Ryjo Tours: US tour packages

Whether you’re travelling alone or with a group, our US tour packages will bring you to the famous tourist attractions without hassle. All you have to do is sign up and enjoy the fun activities. Here are some of the tour packages we offer:

Madison Day Tour

Take a tour of the city of Madison, the capital of Wisconsin. Witness the beauty of Wisconsin State University, one of the prestigious universities in the Midwest.  As you explore the city, you will get to see the beauty of the Wisconsin River Valley that boasts a stunning view. 

Tour details

  • Days: 1 day
  • Number of people: 4 or more
  • Area: Chicago, Madison
  • Transportation: Exclusive vehicle
  • Guide: Lee Donghyuck

Tour plan

After meeting the guide of each tour branch, the participants will be taken by a dedicated vehicle to Madison, the capital of Wisconsin. The ride will take approximately 3 hours. 

Activities

  • Sightseeing in the quaint and serene downtown area
  • Lunch in a midwest-style restaurant
  • A tour in the House on the Rock, a famous tourist attraction located between the cities of Dodgeville and Spring Green. It is a uniquely-structured hillside house where you can find numerous exhibits. Some of the most famous ones include the following:
    • The World’s Largest Indoor Carousel attraction features a stunning carousel consisting of 20,000 lights, 183 chandeliers and 269 animals.
    • The infinity room is a 218-feet room with 3,000 pieces of glass that serve as windows for the tourist. It gives an exquisite and rare view of the nature that surrounds the house.
    • The Galleries Room displays the vast collection of armours, jewellery and unusual firearms from different parts of the world.
    • The Doll House Room showcases the meticulously handcrafted dollhouses with intricate details. The style of these houses will give you a glimpse into the Colonial to the Victorian era.
    • Take a trip back to the 19th century when you roam the Streets of Yesterday. This exhibit room is filled with impressive recreations of houses, stores and carriages of the 1800s. 
  • Visit the prestigious Wisconsin State University and its modern facilities
  • Depart for Chicago after the tour

After the event, you will be returned to the meeting point through the same dedicated vehicle. Those who signed up for the Night Scene tour will be directed to a high-end restaurant for dinner. 

You can also explore the different bars, shops and restaurants around the area if you don’t wish to go back to your accommodation yet. 

Milwaukee Day Tour

Visit Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s largest city and join us in a beautiful downtown tour. You will get a free pass to the Harley-Davidson factory and the original Miller Beer factory where you can taste the freshly brewed drinks.

The tour includes a trip to the Milwaukee Art Museum that boasts outstanding artworks, cultural items and modern facilities. 

Tour details

  • Days: 1 day
  • Number of people: 4 or more
  • Area: Chicago, Milwaukee
  • Transportation: Exclusive vehicle
  • Guide: Shia Choi

Tour plan

The assigned tour guide will meet all participants at the designated meet-up points. An exclusive vehicle dedicated to the event will take everyone to Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin. The trip will take about 2 hours at most.

Activities 

  • Explore the Milwaukee Art Museum and bask in the beauty of the prized cultural artefacts, artworks and various decorative arts, prints and installations.
  • Have a bountiful lunch at a renowned restaurant near Lake Michigan 
  • Enjoy a relaxing cup of tea in a shop with a splendid view of a hill lined with 19th-century French-style mansions and buildings
  • Admire the old-fashioned buildings including the governor’s residence as the tour bus travels through downtown Milwaukee
  • Visit the Miller Brewery and get a free taste of their best-tasting beer
  • Stop by the stall that offers free postcards that can be delivered anywhere in the world
  • Experience a guided tour at the Harley Davidson factory for an additional cost
  • Prepare for departure back to Chicago

After the tour, you will be dropped off at the same meeting point where you were picked up. The schedule of the activities can be adjusted according to the preferences of the participants, provided that everyone agrees on the new schedule. 

For those who registered for the Night Scene tour, you will be directed to a restaurant with a great view of the city for dinner. 

Lincoln Day Tour

The Lincoln Day Tour is an exploration of the life and growth of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president and most respected president of the United States. A tour of Decatur, Lincoln’s childhood city and the President’s Memorial and historic sites in Springfield. 

It is an educational family program that allows the whole family to bond together in an informative and engaging activity.

Tour details

  • Days: 1 day
  • Number of people: 4 or more
  • Area: Chicago, Springfield
  • Transportation: Exclusive vehicle
  • Guide: Mark Rehas

Tour Plan

Make sure that you are at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time. An exclusive vehicle will pick up all participants and take them to Springfield, the capital city of Illinois.  The ride is estimated to take at least 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Activities

  • Arrive at Springfield and tour the Illinois State Capitol
  • Visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum which documents the entire life of the late president
  • Lunch at the famous seafood restaurant with a great view of the city
  • Take a tour at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site that exhibits the houses where the former president lived
  • Witness the beautiful brick building of the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

If you registered for the Extended Tour promo, you shall be entitled to a tour around the city. The tour guide assigned to your group will introduce you to the best stores, restaurants and hangout places in the area. Since this extended tour does not follow a specific schedule, you can freely dine or shop at your own pace. 

Prestigious universities in Chicago

The University of Chicago, which produced more than 81 Nobel Prize winners, Princeton Northwestern University in the midwest, the Art Institute’s top Chicago Art Institute, the history of world architecture and design, and the University of Illinois, are among the best universities in Chicago that rival the Eastern Ivy League.

Now, in Chicago and the Midwest, the Ivy League Tour is an informative tour that doesn’t envy you.

Tour details

  • Days: 1 day
  • Number of people: 6 or more
  • Area: Chicago
  • Transportation: Exclusive vehicle
  • Guide: Megan Yang

Tour Plan

All participants of this tour shall be picked up from each meeting point and transferred to the University of Chicago. The tour will be guided and each part explained by Megan Yang, a professional tour guide.

Activities

  • Visit the renowned University of Chicago, one of the best universities in the world
  • Explore the Asian History Museum, School of Management, various monuments of well-known proponents in different fields
  • Witness the state-of-the-art facilities of the campus as you tour the different buildings and parks on the university premises
  • Sightseeing in Chinatown and lunch at a dim sum restaurant
  • Marvel at the collection of about 300,000 art pieces at the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the three major art museums in the United States
  • Get to know other excellent educational institutions in the area such as the Northwestern University and Kellogg School of Management
  • Bask in the beauty of Downtown Evanston and see what the city has to offer by exploring its various shops and restaurants

After the university tour and exploring the city, all participants must be back at the meeting point at the agreed time. If you are not at the area on time, the service shall only allow a grace period of 10 minutes. 

Architecture tour

The Architecture tour will show you the exquisite buildings and establishments in Chicago. This thematic tour is held to appreciate the major works of the Chicago School, as well as Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. 

Tour details

  • Days: 1 day
  • Number of people: 6 or more
  • Area: Chicago
  • Transportation: Exclusive vehicle
  • Guide: Fred Drique

Tour Plan

An exclusive vehicle will pick you up from the meeting point and drive you to downtown Chicago.

Activities

  • Visit the Illinois Institute of Technology and Crown Hall which is considered the finest work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Explore the campus museum that shows a great view where Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline meet
  • Board the Chicago River Architecture Cruise certified by the Chicago Institute of Architects
  • Tour the famous buildings along Wecker Road and Michigan Avenue including the Marina City Centre, Merchandise Mart, Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower

If you wish to be picked up separate from other tourists, you can avail yourself of our Solo Service. Additional charges may be incurred depending on the location of your accommodation.

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