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Chicago Walking Tour: Interior Architecture of the Loop and Pedway Tour

Venture inside renowned Chicago landmarks, elegant lobbies, and underground corridors on this 2-hour walking tour. Your expert guide will 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 Marshall Field and Company Building, the Chicago Cultural Center, and more.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$28.00 USD
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Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: North and South Shores

Whether you’re short on time or want to orient yourself to Chicago, a 3.5-hour land and river tour is the perfect option. The comprehensive itinerary takes you through both the North and South sides. Listen as your guide tells insider stories about the people who shaped the city. After the land tour, rest your feet and see the city from a unique vantage point during a 90-minute river cruise.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.95 USD
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Frank Lloyd Wright by Bus Tour from Chicago

Take a deep dive in to Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Style on this 4-hour architecture tour of Oak Park from Chicago. Listen to your guide's commentary during the trip, then take a walking tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District and a tour of the architect's home and studio.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00 USD
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Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Segway Tour

Experience Chicago like never before on this guided, 2-hour, small-group Segway tour. Visit Chicago’s ‘front yard,’ the beautiful lakefront and 57-acre Museum Campus. Glide along the fragrant floral paths and rose gardens of Grant Park to famous Buckingham Fountain. Then travel along the banks of Lake Michigan, past Monroe Harbor to the Museum Campus for a breathtaking view of the city’s iconic skyline. Guided Segway training plus the use of a helmet are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.67 USD
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$68.67 USD
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Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers

Admire the incredible façades and intricate interiors of the Windy City's 1920s art deco and art moderne buildings during this 2-hour architecture walking tour of Chicago. Uncover the history of Chicago art deco architectural along with the city's influential role in the development of this iconic artistic style, as you get an up close and personal look at its wealth of gorgeous period buildings. This art deco Chicago walking tour also includes a certified guide.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.00 USD
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Chicago Fireworks Cruise

Step on board a cruise boat bound for the waters of Lake Michigan, enjoying the sunset from the boat deck. Step up to the cash bar for drinks and snacks and find a place on board for a view of the epic fireworks display. A boat on the lake is the best place for catching the full fireworks spectacle and making great photos and videos.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00 USD
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Chicago Architectural Aficionados Bus Tour

Get an overview of Chicago's famous architectural history on this 3.5-hour bus tour. Learn about the city's history through your guide's history, from its founding to the present. Stops include the Loop, Mies van der Rohe's IIT campus, Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and the Museum Campus.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00 USD
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CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE TOUR

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00 USD
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$25.00 USD
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Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop

See the overlooked highlights of Chicago’s Loop district with a 2-hour walking tour that takes in the best of the bustling, vibrant neighborhood’s inside spaces. Get behind the façades to explore stunningly designed interiors as you follow a specially-designed route with an experienced guide. Learn about the city’s architecture, art and history while visitng a side of Chicago that’s beyond the tourist trail, and experience the Windy City with a local perspective.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00 USD
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$30.00 USD
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Chicago Walking Tour: Modern Architecture

Embark on a walking tour of Chicago's more-recent architecture heritage with a 2-hour stroll highlighting the city's modern, postmodern, and international structures. Especially known for its architectural originality, Chi-town boasts everything from the elegant metal and glass tower of One South Dearborn to the Harold Washington Library, with its Beaux-Arts inspired exterior. Your guide will highlight these and other unique buildings, relaying background on their individual histories and construction en route.
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.00 USD
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$26.00 USD
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Chicago Segway Art and Architectural Tour

Explore the art and architectural highlights of Chicago on a Segway during this 2-hour guided tour. This family-friendly tour takes visitors by the outdoor sculptures, landmark buildings and iconic skyline of the city. Accompanied by educational and informative commentary, this city tour saves you from hours of walking and lets you see all of Chicago's top art and architectural attractions in one tour.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.40 USD
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Scenic Chicago North Side Tour and 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck

Discover the sights of North Chicago on a 2-hour group walking tour. Offered in the morning and afternoon, select a start time that fits with your schedule. Follow your guide to Millennium Park, Lake Michigan, and more. Feel free to pause for photos and ask questions whenever you like. You also get free admission to the 360 Chicago Observation Deck, which you can use at anytime until 10:30pm.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.95 USD
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Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: Historic South Side

See the architecture of Chicago's South Side by both land and on a Chicago River boat tour. Traveling south of the Loop along Michigan Avenue and South Lake Shore Drive, you'll pass by sights such as the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Chicago, Jackson Park, the Museum of Science and Industry, Museum Campus, Buckingham Fountain, and former President Obama's home.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.95 USD
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Historic Chicago South Side Tour and 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck

Discover the historical sights of South Chicago on a 2-hour group walking tour. Select the morning or afternoon start time, depending on your preference. Follow your guide to Grant Park, Buckingham Fountain, Obama's House, and other sites that define the historical South Side. Pause for photos and ask questions at any time. You also get a free ticket to the 360 Chicago Observation Deck, which you can use at anytime until 10:30pm.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.95 USD
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Chicago Chinatown History & Culture Tour

