Enjoy Chicago’s only bus guided neighborhood pizza tour. Eat like a local as you travel off the beaten path into Chicago neighborhoods to savor the best pizza. Your local guide will teach you the science behind ingredient selection and baking as you sample slices from historic pizzerias. In just a few hours, you’ll leave stuffed, and with an understanding of why pizza is such an important part of Chicago’s culture.
Expect the exceptional on this 2.5-3 hour premier Chicago dinner cruise experience. Newly renovated, this luxury vessel features a newly furnished rooftop lounge, posh atmosphere and stylish interior. Enjoy a 3-course plated meal with celebrity-chef inspired dishes prepared from fresh ingredients right on board. Dance the night away to DJ entertainment or simply relax in the elegant ambiance and take in the unmatched views of the world-famous Chicago skyline as you sail along the shores of Lake Michigan.
Experience all of Chicago’s best sights from the air on this exciting helicopter tour! Aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter, you'll enjoy a magnificent view of Lake Michigan and fly past several top Chicago attractions like Willis Tower, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, the Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park. Your pilot will provide expert commentary about the sights you see and can answer any questions you have. Tour route is subject to change.
This comprehensive half-day tour of Chicago is the perfect introduction to the Windy City! Discover the highlights of Chicago’s North Side and South Side and enjoy a scenic drive along the Outer Drive. Pass by Chicago's beautiful Washington Park and Grant Park, and make a 20-minute stop at the fascinating Lincoln Park Conservatory. Stop for photo opportunity at the Adler Planetarium, see the impressive Wrigley Building and more. You'll come away with a fantastic overview of the best Chicago has to offer!
Celebrate a night out in Chicago with dinner, dancing and sightseeing aboard a three-hour luxury cruise on Lake Michigan. Glimpse top Chicago attractions like Navy Pier, Soldier Field and more while you dine on a lavish, all-you-can-eat buffet! See spectacular views of the Chicago skyline and a live DJ spinning your favorite songs.
Explore Chicago by following the heated tunnels, walkways, and passages that connect the city’s famous landmarks and buildings. Your comedic guide takes you on an interesting, informative, and humorous walk while highlighting Chicago’s well-known and lesser-known landmarks from a different perspective.
Let your local guide lead you through the streets of Wicker Park and Bucktown as you search for authentic and local cuisine at several different cafes and restaurants. You’ll taste the foods that have made Chicago famous, such as the classic Italian beef, as you tour a local brewpub, pastry shop and more! All tastings are included and the small-group atmosphere with maximum 16 people will ensure a more personal experience.
Watch the Chicago skyline sparkle from the air on this thrilling nighttime helicopter tour! Aboard a heated, state-of-the-art helicopter, soak in amazing views of Lake Michigan and fly past several Chicago landmarks like Willis Tower, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, the Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park. Your expert pilot will provide interesting commentary about the sights you see and can answer any questions you have. Tour route is subject to change.
Take a tour of Chicago and visit the 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory)! This comprehensive half-day tour is the perfect introduction to the Windy City. Visit the highlights of the North Side and South Side and enjoy a scenic drive along the Outer Drive. Explore Chicago’s beautiful parks on this guided tour, including Lincoln Park, Washington Park and Grant Park. Stop at the fascinating Lincoln Park Conservatory and the Museum Campus, and enjoy admission to the skyscraping Hancock Center, one of Chicago's tallest landmarks. Climb to the top for spectacular city views!
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Welcome aboard Chicago's largest luxury yacht at Navy Pier! Satisfy your appetite and take in breathtaking views of Chicago's skyline on this 2-hour lunch cruise. While you are on board, not only can you enjoy a freshly prepared three-course meal, but also enjoy live musical entertainment which makes for a truly unforgettable experience.
Movie buff or not, you’ll see the best of Chicago on this movie tour of the city! Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach through 30 miles (48 km) of Chicago to see the exact locations where dozens of the greatest movies and most popular blockbusters of the past 100 years were filmed! Not only will you see the locations where the movies were shot, but you will also get a tour of favorite Chicago neighborhoods like Gold Coast, Wrigleyville, Old Town, Lincoln Park and more!
Experience one of the world’s most beautiful cities on a 60-minute cruise on the historic Chicago River. On this architecture cruise, head down the main branch of the Chicago River, up the north branch to the East Bank Club, and then south past Willis Tower (Sears Tower) to the old Post Office Building. Take in magnificent city skyline views as you see more than 40 notable buildings, including the John Hancock Center and the Wrigley Building, and learn about their distinctive architecture from your onboard guide, an expert in architecture.
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Sample traditional Chinese flavors on this three-hour walking tour through one of the oldest Chinatown neighborhoods in America. Your local guide navigates you through the winding roads to find the best in Hong Kong style, Szechuan style, Mandarin style and more! All tastings are included in the price, and you will undoubtedly eat enough to fill you up for lunch. Price includes tastings at five different restaurants. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
Don’t miss Chicago’s famous sights and fabulous views on this award-winning small-group sightseeing tour of the city. Travel through Chicago with an expert guide on a comfortable minibus, stopping at iconic locations like the Willis (Sears) Tower, The Rookery in downtown Chicago (Frank Lloyd Wright architecture), Museum Campus (for the BEST skyline view), The Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Lake Shore Drive and more! Along the way, your guide will provide historical and informational commentary about the area and its beautiful attractions. The small-group atmosphere with maximum of 12 people ensures a more personal experience. The city tour ends at Millennium Park, home of the famous Cloud Gate sculpture, commonly referred to as "The Bean."
You also have the option to upgrade to include a 75-minute Architecture Cruise down the Chicago River! This popular open-top boat tour offers the perfect vantage point to admire the city’s renowned buildings.
Discover Chicago's culinary side on this three-hour walking tour to taste the delicious flavors of the Gold Coast and Old Town. Along the way, your guide will show you the history and architecture in these culture-rich neighborhoods, just north of the downtown area. After stops at seven quintessential Chicago restaurants in these two neighborhoods, you'll feel like a real Chicagoan! The tour operates with a maximum of 18 people, ensuring you’ll receive personal attention from your expert guide. Tastings at 7 different locations is included.
Chicago is recognized as a leader in Modern architecture, a style that revolutionized our visual world during the mid-20th Century. View iconic Modern skyscrapers during this walking tour. On this tour, you'll encounter famous skyscrapers by Modernism pioneers like Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Bertrand Goldberg and Harry Weese. We will also enjoy superb views of Chicago’s riverfront. Highlights include Marina City, the Daley Center and the IBM Building.
Note: Ticket price includes admission to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour.
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There is no better way to see Chicago than from the waters of Lake Michigan. Enjoy the amazing skyline views on board during this unforgettable 2-hour brunch cruise on the Odyssey Chicago. With unsurpassed views of the Sears Tower, the John Hancock Tower, to the Museum campus and the Aon Center, you'll be stunned by the beauty this city has to offer!
See Chicago’s landmark architecture, outdoor sculptures and famous skyline by Segway! This family-friendly guided tour is both an exciting and educational way to explore Chicago. Plus, you'll save your feet from a day of walking and instead, quickly glide along the lakefront soaking in views of the spectacular skyline while seeing some of the tallest buildings in the world.
Discover the opulent exteriors and interiors of the Roaring '20s Jazz Deco and the classic finishes of Art Moderne buildings in this 2 hour tour. Learn of Chicago's influence on the international Art Deco movement, and trace the history of lively architectural heritage.
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Experience the beauty of Chicago on a tour full of history and excitement. See all of the city’s highlights, such as Grant Park, the Adler Planetarium and the Orchestra Hall, home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Visit the Art Institute of Chicago, featuring a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. See one of the world's largest aquariums, pass by President's Obama's old neighborhood and more. Upgrade your Chicago tour to include a river cruise!
Experience the vitality and excitement of Chicago on this sightseeing tour! Explore Chicago's main business district, one of the financial epicenters of the world. Then, experience the hustle and bustle of the city’s North Side with your guide as you tour the famous "Loop" and the great State Street -- where Chicago's fame began. Upgrade your city tour to enjoy a relaxing cruise down the Chicago River!
Learn about Chicago’s haunted past and see its mysterious sights as you glide through the city on a segway at night. Venture through the dark with your local guide, and see alleys, hotels, and sites of some of the most gruesome disasters and murders in Chicago’s history. During your spooky adventure through the city, you’ll also see Chicago's famous landmarks lit up in glistening lights.
Join in the Halloween fun all October long! Costumed guides and ghoulish tales--this haunting good-time is not to be missed!
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Accompanied by a local guide, take a city tour of Chicago and see its spectacular sights before ending the tour with a famous Chicago-style deep-dish pizza! Board a luxury trolley or motorcoach and make your way to the Loop, Lincoln Park Conservatory, the Hancock Tower and more. Make sure you bring your appetite, as a visit to one of Chicago’s most popular deep-dish pizzerias completes this fun sightseeing tour.
Admire all of Chicago's fabulous lakefront sights and attractions on this 40-minute Lake Michigan boat tour. Cruise along Lake Michigan and take in amazing views of the city’s famous skyscrapers from a great vantage point. Feel free to bring a lunch and enjoy drinks from the onboard bar as you relax on this sightseeing cruise.
