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Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: Dazzling Interiors™ of the Loop

clock 2 hours
  • Sign up for an architectural and walking tour in Chicago which allows a person to explore the mesmerizing beauty of the beautiful city.
  • Learn more about the architectural significance from an expert guide Read more

    What You'll Do:

  • Get a chance to visit some amazing places with exceptionally beautiful architecture
  • Tiffany stained glass dome at Chicago Cultural Center which is the largest in the world is put up for exploration for the people on this cost saving and highly entertaining trip.
  • Get intrigued by art-deco gem at the Chicago Board of Trade Building
  • Starting point for this tour is the 425 S Financial Pl, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
  • Build your stamina to explore every tit-bit of this glorious city and do not leave any corner unseen
  • What It Includes:

  • The tour lasts for approximately 2 hours
  • A efficient local guide is present to lead all who take part throughout the journey
  • The breathtaking beauty of Chicago is enough to make a person speechless in amazement.
  • People of most age groups can participate in the tour
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The people participating on this trip loved their guides and got a lot of information from them
  • One of them found the tour easy to understand and follow
  • Tourists were involved in the tour and the architecture and found it really amusing
  • Is It Right:

  • If one likes learning more about the architectural marvels of any place they visit then this trip is perfect for them
  • Architecture enthusiasts are always welcome to come join this trip
  • Couples and family members can take part in this journey together
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Chicago Architectural River Cruise

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Come take part in a cruise trip that is one of a kind and it will introduce visitors to the architectural wonders of Chicago
  • A 90 minute long trip involving the time spent on the beautiful and enigmatic Sea Waters . Read more
  • Throughout this signature cruise, one of the award-winning Docents will introduce travellers to more than 50 skyscrapers, bascule bridges, and some historic sites.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Meet-up at 465 N McClurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
  • Closure point of the trip is the same as departure point mentioned above
  • Choose from different departure times
  • Chance to admire the architectural beauty of Chicago while having a good time on board with the luxury cruise ship
  • What It Includes:

  • Complementary non alcoholic beverages are included just for the travellers
  • Get to know more about the architecture of Chicago from the live commentary narrated on board offered by the guides
  • Need to be punctual as late arrival will not be entertained
  • Highly dependable on the weather conditions to take place
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Be energized and refreshed by taking part in this marvellous journey as suggested by many backpackers.
  • One of the travellers appreciated the efforts of the professional guide who was present with them all along the duration of the trip.
  • Is It Right:

  • Give your love for travel a prolific purpose by taking part in this epic journey that will leave you stunned by stating - how amazing modernization can be
  • From children to senior citizens, this is a trip that is fit for all
  • So, go ahead and book this tour, now!
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Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

clock 2 to 4 hours
  • Enjoy Chicago's famous sights and its fabulous views on this award-winning small-group sightseeing tour of the city.
  • Travellers will get to explore Chicago with an expert guide on a comfortable minibus, stopping at iconic locations like an early skyscraper "The Rookery", Museum Campus and many more Read more
  • People on this trip will also have the option to go on a 75-minute Architecture Cruise down the Chicago River. This popular open-top boat tour offers the perfect vantage point to admire the city's renowned buildings.
  • What You'll Do:

  • People who are interested in this trip are required to meet at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile, 300 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
  • Enjoy the beauty of the city and its architectures, and also get a chance to learn more about them
  • Apply for hotel pickups as it is available for selected hotels. Otherwise, they are supposed to meet at the given starting point where the trip will also end at respective hotels for the tourists. Otherwise, they will be dropped off to the place where they were picked up from.
  • What It Includes:

  • Visit places and pass by various sights and landmarks such as Millennium Park, The Rookery Building, Harold Washington Library Center, and many more
  • Apart from this the cinematic weather condition of the area adds to the flavour of the trip which is exciting and appealing.
  • Trip is available during all weather conditions so the visitors are requested to dress accordingly
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The tourists found the tour informative and said that the guide was friendly and well behaved
  • They said that the food stops were on point where they had fun
  • Is It Right:

  • Definitely! As one gets to learn more about Chicago by taking part in this trip
  • Age is not a problem as it welcomes the participation of all travellers
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour

clock 5 hours
  • Come on as we help you discover some of the best sights and food Chicago has to offer with a local guide by your side.
  • Join an epic tour of some of the city's greatest hits: incredible architecture, both old and new, delicious local treats and iconic Chicago dishes, along with a unique Chicago transit ride, stunning river views, and much more Read more
  • Enjoy a couple of classics made-in-Chicago snacks like Chicago-style popcorn and homemade chocolates
  • Realise why locals have so much passion for their Chicago-style classics
  • What You'll Do:

  • Visitors on this trip have to meet at The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Everyone needs to be there at 10:00 AM to meet their guide
  • Learn more about the history, cuisine, and culture of Chicago with some of the finest details this city has to offer with fun activities and food
  • What It Includes:

  • Visit places like The Chicago Theatre, Chicago Pedway, Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago River, Cloud Gate, and many more
  • Water Taxi or Subway Tickets are included
  • Entry/Admission for Chicago River is also included
  • Travellers will be provided with enough food to satisfy their hunger for the day
  • Trip is wheelchair friendly and all age groups are welcomed to participate
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Travellers liked the local guides and their presence and knowledge
  • They loved the city, its architecture, food and the tour itself
  • Is It Right:

  • Rediscover the city of Chicago by booking this journey
  • Other than weather conditions, nothing can stop you from taking part while you are enjoying yourself on this trip
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Eastside Chicago: "The Art Heist" Exploration Game

clock 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Play a city game where you will follow clues to discover amazing places and local stories in Chicago.

