7-Day Chicago, Detroit, Washington DC, New York Tour from Chicago

  • Tour code: 255-2399
  • Available: Wed (4/1 - 11/30), Sun (6/1 - 9/1)
  • Depart from: Chicago, IL
  • Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
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Highlights:

Visit New York, Niagara Falls, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Detroit, Lancaster. Inclusions: 6 nights hotel accomodations, Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

Special Remarks:

  • Enjoy a cultural trip with visiting 9 historical cities
  • Exclusive Amish Village Tour and Amish traditional meal
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded

Pricing Details

Single: $926
Double (/Person): $617
Third Person Adult: $450
Child (Age 0-12): $450
Fourth Person Adult: $450
Child (Age 0-12): $450

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 years old. Child above 2 years must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 years.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Chicago
  • Day 2 Chicago - Detroit(281 miles)
  • Day 3 Detroit - Pittsburgh - Washington DC(450 miles)
  • Day 4 Washington DC - Baltimore - Lancaster - Philadelphia - New York(286 miles)
  • Day 5 New York
  • Day 6 New York - Niagara Falls(306 miles)
  • Day 7 Niagara Falls - Cleveland - Chicago(482 miles)
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Day 1 Chicago

Today, we will spend our time visiting the best locations around Chicago. Our stops will include Millennium Park & Cloud Gate (20 mins), Grant Park, Chicago Theater, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Water Tower, Michigan Avenue, Chicago Cruise, 360 Chicago (including Tilt), Helicopter Experience Tour (minimum 2 people). We will pass by Navy Pier, Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Marina City, Trump International Hotel and Tower, Willis Tower Observation Deck Special.

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.

  • Always Visit
    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.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 6:00am - 11:00pm
  • Always Visit
    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.
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Duration: Approx. 10 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Visit
    The Art Institute is the 2nd-largest art museum in the US after the Met in New York. It houses pieces by renowned painters such as Van Gogh, Monet, and Cezanne, as well as an extensive collection of African-American art.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 14 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|Opening Hours: Fri - Wed 10:30am - 5:00pm, Last entry time is 4:30pm, Thu 10:30am - 8:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours
  • Always Visit
    The Chicago Avenue Water Tower and Pumping Station was built in 1869 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Now defunct, the building serves as an art gallery for locals and tourists alike.
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    Part of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, Michigan Avenue is one of the city's major roadways, running north-to-south through the heart of downtown. It is home to many famous buildings and upscale shops.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    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.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (3-12 yrs) $21; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 11:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Always Available
    The Architectural Cruise of Chicago is a perfect way to view one of America's most formidable cities, all from the comfort of a boat leisurely sailing down the Chicago River, either during the day or at twilight.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $39; Child (3-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35; Tax not included|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) Both a designated Chicago Landmark and a member of the US National Register of Historic Places, this is Chicago's most popular tourist spot. It is home to a small theme park and fairground, as well as a minigolf course.
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) 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.
    Opening Hours: Sun Apr 15 - Oct 31 8:00am - 11:00pm
  • Always Available
    The helicopter tour provides the most spectacular and unique views of the world’s best skyline. Amazing panoramas of the city, scenic waterfront, and historic landmarks await you from the optimal vantage point in the sky.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $89; Child (3-12 yrs) $89; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $89
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Schaumburg or equivalent

Day 2 Chicago - Detroit(281 miles)

Our tour will start with Detroit, the capital of automobiles in the United States. We will visit Henry Ford Museum. Then we will also stop at the Ford Motor Headquarter.

Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States-Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state.

  • Always Visit
    This National Historic Landmark in the suburbs just outside Detroit is dedicated to the collection and preservation of Americana. The Henry Ford museum contains things such Lincoln's Ford's Theater seat and Rosa Parks' famous bus.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (5-11 yrs) $17.25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan. Its Headquarter is located at The Detroit River showing the how prosperous Detroit once was.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Hotel:Quality Inn /Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Schaumburg or equivalent

Day 3 Detroit - Pittsburgh - Washington DC(450 miles)

We will leave Detroit in the morning and head east into Pennsylvania. Our first stop today will be Pittsburgh, PA, where we will visit the Point State Park. We will then journey to Washington, DC to visit famous monuments. Guests will also have a chance to take a Boat Tour on the Potomac River. We will spend the night in the DC area.

Pittsburgh is the second-largest city in the US Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Allegheny County. Regionally, it anchors the largest urban area of Appalachia and the Ohio River Valley, and nationally, it is the 22nd-largest urban area in the United States.

  • Always Visit
    Designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this park in downtown Pittsburgh rests at the genesis of the Ohio River. The fountain in the center of the park shoots water up to 150 feet in the air.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

  • Always Visit
    This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.
  • Always Visit
    This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.
  • Always Visit
    This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.
  • If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.
    The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.
    If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.
    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year (1/1) & President's Inauguration Day|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn by Marriott Annapolis or similar

Day 4 Washington DC - Baltimore - Lancaster - Philadelphia - New York(286 miles)

We will leave DC in the morning, go to Annapolis to visit the Annapolis Habor. Then visit nearby Baltimore Inner Harbor. We will continue to Lancaster County to visit an Amish Farm and House. We will then move on to Philadelphia, PA, where we will visit Independence National Historical Park, outside visit Independence Hall and Liberty bell. Our day will end in New York City, where, upon our arrival, we can take a Night Tour of the city.

The capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. It is the home of St. John's College, founded 1696, as well as the United States Naval Academy, established 1845.

This famous and historic port town in Maryland has played key roles throughout the United States' history. From meetings of the founding fathers to the Battle of Baltimore that spawned a national anthem, this city is steeped in history.

  • Always Visit
    The Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland has been a major United States port since the 1700s, and today is also a popular tourist destination. The Inner Harbor area features sports stadiums, museums, eateries, shops, and an aquarium.
    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Lancaster is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services.

  • Always Visit
    This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the first capital of the U.S.The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe!

  • Always Visit
    This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed.
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) The famously cracked Liberty Bell is a sign of American Independence and spirit. Located at Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia, PA, this symbol of the American Revolution was crafted in 1752-- more than 250 years ago.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm|Duration: Approx. 35 Minutes
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks, Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park is the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the USA.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm|Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

  • Always Available
    First we will visit Rockefeller Center(15 mins), before moving on to Times Square(30 mins), and then our last stop, an observation deck in New Jersey(15 mins), offers romantic, panoramic views of New York City.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes to 1 Hour
Standard Hotel: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Newark International Airport/Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center or equivalent

Day 5 New York

Today we will visit Trinity Church, Wall Street, Charging Bull (taking photo), One World Observatory, Liberty Cruise, Times Square, U.S.S Intrepid, Metropolitan Museum. We will also pass by the Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center and so on.

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) Built in the mid-1800s, Trinity Church (also called St. Paul's Chapel) is the oldest public building that is in continuous use in NYC. The current church is the third on this site; the first Trinity Church was built in 1698.
    Opening Hours: 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Always Visit
    This famous street in New York City's Financial District has become synonymous with American financial enterprises. It is also the home of the New York Stock Exchange, and has been (or still is) the location of several other exchanges.
    Duration: Approx. 25 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    This bronze sculpture that sits at the northern tip of New York's Bowling Green Park is ready to strike! It was commissioned to represent the "strength and power of the American people" after the stock market crashed in 1987.
  • Always Visit
    One World Trade Center is the main building of the new World Trade Center complex in New York City. Once completed in late 2013, this will be both the tallest building in New York and third-tallest in the world.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $39; Child (6-12 yrs) $32; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $36|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Always Visit
    This boat ride through New York Harbor loops its way around Ellis Island, home of the Statue of Liberty. Ellis Island was the arrival point for immigrants to the East Coast of the US for decades.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.
    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    This famous military history museum on Manhattan's West Side is inside the now-defunct World War II aircraft carrier, the USS Intrepid. Exhibits include real military aircraft as well as recreations of military life aboard the ship.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (5-12 yrs) $24; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $31|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm, Holiday hours apply.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Visit
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is not just the largest art museum in the United States, but also one of the three biggest in the world. Its collection contains more than 2 million works of art.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) A member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as well as a National Landmark, the world-famous Rockefeller Center (named for John. D. Rockefeller's son) in Midtown Manhattan has been a New York hub since the 1930s.
Standard Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Rockaway-Mt. Arlington or equivalent

Day 6 New York - Niagara Falls(306 miles)

Today we will continue on to Niagara Falls, NY. Here, we will ride the famous Maid of the Mist or Jet Boat (Maid of the Mist will be closed in winter and be replaced by Jet Boat if time and weather allows). Guests may also choose to take an In-Depth Tour that visits places like the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. We will spend the night in the Niagara area.

**Maid of the Mist will be closed in winter and be replaced by Jet Boat if time and weather allows.

Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

  • Seasonal
    This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.
    From 2018-04-27 to 2018-11-04
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $11.20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.25|Opening Hours: May 24 - Oct 20|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Available
    The Niagara Falls region has long been a sacred place for local Native American people. Timed to the tempo of the natural water falls, this show shares the story of Niagara's ancestors through traditional dance, music, and colorful costumes.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20.95; Child (4-10 yrs) $13; Senior $20.95|Opening Hours: Daily 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Always Available
    This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included
Standard Hotel: Universal Inn / Comfort Inn / Days Inn / Sleep Inn or similar

Day 7 Niagara Falls - Cleveland - Chicago(482 miles)

On our way back to Chicago, we will make a stop in Cleveland to visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. At the end of the day, we will return to O'Hare Airport for flights home. See "Departure and Return" for information on when to book flights.

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Cuyahoga County, Fashion Week Cleveland, the city's annual fashion event, is one of the few internationally recognized fashion industry happenings in North America.

  • Always Visit
    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was actually established quite recently, in 1983. Still, induction has quickly become a massive honor, and the pipe dream of many a young musician playing too loudly in their parents' garage.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (6-12 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

Cancellation penalties per person for tours last 5 or more days(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

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

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation:
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Raj on 2015-08-05

We really enjoyed our tour. We are the group CHN6. We are vegetarian and always have difficulties finding our food, but our tour guide, Evan, was really caring and helped us to find Indian restaurants, and asked us if we got our food. He was professional and a good tour operator. We enjoyed our trip with this wonderful guide and visited a lot of cities in Eastern Unite States. We will recommend this tour to our friends.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Hatice on 2014-08-10

Our tour guide, Vivien, was wonderful. We really liked the tour. But the only compliment about the tour was some tours were very fast, like Madam Tussaud's. It was only 50 minutes with lunch. But the rest of tour was great.

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