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Factory tours

Travel
Resource

Slumber
PA RTY

A Night at the
Museum isn’t just a
Ben Stiller movie.
Several Chicagoarea museums
open their doors
after hours to let
younger visitors
“sleep” with their
collections.
Chicago’s Field
Museum offers
“Dozin’ with the
Dinos,” for kids age
6 to 12. The evening
is filled with workshops, games and
activities like learning about insects,
a guided flashlight
tour of the Inside
Ancient Egypt
exhibit.

How it's Made
Illinois is home to some of country’s favorite
treats, and food-focused tours can bring
passengers behind the scenes

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hicago-based Eli’s Cheesecake is often called “Chicago’s Most Famous Dessert.”
Created by Eli schulman in the 1970s for his steakhouse, the popular dessert
had such a following that he created a dessert company around it. the store on
the Northwest side of Chicago offers a daily tour, where visitors can sample the decadent
dessert and try new flavors.
If chocolate is more the scene for your group, plan a stop at
long grove Confectionery in Buffalo grove. Clients will learn
about how cacao is grown and processed, then watch chocolates
being formed, dipped and swirled by employees behind a
windowed walkway. at the end of the tour, visitors get a sweet
reward—chocolate samples—and can shop for sweets in the
outlet store.
North aurora’s Oberweis Dairy has generated a loyal
customer base thanks to its rich and creamy ice cream.
During the plant tour, visitors can see cows grazing in the
open, learn about the life of milkmen, and learn how its
turned into crave-worthy ice cream flavors. Finish the
tour in the operation’s soda fountain for a complimentary
cup of ice cream.

n Lincoln New Salem | lincolnsnewsalem.com, (217) 632-4000
n Old State Capitol | illinoishistory.gov/hs/old_capitol.htm, (217) 558-8950
n Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum | alplm.org, (217) 558-8948
n Lincoln Tomb | lincolntomb.org, (217) 782-2717
n Field Museum
| fieldmuseum.org, (312) 922-9410
n SciTech Museum | scitechmuseum.org, (630) 859-3434
n Eli’s Cheesecake World | elicheesecake.com (773) 736-3417
n Long Grove Confectionery | longgrove.com, (888) 459-3100
n Oberweis Dairy | oberweis.com, (630) 801-6100

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The hands-on
SciTech Museum
in Aurora also
welcomes private
groups for overnights with science
activities, snacks
and a movie.
Participants will
also have exclusive
access to the museum’s 200 interactive exhibits.

Eli’s Cheesecake

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http://www.lincolnsnewsalem.com http://www.illinoishistory.gov/hs/old_capitol.htm http://www.alplm.org http://www.lincolntomb.org http://www.fieldmuseum.org http://www.scitechmuseum.org http://www.elicheesecake.com http://www.longgrove.com http://www.oberweis.com

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At the Fifty
The Thrill Is On
Leder(hosen) of the Pack
The Masters of Disaster
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