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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.10
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$26.10
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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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Explore Chicago like a local—and visit the city’s distinctive, characterful neighborhoods, in addition to its major landmarks—on this full-day tour. Set off from downtown with just a small group for company, and leave the driving to your guide—you’ll explore dozens of Windy City neighborhoods, from Hyde Park and Bronzeville to Lincoln Park and the Gold Coast. Learn all about Chicago culture and history as you go.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.00
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$175.00
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Chicago's Gold Coast Hidden History: A Self-Guided Audio Walk

Chicago's Gold Coast Hidden History: A Self-Guided Audio Walk

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Amy Bizzarri, author of 111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss, takes you on a fascinating self-guided audio tour of hidden historical spots in Chicago's gilded Gold Coast. Peep behind the gates of the original Playboy Mansion, walk along a wooden block-paved alley, sip a Faster Pussycat in Chicago's oldest piano bar and more as you enjoy a delightful walk through time in this exclusive Chicago neighborhood. The starting point is the Chicago History Museum, located at 1601 N. Clark Street. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
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  • 50 minutes
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$5.34
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Chicago Riverwalk Self-Guided Walking Tour

Chicago Riverwalk Self-Guided Walking Tour

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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 Memorial Plaza, and the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum and if you are lucky enough, see a bridge lift from inside the bridge house. Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. Start at the first stop and follow the instructions! Stick to our route for the best experience. No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever! This tour does not include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$6.00
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$6.00
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Chicago Millennium Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

Chicago Millennium Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Enjoy moving at your own pace through Chicago's Millennium Park with an app as your guide. You and your private party can stop or start the app whenever you like; pausing to explore further on your own. Take in the sights of the public art—including the famous "Cloud Gate," otherwise known to locals as "The Bean"—and hear the stories behind their creation. The GPS-enabled guide will stop and start the professional commentary automatically as you explore the area. Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you reach there, walk to the Millennium Park Welcome Center. Once there, launch the app and simply follow the instructions from there! No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever! This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules & opening hours before your visit.
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  • 20 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$6.00
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Discovering Vintage Chicago: The Loop Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

Discovering Vintage Chicago: The Loop Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Take a walk back in time through the history of Chicago's Loop on this app-enabled tour. After downloading the app and tour to you smartphone, you and your party will listen to author Amy Bizzarri, an author and expert in Chicago history, as she leads you through walking tour of the city. The GPS-enabled tour will trigger commentary at just the right times, and you can stop and start whenever you like for a flexible experience that lets you move at your own pace. Highlights include Daley Plaza, the Chicago Theater, Berghoff Restaurant, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
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  • 50 minutes
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$5.34
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Vice, Crime and Gangsters in Chicago: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Vice, Crime and Gangsters in Chicago: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Are you looking for a way to see the wicked city without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable walking tour. • Find the city’s dark side with stories of opium trade, the city’s first vice, and a shanty town filled with criminals and prostitutes • Hear from producer Richard Junger, an urban historian who authored a book about the development of Chicago’s press • Do it all in 75 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 55 minutes
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$5.99
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$5.99

A Storied Neighborhood: Dance the dialectic with Bill Ayers on an audio tour

A Storied Neighborhood: Dance the dialectic with Bill Ayers on an audio tour

This self-guided audio tour begins at the Laboratory Schools founded by John Dewey, and winds through the University of Chicago. Along the way, walkers will encounter world-renowned architects and Nobel Laureates, robber barons and artists, the DuSable Museum of African American History and the birthplace of the Atomic Age. In storied Washington Park, there may be soccer or cricket matches underway, bicycle rallies or softball games in progress, waves of runners or families gathered for a picnic. From there it's a short stroll to the home of President Barack Obama and his family. You guide is William Ayers, a former Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar. He has written extensively about social justice and democracy, education and the cultural contexts of schooling, and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical, and political enterprise. The tour is ready whenever you are, simply download it onto the VoiceMap app and select Start Tour.
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  • 40 minutes to 1 hour
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$5.40
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Train & Walking Tour: Pilsen Neighborhood - Creativity & Community

Train & Walking Tour: Pilsen Neighborhood - Creativity & Community

Get ready to experience beautiful and unique public art. Meet your guide in front of Chagall’s “Four Seasons” mosaic in the Loop. Next, we’ll board the Pink Line train at the historically-restored Quincy L Stop (1897) and make our way to Pilsen — a vibrant Chicago neighborhood just southwest of the Loop, originally settled by Czech immigrants. Pilsen ranks #10 on the Forbes magazine list of the 15 Coolest Neighborhoods in the World. Upon arrival in the Pilsen Chicago neighborhood, you’ll enjoy a taste of authentic Mexican cuisine and visit the National Museum of Mexican Art. During this Chicago walking tour, you’ll learn the history of the neighborhood, see beautiful street murals and unique homes. After that, you’ll hop back on the train to the Loop and wrap up this neighborhood tour with a look at one of Chicago’s most well-known sculptures.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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African American Heritage Tour of Chicago with Soul Food Meal included

African American Heritage Tour of Chicago with Soul Food Meal included

On this tour we visit 2 African American Museums, the Pullman Porter Museum and the DuSable Museum of African American History. We visit each museum for 45 minutes. This tour visits the homes of Louis Farrakhan, the former home of Elijah Muhammad and the former home of Muhammad Ali. We will pass by the home the 44th President of the Unites States, Barack Obama as well as the home of Reverend Jessie Jackson. We provide insight on how African Americans have made a huge impact on Chicago as well as the rails, how during the Great Migration African Americans traveled to Chicago. Last stop on the tour is a Soul Food buffet! Don't you dare miss it!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.00
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Pilsen Walking Tour of Local Publicly Displayed Art

Pilsen Walking Tour of Local Publicly Displayed Art

We find quality art from around the city by local artists that have significance towards local artists. Unique opportunity to appreciate homegrown art from local Chicagoans and to receive artistic inspiration.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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