Thu, Dec 13: Depart in the morning for Chicago via motorcoach. You have the afternoon for lunch and to explore and shop on your own before checking into the Palmer House Hilton. Enjoy dinner at the Palmer House before a short walk to the elegant CIBC Theatre for an evening performance of Hamilton. Based on the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of our nation’s founding fathers, the music is sung in rap and hip-hop style and continues to be a hit since it opened on Broadway in New York City. The show explores the life of Hamilton, America’s first secretary of the Treasury, and incorporates historical figures such as George Washington, Aaron Burr, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson. (Meal: Dinner)
Fri, Dec 14: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and time for some last minute holiday shopping before departing for Indianapolis in the afternoon. (B)
Palmer House a Hilton Hotel, Chicago
A timeless landmark in the heart of the theatre district, Palmer House is a AAA Four Diamond rated hotel that has been hosting visitors to the Chicago Loop for over 140 years. Its location is steps to all the action along State Street and a short walk to The Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, John G. Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum and Lake Michigan. Highlights: in-room high-speed and wireless Internet (fees may apply) • two restaurants • bar • afternoon tea • spa • fitness center. The pool and whirlpool are closed for renovations and are scheduled to reopen in Summer 2019.