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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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869
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$26.10
From
$26.10
Don’t spend time figuring out what to see in Chicago and how to get there—this hop-on hop-off tour provides a mapped-out itinerary of the city's top sights. With several strategically located stops, the tour allows you to explore the Windy City at your own pace. See the world-class Art Institute and landmark skyscrapers, while audio commentary onboard gives you insight into the city's colorful history.
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* A traveler said: "Tour guides knowledge and service. Timeliness. Upper deck experience. Sites were amazing. No Jordan statue sighting on tour."


Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

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427
  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$39.95
From
$39.95
Explore Chicago's iconic landmarks on this sightseeing tour led by an expert guide. Board a comfortable, large-windowed minibus and explore downtown and Northside neighborhoods. You have a chance to get out and visit several locations and hear about the historical and cultural factors that make Chicago unique. Upgrade your tour with a popular open-top boat tour on the Chicago River that focuses on the city's renowned architecture.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was excellent! Rick was funny, witty. Knowledgeable about the city. He knew both historical and Pop culture. The short stops were perfect! I have been traveling for the last 3 weeks to various city for my bday and I did not want to go on another tour. But I am glad I did! PS.. I am a Philly girl so not easily impressed!"


Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

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1042
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$45.00
From
$45.00
Explore Chicago's gangster past on this mafia tour in a coach vehicle. Drive around the Windy City to see where Al Capone, The Untouchables, Hymie Weiss, and John Dillinger, among other thugs hung out. A history-savvy guide introduces you to some of the most storied locations of Chicago’s criminal past, including Holy Name Cathedral, Biography Theatre, and the site of the bloody St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. You'll be able to get out and pose for pictures in front of a historic courthouse, among other infamous sites.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was amazing and was very informative. Randy and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour and would recommend it to everyone"


Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour
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Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour

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98
  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$50.00
From
$50.00
Discover the ‘dark side’ of the Windy City thanks to this 2.5-hour, bus-based, nighttime crime history tour of Chicago. Explore the lives of notorious mobsters like Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Bugs Moran, and more as you explore infamous crime scenes like the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, learn about ‘The Enforcer’s Safe,’ and stop by local watering holes.
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* A traveler said: "Katie was very informative and entertaining. Enjoyed seeing the neighborhoods we went through and many restaurants."


90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

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1138
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$40.00
From
$40.00
Discover the architectural gems of the Windy City from an ideal vantage point on a cruise down the Chicago River. Offered several times throughout the day, it’s easy to fit the leisurely excursion into your itinerary. Covering more than 130 years of architectural history, the tour is the perfect opportunity to see a huge area of the city without the hassle of taxis and public transit.
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* A traveler said: "Tour guide was very knowledgeable and clear. All staff were friendly and polite. We enjoyed the tour a great way to see Chicago!"


Chicago Architecture River Cruise
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise

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6453
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$44.69
From
$44.69
Cruise down the Chicago River to see the city's famous architecture on this boat tour. With commentary from your onboard guide, watch the spectacular skyline glide by, including more than 40 notable buildings like Navy Pier, 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).
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* A traveler said: "Don’t miss this tour! It was amazing and entertaining. The guide was knowledgeable and the bar was fun too."


Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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1928
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$27.00
From
$27.00
Experience a colorful side of Chicago history with this Gangsters and Ghosts Tour. With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent tour on a beautiful day! The guide was very informative. Will definitely recommend this tour."


Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

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305
  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.25
From
$27.25
Take in iconic views of the beautiful Chicago lakefront and its many landmarks during this 40-minute Lake Michigan sightseeing boat cruise. Climb aboard your vessel for a laid-back ride, enjoying panoramic views of the Windy City's skyline from a unique perspective. Along the way, you'll listen to informative commentary and take in views of the John Hancock Center and Willis Tower, along with many other landmarks. Plus feel free to bring your own lunch or grab a drink at the onboard bar, during your ride.
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* A traveler said: "Awesome experience, phenomenal tour with the skyline view, we absolutely loved every moment - highly recommend"


Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

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492
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$40.00
From
$40.00
Step aboard a boat for a comprehensive cruise that details the history of Chicago's architecture. Enjoy views of the Chicago skyline accompanied by architecture-focused commentary that points out each of the landmark buildings. As you cruise through Lake Michigan, snap photos of you and your party against the stretch of Chicago's 26-mile shoreline.
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* A traveler said: "Great guide and wonderful stories of history up until today. Great weather and clear skies for wonderful photos. Would definitely do again!!!"


Hard Rock Cafe Chicago

Hard Rock Cafe Chicago

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15
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.99
From
$32.99
When it's time to refuel in the Windy City, stop into Hard Rock Cafe Chicago for a tasty, filling, and enjoyable meal of classic American fare. Choose from a 2- or 3-course menu that's themed on musical styles all served with dessert and a drink. When ordering from this popular prix-fixe menu, entrees include salmon, steak, chicken, or a half-rack of hickory smoked ribs, and once you've enjoyed each succulent bite, stick around to explore the collection of music-themed memorabilia.
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* A traveler said: "Batman,our server was the best! Made our night enjoyable! The Hurricane drinks were out of this world!"


