Hammond – The Ramada Inn and Conference Center in cooperation with the Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the Rat-A-Tat-Tat and More Tour, April 14-16, 2004. 


More than 40 group tour leaders from Lakefront Lines will be shown sites and sounds of Lake, and Laporte County, as well as, a little of Chicago.  Stops will include the Community Veterans War Memorial in Munster, the Indiana Welcome Center and Horseshoe Casino in Lake County.  (Scroll down to see agenda with all stops.)


For more information on the Rat-A-Tat-Tat and More Tour, please contact Heather Becerra, sales/marketing manager at the Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau at (219) 989-7770.

Lakefront Lines
Rat-A-Tat-Tat & More Tour
April 14 – 16, 2004

Wednesday, April 14

11:30am
Arrive Johnel’s Restaurant (lunch)
4135 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 931-7000
www.johnels.com


12:30pm
Depart For Eli’s Cheesecake Factory (tour)
1:30pm Arrive Eli’s Cheesecake Factory
6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive
Chicago, IL 60634
(773) 308-7000
www.elicheesecake.com

3:00pm
Depart For Adler Planetarium (tour and sky show)

3:20pm
Arrive Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-7827
www.adlerplanetarium.org

4:30pm
Depart For Ramada Inn
5:15pm Arrive Ramada Inn
4141 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
(800) 563-5987
www.ramadahammond.com

6:00pm
Depart For Horseshoe Casino (Dinner buffet and gaming)

6:15pm
Arrive Horseshoe Casino
777 Casino Center Drive
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 473-7000
www.horseshoe.com

Call hotel shuttle for pick-up
Last pick-up at Midnight

Thursday, April 15

8:00am
Depart For John Dillinger Museum (tour)

8:30am
Arrive John Dillinger Museum
7770 Corinne Drive
(I-80/94 & Kennedy Avenue south)
Hammond, IN 46323
(800) 255-5253
www.alllake.org

9:30am
Depart For Community Veterans Memorial (tour)
10:00am Arrive Community Veterans Memorial
Calumet & Superior Avenues
Munster, IN 46321
www.communityveteransmemorial.org

11:00am
Depart For Marshall Field’s (lunch and shopping)

11:45am
Arrive Marshall Field’s
111 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 781-4486
www.fields.com

3:00pm
Depart For Shedd Aquarium (aquarium and oceanarium)

3:15pm
Arrive John G. Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 692-3205
www.sheddaquarium.org

5:30pm
Depart For Tommy Gun’s Garage (dinner theater)

6:00pm
Arrive Tommy Gun’s Garage
1239 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 461-0102
www.tommygunsgarage.com

9:30pm
Depart For Ramada Inn


Friday, April 16

8:15am
Depart For Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets (shopping)

9:00am
Arrive Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets
601 Wabash Street
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 879-6506
www.premiumoutlets.com/lighthouseplace

10:55am
Depart For Barker Mansion (tour)

11:00am
Arrive Barker Mansion
631 Washington Street
Michigan City, IN 46360

11:55am
Depart For Lange’s Meat Market (old-fashioned meat-tasting)

12:00pm
Arrive Lange’s Meat Market
(Across the street from Barker Mansion)

12:55pm
Depart For Blue Chip Casino (lunch and gaming)

1:00pm
Arrive Blue Chip Casino
2 Easy Street
Michigan City, IN 46360
(888) 879-7711
www.bluechip-casino.com

Depart For Cleveland