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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

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.
  • Experience the dark past of one of Chicago’s most frequented areas, the Loop
  • Historian guide with expert knowledge of city history
  • Learn the true tales behind Chicago’s gangster past
  • Listen to ghost stories and visit spooky haunted sites
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Walking tour of Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories
Gratuities

Departure Point

71 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Return Details

520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Chicago Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the social distancing policy during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago.

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Traveler Tips


  • "The tour is a walking one so be prepared to be on your feet and keep an eye on the weather as well." See review
  • "It is a lot of walking be prepared wear comfortable clothes and shoes." See review

Reviews

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Interesting fun tour
Wpn
, Jul 2021
Great walk around downtown. Gives you just enough info about everything to get to know the city and the history. Kai was a great guide.
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Informative and fun
Mariella_B
, Jul 2021
This was an amazing tour very informative and fun. I truly enjoyed it. Caleb did a great job. I would definitely recommend this tour.
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Interesting and Informative
KateAsh
, Jul 2021
Stefan was great, very informative tour. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because it was sometime difficult to hear because of all the street noise. STILL recommend though.
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Huntley walking tour review
Eric_H
, Jul 2021
Caleb did an awesome job! Highly recommend. Very informative and added a bit of humor to everything he discussed.
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Amazing tour guide!
Courtenay_R
, Jul 2021
Caleb, our tour guide, was exceptional!! He was funny, informative and very down to earth. He made all info being shared interesting!! Great tour!
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Excellent tour!
Julia
, Jul 2021
Caleb’s knowledge of the city was impressive. We loved hearing the stories of Al Capone and the murder hotel.
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Awesome gangster and ghost tour
Erik_S
, Jul 2021
Stefan did great at great job. He was very informative and we had a great time. The tour was great and it added so much to our trip to take this tour.
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Gangsters and Ghosts!
Joel_B
, Jul 2021
Fun walk through the city. Tour Guide was very knowledgeable and was a great story teller. Highly recommend for tourists visiting Chicago.
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spooky informative
Sowmya_K
, Jul 2021
It was a great way to spend time with my teenage daughter and her cousins and friends. Everyone had a good time, our guide Stephan get was knowledgeable and entertaining. The tour company was also accommodating of our time change needs and prompt in communication with email.
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Great value for a fun time
Shawna_P
, Jul 2021
Very fun tour. We learned a lot about Chicago history, along with the fun notes about the city's underworld. Best part? We found out we are staying at Chicago's most haunted hotel!
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