Enjoy Chicago's evening pizza scene like a VIP! Our team of guides and drivers make sure all you need to do is have fun. Our bus guided evening Pizza & Drinking tour is the perfect way to explore Chicago through the eyes of local food and drink. Visit 3 top rated pizzerias to sample full slices of varying styles and pair with a craft beer or wine. Save room for dessert at the end.
Discover Chicago from both land and water on this scenic half-day tour. Take a narrated tour through the city’s South Side and see highlights including Grant Park, the Loop, the Shedd Aquarium and exclusive shopping areas and neighborhoods. Then, experience Chicago from the water! Cruise along the Chicago River in a beautiful streamliner yacht and admire views of the stunning city skyline.
Flytographer 60 Minute Vacation Photoshoot Connect with a local professional photographer in Chicago and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Chicago, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer. Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos. The best souvenir ever.
Flytographer 120 Minute Vacation Photoshoot Connect with a local professional photographer in Chicago and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Chicago, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer. Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos. The best souvenir ever.
Come join your expert tour guide for a delightful 2,5 hour stroll through some of the Chicago's most decadent dessert boutiques and chocolatiers along the Magnificent Mile on the Chocolate Tour of Chicago! With skip the line access, all chocolate tastings are included.
Perfectly formed. Lovely to look at. Delicious to eat. Elaborate, sweet, and often decadent, cupcakes are delightful treats that spark the inner child within us. The Cupcake Tour of Chicago frequents the finest culinary artisans and dessert boutiques along the Magnificent Mile to bring the heavenly experience of these sinfully good confections straight to your salivating tastebuds! Prepare to yum on the Cupcake Tour of Chicago! With skip the line access, all cupcakes are included. This 2.5 hour tour is a walking tour that includes entrance fees, cupcake tasting and a professional guide.
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Chicago's culinary pedigree is, much like Chicago itself, quintessentially American. Upon further investigation, however, you'll find that many of Chicago's signature specialties derive from the cuisine of Italy. Come join your expert tour guide for a delightful stroll through the home of the Chicago Italian Beef sandwich, the original Pizzeria Uno, and much much more on the Italian Food Tour of Chicago! Prepare to mangia!
This Halloween, Chicago has a ghost ship heading to #TheLake. We’re coming back for the 5th time around aboard the haunted Spirit of Chicago Yacht for a night of costume shenanigans, drinks, great music, and unmatched views of this glorious city. Tickets to our spectacular annual Halloween boat party will run out fast. So order yours before it’s too late. 5th Annual Haunted Halloween Chicago Yacht Party The Spirit of Chicago Yacht has become haunted by the ghost of a wild party animal,and just in time for Halloween. There couldn’t be a more perfect vessel for a haunted Halloween Chicago yacht party. The boat is super spacious, with its three stylish climate-controlled interior decks, an impressive sound system, and to top it off, there’s even a skydeck. Dress code is optional! You will NOT BE TURNED AWAY at boarding if you are not in costume. 21+ Event: ID’s must be shown upon boarding Boarding: 11:00 PM Departing: 11:30 PM Returning: 1:30 AM
PRICE IS PER VEHICLE AND YOU MAY BRING UP TO 4 PASSENGERS TOTAL. Thank you for contacting Chicago Private Tours! We would love to help your group discover Chicago. Our services include pick up from your downtown Chicago hotel, a 3-4 hour private City Tour in a chauffeured vehicle, and the services of one of our knowledgeable guides. This means you will have two people working with you the entire time, allowing you to get out of the vehicle with your guide at several stops. These stops include, but are not limited to Millennium Park, Lincoln Park Conservatory, Museum Campus, and more. The tour will be interactive and entertaining, covering history, architecture and culture. We share stories to bring Chicago's rich history to life. Once the tour concludes, we will drop your group off at your preferred, downtown Chicago location.
Valerie's original chocolate tours are back! Join a guided walking and tasting tour of top chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes in Chicago's Magnificent Mile neighborhood! The tour is 2 hours long, and the price includes all chocolate samples. Learn the history and health benefits of chocolate, and sample lots of it, on this fun, fascinating, and delicious tour led by chocolate expert Valerie Beck!
Valerie's chocolate events are back for Valentine's Day! Tour the world of chocolate, without leaving your seat, during this 90 minute chocolate tasting at Hannah's Bretzel led by chocolate expert and original chocolate tours founder Valerie Beck. Learn the history, health benefits, and romantic stories of chocolate, and taste cacao and bean-to-bar chocolate. Why is chocolate associated with love? Why does it lift our mood? We'll focus on the answers, and on sustainable chocolate, and we'll taste a lot of it, at this fun, fascinating, and delicious seated chocolate tasting! Great for couples, singles, or girls' day out!
The Offbeat Street Art Tour is the first tour in Chicago that truly celebrates Chicago's street art scene. No other tour takes guests out into the streets to showcase and highlight the vibrant street art scene which many people overlook on a daily basis. We hope you join us to experience something truly unique in Chicago.
Get up close and personal with Chicago’s macabre side: this 2.5-hour ghost tour will take you to some of the Windy City’s spookiest corners and most bone-chilling sights. Learn about the city’s long history of dark events, from the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre to the unmarked graves at the City Cemetery. As you go, your historian guide will provide hair-rising commentary designed to get you in a spooky frame of mind.
Chicago is made up of 77 official neighborhoods and this tour explores Andersonville, home of your local tour guide. Andersonville, at one time a large and prosperous Swedish community, is now home to a multi-ethnic that is famous for its boutique shopping and varied, high end dining. But it is also a community of amazing architecture and history. This tour allows you to experience what makes Chicago a city of neighborhoods. Explore Andersonville today!
Music. Art. Architecture. Literature. If these are topics that are of interest to you then you should walk this tour. You'll discover the other side of the magnificent mile which is rich with history, culture, and legends.
The Loop is the heartbeat of downtown Chicago! This walking tour will take you through the Loop and educate you on the various buildings, businesses, history, and architecture of this bustling area of Chicago.
Chicago's Magnificent Mile represents the best of both shopping and sightseeing. During this tour, you'll experience the many stores and sights and also learn why this area of Chicago is termed the Magnificent Mile.
This walking tour along the Chicago river is sure to educate and entertain. You'll learn why the river is referred to as Chicago's lifeblood and an engineering marvel. Rich with architecture, bridges, and disaster, the Chicago river is an important part of the city of Chicago.
Experience a historic store tour of Macy’s on State Street and learn how Macy’s has become America’s largest department store, with over 800 locations and more than 150 years of retailing history. Originally Marshall Fields, tour highlights include the breathtaking Tiffany vaulted ceiling, the graceful Burnham fountain, the world-renowned Walnut Room restaurant and a taste of the famous Frango® Mint Chocolates. Tour will consist of no more than 12 people and all guests will receive the 10% Visitor Savings Pass!
Enjoy a guided small-group tour of Macy's Center City, a true American original in Philadelphia! This tour is an experience like no other with highlights of the breathtaking Wanamaker Building, Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, and the Grand Court Eagle. After the tour, receive a 10 percent Visitor Savings Pass to shop and dine through this historic 3-floor building, filled with the best in fashion for the whole family, cosmetics, shoes and home goods.
Taste some of the finest donuts that the Wicker Park / Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago has to offer on this 2 hour Walking Tour. On this tour, we'll make four stops at some of the best donut spots in the city. We hope you can join us.
What should a visitor see and do while in Chicago? It goes without saying that the Windy City has it all; from food, history, architecture, culture and beyond that it can often be hard to decide where to start. Why not tantalize all of your desires and senses with a 3 hour small- group walking food excursion lead by a professional guide? You'll indulge in 5-6 of Chicago's quintessential staples while feeding your mind with intriguing and rememberable tidbits along the way. Before you know it, you'll feel like a local. Make sure to come hungry, this tour offers more than enough to be considered lunch.
What should a visitor see and do while in Chicago? It goes without saying that the Windy City has it all; from food, history, architecture, culture and beyond, it can often be hard to decide where to start. Why not venture out of the center of town to celebrate and tantalize all of your desires and senses with a 2 hour, small-group, walking food excursion led by a professional guide through Wrigleyville? You'll enjoy three tastings at local eateries!
Confused on what to see and do while in Chicago? It goes without saying that the Windy City has it all; from food, history, architecture, culture and beyond. Combine them all by tantalizing all of your senses with a 3 hour small- group walking food excursion lead by a professional guide. You'll indulge in 5-6 of Chicago's quintessential staples while feeding your mind with intriguing and memorable tidbits along the way. Before you know it, you'll feel like a local. Make sure to come hungry, this tour offers more than enough to be considered lunch.
Get a glimpse of what Chicago life was like in 1893 — the year the Chicago World’s Fair came to town — on this deliciously entertaining, small-group walking tour. Led by a costumed actress playing Bertha Palmer, a socialite and philanthropist who was a Chicago celebrity at the turn of the 20th century, the tour will include sightseeing, five samples of local dishes, and Bertha Palmer’s “memories” of the World’s Fair.
Get a taste for Chicago’s international culinary credentials on this utterly delectable walking tour. Go beyond deep dish pizza and hot dogs, and discover two of the North Side's most diverse areas: Argyle Street, home to a large Vietnamese community, and Andersonville, once a Swedish settlement and now a destination for global eating. Over the course of this 3.5-hour, 1.5-mile walking, tasting, and history tour, you’ll get to enjoy foods from seven different exciting eateries.
