Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

60 to 120 minutes (Approx.)
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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 Premium and Deluxe tickets.


  • 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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Big Bus Hop on and Off - Chicago
Ivy Amante, Nov 2019 Verified
Ride started okay from 1st destination..tourist guide was funny but informative...sorry I forgot his name. I first got off at the Skydeck at Chicago stop for lunch..but changed my mind in checking out the view...I waited for around 20 mins for the bus...using their phone app's real-time bus tracker. I then got off again at Millenium Park...spent a few mins there but when I was waiting for the next bus, there was nothing going our way...there were 2 buses together around the Pier after 30 mins of wasting time waiting, I decided to just go walk to Grant park. However, I could not find where the Bus stop is so I had to call for Lyft to just take me to the Navy Pier to not waste any more time. I was able to find the bus stop from there, rode it last time to 360 Chicago. I think it's essential that Buses are continuously moving and following schedules so passengers don't wait too long, esp for those like me who have limited time and want to maximize every minute. thanks!
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
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.

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.

islandflower73, Jul 2019 Verified
The hub and I always do a hop on hop off tour whenever we visit a city or country. This tour had an unfriendly, cranky, sarcastic tour guide who apparently had to wait to take lunch at a later time. He as well as the driver was furious and very vocal about it. Not professional and the driver was driving reckless. We couldn't get of that bus fast enough!
Bec, Jul 2019 Verified
I really enjoyed the bus ride - lots to see. Great way to get around Chicago. However I did think it was expensive compared to other Hop on/off buses around the world!
leepaula, Jul 2019 Verified
Make sure you get your Cool Destinations voucher validated before trying to board bus. We were lucky to be just across the road from a validation spot.
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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Product code: COOL-5096CHICAGO

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