Day 1 - Train to Milwaukee
Depart Chicago’s historic Union Station at 10:20 am aboard Amtrak’s Hiawatha Service, traveling the short route north into Wisconsin. The train is scheduled to arrive in Milwaukee at 11:49 am. Upon arrival, transfer on your own to your centrally-located hotel with the remainder of the day available to begin exploring this historic Midwestern city.
Visit the nearby Milwaukee Public Museum. Drop by the Harley-Davidson Museum for a glimpse of American history and culture like you've never seen before. Beer enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to the MillerCoors Visitor Center for an indoor/outdoor guided walking tour, taking guests through 150 years of the famous brewery's heritage. Stroll through the Historic Third Ward, a turn-of-the-century neighborhood boasting copious art galleries, unique specialty stores, and distinct restaurants. Overnight Milwaukee. (B)
Day 2 - Discover Milwaukee
Today brings another free day to explore Milwaukee on your own. You may wish to visit the Milwaukee Art Museum, home to more than 30,000 works of art. A special highlight is the Quadracci Pavilion, a post-modern addition designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, featuring the cathedral-like space of Windhover Hall; the Burke Brise Soleil, a moveable sunscreen with a 217-foot wingspan; and the Reiman Bridge, connecting the Museum to the city. Venture next door to Discovery World for a hands-on journey into innovation and technology. Overnight Milwaukee. (B)
Day 3 - Return to Chicago
Spend the morning at leisure, strolling along the lakefront or doing some light shopping. This afternoon, board the 3:15 pm Hiawatha train for the return trip to Chicago, arriving at Union Station around 4:54 pm.
Hotel accommodations are at the Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee Downtown. Amtrak accommodation are in Coach class.
Hotel accommodations are based on availability; substitutes will be similar in quality and amenities.
Prices are land-only, per person. Prices are correct at the time this web page is published; however, are subject to change.