Uncover and capture the hidden gems of Chicago's alleys on this 2.5-hour walking photography tour. Not every city has alleys and, many that do, would not or should not be walked through. Chicago’s alleys are an entirely different world and a part of the city many take for granted. Photographically, you'll find the alleys are an underrated jewel box of detail photos and upshots! Whether in the downtown or out in the neighborhoods, you'll discover some are fancier than others, some hold pieces of the city’s history, interesting fire escapes, graffiti, unexpected doors, signs, rust and grit…and yes, urban odors. Some city alleys have even hosted art events and block parties! Minimum Group Size: 2 Maximum Group Size: 10
Uncover and capture the hidden gems of Chicago's alleys on this 2.5-hour walking photography tour. Not every city has alleys and, many that do, would not or should not be walked through. Chicago’s alleys are an entirely different world and a part of the city many take for granted. Photographically, you'll find the alleys are an underrated jewel box of detail photos and upshots! Whether in the downtown or out in the neighborhoods, you'll discover some are fancier than others, some hold pieces of the city’s history, interesting fire escapes, graffiti, unexpected doors, signs, rust and grit…and yes, urban odors. Some city alleys have even hosted art events and block parties! Minimum Group Size: 2 Maximum Group Size: 10
Come explore wine country in the southwest Michigan, just a short journey from downtown Chicago. Discover what this region has to offer and experience wines that are food friendly and amazingly different than what you will taste in California or France. The private tours are perfect for both novice and experienced wine lovers who want to learn more about growing grapes in colder climates and the process of making wine from vine to glass. The tours are hosted by a knowledgeable wine maker who will answer any questions along the way as you stop at three different wineries along with a gourmet lunch break. The tours include round trip transportation, all tasting fees, and lunch. If you have a larger group, a private pickup can be arranged. If you are staying in a downtown Loop hotel in Chicago, a pickup from your hotel can be arranged.
Pair craft beer tastings at three of Chicago's finest breweries with a pizza dinner on this 4-hour tour in the Windy City. A guide leads your small group on a tour of the brewery scene in Chicago. Round-trip hotel transportation is included, leaving you only to worry about which beer to try first.
Explore Chicago on a custom SUV tour with a private guide. See the Loop, Museum Campus, Millennium Park, Lake Shore Drive & Wrigley Field, OR Explore the neighborhoods with visits to Chinatown, Pilsen, Little Italy, University of Chicago/Hyde Park, or Fulton Market’s restaurant and gallery scene. See world-renowned buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and Louis Sullivan and the world’s most beautiful skyline at your own pace in complete comfort! Your local guide and professional chauffeur customize the experience for you!
Explore Chicago on a custom SUV tour with a private guide in your language. Guides are available in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Please specify language when booking.See the Loop, Museum Campus, Millennium Park, Lake Shore Drive & Wrigley Field, OR Explore the neighborhoods with visits to Chinatown, Pilsen, Little Italy, University of Chicago/Hyde Park. See world-renowned buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and Louis Sullivan and the world’s most beautiful skyline at your own pace in complete comfort! Your local guide and professional chauffeur customize the experience for you!
Explore Chicago on a custom tour with a private guide in a deluxe vehicle that seats up to 12 guests. See the Loop, Museum Campus, Millennium Park, Lake Shore Drive & Wrigley Field, or explore the neighborhoods with visits to Chinatown, Pilsen, Little Italy, University of Chicago/Hyde Park, or Fulton Market’s restaurant and gallery scene. See world-renowned buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and Louis Sullivan and the world’s most beautiful skyline at your own pace in complete comfort! Your local guide and professional chauffeur customize the experience for you!
Explore Chicago on a custom tour, in the language of your choice, with a private guide in a deluxe vehicle that seats up to 12 guests. Arabic, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish speaking guides are available. You will see attractions such as the Loop, Museum Campus, Millennium Park, Lake Shore Drive, Wrigley Field or you can explore the neighborhoods with visits to Chinatown, Pilsen, Little Italy, University of Chicago/Hyde Park, Fulton Market’s restaurant and gallery scene. See world-renowned buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and Louis Sullivan and the world’s most beautiful skyline at your own pace in complete comfort. Your local guide and professional chauffeur will customize the experience for you.
Designer boutiques, home decor, or gourmet food, chocolate and wine! Your guide will curate a day just for you and your crew! Visit upscale Lincoln Park or trendy Bucktown and Wicker Park. Discover why Chicago's design and food scene is hot! You'll travel in complete comfort in a luxury mini-coach stopping where you desire. Choose from a 5 or 7 hour day to immerse yourself in the best of the city! With a 7 hour day, your guide can make advance lunch reservations for the group to dine on their own. One small cooler of champagne is permitted per group. Other alcohol consumption on the coach is prohibited. Great for: • Birthdays • Celebrations • Icebreakers • Convention Activities • Team Building
Chicago Helicopter Experience provides you the most spectacular, panoramic views of the world’s best skyline from the optimal vantage point. Your journey begins at our downtown just minutes from the “Loop.”
You’ll check in at our guest center where you can learn fun facts about the city and its history.
Once aloft, you'll glide through the air in one of our luxurious, state-of-the-art aircraft. Our experienced pilots are well versed in the lore of the city, which they’ll share throughout your 24-mile journey. You’ll marvel at breathtaking vistas of the skyline, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, Willis (Sears) Tower, John Hancock Center, Wrigley Field and so much more.
Bring your camera for the optimal photo ops or utilize one of our GoPros to record your exhilarating adventure. A photo to commemorate your experience will be available for purchase.
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'Tis the season to experience the city lights on a very special holiday Chicago helicopter ride. Depart from the downtown Chicago heliport and be whisked over the magical skyline glowing in red, blue, and green. You'll soar 24 miles of Chicago gliding above the illuminated Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier, Wrigley Field, and so much more.The pilot-led flight is guaranteed to spread holiday cheer as you take in the one-of-a-kind nighttime views of the festive lights display below.
Chicago Helicopter Experience provides you the most spectacular, panoramic views of the world’s best skyline from the optimal vantage point. Your journey begins at our downtown just minutes from the “Loop.” You’ll check in at our guest center where you can learn fun facts about the city and its history. Once aloft, you'll glide through the air in one of our luxurious, state-of-the-art aircraft. Our experienced pilots are well versed in the lore of the city, which they’ll share throughout your 24-mile journey. You’ll marvel at breathtaking vistas of the skyline, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, Willis (Sears) Tower, John Hancock Center, Wrigley Field and so much more. Bring your camera for the optimal photo ops or get our GoPro to record your exhilarating adventure. Once you land, don’t forget to pick up the photo of you and your helicopter as a souvenir of your amazing event.
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Explore Chicago by air and water! See landmark buildings and architectural favorites up close as you cruise down the Chicago River. Then, take off aboard a state-of-the art helicopter for breathtaking views of the skyline and lakefront. You’ll see Wrigley Building, Marina City, Willis Tower and much more.
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This combo ticket offers the best views of Chicago's world-famous skyline. You'll soar Chicago's 24 miles of shoreline on a guided helicopter flight that covers all of the city's famous landmarks and iconic skyscrapers. Then you'll ascend 94 stories to the observation deck of the John Hancock, one of the tallest buildings in North America, for a bird's eye view of the city below.
Celebrate a special occasion or enjoy a romantic night out with your partner on a helicopter tour with dinner included. Travel like a VIP in a luxurious helicopter and capture the views of the Chicago skyline from the most unique perspective. Recount the experience during your dinner at the Duck Inn Chicago in its pre-Prohibition era tavern with a cozy retro design aesthetic that makes it feel like home.
See Chicago’s most essential landmarks from the comfort of a private vehicle on this 3-hour jaunt around town. Your guide will pick you up directly from your Chicago accommodation, after which you’ll be whisked away to see the sights. From the storied Magnificent Mile to the glamour of the Gold Coast, you’ll encounter the best of the Windy City. This private tour is available in Portuguese, English, or Spanish, and kicks off promptly at 9am.
It isn’t Chicago history without a dose of mafia intrigue — and some killer blues tunes, too. This lively and fascinating private tour sends you back to the Chicago of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, when Prohibition was in effect, when Al Capone roamed the streets, and when live music had never been hotter. See the site of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, visit a legendary bar, take in some performances and otherwise immerse yourself in the Windy City’s edgy past.
There’s never been a better time to be a beer drinker — and Chicago, with its thriving brewery scene and many destination-worthy beer bars, is the perfect city for suds lovers. Visit four of its craft breweries on this all-inclusive, 4-hour tour, where you’ll get to tour brewery production facilities and enjoy copious samples of local brews. To keep things interesting, you’ll travel in a barrel-shaped bus. Morning and evening departure times are both available.
Indulge in some of Chicago’s uniquely crafted spirits on this all-inclusive distillery tour. Have samples at three local distilleries and tour one distilling production facility while being whisked around town in our one of a kind barrel bus. Our Prohibition-era experts will relive the trials and triumphs of the historical and modern day figures responsible for making Chicago one of the country’s best destinations for fine liquors!
Ever wonder where you can go to get a good "high-up" view of Chicago? Come with us as we gain special access to hidden heights and unique depths in the heart of the city. Tours cover about 1.5 miles at a leisurely pace on foot, and last about 2 hours.
