EPIC tour. Early access to Skydeck is a MUST if you're visiting CHI. The trolley tour was a little bit of a let down, but only because if started raining hard. It was still very informative and we made multiple stops for pictures. The river architecture tour is an absolute must. GREAT tour guide, booze on the boat, and amazing architecture. I could definitely do the river architecture tour again.
This tour was a great way to see Chicago -- we only had one day and this tour was perfect for us. Unfortunately, it was raining and poor visibility for the Willis Tower -- however, they were nice enough to allow us to come back the next morning when it was sunny. I cannot stress enough how awesome the VIP package is for Willis Tower -- it's definitely the way to go! Chicago has a lot of great architecture, so the trolley ride and river cruise are both excellent ways to see and hear about all of the amazing buildings in the city. Also, there is plenty of time to get a bite to eat and ride the huge Ferris wheel at the Navy Pier.
Great Chicago experience. Trolley driver Ulysess and the cruise guy sorry I forgot his name who did the architect tour was very knowledgeable and made our boat ride informative and enjoyable.
Loved this tour! Was very enjoyable and informative. Highlight of our stay in Chicago.
A great three part tour - the Willis Tower with the sky deck private access , the trolley tour of the highlights of the city a nice overview, and the Chicago river cruise in and out of the city between the various buildings like a modern day Venice is a must!!! An over all great tour and highly recommended!!!
Loved this tour especially the Willis Tower, the early access meant that we were the only people in the Skydeck and there was 5 of us so we had the whole floor to ourselves plus the guide who was great and very knowledgeable. The views from the Skydeck were amazing, most of us got very daring and walked out onto the glass platforms so great photo opportunities.
The City Trolley tour was a bit different but we did get to see lots of the historic places of Chicago. We were then taken to the Navy Pier in time to get some lunch before boarding the boat and the River Cruise again a very knowledgeable guide and a great tour.
Early access to Willis Tower and the Skydeck says it all. This can be over an hour if you wait too long.
Step out onto the Skydeck to see what 412m 1,353' of just glass under your feet looks, and feels, like.
The trolley tour gives you a couple of hours driving 'round the Windy City with a good commentary.
The cruise is great as they cover the city's architecture over the years. However it is not a small group tour as with the Willis Tower and Trolley bus tour. Here you are packed on to a boat with a whole pile of people who may not understand what sitting down means.
Note: The location for the cruise is not at the ferry wharf, but on the river before you get to Navy Pier, off North Streeter Drive the Western half on the Lakefront Trail, and you have to exchange your voucher on Navy Pier on the South side at the Shoreline Sightseeing kiosk.
Very fun and informative tour around Chixago. Getting on the Willis sky deck before the general public is worth it alone. The river tour guide was excellent.
Great tour if you only have a day or two in the city. Awesome way to see Sears tour! Only 10 of us up there at the start of the day! Like a private tour. Trolley ride nice with history of Chicago. You will want time later to walk Michigan avenue. Boat ride is a nice way to end the tour.
Using Viator was a great experience! It was simple, easy and the tour guides were very good.
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Fantastic experience, really enjoyed being the first up the sky deck. Our Trolley driver Charley was brilliant, very informative and very funny. Victor, our cruise tour guide was the same. It was a brilliant way to see the city, especially for those with limited time.
fantastic! Every part of our tour was wonderful. Juan our guide at Willis Tower was fun and informative and we really felt like he took a personal interest in making sure we enjoyed our tour and were on time for the second part, the Trolley. Our driver Bill was very knowledgeable and responsive to questions. My favorite part of our tour was the River Cruise. WOW! Victor is amazing!!! Very easy to see his passion for architecture. He was smart, funny, and really knew his stuff! I would recommend Viator's tour to friends in a heartbeat! Thanks so much for helping to make our time in Chicago such a blast!
Excellent tour. We had only one full day to take in the sites of Chicago and this covered everything, and more!
I've visited Chicago many times over the last several years but this is the first time I've signed on for any of the tours. Let me tell you - it was worth the time and money. The combination of the tours was exactly what I had hoped it would be. And Viator is without a doubt the company to go with. The people involved were top notch. I got e-mail reminders as the date got closed about making sure I had printed out my vouchers and when and where I needed to be. I travel all over the country and this was one of the best experiences that I've ever had. If you're going to visit Chicago and are wondering what to do, look no further.
Excellent tour all went to plan and getting in the wills tower early was well worth doing
This tour was awesome. We saw so much of the city in one day.
TOUR was AWESOME...Willis Tower at 8am sharp, narrated Trolley tour of the city with knowledgeable and funny guide, CloudGate pics, Fountain pics, Navy Pier for lunch by 12:30, and Architecture boat tour until 2:30... Return back to Navy Pier for Ferris Wheel..I'd recommend this tour for anyone...you still have the rest of the day to do whatever you have energy for. My woman loved it...she was visiting from Mexico...buy as a package so you don't have to look for what to do and see and pay individually for everything..This VIP package was AMAZING
The tour is amazing and well worth the cost. I, my daughter, and five grandchildren first cousins did the tour. When asked their favorite event, they all said the Willis Tower. My daughter and I liked it all. Relaxing on the boat was a nice way to finish. Your guides are very knowledgable, especially the young man on the River tour. Even the children ages 9 to 12 were listening.
Overall a really nice day for my group. Having the Willis Tower viewing area to ourselves was a highlight. Both the trolley tour and the architecture cruise were loaded with good information. The guide from Shoreline cruises was especially knowledgable and passionate. I would recommend to others.
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