Chicago’s Premium STEM Spectacular

Our educational Chicago student trip offers some of the premier science attractions in the U.S., making it a science teachers dream destination.  From Astronomy at the Adler Planetarium to Physics at the Museum of Science and Industry, to Biology at the Shedd Aquarium and Oceanarium, your students will experience various aspects of study in science during this 4-day adventure. With in-depth workshops and customized presentations, our tours go quite a bit further than your typical museum visits.


Day 1

  • Arrive in Chicago
  • Guided Tour of Chicago:
    • Magnificent Mile
    • Chicago Water Tower
    • Oak Street Beach
    • Lake Michigan
  • Picnic Lunch in Millennium Park
  • Visit the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum:
    • “Beyond the Dome” Guided Tour
    • “Cosmic Wonder” Show
    • Space Visualization Open Lab
    • Telescope Viewing
  • Dinner



Day 2

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the Museum of Science and Industry
    • Science Storms
    • “U-505: In Depth Experience” Guided Tour
    • Learning Lab: “Life Begins”
    • Live Science Experiences
  • Lunch
  • Visit the International Museum of Surgical Science
  • Architecture Observation Cruise on Lake Michigan
  • Visit the Willis Tower
  • Dinner at Chicago’s famous Giordano’s Pizza



Day 3

  • Breakfast at hotel and check-out
  • Visit the Field Museum
    • “Dinosaurs” Specialized Guided Tour
    • “The Great Fossil” Hunt Workshop
  • Lunch
  • Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Robie House”
    • Architecture workshop
  • Visit Chicago’s Navy Pier
  • Dinner aboard the Spirit of Chicago Cruise



Day 4

  • Breakfast
  • Visit the Shedd Aquarium and Oceanarium
    • Behind the scenes tour
  • Lunch
  • Attend a Robotic Workshop
  • Depart for home