The customization options of a "private tour" offered to the public, this tour is nicknamed the “The Mix Tape" - each tour is unique and customized to your group's interests, and showcases some of company owner's favorite spots in downtown Chicago. No two offerings of this tour are alike! From historic skyscrapers to hidden gardens to "the Bean" itself, the variety of stops and sights on this ever-changing tour is endless!
On this 'architecture lite' tour, you visit the most beloved spots in downtown Chicago during this enchanting stroll. You will stay very close to Lake Michigan, weaving your way through secret spots that one can only discover on foot, as you make your way to the absolute best view of Chicago. Bring your cameras as this is one place you'll want to capture the view!
Please note, this tour is 'architecture lite.' Rather than learning a ton of information about architecture and history, this tour is meant for the simple enjoyment of the city's prettiest spots at night. You won't find a boat, a bus, or even a segway on this tour. Come and take an evening walk with us.
Discover the exciting diversity of Chicago architecture on this wide-ranging odyssey, which traces the city’s development from its founding through the very present.
We cover approximately 30 miles of Chicago design, passing through the Loop and the Gold Coast, as well as Hyde Park and other areas of the South Side. We’ll see two university campuses, several parks and residential neighborhoods and admire the lakefront. Stops—some with interior building tours—are made in the Loop, on the Museum Campus and at Mies van der Rohe's IIT campus.
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Enjoy your favorite drink while gazing Chicago’s magnificent architecture and finish your cruise with fabulous light show, at Navy Pier. $7 Beer $9 Wine $10 Mixed Drinks *Bar Package Optional at Ticket Office* $22 Bar Package
Taste all of Chicago’s classic eats on this four-hour guided bicycle tour! Join the expert tour guides of Bobby’s Bike Hike, America’s longest-running city bicycle tour company, on this exciting and informative adventure. The journey is 14 miles in total (traversed at a nice leisurely pace) and includes a slice of deep dish pizza, a gourmet cupcake, a Chicago-style hot dog, and a few samples of Chicago’s legendary craft beer! Between food and beverage stops, you’ll get to drink in the sights of Chicago’s beautiful north side neighborhoods, including the historic Wrigleyville district, home to our intrepid Chicago Cubs baseball team (and their fiercely loyal fans). Then you’ll get a chance to cruise the Lakefront Trail, one of the most popular waterfront bike paths in the country. Don’t miss out on this rip-roaring good time! You’ll leave with a profound understanding of our town, even if you only came for the beer.
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Stroll through the beautiful streets of downtown Chicago and taste all of the Windy City’s favorite eats! Bobby’s Bike Hike is America’s longest-running city bicycle tour company, whose walking tours have been recognized nationally by National Geographic, USA Today, and Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. This is Bobby’s quintessential culinary walking tour, complete with a slice of deep dish pizza, a Chicago-style hotdog, the original chocolate brownie, and local craft beer. Bobby’s expert guides will lead you through downtown Chicago’s most iconic landmarks, all the while regaling you with tales from Chicago’s rich food-centric history. This tour is sure to make memories that will last a lifetime!
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This is the tour that made Bobby famous! Bobby’s Bike Hike is America’s longest-running city bicycle tour company, and has been repeatedly recognized for excellence by National Geographic, USA Today, The Associated Press, Conde Nast Traveler, and more! Bobby’s now offers over a dozen specialized tours, but The Lakefront Neighborhoods ride is what started it all. Join one of Bobby’s expert guides on this 3-hour romp through Chicago’s beautiful North Side neighborhoods. See the ever-rising skyscrapers of Streeterville, the luxe residential property of the Gold Coast, the cozy artists’ village of Old Town, and the rolling greenery of Lincoln Park. You’ll finish off with a cruise down the Lakefront Trail, one of the most popular waterfront bike paths in the nation. This leisure-paced journey is sure to make memories that’ll last a lifetime!
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There’s nothing more magical than downtown Chicago during the holiday season. Bobby’s Holiday Hike is a 3-hour guided walking and food tour through the Chicago Loop, brought to you by Bobby's Bike Hike, internationally recognized for tours by bike and on foot. You’ll get to sample the Windy City’s favorite winter treats, including a slice of deep dish pizza, hot apple cider, craft beer, German bratwurst, and a chocolate brownie; learning all about Chicago’s history with these dishes along the way. You’ll see the fabulous Christmas window displays at the original Marshall Field’s department store, the annual municipal Christmas tree, the ice skating rink at Millennium Park, and the legendary Christkindlmarket, a traditional German Christmas Market that has been setting up shop in Chicago for years. No other tour offers such an all-encompassing experience of Chicago during the holidays!
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Looking for an exciting and adventurous outdoor activity to do in Chicago after dark? Look no further than Bobby’s Electric Bikes at Night Tour. Bobby’s Bike Hike is America’s longest-running city bicycle tour company! This tour is one of Bobby’s most popular, as guests get to see some of the city’s most beloved landmarks lit up with Chicago’s stunning nighttime city lights! This 3-hour guided tour utilizes pedal-assist electric bikes, making for a awesome ride that won’t tire you out—Bobby’s still wants you to be able to go out and have fun after the tour is over! You’ll catch a glimpse of the downtown skyline, the dancing waters of Buckingham Fountain, Museum Campus, Soldier Field, the larger-than-life public art in Millennium Park, and more! During the summer, Wednesday and Saturday night rides also include fireworks! Don’t miss out on this electrifying adventure!
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Few neighborhoods in America combine such delicious cuisine with such fascinating history as Chicago’s Chinatown. Join Bobby’s Bike Hike, America’s longest running city bicycle tour company, whose walking tours have been recognized nationally by National Geographic, USA Today, and Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, for an afternoon of interesting beats and scrumptious eats through Chinatown. On this 2.5-hour walking tour, you’ll see the bustling Chinatown Square, then get to sampling some of the richest cuisine around, including Cantonese dim sum and tea, Portuguese-Chinese bakery treats, Szechuan chicken, and Mongolian hot pot, all the while learning about the history of how these foods and cultures arrived in Chicago. This is a totally unique culinary tour experience, and not to be missed!
No matter the season, the weather, or the political climate, The Windy City has two unparalleled passions: beer and improv comedy. For over a century, Chicago has been churning out some of America’s all-time favorite comics and brews. Try a variety of tasty local craft beers at several iconic Old Town bars, then stroll down Wells Street and learn all about Chicago's improv and sketch comedy history. The Old Town Comedy and Craft Beer walking tour is perfect for friends, birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, guys’ or girls’ weekends, couples, or anyone looking to have a good time!
Explore Chicago at your own pace on an independent bike tour. With your full-day bike rental, pedal along Lake Michigan and visit top Chicago attractions such as Lincoln Park, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Wrigley Field and the Shedd Aquarium. This is a fun and active way to experience the city with the whole family, and you can enjoy the flexibility to create your own itinerary with the help of your provided map.
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Get acquainted with Chicago’s most iconic landmarks on this riotous guided bicycle tour! Join the expert guides of Bobby’s Bike Hike, America’s longest-running city bicycle tour company, on this exciting and informative adventure. Over the course of a 2.5-hour bike ride (traversed at a nice leisurely pace), you’ll get up close and personal with Chicago’s legendary Museum Campus, Grant Park, and Millennium Park. You’ll become intimately familiar with Soldier Field, The Adler Planetarium, Buckingham Fountain, The Pritzker Pavilion, and Cloud Gate (the formal name of Chicago’s dearly-beloved “Bean”). This tour is perfect for first time visitors looking to see all of the classic hotspots, and for returning guests looking to understand more about the landmarks they know and love. Hop on two wheels, and come make memories that are sure to last a lifetime!
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Struggling to find things to do in Chicago with your adventurous young child? Look no further than Bobby’s Tike Hike. Bobby’s Bike Hike is America’s longest running city bicycle tour company, and has been repeatedly recognized for excellence by National Geographic, USA Today, The Associated Press, Conde Nast Traveler, and more! Bobby created the Tike Hike just for families like yours: energetic, curious, and fun. Bobby’s has a full range of family bicycle equipment: junior bikes, kids’ bikes, tagalongs, trailers, and child seats, making this tour perfect for kids of any age. The two-hour guided tour explores the beautiful Chicago Lakefront Trail, Lincoln Park, and the free-admission Lincoln Park Zoo. The whole tour is comprised of trail riding, so you never have to worry about new riders interacting with traffic. The expert Bobby’s guides are ready and excited to provide a fun and informative afternoon for your whole family!
Hop on the most innovative tour to hit Chicago in years! Gliding around the Windy City on your very own Segway, you'll see all the famous sights - Buckingham Fountain, Navy Pier, Lake Michigan and more. Be one of the first to take part in this unique, unforgettable experience!
Hop on the most innovative tour to hit Chicago in years! Gliding through the Windy City on an eco-friendly Segway is the coolest ride of the 21st century! Far easier than walking, and more unique and personalized than a coach tour, riding a Segway personal transporter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Experience Chicago in two great ways - by segway and its best vantage point. This combo ticket allows you to experience a Chicago Segway tour and also gain entry to Skydeck, the observation deck at Willis Tower. Skydeck tickets are valid for 6 months from the purchase date listed on your voucher, and you are not required to visit at a specific time.
