Chicago City Minibus Tour With Optional Architecture River Cruise

From USD 37.5
USD
Per Person
In High Demand

Booked 10 times last 30 days.

Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Tour picks up from most downtown Chicago hotels., ,
  • Return Details :
    • If boat tour option is not selected, tour returns to original departure point • If boat tour option is selected, you will be transported to the departure point for the boat tour.  The boat retu.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Dont miss Chicagos famous sights and fabulous 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 the Willis (Sears) Tower, The Rookery in downtown Chicago (Frank Lloyd Wright architecture), Museum Campus (for the BEST skyline view), The Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Lake Shore Driveand more! Along the way, your guide will provide historical and informational commentary about the area and its beautiful attractions. The small-group atmosphere with maximum of 12 people ensures a more personal experience. The city tour ends at Millennium Park, home of the famous Cloud Gate sculpture, commonly referred to as "The Bean."
You also have the option to upgrade to include a 75-minute Architecture Cruisedown the Chicago River! This popular open-top boat tour offers the perfect vantage point to admire the citys renowned buildings.

Highlights

Small-group tour by minibus

Comprehensive tour of the city

Family friendly

Informative, friendly and professional guide

All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

Know More about this tour

See the famous landmarks of Chicago on a small-group, 2-hour guided tour of the city! Riding comfortably ina temperature-controlled minibus with luxurious seats and oversized windows for excellent viewing, your guide will lead you through downtown and several Chicago neighborhoods, making postcard-worthy photo stops at Museum Campus (which boasts the best view of the Chicago skyline),at The Rookery (one of the first skyscrapers. The lobby was designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright)The Loop, along the Chicago River and at the Buckingham Fountain (seasonal).

As you admire the world's first skyscrapers of downtown Chicago, also known as the Loop, and take in stunning views of Lake Michigan, your guide will provide historical and informational commentary and answer any questions you have. A drive through The Gold Coast (home of the original Playboy Mansion) and Lincoln Park round out the sights. This must-do city tour has won Chicago's Concierge Preferred award two years in a row.

Upgrade:For more sightseeing, this time by water, upgrade your tour to include a Chicago River Architecture Boat Tour! This 75-minute, open-top boat cruiseprovides an in-depth look at the architecture of Chicago, as well as the opportunity to learn about the role the river has played in the citys history.

Chicago sights seen include:
  • Lincoln Park
  • The Loop
  • Rush Street
  • Chicago River
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Museum Campus
  • The Willis (Sears) Tower
  • Millennium Park
  • The Rookery
  • Chicago Board of Trade
  • The Magnificent Mile
  • High Hefner's Original Playboy Mansion
  • The Water Tower
  • Navy Pier
  • Chicago Cultural Center
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Grant Park
  • Route 66

Itinerary:

Chicago sights seen include:

• The Loop, home of the theater district and the world's very first skyscrapers
• Willis Tower, tallest office building in North America
• Chicago Board of Trade, statue of Ceres, Goddess of Grain*
• The Rookery, 1886 skyscraper. You'll go inside to see the Frank Lloyd Wright designed lobby*
• Wacker Drive, parallels the Chicago river for great views of: The Wrigley Building (the beautiful building that chewing gum built); Marina City (think beginning of the Bob Newhart Show); and Tribune Tower (incredible home of the Chicago Tribune, WGN, and pieces of landmark from around the globe*) 
• Art Institute of Chicago, a must see for every Chicago visitor
• Chicago Cultural Center, The People's Palace, home to free concerts, art galleries, and more
• Millennium Park, home of 'the bean' (cloud-gate), the Crown Fountain, and the Frank Gehry designed Pritzker Music Pavilion 
• Grant Park, Chicago's front yard, a 200 acre park full of festivals, gardens, and lots of downtown green space
• Buckingham Fountain, the centerpiece of Grant Park, famous for being in the opening credits of the TV show, Married with Children*
• Museum Campus, home of the Field Museum, Adler Planetarium, and Shedd Aquarium*
• Route 66, the eastern end of the cross country highway that connected Chicago to Los Angeles
• The Magnificent Mile, one of the world's premier shopping destinations
• Rush Street/Gold Coast, great restaurants, historic residential area, former haunt of gangsters like Al Capone as well as the Rat Pack
• Original Playboy Mansion, home of Hugh Hefner and friends from 1959-1974
• Lincoln Park, 1,600 acre park and northside neighborhood. The St. Valentines Day massacre went down here in 1929
• Lincoln Park Zoo, as well as the gardens and conservatory
• Lake Shore Drive, about as scenic as an urban roadway can be, offering beaches, Navy Pier, Lake Michigan, and more
• * = tour stop 

Inclusions

Local guide

Three photo stops

Transport by 12-passenger, air-conditioned minibus

Hotel pickup and drop-off to most downtown Chicago hotels

Architecture boat tour (if option selected)

Entry/Admission - Shoreline Sightseeing

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

You MUST contact the local supplier to reconfirm your reservation

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