Spend some time in Chicago’s vibrant Chinatown, learning the history of the buildings and people who formed it. Visit landmarks like Nine Dragon Wall, the Chinese Buddhist Temple, St. Therese Catholic Church, Chinese Zodiac Park, and more. This tour is a great introduction to Chinatown. Make a note of all the interesting stores and bakeries you pass so you can go back on your own after the tour.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00 USD
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The Rolls-Royce Experience in Chicago

Spend an hour in the lap of luxury as you tour Chicago in a chauffeured Rolls Royce Ghost. Explore Different areas starting in the lower west side neighborhood of Pilsen. Then move on to Little Italy, before reaching the tall buildings along Lakeshore Drive. Leave the driving and navigating to the experts and relax in style as your guide points out significant sights and gives you some Chicago history.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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$420.00 USD
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$420.00 USD
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The Ferrari Experience in Chicago

Get behind the wheel of a Ferrari Spider 488 on a 45- to 60-minute joy ride along Lake Shore Drive. Put the top down (weather permitting) and cruise past the Chicago's most iconic attractions, including Millennium Park and Soldier Field. Valued at $350,000 and boasting a 670 hp V8 engine, your ride in the iconic sports car is sure to be a memorable one.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$420.00 USD
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$420.00 USD
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The Entrepreneurs of Chicago

Learn about the entrepreneurs who built Chicago on this walking tour. We'll see the locations around the Loop where these titans of industry made their mark, turning what was once a small military outpost into one of the most innovative cities of the century. Focusing on the entrepreneurs during the time between Chicago becoming a city (1833) to the World's Fair (1893), you'll hear some names you recognize, and possibly some you don't. During this 90 minute tour, you'll get to know several of Chicago's greatest entrepreneurs:What were their backgrounds? What were their struggles? What strategies did they use to beat the competition? How did they build their empires? And what advice would they give?Get ready to walk ~2.5 miles of Chicago's downtown streets where you will see exactly where these 19th-century industrialists built their fortunes.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00 USD
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$30.00 USD
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Chicago's 'Dyeing The River Green' Photography Tour

It's been on your "bucket list" to visit Chicago during St Patrick's weekend celebrations and see the famous "Greening of the River", and this is the year! Book this tour, wear your green and join me, your local guide!
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.00 USD
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$104.00 USD
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Chicago Deluxe Motor Coach Tour

This is a very thorough and relaxing city highlights tour! We pick up at three downtown hotels before beginning our adventure at 875 N. Michigan, the former John Hancock Center. We’ll have a photo-stop at the home of the Cubs, the legendary Wrigley Field. We’ll then take Lake Shore Drive to the home of the Bears, the historic Soldier Field. We’ll make a photo-stop at the Museum Campus for the best view of the lake and skyline. Passing by the White Sox stadium, your driver and tour guide will take you through Chinatown, Greektown, and other fun areas. We’ll show you the architectural masterpieces of the Loop on the way to our origin at the top of the Magnificent Mile and the destination hotels.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00 USD
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$55.00 USD
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Create Your Own Architecture Tour: An Exciting, Improvised Tour Experience

See Chicago exactly how you want to on a private, customizable tour of the city. Tell your guide, Hilary, about your group's interests, and she will curate the perfect 2-hour walking tour to match your tastes. Walk about 1.5 miles (2.4Km) through Chicago’s famous streets stopping to admire   the public art, architecture, history, and culture the city is known and loved for. Create and enjoy your ideal tour with every detail tailored just for  your group.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00 USD
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Private Chicago Mafia and Blues Evening Tour

Travel back in time to learn about life in Chicago in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s on this private, 2.5-hour sightseeing tour. Learn about the mafia, blues music, plus the city’s scandals, sports teams, and more. Then explore the current nightlife scene in the Windy City.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$123.00 USD
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Chicago River Walk

Take a tour along Chicago’s newly renovated Riverwalk. Learn about the history of the Chicago River and how it served a pivotal role in the growth of Chicago. See a piece of the World trade centers crumpled steel as well as pieces of the Berlin wall- Germany, The Great Wall of China, The Taj Mahal- India, Cave of the Nativity- Bethlehem, the Great Pyramid- Egypt and the Parthenon- Greece. Go inside the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum and see the river from high above.We end with a stop at one of the riverfront bars/restaurants for your choice of a craft beer or glass of wine (soft drinks for the kids) paired with some light appetizers.Guests are encouraged to hang out, eat and/or take advantage of exclusive drink specials for our groups. 
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00 USD
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$85.00 USD
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Urban Art 101 in Chicago

Learn about the evolution of urban art in Chicago on this tour that introduces you to works by local and visiting artists. You'll explore the Logan Square neighborhood to see its graffiti and other street art, hearing about the history and future of the art medium along the way.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00 USD
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