Turn an ordinary summer Wednesday night into one to remember on this Chicago Segway tour ending with the Navy Pier fireworks display. Experience the thrill of riding a Segway around top Chicago attractions including Grant Park, Soldier Field and the Field Museum as your guide shares fun facts about Chicago. End your 2-hour ride with a stop at the Museum Campus along Lake Michigan to witness the dazzling fireworks light up the sky over Navy Pier.
This small-group tour is limited to eight people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide.
Too far to walk, too much traffic to drive--Chicago is best seen on two wheels and bike tours are the perfect way to take in the best of the Windy City in just a few hours. Join us on a cruise through Chicago's best neighborhoods and iconic lakefront!
Two iconic Chicago Experiences in one! Join us on a pedal through the Windy City taking in eight of Chicago's most iconic neighborhoods and it's picturesque lakefront. Your expert guide will tell you all about the history of the Second City along with amusing anecdotes, urban legends and more! Your tour ticket also includes access to the Ledge at Skydeck, which offers 360 degree views of Chicago from over 1,300 feet in the sky!
Leave the hustle and bustle behind! Explore Chicago's shores with a leisurely trip around Lake Michigan. Take in the world-famous skyline, enjoy spectacular views, and discover the Windy City from the water. This sail is approximately 75 minutes, no guide included. Choose from one of two departure times when you book.
This tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Scenic North Side. Heading north out of the Loop past Millennium Park and up the Magnificent Mile where you will see the Fort Dearborn historical site, Chicago River, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station. Your journey continues along Lake Michigan on North Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field. The return trip will take you past Lincoln Park Conservatory and Zoo and down State Street viewing Chicago’s El Train and Chicago Theater. You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise
This tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Travelling on you will see President Obama’s home, University of Chicago and Jackson Park and the Museum of Science & Industry. The return trip will take you through Museum Campus and past Buckingham Fountain You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise
This is a comprehensive tour of everything Chicago has to offer. Travel through both the North Side and South Side business and residential districts. All the points of interest covered in the North Side and South Shore tours are included in the Grand Tour. You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise
Starting at the Palmer House Hilton this tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Scenic North Side. Heading north out of the Loop you will see the Chicago River, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station. Your journey continues along Lake Michigan on North Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field. The return trip will take you past Lincoln Park Conservatory and Zoo and down State Street viewing Chicago’s El Train and Chicago Theater This ticket includes Chicago Style Pizza from the Exchequer Restaurant
Starting at the Palmer House Hilton this tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Travelling on you will see President Obama’s home, Robie House, University of Chicago and Jackson Park and the Museum of Science and Industry. The return trip will take you through Museum Campus and past Buckingham Fountain This ticket includes Chicago Style Pizza from the Exchequer Restaurant
Starting at the Palmer House Hilton this tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Scenic North Side. Heading north out of the Loop past Millennium Park you will see the Chicago River, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station. Your journey continues along Lake Michigan on North Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field. The return trip will take you past Lincoln Park Conservatory and Zoo and down State Street viewing Chicago’s El Train and Chicago Theater. Your ticket also includes entry to 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck offering the best views of Chicago's Skyline and Lake Michigan.
Starting at the Palmer House Hilton this tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Travelling on you will see President Obama’s home, Robie House, University of Chicago and Jackson Park and the Museum of Science and Industry. The return trip will take you through Museum Campus and past Buckingham Fountain. Your ticket also includes entry to 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck offering the best views of Chicago's Skyline and Lake Michigan.
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Go behind the scenes of this National Historic Landmark, built by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, and view it as few do in this one hour tour. Enjoy the radiant 24-karat gold-leafed ceiling arches, hundreds of beautifully restored intricate stencil patterns, ornate gilded and bas-relief designs, and the endless floor and wall mosaics and murals. Explore the theatre that has hosted thousands of artists in its 126 year old history – from the Ziegfeld Follies to The Joffrey Ballet, from Queen to Prince, from the Grateful Dead to Alvin Ailey, from Show Boat to Miss Saigon, and so much more!
Follow in the footsteps of some of the most famous bootleggers in Chicago history on this haunted gangster pub tour. Our stories on this tour explore some of the most famous prohibition era gangster hangouts and establishments. Tours begin at the haunted Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse in downtown Chicago and are 21+ only. A costumed guide will lead tour goers on a 1.5 mile walking journey exploring the creepy past of one of Chicago’s most famous bootleggers, offering glimpses into the past and revealing the stories of long-dead phantoms and specters who still call Chicago home. You'll visit several different bars, and have time to enjoy a delicious libation (at own expense) as the guide tells them about all the spooky happenings and great history of this town!
Join this Chicago haunted pub tour which is a combination ghost tour and pub crawl that will take you on a walking tour to explore the fascinating history of Chicago and hear some of its most famous and creepy haunted stories. 21+ only. A costumed guide will lead tour goers on a 2.5 hour journey, offering glimpses into the past and revealing the stories of long-dead phantoms and specters who still call Chicago home. You'll visit four different bars, and have time to enjoy a delicious libation (at own expense) as the guide tells them about all the spooky happenings and great history of this town!
The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago is the largest science museum in the country. Housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 World’s Fair, MSI is a Chicago must-see! You’ll experience 14 acres of hands-on exhibits and have the chance to stand before a 40-foot tornado; take a run in a human-sized hamster wheel; navigate through a mirror maze; board a 727 hanging from the ceiling; transmit your pulse to a 13-foot, 3-D beating heart; and much more!
Expect the exceptional on this 3-hour premier Chicago dinner cruise experience. Newly renovated, this luxury vessel features a newly furnished rooftop lounge, posh atmosphere and stylish interior. Enjoy a 3-course plated meal with celebrity-chef inspired dishes prepared from fresh ingredients right on board. Dance the night away to DJ entertainment or simply relax in the elegant ambiance and take in the unmatched views of the world-famous Chicago skyline as you sail along the shores of Lake Michigan. Take it all in with a front row seat for a breathtaking fireworks show over the Chicago skyline, weather permitting.
Celebrate a night out in Chicago with dinner, dancing and sightseeing aboard a three-hour luxury cruise on Lake Michigan. Glimpse top Chicago attractions like Navy Pier, Soldier Field and more while you dine on a lavish, all-you-can-eat buffet! See spectacular views of the Chicago skyline and a live DJ spinning your favorite songs. In the summer months, enjoy a breathtaking fireworks display.
Discover fine dining, upscale entertainment and unparalleled riverfront views aboard the brand new Odyssey Chicago River! The Odyssey Chicago River is a brand new, glass enclosed boat, exclusively on the Chicago River – being the first of its kind! This beautiful glass ship provides panoramic views of the Chicago River and its famous architecture right from your table all year round! Included is 3-course plated meal, entertainment, outdoor lounge, high-end table side service, and 3-hour cruise with the best views of the Chicago River! Your Chicago Dinner Cruise experience will include a spectacular fireworks display on Wednesdays and Saturdays. You will observe the show from the decks of the ship and see the magnificent sky lit up at night.
With the sunshine reflecting off the lakefront, there’s no better place to enjoy an afternoon in Chicago than aboard a Spirit lunch cruise. Departing from Navy Pier, Spirit of Chicago lunch cruises are perfect for family sightseeing, lunch dates, travel groups and corporate outings.
Discover fine dining, upscale entertainment and unparalleled riverfront views aboard the brand new Odyssey Chicago River! The Odyssey Chicago River is a brand new, glass enclosed boat, exclusively on the Chicago River – being the first of its kind! This beautiful glass ship provides panoramic views of the Chicago River and its famous architecture right from your table all year round! Included is 3-course plated meal, entertainment, outdoor lounge, high-end table side service, and 3-hour cruise with the best views of the Chicago River!
Discover fine dining, upscale entertainment and unparalleled riverfront views aboard the brand new Odyssey Chicago River! The Odyssey Chicago River is a brand new, glass enclosed boat, exclusively on the Chicago River – being the first of its kind! This beautiful glass ship provides panoramic views of the Chicago River and its famous architecture right from your table all year round! Included is 3-course plated meal, entertainment, outdoor lounge, high-end table side service, and 2-hour cruise with the best views of the Chicago River!
Wear Your Walking Shoes & Bring Your Appetite! On this three-hour guided walking tour, you'll discover some of the best locally owned restaurants that tend to fly under the radar unless you're truly in-the-know. You'll get to partake in multiple food and beverage samplings at four establishments, all adding up to one satisfying lunch. Between stops, your guide will share lesser-known facts about this iconic neighborhood.
Bring Your Camera! Enjoy a private 2-hour art mural tour with your very own local guide. You'll see 8-10 lively public art pieces while exploring art, culture and Chicago history in the heart of the city! As you walk, your local guide will describe the themes and messages that inspired the public art pieces throughout this vibrant community.
In recent years Urban Art has risen in popularity across the world. Making the leap from crime to art, Chicago has become a hub for some amazing local and visiting artists. Join us as we explore some incredible street art and graffiti through one of Chicago's most vibrant neighborhoods, Logan Square. We dive into the history, evolution, and future of the art medium & neighborhood. Put on your favorite pair of paint stained Adidas, grab some Fat Caps, and join us for a truly unique experience!
