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Chicago Architecture River Cruise

Cruise down the Chicago River to see the city's famous architecture on this 60-minute tour. With commentary from your onboard guide, watch the spectacular skyline glide by, including more than 40 notable buildings like the Aon Center, the Wrigley Building and the John Hancock Building. Cover all three branches of the Chicago River, passing the East Bank Club, the old Post Office Building and the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower).
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Helicopter Tour

On a daytime helicopter tour over Chicago, enjoy views of the city's famed architecture and other sights from the air. You'll fly over Willis Tower (the old Sears Tower), Wrigley Field, Lincoln Park, and more while a pilot provides commentary about the city as you go.
  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Explorer Pass

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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Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

On a Chicago hop-on hop-off tour, you can enjoy easy transportation around the city to see the sights that interest you most at your own pace. Select the pass you want when booking, and create your own itinerary in Chicago to check out attractions such as the Michigan Avenue, Navy Pier and Millennium Park. Hop off and on the double-decker bus whenever you wish, and listen to narration about the city on board.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.00
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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

Explore Chicago's iconic landmarks on this 2-hour sightseeing tour led by an expert guide. Board a comfortable, large-windowed minibus with a small group of twelve people or less. This ensures an intimate touring experience as you enjoy downtown and some North side neighborhoods. You will have a chance to get out and visit several locations such as the 1888 skyscraper called The Rookery, with its Frank Lloyd Wright designed lobby and the unparalleled skyline views from Museum Campus. Listen as your guide talks about the historical and cultural factors that make Chicago unique. The city tour ends at Millennium Park, home of the famous Cloud Gate sculpture, commonly referred to as "the bean."  Opt to upgrade your tour with a popular 75-minute open-top boat tour on the Chicago River that focuses on the city's renowned architecture. Pick-ups from most downtown Chicago hotels are included.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Viator VIP: Architectural River Cruise and Chicago Helicopter Tour

Experience Chicago from the air and the water on this two-part tour that features a river cruise and a helicopter ride above the city. First, take a cruise down the Chicago River to learn about the architectural history of the town. Then, board a state-of-the-art helicopter and fly above the skyline. Both tours are fully narrated and you will see Navy Pier, Wrigley Field, Soldier Field, the John Hancock Center, Willis Tower, and more.
  • Duration: 15 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago's Greatest Hits Bicycle Tour

Explore Chicago’s most iconic sites with a 2.5-hour bike tour that explores Museum Campus, parks and monuments. Follow your guide along the waterfront as you soak up the city skyline and enjoy the breeze along the easy going route. Circle the Buckingham Fountain while you learn the history of the city’s public art, parks and museums, and capture unforgettable images of the Windy City.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago-Lincoln Park Indoor Skydiving Experience

Feel the rush of skydiving without going anywhere near a plane, with this indoor skydiving experience in Chicago. Start off with thorough training so you feel confident and know what to expect. Then, enjoy two 60-second ‘free fall’ experiences in a technologically advanced vertical wind tunnel, which feels much like real skydiving. No experience is necessary, and your instructor will give you hands-on assistance when you need.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament Chicago

Enjoy a thrilling tournament and a sumptuous royal banquet with tickets to Medieval Times Chicago and spend an evening in a castle lined with armor, artifacts and coats of arms. Take in show-stopping displays of falconry and horsemanship as you linger over a four-course meal served by medieval staff. Listen to hooves pounding in the Grand Ceremonial Arena, cheer for your knight through a series of jousting matches, then see Queen Maria Isabella crown the evening’s champion with plenty of pomp and fanfare.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Architecture Fireworks Cruise

Take advantage of a rare chance to experience Chicago’s illuminated skyline beneath a fantastic fireworks display. This 90-minute cruise, offered on Wednesday and Saturday evenings all summer, takes you past more than 40 significant works of architecture like the Wrigley Building, Chicago Tribune Tower, John Hancock Center, and more. Your expert guide shares each building’s story, and the cruise concludes with a stunning view of the fireworks from Navy Pier.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum

Explore the outer reaches of the universe with this admission ticket to Chicago's Adler Planetarium, the first planetarium in the United States. Learn about space at the most advanced and oldest planetarium in existence today, with a plethora of shows and exhibits to delight visitors of all ages. Discover must-see shows like Cosmic Wonder, Destination Solar System and Skywatch Live and exhibits like Mission Moon, Our Solar System and the Universe: A Walk Through Space and Time. Admission includes choice of two Sky Shows and tour of historic Atwood Sphere.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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2.5-Hour Cupcake Tour Of Chicago

