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Go Chicago Explorer Pass with SkyDeck and 360 Chicago

This is the easiest and most affordable way to explore some of Chicago's top attractions at your own pace. The Chicago Explorer Pass, valid for 30 days after first use, provides admission to your choice of three, four or five attractions, tours or activities that will save you up to 42 percent on regular ticket prices. Create your own sightseeing itinerary by choosing from among over 25 top sites and things to do, including Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier and and LEGOLAND Discovery Center.
  • Duration: 30 days
  • Duration: 30 days
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Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour

Chicago dogs, deep-dish pizza, cupcakes and craft beer are all sampled on this half-day bike tour through the Windy City. You’ll cover about 13 miles (21 km), following an informative guide at a moderate pace through the Chicago neighborhoods of Wrigleyville, the Gold Coast, Old Town, Lakeview and Lincoln Park. Stop along the way at a popular downtown bakery, pizza shop, hot dog stand and two breweries for a taste of local flavors.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Niagara Falls, NYC, Philadelphia, D.C., Pittsburgh & Cleveland Tour From Chicago

Join a 6-day guided tour of the top attractions of New York, Philadelphia, D.C., Pittsburgh and Cleveland from Detroit, Toledo and Chicago. Also see the world famous beauty, the Niagara Falls!☆ Explore the magnificent Niagara Falls and take the "Maid of the Mist" cruise boat☆ Visit top attractions at D.C - Capitol Hill, White House, Lincoln Memorial and more.☆ Experience the most popular city New York - A City that Never Sleeps☆ Exclusively visit the Mysterious State Park - Watkins Glen State Park.☆ Board on North America's tallest building - One World Trade Center.☆ Take Philadelphia open-top double-decker bus to learn about the birthplace of more than 30 East American historical cradles.☆ Visit the inside of US Capitol
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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$510.00
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Chicago Neighborhoods by L Train and on Foot: Green Line South

Explore Chicago's neighborhoods, culture and history via the elevated train system, with some walking, stories and small bites along the way. This unique Chicago tour begins with an exploration and a bite at one of the city’s newly revitalized spaces: The beautiful Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. Before boarding the train, we’ll visit a few historic and cultural stops in the Loop then make our way to the Cermak-McCormick Place Station.Upon arrival in the Prairie District, we’ll walk to a number of historic sites such as the former Chess Records, the oldest house in the city, the historic Second Presbyterian Church and the Glessner House. To top it off, we’ll finish with some small bites and a drink at Fatpour Tap Works. Following the tour, your guide will be available to assist with directions and your return trip to the Loop.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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The Chicago Tour

This tour is an overview of some of Chicago's most fascinating neighborhoods, history, architecture, and foods. We will take you beyond the downtown loop to explore some of the great neighborhoods that make up this amazing and diverse city. Did you know that Chicago is home to 77 distinct neighborhoods? Each one has their own personality and vibe that make it worth exploring. The Chicago Tour will help you see the city without worrying about the logistics or the effort of planning and will explore the Loop, Chinatown, Pilsen, and the West Loop. Be prepared to walk a lot as we will explore by foot and use the city public transportation to connect us to each neighborhood. Together we will see the city by going off the beaten path for a more authentic experience. Each tour will include all food and drinks (listed in itinerary below) and an unlimited public transit day pass. So, after the tour wraps up, you have the ability to go back and explore more of the city!
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Chicago Lakefront Neighborhoods Bicycle Tour

Pedal past the lakefront neighborhoods of Chicago's North Side on this bike tour of the Windy City. Follow a local guide along quiet streets, city parks and scenic beaches, starting at Lake Shore Drive and continuing along Rush Street and the Magnificent Mile. Catch a glimpse of the Playboy Mansion, Oprah’s penthouse and the Victorian houses of Old Town. Select from several departure times in the morning or afternoon.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.99
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Pizza City USA Pizza Tour

Take a deep dive into the deep dish and beyond with this pizza tour of Chicago. On a comfortable tour bus, run around town tasting four different pizza styles and learning about their differences. Meet some chefs and owners and learn about how the pizzas are made and Chicago's pizza history. You won't leave hungry.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$69.00
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Fright Hike: Chicago Halloween Bike Tour

Pedal through Chicago’s scary heritage with a 3-hour Halloween bike tour that includes hauntings, tragedies and overflowing cemeteries. Experience the creepiest parts of the city as you follow your professional actor guides through the Halloween streets, and watch them bring Chicago’s ghosts to life. Learn about the infamous ‘Resurrection Mary,’ figure out why the Levee District is so famously haunted, and hear the story of H.H. Holmes, Chicago’s most notorious serial killer.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Neighborhoods by L Train and on Foot: Green Line West

Eat, drink and discover Chicago’s Near West Side via the Green Line!The Green Line West Tour is full of hidden gems and downtown Chicago is no exception. In the Loop, we’ll see both subterranean and elevated art as well as classic Chicago architecture as we make our way to the train. Once on board, we’ll head to West Loop Gate, where the Fulton Market District is located.Just barely west of the Loop, we’ll hop off the train, grab a snack and learn some history. From here, we’ll ride for about 10 minutes to the beautiful Garfield Park Conservatory. On our way back into town, we’ll stop off in the West Loop and make our way down to Randolph Street Market where we’ll end with a story, snack and beverage.Following the tour, your guide will be available to assist with directions and your return trip to the Loop.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Chicago Architecture Center Bus Tour to Farnsworth House

We'll travel by deluxe motor coach to Farnsworth House, located in a rural area 62 miles southwest of the city. The program includes a guided tour of the exterior and interior of the house and presentations on the life and work of Mies van der Rohe.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Neighborhoods by L Train and on Foot: Pink Line

Explore the culture, history and tastes of Chicago’s Loop and Pilsen neighborhoods via the Pink Line! Why start at Potbelly? You’ll find out when you get here.From here, you and our friendly, knowledgable South Side tour guide will explore a hidden museum inside the Federal Reserve Bank and a train station that opened in 1897 before making your way out to Pilsen – a vibrant neighborhood just southwest of the Loop originally settled by Czech immigrants.In Pilsen, you’ll visit the National Museum of Mexican Art, enjoy beautiful murals and taste authentic Mexican cuisine. Finally, you’ll hop back on the train and wrap it all up at Lagunitas Brewing with a beer tasting.Following the tour, your guide will be available to assist with directions and your return trip to the Loop.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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