Learn about Chicagos lively history by visiting two of its most fascinating neighborhoods Noble Square and Wicker Park on this friendly, 2.5-hour food and walking tour. Meet your guide in front of the historic Holy Trinity Polish Church just before 11am and set out on a stroll. You'll learn all about the people, architecture, and dining culturethat have made both neighborhoods destination-worthy.
First, visit the area of Noble Square that was previously known as Polish Broadway. Venture inside the Holy Trinity Polish Church, filled with paintings, gold leaf details, and sweeping arches. Then, set out around the neighborhood, where youll notice the juxtaposition between old and new everywhere you go, from taquerias inside former 1930s hamburger joints to old newspaper stands. Indulge in a delicious snack on Ashland Avenues taco row before sampling home-style Polish fare.
Next, hop on the L up to vibrant Wicker Park, which, in recent years, has gone from gangland to hipster paradise. Admire the mansionslining the 19th-century Beer Baron Row, visit a populargourmet doughnut shop, and end your tour at a Walgreens Pharmacy with an unusual secret: namely, a gigantic bank vault hidden within.