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Join us on one of our most diverse Interludes as we explore the amazing Chicago Botanical Garden to begin three days of fun and adventure. Learn and experience the how-to’s of candy making and interesting cocktails. Great food and the music of Frank Sinatra close the first day of this tour- guaranteed to have you taking an unforgettable trip down memory lane.

Savor the history and art of the world famous Tempel Lipizzans…experience history, art and music in motion. Their experienced trainers adhere to the standards of training established hundreds of years ago in the classical schools of Europe.

Love a mystery?  Solve the crime through our fun-filled, interactive Whodunnit!  Actors and Our Guests are the Characters in this interactive mystery event!

Antiques, chandeliers and so much more, including a rare European Salon carousel, are just the tip of the iceberg of this famous “Place de la Musique.” You will hear the world’s largest restored theatre pipe organ in a home-theatre not to be believed.

Filled with unique and diverse experiences, this Interlude has it all. Please review the three- day itinerary and plan to join us.

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  • Chicago Botanic Gardens
  • Uniquely Sweet & Glunz Winery
  • Dinner with entertainment
  • Temple Lipizzan Performance
  • Mystery Improv
  • Sanfilippo “Place de la Musique”
    Deposit$200 per person
    Travel InsuranceCall for quote
    Vacation PaceModerate Pace
    *Coach departure from Indianapolis area included.
    Cancellation policy: if travel insurance is not purchased, cancellation charges are: 76 days and earlier: full refund. 75 and less days prior to departure: no refund.
    • Transportation by Deluxe Motorcoach
    • 2 night accommodations with baggage handling
    • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 2 dinners
    • Admissions to attractions highlighted in itinerary
    • All taxes and gratuities including driver
    • Interlude Tour Director
  • Day 1 – Lake County, IL
    Depart by coach for the far north corner of Illinois where unique attractions will delight you. Our first stop is the amazing Chicago Botanical Garden, enjoy lunch on your own at their café or beer garden, then stroll or take a tram ride through their 27 amazing & diverse gardens. Then indulge your palate at Uniquely Sweet and Glunz Winery where sampling is encouraged. Check-in to your hotel for two-nights, the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort. Take a break, or enjoy their amenities before we head out to our private dinner with our own Sinatra Tribute performer.  Marriott Lincolnshire Resort  (CB,D+Entertainment)

    Day 2 Lake County, IL 
    After breakfast at your hotel, learn how some of your favorite confections are made before we head to the grounds of the Tempel Lipizzans. Enjoy lunch on your own prior to the unique performance of the Tempel Lipizzans…experience history, art and music in motion. Their experienced trainers adhere to the standards of training established hundreds of years ago in the classical schools of Europe. Cocktails anyone? We’ll tour North Shore Distillery where you’ll learn about the distilling process, and make and discuss three great cocktails. This evening, enjoy dinner and a mystery.  It’s the Fabulous Forties! It’s Chicago! It’s…the DeChette Mob! Help us track down the killer in this hilarious cast of characters! Solve the crime through our fun-filled, interactive Whodunnit! (B,D, Performance)

    Day 3 Lake County, IL / Home
    Your dazzling mini-vacation isn’t over. This morning we visit the Sanfilippo Estate, a private residence only open to select groups. The Sanfilippo “Place de la Musique” is known worldwide for its magnificent collections of beautifully restored antique music machines, phonographs, arcade and gambling machines, chandeliers, art glass, the world’s largest restored theatre pipe organ, the most spectacular European salon carousel in existence, street and tower clocks, steam engines and other functional mechanical antiques, displayed within a breathtaking French Second Empire setting. Enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant before departing for home. (B,L)

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