See Chicago all decked out in holiday lights on a Segway sightseeing tour of the Windy City’s sparkling downtown. Get into the holiday spirit as you ride past the bean sculpture and Millennium Park Ice Rink, admire festive window displays at Macy’s (formerly Marshall Fields) and glide under twinkling lights along Michigan Avenue. End your 2-hour ride with a visit to the Christkindlmarkt, located around the city’s official Christmas tree in Daley Plaza. We keep our group sizes small, which allows more personalized attention from your guide.
Glide around Millennium Park, through the new neighborhood of Lakeshore East, and along the Lakefront as we unveil Chicago’s forgotten past in two hours! Your imagination will come alive as you hear stories of the Chicago Mob, the truth behind the 1968 Democratic National Convention, innovations that changed history, and so much more!
See Chicago's weekly summer fireworks display on this spectacular Chicago Segway Tour. You haven't seen Chicago until you have seen it at night. View Buckingham Fountain's romantic evening light show with the illuminated skyline as a backdrop. This evening fireworks tour glides along the lakefront to our secret spot for watching Navy Pier's Fireworks display. It's difficult to decide which is more spectacular — the fireworks or the Chicago skyline in its evening splendor! A perfect family activity, this is one of our most fabulous Chicago Segway tours.
Looking for fun things to do in Chicago? Look no further - Explore Chicago with one of our professional guides on this scenic 7 or 8 mile Chicago Segway tour. Begin these guided Chicago Segway tours traveling through the fragrant garden paths of Grant Park to view Buckingham Fountain. Enjoy the breeze as you glide effortlessly to the most popular Chicago tourist attractions along the Chicago lakefront: the Museum Campus, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, and of course Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears. You can't go wrong with this perfect sightseeing tour.
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See Chi-Town in a brand new light by night on this City Lights Segway Tour. There’s nothing quite like spending a summer evening along the Lakefront trail on this illuminated night tour.. Glide to luminous Soldier Field, enjoy the architecture of the Museums, experience Chicago’s breathtaking skyline, and enjoy the dancing 150 water spouts and the evening lights show at Buckingham Fountain. What better way to make a night special then on this breathtaking Friday Night City Lights Segway Tour?
The Great Lake Explorer experience focuses on the architecture, the music and the beauty of the region. This tour includes a behind the scenes look at the architectural influences of Frank Lloyd Wright, and the musical influences of Buddy Guy and Junior Wells. We enjoy stylish wines in the Leelanau Peninsula, relax on Mackinac Island and celebrate the craft beer industry in Milwaukee. This tour is meant to immerse the traveler in the experiences of the region. 2018 Departure Dates: May 25 August 31
Experience 5 “Chicago-Style” iconic dishes in this 2.5-hour tour from the famous restaurants that perfected them in downtown Chicago. The hustle and bustle of Chicago can be intimidating, but relax as an expert guide teaches your small-group the ins and outs of River North and Streeterville. Eating the best foods usually comes with a price of long lines and waits, but not here! Enjoy skip-the-line access on this culinary adventure with a small-group tour.
Navy Pier brings the rich diversity and culinary traditions of Chicago’s neighborhoods under the roof of one unique location. From Chinatown to Streeterville to Wicker Park and everywhere in between, our Signature Food Tour at Navy Pier offers guests a variety of authentic Chicago food in one of Chicago’s most treasured landmarks.
On this 2-hour experience, your expert tour guide (aka Food Ambassador) will give you a look into Navy Pier’s surprising history and impact on Chicago, showcase the best food at Navy Pier and help you enjoy Chicago’s extraordinary skyline views. As professional local food experts, we know the best spots throughout the neighborhoods and have the best food spots picked out for you at Navy Pier too. Join us on an experience today!
Learn the meaning of “Chicago-Style” on this 2.5 or 3-hour tour (depending on the season) as you experience 5 iconic dishes from the famous restaurants that perfected them in downtown Chicago. The hustle and bustle of Chicago can be intimidating; relax as an expert guide teaches you the ins and outs of River North & Streeterville. The tour is the only experience where you can taste all of the iconic Chicago-style dishes in just 2.5 or 3 hours! Eating the best foods usually comes with a price of long lines and waits - not here! Enjoy VIP access and skip the lines on this culinary adventure!
Traverse Chicago’s hottest foodie neighborhood as you taste foods from award winning chefs & learn about West Loop’s restaurant revolution. Once strictly an industrial area, the West Loop has transformed into Chicago's dining epicenter. The offerings are varied, from sleek Japanese restaurants to some of the best pizza in the city, and plenty of fine dining spots to boot. You'll be introduced to several of these all in under 3 hours. It's the perfect mix of unique foods and Chicago classics to satisfy locals and visitors.
Well known for it's styles of pizzas, Chicago is also very accepting of other styles and do them really well. There probably isn't another area in the world where you can sample all of these styles on a quick walking tour. Taste stuffed, Grandma Style, Sicilian, Deep Dish, Neapolitan, and Pan style pizza on this 3 hour walking tour. Total walking is around 1 mile and the tour is designed so that you end up close to where you started.
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Discover the underground world of the Prohibition-era speakeasy on an entertaining adults-only tour that takes you to four historic Chicago bars. Learn why the sale of alcohol was banned for more than a decade in the United States, and the subsequent popularity of illicit establishments where liquor, jazz, and mobsters ruled. An air-conditioned coach shuffles you from bar to bar, so feel free to buy a drink or two. This small-group tour, limited to 20 people, ensures a more customized experience with your guide.
On Wednesday and Saturday evenings in the summer, take a dramatic, 90-minute night-time cruise and get a glittering view of Chicago's iconic skyscrapers. Your evening ends with an up-close view of Navy Pier's spectacular fireworks display from either Lake Michigan or the mouth of the Chicago River.
Enjoy the summer scene of Chicago with a 75-minute river cocktail cruise. Ticket price includes one drink ticket and a variety of local live music to accompany the breathtaking views along the Chicago River.
On Wednesday and Saturday evenings in the summer, admire all of Chicago's fabulous lakefront sights and attractions on this 60-minute Lake Michigan boat tour, which ends with a spectacular view of the Navy Pier's glittering fireworks display. Cruise along Lake Michigan and take in amazing views of the city’s famous skyscrapers and famous fireworks from a great vantage point. Enjoy drinks from the onboard bar as you relax on this sightseeing fireworks cruise.
The recently expanded River Walk is Chicago's newest hot spot and beautiful pedestrian walkway that follows the Chicago River as it flows through downtown. It is one of the best ways to discover the Windy City. On this 2 hour walking tour including short boat ride, guests hear riveting tales about the "Second City" and what makes Chicago truly unique. To keep things exciting, a 15-minute water taxi trip and ongoing trivia challenges will make this a walking tour one to remember!
Chicago’s iconic downtown is famous for its soaring skyscrapers, meandering river and impressive architecture. On this 3-hour walking tour of the Loop and the Chicago Riverwalk, you’ll see some of the Windy City’s most impressive highlights. Hear stories about Chicago’s rich and surprising history, take in the sights from the recently expanded Riverwalk, crane to catch glimpses of its skyscrapers’ spires, and visit the city’s 'Loop", one of the most unique and diverse architectural centers in the world.
Discover all of Chicago’s top sights from great heights on this private helicopter tour. Travel in a state-of-the-art helicopter for magnificent views of Lake Michigan and Chicago's famous architectural features such as Willis Tower, Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, and Lincoln Park. Your private pilot provides expert commentary about the highlights you see, and happily answers any questions that you may have during the flight. Bonus:This flight accommodates a maximum of two people for the ultimate private getaway! Tour route is subject to change.
Some of the world’s most notorious criminals, mobsters and gangsters bamboozled their way through Chicago. On this Chicago crime tour, escape into the city’s criminal underworld as you investigate stories about Al Capone, The Untouchables, the Chicago Mob and more. From a luxury coach, see the sites of storied crime scenes including Biograph Theatre, Holy Name Cathedral, and the St Valentine's Day Massacre, one of Chicago's most notorious murders. Snap photos of the historic criminal courthouse, and hop off the coach to walk the path that Chicago gangsters John Dillinger and Hymie Weiss followed just before their deaths.
Our Prohibition Era Speakeasy Pub Crawl is filled with cocktails and a perfect venue for bachelor or bachelorette parties, corporate events, or just a fun night out on the town to celebrate life and your friends. Hosted by a local historian, dressed in period clothing, the tour makes stops at:
Al Capone’s neighborhood
Old Chicago bars
Prohibition era establishments
We transport you back in time to the 1920s, entering our venues through secret openings that really shed light on what the city was like 100-years ago. Relive the glamour of this time period while listening to stories of the rampant racketeering and bootlegging. If you’re really feeling up to it, dress the part, too.
Up for more of a spooky perspective of the Windy City? Boy, does it deliver. We have curated a unique and underground ghost tour, providing you with the rare opportunity to visit many of Chicago’s notable haunted locations. • Murder Castle: the hotel designed specifically for murdering people in the late 1800s by America’s first mass serial killer: H.H. Holmes. • Death Alley: Peruse a haunting pathway where hundreds of theater patrons were stacked after perishing in the great fire at the Iroquois Theater • Old Congress Hotel: Once the full time residence of its former owner, Al Capone, there are ghosts and spirits that haunt the hallways of this famed location. Different from other tours, our Haunted Chicago Tour is guided by a historian, providing insight into the historical events, information, persons, and rumors of the past.
