Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

118 Reviews | Chicago, USA

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2 hours (Approx.)
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks provided for travelers
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


The lakeside metropolis of Chicago is famous for its striking skyscrapers, world-class museums and colorful history. Explore the “Windy City” at your own pace, with the choice of a Classic, Premium or Deluxe ticket, all which include a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour with stops strategically located near the city’s top attractions. Hop on to experience sites like the Adler Planetarium and Navy Pier or hop off along the Magnificent Mile to shop, see the great city at heart-stopping heights from Willis Tower’s Skydeck or visit the Chicago Architecture Center, which is included in the Deluxe ticket.


  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences



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Average 4.21 out of 5 stars based on 118 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Susan C, Mar 2020 Verified
Jack was fabulous! He knew his stuff! And was thoroughly entertaining as well. Saw so much of the city that I was not able to see any other way.
fkearl, Mar 2020 Verified
Bingo and Tyrone were great!!! Wonderful driving in the traffic and very informative discussion. Learned a lot about Chicago.
Shane O, Jan 2020 Verified
Had an incredible experience touring the city. Bongi was an excellent guide, informative, knowledgeable, and engaging throughout. There was so much to take in I never even noticed the cold weather until it was all over!
Francisco P, Oct 2019 Verified
Excellent tour guide and very well educated with the history of the City and not to forget how friendly he was
Tammy H, Oct 2019 Verified
It was great. Went around 4 times 1st day, getting off and on including night tour. Great guides and drivers. Came back next day, defiantly worth our money. Loved Vance.
Simon S, Oct 2019 Verified
We have done a few Big Bus tours but it was good to have a tour guide on this one rather than the audio commentary. He was enthusiastic, welcoming us to the bus and finding out where we had visited from. This gave the tour a friendly feel. We found out a lot about the main areas in the city and extra snips of information too. The only downside was the wait for some of the buses at a few of the stops (as it was very cold). It would be good to have a tracker on the app so you could locate the next bus to srrive (as the CTA buses have).
freehomeslist, Oct 2019 Verified

The commentary was great, the view were great and made the trip to Chicago great! Would highly recommend to anyone who wants to see a little bit in a short time.

shaun c, Oct 2019 Verified
A great way to go around the city and see what it has to offer so you can go back later or another day if you don't have time on the day.
Martha M, Sep 2019 Verified

FABULOUS! Well worth money. Tour guides and drivers excellent, especially Wanda. Chicago is a beautiful city and there is no better way to see it than through this hop on bus company.
We had a fabulous time.
Visitors from N.Y.

Carolyn B, Jul 2019 Verified
We loved riding the big bus. Ms. B was our guide and she did an excellent job. The tour was very informative. Ms. B was very friendly and has a great sense of humor. We will definitely use this service again.

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