2019 IVUSS Conference Special Tours

2019 IVUSS Conference Special Tours

For:  Spouses/Partners and Family of registrants

There are two tours available, both on Monday, September 23rd in the afternoon.  

There are no refunds on these tours--sorry!


Option 1:

Brookfield Zoo Hospital Tour--$75 per person, limit of 30 people

  • 1:00 pm Bus leaves Embassy Suites Hotel (meeting finishes at 12:30)
  • Box lunch provided--Sandwich selection is made during registration.  If you do not select an option, you will still receive a box lunch but your sandwich will be chosen randomly.
  • 1:45 - 2:00 Arrive at Brookfield Zoo
  • 2:30 - 3:15 Hospital tour--30 to 45 minute tour
  • 3:15 - 5:00 free time at the zoo!
  • 5:00 Bus leaves promptly for hotel
  • 6:00 - 6:30 Arrival back at Embassy Suites Hotel

Register for this tour HERE.



Option 2:

Chicago River/Lake Michigan Architectural Boat Tour--$29 per person (regularly $39).  THIS IS A GREAT TOUR!!!  Limit of 40, but need a minimum of 20.  We need all interested parties to please sign up by September 1st or the trip will be cancelled and refunds given.  You can still take the tour and we will provide the information, but the cost will be higher.

Chicago's Original Architecture Tour® - Wendella Tours & Cruises

  • Lunch on your own--plenty of places to eat on the RiverWalk!
  • Meet at boat dock no later than 2:45pm to sit with the group.  It is a short walk (1/2 mile) from the hotel on the RiverWalk.  More specific directions to come later.
  • 3:15 - boat leaves
  • 4:45 - boat returns to the dock

Register for this tour HERE.