Travel Tour: Lake Geneva: "Newport of the West" - SOLD OUT!

Saturday, June 17
8:30 a.m.
This event has sold out, to be added to our wait list, please call 312-482-8933 ext. 21.  

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Built by prominent figures in Chicago’s Gilded Age, the magnificent summer estates encircling beautiful Lake Geneva, WI, rivalled those on Cape Cod and Newport, RI. Begin your day with a guided boat tour focusing on the fascinating history of these luxurious properties. Enjoy lunch at the beautiful Baker House followed by a private tour of Black Point Estate and Gardens, one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture. Your day concludes with a brief visit to Yerkes Observatory, built in 1897 by renowned architect, Henry Ives Cobb. Ticket price includes transportation, lunch, gratuity, and all tour fees

Ticket Refund Policy:  Tickets are fully refundable up to 10 days prior to the event, 50% refundable up to 72 hours prior to the event and non-refundable less than 72 hours prior to the event.

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