Escape the tourists to see a different side of Chicago during this 3-hour in-depth tour of the city’s South Side. Forget what you’ve heard about this unique region of Chicago and get an insider’s look at the area’s fascinating history, rich culture and numerous landmarks. Visit the birthplace of gospel music, see the home of President Obama and explore the site of the famous 1893 World’s Fair. You’ll also learn about famous residents like musicians Louis Armstrong and ‘Muddy’ Waters, industrialist George Pullman and many more. A guide and snacks are also included.
Get an introduction to the wealth of landmarks and fascinating history found on Chicago's South Side
Escape the tourist crowds as you explore one of Chicago's most fascinating, and lesser-visited, areas
Learn about the area's role as the birthplace of gospel music and home to musicians like Louis Armstrong and 'Muddy' Waters
Visit South Side landmarks like the home of Barack Obama and the site of the 1893 World's Fair
Discover the site of the world's first sustained nuclear reaction, ushering in the Atomic Age
Get the real truth about the Great Chicago Fire and dispel the myth that the South Side is only a 'bad' area