Despite the Great Fire that once ravaged the city of Chicago over a century ago, the city is credited as the birthplace of the modern skyscraper. Chicago is so renowned for architecture that it’s the most vertical metropolis from here to Hong Kong. On our Chicago Architecture Tour, we’ll stop at and discuss: • Sears “Willis” Tower • The John Hancock Building • Gothic gems • Magnificent Mile notable locations • Historic brownstones • The Frank Lloyd Wright homes of Oak Park We offer a uniquely added value opportunity to view not only the outside, but also explore the inside of many of these infamous buildings. Our tour will satisfy the architecture style and structural tastes of the most discerning traveling.
Chicago and the history of the mob are synonymous when we look back at history. That’s why we provide an in-depth Chicago Gangster Tour that makes all of the infamous stops for our patrons. Visit the old stomping grounds of: • Al Capone • John Dillinger • The Untouchables View crime scenes immortalized in vintage news footage, the theater where the law caught up with Dillinger, the restaurant where the North Side Gang riddled Al Capone’s motorcade with rounds from their Tommy Guns, and the site of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. We bring Chicago’s true crime past to life before your very eyes.
Interested in exploring Chicago from the perspective of ghosts and gangsters? Want to really immerse yourself in the history of this great American city, right from the locations that started it all? THIS TOUR visits the locations frequented by some of Chicago's most notorious gangsters along with many of the most haunted locations in Chicago! You can get the best of BOTH worlds with this 2 in 1, history-based guided tour of Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories, right from the famous Chicago Loop Vice District!
On our 3 hour food walking tour of Chicago, you will taste delectable foods from 5 different delicious places. Tease your tastebuds as you savor foods from Chicago's best deep dish pizza restaurant, Rick Bayless' amazing Mexican fare and more. In addition to all the delicious food, your guide will discuss the history, culture and food scene of the neighborhood. We have vegetarian options at all the food stops and can accommodate other dietary restrictions with advance notice. Join us on a culinary adventure of Chicago's River North neighborhood. We've done all the delicious research to showcase the best eats in Chicago. Wear your comfy shoes, bring your appetite and we'll take care of the rest...
WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE WICKER PARK FOOD TOUR Five delectable food tastings - On this guided 3 hour food tour of Wicker Park, we'll visit 5 uniquely different mom-and-pop shops, ethnic eateries and restaurants. Engage your sense of taste at President Obama's favorite fried chicken place in Chicago! Nosh on the most delectable meatball slider and a heavenly fish or pork taco that will blow your mind. All food tastings are included in the price. See all food tastings below. Experience the history, architecture and culture of Wicker Park. Between plentiful food tastings, your knowledgeable guide will provide you with an insider's look into how the foods are made at these ethnic eateries and trendy restaurants. Your guide will point out interesting architectural flourishes and parks and discuss the history of the neighborhood and the ethnic groups that influenced the scrumptious foods you'll be savoring.
Explore downtown Chicago on a pub crawl with an educational twist! Your expert guide shares entertaining facts about the history of jazz, theater, social clubs, and the Prohibition era in the Windy City as you take in historic buildings and architecture. Use iPads to view historic photos and videos that accompany your guide’s stories as you stop in both famous and hidden bars for drinks and appetizers. A short walk allows plenty of time to see Chicago’s famous architecture and pubs on this tour – great for visitors and locals alike!
Venture inside famous and lesser known Chicago landmarks, elegant lobbies, and underground corridors on this 2-hour walking tour. Your expert guide will use an educational dynamic to share insights about interior architectural features of this design-rich city — from mosaic domes to the sprawling Chicago Pedway System — bringing the details of the Windy City into vivid focus. Stop to admire Chase Tower, the former Marshall Field and Company Building, the Chicago Cultural Center, and more, including public art by Picasso and mosaics by Tiffany.
Explore two of Chicago’s most fascinating neighborhoods on this 2.5-hour food and walking tour. First, visit Noble Square: once known as “Old Polonia,” the neighborhood has a lively Polish heritage, and has also undergone rapid demographic and community changes in recent decades. See historic Polish landmarks and sample from the vendors on Noble Square’s “taco row” before venturing north to Wicker Park. Previously known for its crime and decay, the vibrant district is now one of the country’s trendiest neighborhoods. Peek inside local landmarks and chow down on neighborhood favorites while you learn about its unique history.
Get the best view of the city in Chicago’s only Enstrom 480B, with windows below, above and all around! On this Premiere Helicopter Tour, you will see all that Chicago has to offer from a vantage point high above the city. As you soar amongst the skyscrapers and historic landmarks that have made Chicago famous, your highly experienced pilot will narrate your tour with interesting highlights and facts about the city.This VIP Tour’s sights will include iconic views of Willis (Sears) Tower, Millennium Park, Magnificent Mile and more! Day or night tours are available, at the same price, each with a unique perspective and view of Chicago.Your VIP tour will begin and end in the beautiful dedicated tour lounge area at the Vertiport Chicago heliport, where you can relax by the full window walls and view the other helicopters taking off and landing against the backdrop of the city. Whether a resident or visitor, this iis an unforgettable experience. Price is all inclusive. NO additional fees.
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Don’t just take a helicopter ride, fly it. This one of a kind, breathtaking flight experience is completely new and unique to Chicago — and offered by just one company in the city. In this ultimate flight experience, an instructor takes you up in the Guimbal Cabri G2, a two seater helicopter, and then turns the controls over to you to assist! The Guimbal’s cockpit is set up similar to a Drivers Education car, with two sets of controls, allowing for the ultimate in air adventure. Get a view of the city sights and famous Chicago landmarks from a seat with a whole new perspective. If you are looking for a new adventure or are just seeking something new and exciting to try in Chicago, the Chicago Pilot Experience is for you!
Sweep your love off of their feet with a Chicago Romance Helicopter Tour over the city! This private VIP tour over Chicago, for up to 2 passengers, includes a 15 minute (approximately) narrated helicopter tour in a luxury helicopter, a champagne toast, decadent chocolate and epic views of Chicago. Take date night to new levels with the truly unique and special Chicago Romance Helicopter Tour. This tour is offered day or night - either at the same price. Whatever time you select, this premiere tour will wow your love while it provides spectacular views of Chicago’s skyline and landmarks. Book this tour today and experience romance in flight. Up to 2 passengers.
Chicago’s Premiere Private Helicopter Tour For 4 will take you and your group to new heights above the city. In this 30 Minute Tour, you will experience the best views in town from Chicago’s only Enstrom 480B Helicopter, with windows above, below and all around! Take in the spectacular sites of the city and learn the fascinating history of Chicago’s famous landmarks as you soar along the skyline. This 30 Minute Premiere Tour will include iconic views of Willis (Sears) Tower, Millennium Park, Magnificent Mile and more! Your tour will begin and end in the beautiful dedicated tour lounge area at the Vertiport Chicago heliport, where you can relax by the full window walls and view the other helicopters taking off and landing against the backdrop of the city. Whether a resident or visitor, this is an unforgettable experience. Price is all inclusive. This private flight is for up to 4 passengers; with day or night tours available at the same price. NO additional fees.
The Private Helicopter Tour for 5 is a luxury immersion experience! Take in the spectacular sights of the city and learn the fascinating history of Chicago’s famous landmarks during this 30 minute flight. Our luxurious helicopter will soar over the city, with iconic views of Willis (Sears) Tower, Millennium Park, Magnificent Mile, Soldier Field, the Museum Campus and more! Your tour will begin and end in the beautiful dedicated tour lounge area at the Vertiport heliport, where you can relax by the full window walls and view the other helicopters taking off and landing against the backdrop of the city. Whether a resident or visitor, this is an unforgettable experience. Price is all inclusive. This private flight is for up to 5 passengers. Both day and night tours available at the same price, which each giving unique perspectives of Chicago. NO additional fees.
Get the best view of Chicago’s Navy Pier Fireworks on the Chicago Fireworks Helicopter Tour! Imagine viewing the brilliant colors illuminating the sky from Chicago’s only Enstrom 480B helicopter with unobstructed views from windows above, below and all around. All summer long, Chicago is treated to the brilliant burst of color in the sky during the Navy Pier summer fireworks show every Wednesday and Saturday night. Experience Chicago’s famous skyline and landmarks back lit by the bursts of color and lit up by the nighttime city lights! Space is limited – only one flight will be offered for each Wednesday and Saturday Fireworks show. Reserve your flight today! This private helicopter tour accommodates up to 4 passengers.
Take flight on the Chicago Holiday Lights Helicopter Tour for 4 and see the magnificent lights of the Magnificent Mile from the sky as the city sparkles with holiday magic all season long. Get an unparalleled view of the lights from a vantage point high above the holiday crowds on a 15 minute private helicopter tour, complete with hot cocoa, candy canes and epic views of the holiday lights and decor. This VIP tour offers the best view of Chicago’s holiday lights from Chicago’s only Enstrom helicopter, with windows above, below and all around for spectacular views from every angle. The Enstrom’s heated cabin will keep you warm regardless of the wintry temps outside. This 15 minute private VIP helicopter tour, for up to 4, is available Thursday through Saturday nights starting at 6pm, with the last tour departing at 8:45pm. Be sure to book your tour early, as space is limited!
