21529
Chicago
Intergenerational Adventures in the Windy City
Explore Chicago with your grandchild as you go behind the scenes at the Museum of Science & Industry, visit the tallest building in the country and get insider access at Wrigley Field!
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Program No. 21529RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,399
Getting There
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At a Glance

Chicago is a world-class city rich in history, art, culture, parks and recreational opportunities just perfect for families to learn, play and grow together! Join up with your grandchildren for an in-depth exploration of all that this city has to offer. Experience Chicago from the shores of Lake Michigan and from the parks and museums alongside it, and get to know the entire city from the tallest building in North America to Wrigley Field to Hyde Park, home of President Obama. Let the city of “Big Shoulders” open its arms wide and welcome you and your grandchildren!
Activity Level
Active
Entire days spent out and about being active in Chicago. Walking up to one mile at a time, standing for periods at museums; some stairs.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Go behind the scenes at the world-famous Museum of Science and Industry.
  • Visit iconic Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, where an expert takes you to stadium areas most fans never see.
  • Experience the city from the Skydeck of the tallest building in North America while learning how it was built.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #22001!
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Susan Diamond
Susan Diamond is a group leader who is a life long Chicagoan. She is an inspirational writer and thought leader with an international following in social media and on Beliefnet.com. Susan is an active member of the esteemed Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a nonpartisan forum for world leaders, policymakers, and experts. Susan sits on the Chicago board of One Acre Fund, a leading NGO solving the problem of extreme poverty and chronic hunger through agricultural micro-finance. Her background also includes expertise in running three successful businesses, lecturing on middle-east policy, and she enjoyed a brief stint behind the scenes of Chicago politics.
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