Visit the best dessert boutiques along the Magnificent Mile in Chicago on a 2.5-hour cupcake tour led by a guide. Skip-the-line access and all cupcakes are included as you visit up to five bakeries. You'll also see landmarks like the Wrigley Building, Water Tower Place, John Hancock Center, and the Chicago River, and hear commentary about Chicago from your guide.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour Tickets

Go on a history-filled journey, from the inception of this majestic venue in 1921, all the way to its present-day incarnation as a premiere entertainment venue. The Marquee Tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building, including the grand lobby, sweeping staircase and majestic auditorium. Tour guests have the chance to stand on the famous Chicago Theatre stage, plus view artist signatures on the dressing room walls, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Dolly Parton and so many more!**Please note, some areas of the theatre may be restricted based on performance schedules.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Fireworks Cruise

No city embraces summer quite like Chicago. Join in the celebration with friends and family on this epic fireworks cruise. Get up-close and personal every Wednesday and Saturday night with an unobstructed 360-degree view of this exciting and thunderous spectacle.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago City Skydeck Experience - Out On The Awesome Ledge!

Willis Tower can be seen from around the Windy City and is a highlight of most sightseeing tours and Chicago River cruises. For a unique Chicago dining experience, book lunch or dinner at Willis Tower, where you can enjoy a Chicago speciality, deep-dish pizza on either the 99th floor or on the Skydeck. Book as an Early riser with us and enjoy an early-access breakfast experience before the Skydeck opens to the public.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lake Michigan Sightseeing Fireworks Cruise

If you’re visiting Chicago during summer, this Lake Michigan cruise is a family-friendly activity that all ages can enjoy. Board a spacious vessel and learn about about Chicago’s colorful history and architectural history. Relax with a drink from the onboard cash bar and take in panoramic views of the skyline to one side and expansive blue waters on the other. The ride culminates with an impressive fireworks display over Navy Pier.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Water Taxi Riverwalk Fireworks Cruise

Join Chicago Water Taxi on Wednesday and Saturday nights as we depart from the Riverwalk to view the City’s magnificent fireworks display.No city embraces summer quite like Chicago. Join the celebration with friends and family on this social fireworks cruise featuring City Winery's unique Chicago inspired wine selection. The Riverwalk Fireworks Cruise is aboard the Wendella LTD, Chicago Water Taxi’s flagship vessel.The journey begins at the Chicago Riverwalk, cruises up and down the main branch of the Chicago River, and ends with a spectacular view of the Chicago Fireworks as seen from the Chicago River.
  • Duration: 60 to 75 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 60 to 75 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago Admission Ticket

Bring the kids to  LEGOLAND® Discovery Center in Schaumburg for a day of brick-building adventure. With 30,000-square-feet of space this family-friendly attraction has activities for everyone: from an interactive pirate-themed playland to a factory tour where you can actually see how LEGO bricks are made. There's even a mini replica of famous Chi-town landmarks made from nearly 2-million LEGO pieces.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Loop Walking Tour

Step into the heart of Chicago with this 2-hour walking tour of the Loop. You’ll meet your local guide at the Chicago Cultural Center and make your way through the city’s downtown. Stop to check out the elevated “L” train, buildings by Burnham and Sullivan, busy commercial centers and lesser-known quiet corners of this vibrant area. You’ll come away with a deeper sense of Chicago’s rich history and architecture.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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30 Minute Chicago Helicopter Tour With Fireworks Show

Get a front row seat to Chicago’s fireworks display during a 25 to 30-minute helicopter ride above the Windy City.  The nighttime tour takes you over Navy Pier, the Loop, and North Side. Listen to in-flight commentary through a provided headset, which also mutes outside noise. Then, fly to Navy Pier and photograph the stunning fireworks from above before returning to the Earth.
  • Duration: 25 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 25 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Tike Hike: Chicago Family Bike Tour

Cruise through Chicago on this family-friendly bicycle tour catered to kids. Perfect for kids age 10 and under, this tour mixes fun games and contests in with educational stops at some of Chicago's iconic sights. Parents can ride along with their children on cruiser-style bikes during this safe, enjoyable 2-hour tour that covers an easy 4.5 miles (7 km).
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2 HR Fireworks Segway Tour

Experience Chicago like never before on this guided, 2-hour, small-group Segway tour. Visit popular Grant Park and see Buckingham Fountain’s breathtaking, evening light show, with an illuminated Windy City skyline as the perfect backdrop. Glide along the lakefront, then witness Chicago's weekly summer fireworks display at Navy Pier from a secret location. 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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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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