Chicago: The Art, Architecture, and Style with Sally Kalmbach

$1,800.00 per person, double occupancy, land only $2,500.00 singles.

Final payment due TBD ($500.00 deposit required)

,Sally Kalmbach, Chicago Native, Historian, Art lover, and Author of biographies of Mrs. Potter Palmer and Mrs. James Ward Thorn, will guide us to her favorite museums and homes in Chicago and of course, including the Art Institute of Chicago.


$1,800.00 Cost per person double occupancy. Singles: $2,500.00

Hotel: The Gwyn – A Luxury Collection Hotel on Michigan Avenue in River North


 Arrival and transfer to the Gwen Hotel. This afternoon will take the Architectural Cruise in Chicago. Late afternoon we will enjoy cocktails at the rooftop bar of the Gwen.

 We will meet Sally Kalmbach at the appointed time at the close by Tribune Tower. We will walk with her from Fort Dearborn to Millennium Park for a history of Chicago and particularly its architecture. Our tour ends near the Art Institute. We have break for lunch, suggested at Terzo Piano, the restaurant in the Art Institute. In the afternoon a tour of the Institute including the Thorn Rooms.

Your late afternoon and evening are free to enjoy the city.

  Our visit this morning is to the Charnley House, designed by Louis Sullivan while Frank Lloyd Wright was working as his draftsman. 

The rest of the day is free , but you may enjoy an optional visit to the Eleanor Countiss House Shore Drive, which has an interesting history and copied after the Petit Trianon Palace in Versailles 

 A morning to enjoy shopping on the Magnificent Mile or walking/biking in the parks. At 330pm, we will meet for a visit, with Sally, to the Driehaus Museum (home.) 

We will have cocktails and dinner with the group for our final evening.

 Individual departures

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Included in costs:

4 nights The Gwen

Daily continental breakfast

$50 food and beverage credit per room (not per person)

Hotel taxes

2 Dinners with cocktails before

Daily Continental Breakfast for 2

Entrance fees/tickets for scheduled visits


Deposit of $500.00 to reserve your place on this trip. Nonrefundable if not re-sold prior to final payment. We strongly suggest travel insurance. or an agent of your choice.

Final payment: TBD


In the event of unforeseen circumstances, A Way to Go Travel, Weezie Glascock, Adventures and Cultures, reserve the right to substitute a visit or event, or make changes in the itinerary. Just Ladies Traveling, Weezie Glascock, Adventures and Cultures, Inc, and A Way to Go Travel, act only as agent for any transportation carrier, hotel, ground operator, or other supplier of services connected to this tour. The agent/operator shall not be liable for any damage to or loss of, property or injury to, or death of, persons occasioned directly or indirectly by an act or omission of any other provider including but not limited to any defect in any aircraft, watercraft or wheeled vehicle provided by the operator. The agent/operator will not be liable for any damage or loss due to delay, cancellation or disruption in any manner caused by the laws, regulations, acts or failures thereof, or by acts of God, strikes, fire, flood, war, rebellion, terrorism, insurrection, sickness, quarantine, epidemic, theft or any other causes beyond their control. The participant waives such claims against the agent/operator for any such loss, damage, injury or death.

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Deposit of $500.00 required with registration and is nonrefundable. Final payment due TBD.

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