Windy City Ghost Tour

Windy City Ghost Tour

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23
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$24.09
From
$24.09
Windy City Ghosts walking Ghost Tour provides a look into the darkness that lurks below Chicago’s busy streets. Our Ghost Tour transports you back in time to an era of gangsters, bootleggers, bank robbers, and jazz babies. Windy City Ghosts nightly Ghost Tours take you through Lincoln Park, a beautiful North Side neighborhood with a twisted past. Learn about the forgotten burial ground that is the foundation of this bustling neighborhood. Check the bathroom mirrors in the Lion House of the Lincoln Park Zoo to make sure the ghost of a Victorian woman in white isn’t standing right behind you. Learn what spirit haunted Al Capone to the end of his days. On our Ghost Tour, you’ll hear the strange and disturbing tales associated with each of our carefully selected tour stops.
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* A traveler said: "So much fun. Chloe did a great job showing us all the spooky sights. Very informative and informational."


45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile
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45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile

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129
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$23.00
From
$23.00
Get a front row perspective on the exquisite buildings that line the Chicago River during a 45-minute architecture cruise. Hear live commentary about the history and architectural heritage of Chicago on this family-friendly tour, which highlights landmarks such as the Chicago Riverwalk, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Wrigley Building, and Willis Tower. Sit on the open-air top deck or the sheltered bottom deck for the ultimate view of Chicago.
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* A traveler said: "Did the night time tour. It was stunning. Cool history on the buildings too. 1/2 way through you get the most beautiful and breathtaking view of the skyline all lit up In the night."


Chicago Pizza Tour
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Chicago Pizza Tour

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233
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.00
From
$60.00
Enjoy Chicago’s only bus guided neighborhood pizza tour.  Eat like a local as you travel off the beaten path into Chicago neighborhoods to savor the best pizza.  Your local guide will teach you the science behind ingredient selection and baking as you sample slices from historic pizzerias.  In just a few hours, you’ll leave stuffed, and with an understanding of why pizza is such an important part of Chicago’s culture.
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* A traveler said: "Learned a lot about the pizza scene in Chicago from our tour guide, James. It was a very entertaining and fun time. Lots of delicious pizza, you won’t leave hungry."


Go Chicago Explorer Pass with SkyDeck and 360 Chicago
From
$59.00
The easiest and most affordable way to explore some of Chicago's top attractions at your own pace, the Go Chicago Explorer Pass saves you up to 45 percent on regular ticket prices. Create your own sightseeing itinerary by choosing 2, 3, 4, or 5 attractions, tours, and activities from among more than 30 top sites, including SkyDeck, 360 Chicago, the Field Museum, a shoreline sightseeing cruise, a hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier, and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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* A traveler said: "So fun! The River architecture boat tour was my favorite. We saw the Field Museum as well and it took a whole day to attempt to see it all"


Chicago Private Tours

Chicago Private Tours

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142
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$425.34
per group
From
$425.34
per group
Have only a short stay planned in Chicago? Make the most of your time in the Windy City, and see more of the city in less time, when you book a private driving tour of Chicago. Pick between several convenient tour times, and meet your guide and driver directly at your hotel. Over the course of your excursion, you’ll make stops at highlight attractions like the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Millennium Park, and Museum Campus. You’ll also learn about Chicago’s history and can spy other remarkable sights as you go.
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* A traveler said: "We loved how knowledgeable our tour guide was. He had so much information about the city. We really enjoyed driving around the city."


Big Bus Chicago Night Tour

Big Bus Chicago Night Tour

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64
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$29.00
From
$29.00
See Chicago's dazzling skyscrapers lit up for the night during this 75-minute Big Bus tour. The entire loop takes passengers from Navy Pier, down the Magnificent Mile to Michigan Avenue, through the Museum Campus and around the architectural gems on the Loop skyline. Live and audio commentary available in English.
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* A traveler said: "My husband and I had a great experience with Big Bus. The tour guide was phenomenal. I highly recommended. We did the night tour."


Chicago City Minibus Tour

Chicago City Minibus Tour

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48
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$39.00
From
$39.00
Enjoy Chicago’s famous sights and fabulous skyline views on this award-winning small-group sightseeing tour of the city. Travel through Chicago with an expert guide on a comfortable minibus, stopping at iconic locations like early skyscraper "The Rookery" (Frank Lloyd Wright architecture), Museum Campus (for the BEST skyline view in town) and The Buckingham Fountain. You'll also see The Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park, The Chicago River, Millennium Park, The Gold Coast, Lake Shore Drive and more! Along the way, your guide will provide historical and informational commentary about the area and its many attractions. The small-group atmosphere with maximum of 10 people ensures a more personal experience. 
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* A traveler said: "Touring Downtown Chicago was an exciting experience for me since this was my first ever visit! We had an excellent tour guide who was very comical and knowledgeable about the city!!! I"


Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour

Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour

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42
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$89.60
From
$89.60
Learn about Chicago’s brewpub scene and taste different types of craft beer on this guided brewery tour. Visit unique breweries for craft beer samples plus an additional brewing production facility for an in-depth tour. Discover the science behind the brewing process, complete with step-by-step procedures, and enjoy plenty of beer samples throughout the tour. Round-trip transportation in a Prohibition-era-styled barrel bus is included.
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* A traveler said: "Riding the Barrel Bus was such a fun experience. The bus was so cool inside and the atmosphere allowed all groups to get to know each other and create one big party. All the people, and tour guide Ted, were really fun. The breweries were generous, informative, and all made delicious and unique beer!"


The Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois

The Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois

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15
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$35.00
From
$35.00
We are your only guided history tour in Starved Rock Country, Ottawa, Illinois. In 1922 Radium Dial Corp chose Ottawa, Illinois as the location of it’s newest plant. Their decision set in motion decades of illness, death and destruction. This tour takes you to the sites of the past and the present while bringing you the feeling of being in Ottawa during these tragic years. Our Shining Lives is a drive/walk tour, we also offer “hop on” tour guides for your tour bus trip. Contact us for tour details.
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Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour

Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour

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14
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$190.00
Price varies by group size
From
$190.00
Price varies by group size
Get an insider’s look at the Windy City’s most iconic monuments during this 3-hour private tour. Travel through Chicago aboard a private vehicle as you discover some of the city’s top neighborhoods, including the Loop, River North, the Magnificent Mile (along Michigan Avenue), Streeterville, the Gold Coast and much more. Your private driver-guide and vehicle, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport are all included.
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* A traveler said: "I booked this tour for my team from India and they absolutely loved visiting the sites and walking in the snow some of the visitors had never seen snow before and were excited to have that experience. Thanks Viator! Jan|Downers Grove, IL"


Half-Day Small-Group Chicago Highlights Tour with Pick Up

Half-Day Small-Group Chicago Highlights Tour with Pick Up

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13
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$198.00
From
$198.00
This Tour is the quickest, best way to explore a place that you are visiting for the first time, we take you to all the hot spots in the city in less than a day. We take care of everything for you, from picking you up at your hotel, to making reservations, parking, helping you with photos, all the way to dropping you off back where you started. zero worries and 100 percent enjoyment.
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* A traveler said: "Willis Tower & Architectural River Cruise Tours were my favorites! Tour Guides seemed very knowledgeable! Awesome!"


Saturday Chicago Pizza History and Tastings Bus Tour

Saturday Chicago Pizza History and Tastings Bus Tour

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6
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.00
From
$90.00
Foodies will enjoy this tour of Chicago that focuses on one of the city’s most popular dishes: pizza. Although your guide can’t tell you once and for all whether Chicago or New York has the best pizza in the USA, they will teach you about Chicago’s ten different types of pizza, let you sample four, and give you exclusive access to pizza kitchens. A fun tour for all pizza lovers.
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* A traveler said: "Steve was very informative and a fun tour guide. Getting to meet the business owners and hear their stories and passion for pizza was an extra special treat. Learning interesting facts about Chicago on the bus ride was great as well. All four pizzas were delicious and different styles. Highly recommend this tour!"


Original Chicago Haunting Ghost Bus Tour

Original Chicago Haunting Ghost Bus Tour

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4
  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$49.00
From
$49.00
Our classic Chicago Hauntings Chicago Ghost tour is a 2.5 to 3-hour fully-narrated tour by coach bus, with numerous stops along the tour route at some of the most actively haunted sites in Chicago, including the site of the Eastland Disaster, where 844 souls perished on the Chicago River; Death Alley, where more than six hundred children and their chaperones lost their lives in the worst single building fire in American history; the site of the infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in storied Lincoln Park, the original and the now abandoned City Cemetery, where an estimated 13,000 unmarked graves remain. Some of our most common stops include murder sites, disaster sites, cursed skyscrapers, gangland sites, Chicago’s most haunted house, and others. You are welcome to take photos at all of our stops — sometimes your camera may capture more than just spooky scenery.
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Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Chicago Neighborhoods with Lunch and Dinner

Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Chicago Neighborhoods with Lunch and Dinner

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5
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$175.00
From
$175.00
This unique tour of Chicago will allow for tourist to see most of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods and city parks. There is no other tour that tours multiple neighborhoods in Chicago. Some tours show 1 or 2 neighborhoods, we travel through the South Side, North Side, Southwest, Northwest and a portion of Downtown showing more then 10 neighborhoods and attractions. Our tour includes 3 meals from 3 Chicago local eateries.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide, Steve, was AMAZING!! Very knowledgeable and friendly! Steve was very accommodating and made us feel so comfortable, it was like visiting a friend I’ve always known! If you’re ever in Chicago and want to take a tour of the City, I definitely recommend Steve as your tour guide."


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