. $135.00 $135.00 $135.00
Mill City Museum, MN $12.00 $6.00 $10.00
National Buffalo Museum, ND $8.00 $6.00 $6.00
Original Wisconsin Ducks, WA $32.00 $32.00 $16.00
Portillo’s Hot Dog, IL $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
The National Presidential Wax Museum, SD $11.00 $8.00 $9.00

 

 

 

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Customers can have the option to Self-check-in of the hotel room after 4:00 PM.
  • From 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM $120 fee will be charged for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person from  from O'Hare.

Return Location

  • Free Airport Drop off service is available for O’Hare International Airport (ORD) for flights departing after 07:00 PM
  • Paid Drop off service is available for 24 hours. $120 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person will be charged.
  • 207 W Cermak Rd. Chicago, IL 60616.

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Reviews

Reviews

Kushal
  • 85
  • 3

It was a fantastic tour and a wonderful experience for us all. Everyone enjoyed a lot and the tour was planned amazingly. The tour guides did a great job. The transportation service was also good and hotel accommodation was on spot. It was a memorable tour.

Al John
  • 35
  • 9

I loved this tour. It was a great tour and we all really enjoyed. I can’t recall any other longer tours that I had enjoyed this much. It was a good tour. The attractions were great and we all enjoyed visiting the places we visited. It was a good tour.

Nakul
  • 8
  • 13

I didn’t enjoy the tour because it was boring and useless. I mean I can’t like the idea of wasting nine days in a tour like this one. The services weren’t good as well and the attractions got boring after a first couple of days. 

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