500 Tours Sample Itinerary

The following is a SAMPLE itinerary. Please note that this is not the itinerary you or your child will necessarily be following on your trip. You will receive your custom itinerary from the teacher and/or tour director for your trip.

1 Day Trip by Coach


First Day

6:00 a.m. - Depart Hometown for Chicago
7:30 a.m. - Breakfast: McDonalds
9:30 a.m. - Arrive in Chicago go to Shedd Aquarium
9:40 a.m. - Tour Shedd Aquarium
11:00 a.m. - Depart Shedd Aquarium
11:30 a.m. - Arrive at Sears Tower
12:30 p.m. - Depart Sears Tower
1:00 p.m. - Arrive at Museum of Science & Industry Group entrance - Cornell Street
1:15 p.m. - Lunch: Food Court
1:45 p.m. - Tour Museum of Science & Industry
4:20 p.m. - Report to the Omni-Max Theater Henry Crown Space Center
4:40 p.m. - Movie: "Everest"
5:30 p.m. - Depart for home
7:30 p.m. - Dinner: McDonalds
9:00 p.m. - Arrive home

2 Day Trip by Coach

First Day

7:00 a.m. - Depart Hometown
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast: McDonalds
10:30 a.m. - Arrive Chicago Area
10:45 a.m. - Field Museum of Natural History
12:30 p.m. - Lunch: Field Museum
1:30 p.m. - Museum of Science & Industry
4:00 p.m. - Report to the Omni-Max Theater Henry Crown Space Center
4:20 p.m. - Movie: "Antarctica"
5:30 p.m. - Dinner: Navy Pier
7:00 p.m. - Check into hotel
8:00 p.m. - Social Function
10:00 p.m. - Curfew: all students must be in their rooms

Second Day

7:30 a.m. - Check out of hotel - load luggage on bus
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast buffet at the hotel
9:00 a.m. - Sears Tower
11:00 a.m. - Shedd Aquarium and Oceanarium
1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - Adler Planetarium
3:30 p.m. - Depart for home