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Cleveland & Pittsburgh


  • Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse

  • Visiting the A Christmas Story House

  • Rocking at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  • Enjoying Cleveland's European-style West Side Market

  • Being transported around the world at Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

  • Discovering the history behind the iconic Heinz brand

  • Exploring Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens


This tour offers departure points in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana.  Depending on your pick-up point selection, the tour duration will be from 4 to 6 days.  The price will vary accordingly.  The “Base Tour”, or core, will begin on the day the last group of travelers join the tour, and end on the first day they begin to leave.  “Additions”, like a "Gathering" or "Post" core night, to that base tour will allow all travelers the convenience of departing from as close to home as possible.



Iowa & Minnesota Departure

with 'Gathering' & 'Post' Nights 

April 6 - 11

Arrive on own in Chicago

Area with 'Gathering Night'

April 6 - 10

Chicago Area & Indiana

Departures (Base Tour)

April 7 - 10

Double Occupancy




Single Occupancy




Triple/Quad Occupancy






  • Luxury motorcoach transportation

  • Lodging as listed on itinerary

  • Luggage handling for one (1) suitcase per person, if available

  • Tickets/admissions to listed attractions (Unless listed as "Optional" or "On your own")

  • Gratuities for local guides

  • Meals as listed on itinerary

  • Guidance of a professional tour manager


Activity Level - 3

Active - Moderate pace, good mobility needed, stairs & pro-longed standing, includes city walking tours, some shorter & some longer days


April 6

* Travelers departing from IA & MN, take advantage of a transfer to our ‘gathering overnight’ hotel in the Chicagoland area. All remaining travelers can either arrive on your own at the hotel for a complimentary overnight or choose to wait and join the group on April 7
* For those spending the night at the Chicagoland area hotel, get acquainted with fellow travelers and your tour manager; and enjoy a complimentary breakfast the following morning

April 7

* This morning we continue our travels to Ohio
* Upon arrival in Toledo, we’ll enjoy lunch together at Shorty’s True American Roadhouse - known for its fun, casual, friendly atmosphere and all-American fare
* Arriving in Cleveland, Ohio, we’ll stop for a tour at the A Christmas Story House - the iconic house featured in themovie "A Christmas Story"
* Dinner will be on your own tonight
* Our first of two relaxing overnights at The Hampton Inn Cleveland Downtown will be welcomed

B, L

April 8

* Enjoy some free time this morning to explore Cleveland
* Visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum
* Explore Cleveland’s famous European-style West Side Market where you can grab lunch on your own
* Then, a special viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse
* The afternoon and evening are yours to explore the shops and enjoy dinner on your own by checking out the many restaurants within walking distance of our hotel


April 9

* Tour the Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens - one of the nation's oldest and largest Victorian greenhouses
* Enjoy lunch together at a local Pittsburgh restaurant
* We’ll "ketch-up" on the history at the Heinz History Center Museum
* Tonight, prior to our overnight at the Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown, we’ll enjoy dinner together

B, D

April 10

* We start our return journey home
* We'll stop to tour the Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens - the former estate of F.A. Seiberling, co-founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
* Travelers departing the tour in IN and IL welcome back to your departure locations
* Travelers continuing on to Iowa and Minnesota, enjoy a relaxing overnight in the Chicagoland area

B, D

April 11

* Travelers departing the tour in IA and MN, welcome back to your departure locations


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
IA-Coralville (Pre/Post) McDonald's Restaurant - 2794 Comerce Dr
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Decorah (Pre/Post) Legacy Tour & Travel office - 703 Dudley St
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Newton (Pre/Post) Hawkeye Stages - 300 E 17th St S
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Waterloo (Pre/Post) Hawkeye Stages - 3315 Titan Trail
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IL-Alsip DoubleTree Hotel - 5000 W 127th St
IL-Chicago Area At Home PickUp - for those that qualify
IL-Rockford WalMart Super Center - 7219 Walton St
IN-Metro Chicago Home PickUp - Lake,Porter,LaPorte counties
IN-Mishawaka Legacy T&T office - 620 W Edison Rd
MN-Byron (Pre/Post) City Hall (next to LT&T) - 680 Byron Main Ct NE
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights

Please select the number of passengers that will be travelling

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