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Touring America's Favorite Pastime: Cubs, Peaches & Field of Dreams- AAA Escorted Tour by Becky Delauder
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  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Destinations: United States
  • Bookable Online

Touring America's Favorite Pastime: Cubs, Peaches & Field of Dreams- August 22 - 26, 2022



Join me on this relaxing and fun filled tour!

Becky DeLauder

AAA Group Supervisor and Journey Manager

Member Price: $1,771 (single) •$1,437 (double) •$1,326 (triple) •$1,271 (quad)

Nonmember Price: $1,846 (single) •$ 1,512 (double) • $1,401 (triple) • $1,346 (quad)

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Call to Book 1-800-633-9300
Included With Your Trip
If you build it, they will come! “Field of Dreams” inspired millions after its release in 1989, and now we’re welcoming you to this iconic home, farm, baseball field and piece of heaven on earth in Dyersville, Iowa. 


On this tour, you’ll learn about the Rockford Peaches women’s baseball team, visit the famous baseball field where “Field of Dreams” was filmed, peruse a collection of sports memorabilia and history at the Chicago Sports Museum, attend a Chicago Cubs game, take a guided tour of Wrigley field and more!

Tour Inclusions

Roundtrip motorcoach transportation

Four Nights Lodging

Midway Village Museum - Rockford Peaches

Field of Dreams Movie Site

Chicago Sports Museum

Chicago Cubs Game at Wrigley Field

Blues Brothers Tour

Guided Tour of Wrigley Field

Visit to Navy Pier

Teatro ZinZanni Dinner Show

Guides and driver gratuities

All taxes & tips on these services

Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 2 dinners


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Additional Information

Day 1: (D)Come experience the Field of Dreams & the Great Midwest Baseball Tour.

Today we will enjoy a relaxing motorcoach ride as we get to know our new friends. Tonight we will have an overnight stay at the Courtyard by Marriott in Rockford, IL.

Tonight's dinner is a great time at the Machine Shed Restaurant, dedicated to the American Farmer. You enjoy a wonderful home cooked meal in a farm-fun atmosphere that includes homemade pie!

Day 2: (B)After an included breakfast, we head to the Midway Museum for a guided tour. This is a day at the movies, beginning with an exhibit about The All-American Girls Baseball League a moment in history captured in the movie "A League of Their Own. “The Rockford Midway Museum has many other exhibits as well including a Victorian Village, Heritage Garden and since Rockford is the official "Home of the Sock Monkey" you will learn about this popular folk art toy. After lunch on your own we will travel to Dyersville, Iowa.

 

This afternoon we visit the movie site of "Field of Dreams." This baseball field is a pop-culture tourist attraction, originally built for the 1989 movie of the same name. It's like a step back in time when you tour the Lansing Family Farm House. Hear their story and learn how family homestead became the set for the Kinsella family in the 1989 fantasy classic movie. You will also have time to walk around the magical baseball field that inspired the movie!

Leaving The Field of Dreams we travel to nearby Dubuque, IA for an overnight at the Fairfield Inn. This hotel is next to the Kennedy Mall where you can relax and have dinner on your own.  


Day 3: (B,)Following Breakfast, we depart for Chicago. Your afternoon highlight is The Chicago Sports Museum combines uniquely Chicago sports memorabilia and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts. This 23,000-square-foot space celebrates all of Chicago's major sports teams and has high-tech interactive experiences—including skill challenges and simulated experiences.

This evening we check into the beautiful Hilton Oakbrook for a two night stay. Tonight we will enjoy watching the Chicago Cub's play their famous rivals the St. Louis Cardinals! Arrive at Wrigley Field which is the second oldest ball park in the United States. Get settled in your seat and dinner is on your own at the ball park!! Chicago Dog anyone?  


Day 4: (B, D)After breakfast at the hotel you head into Chicago for sightseeing. Meet your guide for a 2 hour tour and see some of the sites related to the Blues Brothers movie. Some of the film related sites you will see are: Elwood's Apartment, Soul Food Cafe, James Brown Church scene location, Daly Plaza and more! Then you have free time at Navy Pier, a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. You will have time for lunch on your own and a chance to explore the pier's attractions. Followed by time on North Michigan Ave, known as the "The Magnificent Mile" Here there are more than 450 retailers, including flag ship experiences, major department stores, and international designers.

Tonight we will dine at the dinner-circus-vaudeville attraction known as "Teatro ZinZanni. It's an immersive show with cirque, cabaret, music, magic, comedy, aerialists, dinner and cocktails, all inside a lavish mirror tent. It's a delightful schizophrenic extravaganza. A truly magical experience, with amazing performers and top notch food.

Day 5: (B)After breakfast at the hotel you load up and check out and head to Wrigley Field! Get a behind-the-scenes look at the legendary home of the Chicago Cubs with Wrigley Field Tours. Built in 1914, this must-see Chicago attraction houses more than 100 years of history. This afternoon we will depart for home with lunch on your own.

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Deposit:
$150.00
per person



Final
Payment Date:
 
June 13, 2022





Cancellation Policy:



Time of Booking to Final Payment- Full
Refund



Final Payment to Departure- No Refund





Activity
Level: 2





Activity
Level Details:
All tours require the ability to get in and
out of transportation as necessary; occasional need to stand for longer
durations; climbing stairs or walking up inclines and managing your luggage
when necessary.





Level 2:




  • Moderate physical activity




  • Passengers should be comfortable with seven to eight hours physical
    activity per day. The itinerary may have demanding schedules some days and
    some days with more leisure time.

  • Itinerary may include active walking and longer distances, possibly
    over uneven ground. Can also include longer periods of
    standing.

  • This tour may include early morning departures. All conditions
    do not apply to all days so please read the itinerary carefully and speak
    to your AAA Travel Counselor for additional details concerning this
    tour.





Handicap
Accessibility:
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tour is to insure that the larger group enjoys a relaxing and informative
journey and he or she cannot be relied on to provide ongoing individual
assistance to any one guest. Likewise, it is not appropriate for a guest to ask
a fellow traveler, the bus driver, or any other third party person on the tour
for assistance. Travelers requiring such individual assistance must be
accompanied by an able-bodied companion who can provide the required
assistance.





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