America’s Culture & Art Capitals

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Summary

Visit some of the best art collections, museums, architectural masterpieces and concert halls in the United States on this 5 city cultural expedition to New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. You will have access to masterpieces before the museums open, visit private art collections in mansions, speak to curators and experts, chat with artists in their studios and meet performers backstage.

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2
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Fly to New York City. Upon arrival your VIP host will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the new Baccarat Hotel, an artistic gem and the hottest new hotel in New York. Have dinner at one of the city’s most exclusive 3 Michelin Star restaurants. 

Accommodation: Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York

Day 2 - 3
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Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim and Frick Collection with an art expert to see some of the world’s greatest works of art and also visit the architectural of masterpieces like Central Park, Grand Central Terminal and Rockefeller Center. 

Accommodation: Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York

Day 3 - 4
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Experience why New York is the world center of modern and contemporary art. Visit MOMA with a curator before it opens to the public and meet gallery owners of some of the city’s top galleries as well as a local artist in their studio. In the evening attend a Broadway show and then meet the actors afterward for a backstage tour.  

Accommodation: Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York

Day 4 - 5
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Take a private architectural helicopter tour flying over the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Empire State Building. Then enjoy a private tour of Lincoln Center, one of the top performing arts centers in the world and attend the Metropolitan Opera or American Ballet Theater.   

Accommodation: Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York

Day 5 - 6
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Depart New York and fly to Washington, DC. Take a private tour of the nation’s capital including masterpieces at the National Gallery of the Smithsonian. In the evening, your guide will take you on an illuminated tour of the city’s grand monuments. 

Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Washington, D.C.

Day 6 - 7
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Day at Leisure.

Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Washington, D.C.

Day 7 - 8
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Depart Washington and fly to Chicago. Go on an architectural cruise of the city with a top architect.  

Accommodation: The Peninsula Chicago

Day 8 - 9
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See the cultural highlights of the city including a private tour of the Art Institute Museum, Field Museum and Millennium Park. Attend a performance of the Lyric Opera or Chicago Symphony Orchestra, both ranked in the top 10 in the world.

Accommodation: The Peninsula Chicago

Day 9 - 10
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Depart Chicago and fly to San Francisco. Visit a top private art gallery and get a VIP tour of the new SFMOMA before cruising the San Francisco Bay at sunset in a private yacht. 

Accommodation: The St Regis San Francisco

Day 10 - 11
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See the highlights of San Francisco including a private tour of the De Young Museum with a curator. In the evening attend a performance of the San Francisco Opera. 

Accommodation: The St Regis San Francisco

Day 11 - 12
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Take a trip outside the city to visit some of best wineries in Napa Valley. End the day with a visit to Fort Ross, center of the Russian settlements of North America and return with stunning views down Highway 1. 

Accommodation: The St Regis San Francisco

Day 12 - 13
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Check out of your hotel and visit Stanford University’s incredible art collection before flying to Los Angeles.  In the afternoon, tour the seaside towns of Venice Beach, Santa Monica and Malibu including a private helicopter flight with a landing on private land in Malibu. 

Accommodation: Hotel Bel-Air

Day 13 - 14
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Experience the best of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood including visit the world-famous Gagosian gallery, Getty Center and a private art collection in a Beverly Hills Mansion. 

Accommodation: Hotel Bel-Air

Day 14 - 15
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Visit the town of Pasadena to tour the fascinating Huntington Gardens and the Norton Simon Art Museum. Attend a performance at the Frank Gehry designed Disney Opera House. 

Accommodation: Hotel Bel-Air

Day 15 -
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Depart back home.

- This is a guide itinerary and can be modified to suit. It is subject to availability and price at the time of booking. Other conditions may apply -

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