Meals each day as indicated: B/L/D

DAY

SUN 24 SEP - Arrive in New York

1

MORNING

Qantas flights depart from Melbourne or Sydney for Los Angeles.

Same day arrival into Los Angeles and transfer to your Qantas flight bound for New York.

AFTERNOON

Late afternoon arrival into New York JFK Airport and transfer to the Lexington New York Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

EVENING

Welcome drinks to meet your fellow travellers.

Overnight: Lexington Hotel 

DAY

MON 25 SEP - New York

2

MORNING

Morning tour to Philip Johnson’s Glass House in Connecticut and comprehensive tour of a number of sites including the Glass House, Painting Gallery, Sculpture Gallery and Da Monsta.

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements

Afternoon at leisure for own arrangements, possibly a bike ride through Central Park.

EVENING

Welcome Dinner: at Michael Jordan Steakhouse, located in the main hall of Grand Central, a magnificent Beaux Arts building.

Overnight: Lexington Hotel

Meals: B/D

 

DAY

TUE 26 SEP - New York

3

MORNING

Tour Downtown New York to walk through Wall Street and visit the September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site.

 

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

Explore on foot Art Deco modern architecture of New York’s Midtown district including the Chrysler Building, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Rockefeller Center and the General Electric Building.

EVENING

Dinner: Your own arrangements.

Overnight: Lexington Hotel

Meals: B

DAY

WED 27 SEP - New York

4

MORNING

Visit the MoMA, New York’s famous Museum of Modern Art to explore the Frank Lloyd Wright at 150 Exhibition

 

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

At leisure to visit the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Note: For entry, advance ticket sales not available over this period but may be purchased on the day (at own expense).

EVENING

Dinner: Your own arrangements.

Overnight: Lexington Hotel

Meals: B

DAY

THU 28 SEP - New York to Chicago

5

MORNING

Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Chicago.

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

Early afternoon arrival into Chicago and transfer to the Residence Inn Downtown.

Afternoon Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise.

EVENING

Dinner: Welcome to Chicago Group Dinner

Overnight: Residence Inn 

Meals: B/D

DAY

FRI 29 SEP - Chicago

6

MORNING

City of Skyscrapers walking tour and tour of the Rookery lobby.

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

At leisure, but a visit to Millennium Park is recommended (no admission fee).

EVENING

Dinner: Your own arrangements.

Overnight: Residence Inn

Meals: B

DAY

SAT 30 SEP - Chicago

7

MORNING

Morning tour of Oak Park for an interior tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s home and studio followed by a tour of the area viewing many examples of Prairie style architecture.

 

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

Afternoon at leisure.

EVENING

Dinner: Your own arrangements.

Overnight: Residence Inn

Meals: B

DAY

SUN 1 OCT - Chicago to Madison

8

MORNING

Depart Chicago and travel to Plano to visit Farnsworth House for a comprehensive site tour.

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

After lunch, continue to Madison with a visit to Jacob’s House enroute.

EVENING

Dinner: Your own arrangements.

Overnight: AC Hotel

Meals: B

DAY

MON 2 OCT - Madison

9

MORNING

A comprehensive 4 hour tour of Taliesin East Estate.

 

 

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

Visit and tour the Unitarian Meeting House with the remainder of the afternoon at leisure.

EVENING

Dinner: Farewell group dinner.

Overnight: AC Hotel

Meals: B/D

DAY

TUE 3 OCT - Madison to Chicago (O'Hare Airport)

10

MORNING

Morning 2 hour transfer to Chicago O’Hare Airport for flights home or onward travel arrangements.

AFTERNOON

Lunch: Your own arrangements.

Departures from Chicago.

 

 

 

EVENING