Basketball Tours to Chicago
American sport at its best
On a basketball tour to Chicago, your players will enjoy great hospitality, competitive fixtures and pro coaching at the Bulls/Sox Academy. Whether you choose a training session with the top coaches or opt for court hire at this state-of-the-art facility, your players will be truly motivated by the experience. Embrace the atmosphere of American sport at a live sport fixture with tickets for the Chicago Bulls, or enjoy a memorable All-American day at a Chicago White Sox baseball game or a Bears football game!
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Depart UK by flight
Arrive into Chicago and transfer to hotel
Head up Chicago 360 for stunning views, followed by evening meal at the Hard Rock Cafe
Breakfast then transfer to Bullsox Academy for basketball clinic
Hit the batting cages at the Bullsox Academy
Live sport followed by evening meal
Breakfast and transfer to your first fixture
Transfer back to hotel and grab some food in downtown Chicago
Full day of sightseeing in Chicago: head down to Skydeck Chicago for spectacular views
Visit Soldier Field for a guided stadium tour
Head up to Magnificent Mile for shopping
Transfer to Milwaukee and stop off at the Harley Davidson Museum
Last night at the Navy Pier and farewell meal at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Visit the Chicago Sport Museum
Transfer to the airport
Depart Chicago by flight
Based on 7 day, 5 night tour for 40 members (+4 free places) travelling in October 2020. Subject to availability.
- Return flights from UK to resort
- Airport and fixture transfers in resort
- 5 nights' B&B accommodation
- Welcome and departure meal
- 2 x fixtures per team with well-matched opponents, based on ability, age and international rules
- Travel insurance
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Tour pennant per fixture & souvenir pennant to keep
- Harley Davidson Museum
- 360 Chicago
- Chicago Bullsox Academy
- Skydeck Chicago
- Soldier Field
- Live Sport
- Hard Rock Café
- Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Popular places to stay in Chicago
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From professional coaching to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Do your hotels comply with our local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
Do you provide risk assessments for the visits you offer?
You can download our Generic Risk Management Handbook which will help you complete your risk assessment for your school or Local Authority. The aim of the handbook is to provide all tour leaders with supportive suggestions to help raise awareness to risk, suggest control measures to help mitigate the risk and manage risk pro-actively. For further assistance, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help.
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