    You’ll tour Chicago’s famous Millenium Park and learn about the iconic works of art that populate the area on your way to riches beyond your imagination.

    Are you up for an adventure in Chicago?

    Explore...Read more

Ghosts of Chicago: Haunted City Exploration Game

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  • Discover Chicago’s haunted locations by following clues and solving puzzles on your phone. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure?

    1. Explore historical places in Chicago such as the Chicago History Museum, the Standing...Read more

The Loop, River North and Chicago’s Theater District: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

clock 120 to 150 minutes
  • Are you looking for a way to see Chicago without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable walking tour.

    • Take in Chicago’s concrete giants and hear fascinating stories about quirky artworks, local tragedy, and the city’s journey to revitalisation
    • Hear from producer Phil Biedron, an actor and tour...Read more

Chicago Architecture Boat Tour

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Marvel at the magnificent architecture on the Chicago River with expert tour guides! All ages welcome.

    Each architecture river tour is narrated by a professional guide which leads passengers down the Chicago River to discover the city’s most renowned landmarks. In addition to historical insight on well known structures such as the Civic...Read more

Chicago Self-Guided Audio Tour

clock 1 to 5 hours
  • Short and highly selective information in the audio commentary for top 15 tourist attractions in around Chicago

    Highlights of this Self-Guided Audio Tour

    • It allows you to go as per your own convenience of time, pace and location.

    • You can able to design your own itinerary as per your interest and conveniences (or)...Read more

Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House Admission

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  • The Frederick C. Robie House on the University of Chicago campus is considered one of the most important buildings in the history of American architecture. This Prairie style masterpiece is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the 20th Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright List. Discover the residence Wright described as “a cornerstone of...Read more

Scenic Riverwalk & Historic Skyline Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

clock 1 to 2 hours
  • Welcome to Chicago’s scenic Riverwalk. Spanning from Lake Michigan west to Franklin Street. Called the city's 'Second Lakefront', the Riverwalk contains restaurants during the summer months, seating areas to relax, boat rentals, and theater-style seating for various performances. Other attractions along the Riverwalk include the Vietnam Veterans...Read more

Chicago Riverwalk Self-Guided Walking Tour

clock 1 to 2 hours
  • Welcome to Chicago’s scenic Riverwalk. Spanning from Lake Michigan west to Franklin Street. Called the city second Lakefront', the Riverwalk contains restaurants during the summer months, seating areas to relax, boat rentals, and theater-style seating for various performances. Other attractions along the Riverwalk include the Vietnam Veterans...Read more

Ugly Buildings Tour

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  • Chicago is the architectural capital of the country and has so many tours profiling these wonderful, beautiful buildings. Hiding around these architectural masterpieces, however, are UGLY BUILDINGS. This “educational roast” teases these buildings and creates a conversation on what makes a building pretty or ugly. These opinions are all...Read more

Incredible Interiors Tour

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  • If you are looking to go on a wonderful tour but also want to avoid the cold weather outside, I have the experience for you: Incredible Interiors! All the tour stops are inside warm buildings with stunning architectural details. Every featured building was designed between the 1880s and 1930s, and they don’t make spaces like this anymore!...Read more

Underground Chicago PLUS RATS Tour

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • One of the fantastic things about Chicago’s downtown is its underside consisting of hidden streets, train stations, and pedestrian tunnels. It’s filled with innovative and interesting design features you won’t find in any other city, and much of it has its roots from more than a century ago!

    Do you know who appreciates Chicago’s...Read more

Best of Chicago Audio Tour: Millennium Park, Skydeck & Architectural Gems

clock 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Welcome to Chicago, the city with rich culture, architecture, and art!

    This self-guided audio tour of Chicago will take you to must-see sights showing you the city from the best angles and telling its most exciting stories.

    Admire the city full of grand skyscrapers and urban parks. Learn why the flow of the Chicago River was reversed...Read more

Chicago Millennium Park with In-App Audio Tour

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Discover an attention-grabbing collection of architecture, art, and landscape design that provides the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs, including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities.

    Find out why and how Chicago promotes a bicycle as the best transportation. Get stunned by the incredible architecture of Jay...Read more

Welcome to Chicago: In-App Walking Audio Tour

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  • See the twin towers of Marina City – once the biggest complex ever built in concrete, listen about the most vivid parts of Chicago's history, see how modern architecture in Chicago was evolving.

    The mobile app helps you explore the city with a private audio tour (included). All you need is a mobile phone. Download tours in advance to...Read more

Chicago Tour - South Side

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  • The Blue-Collar side of Chicago many call it! This tour will show The Ford Factory, home of the steel mills, the blue-collar neighborhoods and many places on the South Side, home to the 44th President of The United States, Barack Obama. We tour Bronzeville! A historical African American neighborhood and early business district as well as Hyde...Read more

Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: See Interiors of Chicago River Tour Buildings

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  • Everyone does a boat tour when they come to Chicago -- it's "the thing to do." But how many people ever get BEYOND that? Imagine all the amazing interiors just waiting to be explored! This 2-hour walking (*not boat*) tour shows you some of the best buildings along the Chicago River up close — taking you closer than any boat could ever take you!...Read more

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