See classic Chicago sights with this Viator VIP package that includes early entry to the Skydeck in Willis (formerly Sears) Tower where you'll be greeted and quickly escorted up to the 103rd floor. After a crowd-free morning looking over the Windy City, take a narrated tour on a classic Chicago trolley that passes John Hancock Center, Field Museum and Millennium Park. Finish your comprehensive Chicago tour — available only through Viator — with an afternoon cruise on the Chicago River with a complimentary drink in hand, learning about the city's many distinctive skyscrapers from an architecture-savvy guide.
Sailing out of Belmont Harbor in beautiful Lincoln Park, your sailing charter provides breathtaking views of Chicago and a chance to relax in the serenity that only comes from being on the water. A professional captain ensures your day on the water will be safe, exciting and memorable. Our modern sailboat is sturdy, spacious and clean, with all the amenities required for a fantastic day on the water.
Discover the ‘shadier’ side of Chicago during a late evening kayak tour that takes you to reportedly haunted sites along the Chicago River. As you paddle past landmarks built during the city's unprecedented 19th-century boom, you’ll learn about Chicago’s mob-filled past and the legacy left by gangsters such as Papa Johnny Torrio and his protégé, Al Capone. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 8 to 10 people per each professional guide.
Explore the beauty of downtown Chicago from the water on a relaxing 2.5-hour kayak tour. In either a single or double kayak, you'll paddle along the Chicago River, passing by landmarks like Willis Tower as you listen to interesting tales about the city from a professional guide. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour limited to 8 to 10 people per guide.
Operation City Quest is an open world scavenger hunt, in which you use your smartphone along with a remote guide to seek out 150+ items including monuments, statues, and unique points of interest. Challenges and trivia from your guide makes Operation City Quest fun for the whole family. This downtown adventure game is played for two hours while walking about 2 miles.
Taste four different styles of pizza in about three hours. Learn about Chicago's 10 pizza styles, and discover why there's more to The Windy City than just deep-dish. Go back in the kitchens to see how pizzas are made, talk to the owners and taste the differences. Expert doughcents will share the history of Chicago pizza as well other interesting tidbits about the neighborhood you're exploring.
Taste four different styles of pizzas in about three hours. Learn about Chicago's 10 pizza styles, and discover why there's more to The Windy City than just deep-dish. Go back in the kitchens to see how pizzas are made, talk to the owners and taste the differences. Expert
doughcents will share the history of Chicago pizza as well other interesting tidbits about the neighborhood you're exploring.
Chicago is famous for its Deep Dish Pizza which was invented at Pizzeria Uno in Chicago, in 1943. One of the most controversial and hotly debated foods - who has the best deep dish, is it even pizza (it is!) - no one can deny how delicious it is!
Carla is a happy and passionate traveler. Studying photography and refining her culinary skills in Mexico, she specialized in Catalan food in Barcelona, Spain. An interesting fact is that Carla used to work in a Michelin star restaurant with Carles Abellan. Other than cooking, she enjoys a good conversation, stimulating book, and a glass of wine. Everyone loves a good brunch on the weekend! This event is all about comfort food with a touch of sweetness. During this dining experience, expect some special flavors from around the world. * Eatwith is world’s largest community for culinary experiences with locals. Enjoy local food and browse dinner parties, cooking classes and more in beautiful homes and exclusive venues.
Enjoy the car-free lakefront trail and explore Chicago’s beaches, parks, lagoons, and gorgeous Lincoln Park Zoo (free admission). This tour offers a diverse mix of nature and attractions. Top sights include: The Chicago Lakefront, Navy Pier, North Avenue Beach, Lincoln Park Zoo and the Conservatory. Easy riding and kid-friendly, great fun for the whole family!
See Chicago's best attractions in all their illuminated beauty! You'll ride through the Museum Campus and take in gorgeous skyline views, by Buckingham Fountain - a nighttime water and light festival - and you'll conclude at Navy Pier.
Ease into the evening with a relaxing glide through the parks and lakefront in Chicago. This evening ride offers cooler temperatures and beautiful sunset views as well as views of Chicago's world-famous skyline and graceful lakefront. This segway tour departs near Millennium Park as dusk arrives and passes sights like Buckingham Fountain, Chicago’s majestic lakefront, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Museum Campus.
Get out of the tourist district and get the insider’s scoop on what Chicago is really about! Explore the quiet, tree-lined streets and local businesses of the luxurious Gold Coast, stately Old Town, and trendy Lincoln Park neighborhoods. We'll then make our way around the DePaul Campus, Lakeview and historic Wrigley Field. Top sights include Lincoln Park, amazing architecture, the original Playboy Mansion, Oz Park, the Armitage shopping district, and Wrigley Field
Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to enjoy and admire. This comprehensive tour will navigate through the heart of the city on all three branches of the Chicago River while your professionally-trained architectural guide tells the story of more than 130 years of innovation in design, style and technique and why it is important today.
Join this 3-hour tour of Chicago's food scene, and see what sets this friendly mid-western metropolis apart. On this 12 person maximum walking tour of the 'Chicago Loop', a local guide will share with you some hidden gems and great stories about the city. Taste where the world-famous dipped Italian beef sandwich was invented, try some of the best deep dish Chicago pizza. Be shown how important the immigrants that built this town are to the food scene.
Skip the lines to tour & sketch the Art Institute Museum with an artist and museum member. No experience necessary! Lets get creative and see the museum with an artist's eye.
We're going to sketch using water soluble graphite and pencils and a water brush. You'll be able to create awesome shapes and shadows with just the tools I'll provide and I always bring additional, fun supplies for you to try out and play with.
Enjoy a food, history and sightseeing tour in Chicago's Famous Chinatown with Miss China International 2017 Jennifer Zhang! A well-known Chinese American musician, model, actress, show host, emcee, social media influencer, producer and entrepreneur!
Explore Chicago's Loop and South Loop neighborhoods located right downtown. You'll visit renowned neighborhood establishments, sample delicious beer, and learn how well beer pairs with Chicago’s vice history - including gambling, saloons, crime bosses like Al Capone, and other nefarious activities in the 1800s and 1900s!
Sample local and international beer while exploring two iconic Chicago neighborhoods on this 3-hour walking tour. With an in-the-know guide, explore Lakeview and Lincoln Park, stopping at several bars and other venues for tastings of Midwestern craft brews, from porters to lagers, as well as some Irish Guinness. You'll toast Chicago’s rich brewing heritage as you learn about its past and present beer culture and watch a home-brewing demo. Plus, enjoy three of your tastings with three different types of bacon.
Welcome to Chicago River Boat Architecture Tours! We’re proud to present you with an in-depth, expert architectural-based river boat tour that delves into one of the most remarkable American cities today. Known for unique, daring, and historical architectural pursuits, it’s hard to cover all of the design and building treasures that make up the Windy City today. If you’re ready to learning more about the designs, people, and innovations behind these creations, throw on your captains hat and get ready to cruise along the Chicago River and see what architects from around the world travel to see in Chicago.
Indulge in a wine tasting adventure through one of Chicago's many trendy neighborhoods. We go to 3 or 4 places on each tour to taste different varietals of red, white and sparkling wine. At each stop we have selected a variety of food pairings to accompany your vino such as artisanal cheeses, house cured meats, pickled vegetables and fresh baked breads. The wine and food changes often as does the location.We rotate between Chicago's best neighborhoods like River North, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Andersonville and the Gold Coast. This tour has more drinking than walking and is a great tour in the cold weather. Ladies especially, love this tour and it is great for anyone who enjoys food, fun and drinking wine.
The Underground Chicago Walk is a tour through Chicago’s pedway, a little known tunnel system in the heart of downtown. It may sound scary but fear not, the recently rehabbed tunnels are used by 1000's of savvy locals daily. Explore Chicago’s beloved landmarks via the tunnels like Macy's (Marshall Field’s), The Thompson Center, The Daley Center, City Hall, & the Cultural Center where we view the world's largest Tiffany dome glass ceiling. Miles of new tunnels have opened with miles more in the works. We also sample food at some of the unique restaurants, cafes and shops the pedway has to offer. The tour starts off at Garrett Popcorn shops where guests receive a treat bag of their famous "Garrett Mix". We sample artisan grilled cheese sandwiches, frozen kefir, a wine tasting at Macy's wine shop (Fri- 4pm tours only) and a stop at Macy's Candy Kitchen.
Chicago is the undisputed Architectural capital of the world. Take an educational journey through downtown Chicago with an expert tour guide. Visit some of Chicago's most significant contributions to the Architecture world as well as some little known gems. We update this tour in the winter months to utilize Chicago's underground tunnel system to access famous sites like the Chicago Cultural center to gaze at the world's largest Tiffany Dome Ceiling. Visit the historical Marshall Field's building as well as the Thompson Center, City Hall and more. We end at with a tour of the world's tallest church. It is not to be missed.
Go on a sugar filled excursion on the famed Magnificent Mile. This is where all the great sweets spots in Chicago are.We have tastings at some of Chicago's most well known spots like Ghirardelli and Candyality as well as trendy boutique shops you may have never heard of like Sacred Grounds Bakery. There are 5-7 stops for chocolate, gourmet cupcakes, candy and more. We modify this tour in the winter to keep everyone inside and warm almost the whole tour. Just as many sweet treats with none of the cold! This is a chocolate and sweet lovers dream and makes a great start to a romantic day for two. This tour is great for anyone including families and is popular as a unique birthday party for kids