Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

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Chicago, USA

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2 to 4 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
A note about this tour
Face masks while recommended are no longer required on this tour.

Overview

Enjoy Chicago’s famous sights and fabulous views on this award-winning small-group sightseeing tour of the city.
On this tour, you will travel through Chicago with an expert guide in a comfortable minibus, enjoy world renowned architecture including the world's first skyscrapers, Museum Campus (for the BEST skyline view in town), Millennium Park (Home of "The Bean"), Buckingham Fountain, The Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park, Chicago River, The Gold Coast, Lake Shore Drive and more!
Along the way, your guide will provide historical, informational and at times humorous commentary about the area.
Four photo stops are a part of each tour. The small-group atmosphere with a maximum of 10 people ensures a more personal experience. 

You also have the option to upgrade to include THE most popular Architecture River Cruise in Chicago! For good reason, our partner Shoreline Sightseeing, has been the most booked tour on TripAdvisor for the last 5 years! And yes, there is a bar on the boat.

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

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Average 4.73 out of 5 stars based on 262 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Eric_B, Nov 2022 Verified
This tour was great. pickup was on time and we got to see some of the best of Chicago and comical, informing commentary from our host.This is must do tour if you have limited time to see the city and want to have a good time doing it.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Peggy_F, Oct 2022 Verified
Both the bus tour and the boat tour were great, but the bus was my favorite, thanks to all the great information and photo opportunities, and our fantastic docent, Jose Cuervo! :-) This was a perfect way to start our first visit to Chicago!
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Lottie, Oct 2022 Verified
We loved our tour! Rick was very informative, and funny! He is very knowledgeable about Chicago. The mini bus is comfortable and has great windows for taking photos. Plenary of great stops along the way.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Flyer05810385429, Oct 2022 Verified
A great way to see the city. I took my 80 year old mom on a ladies trip. The guide picked us up right from our hotel and dropped us off there at the end which was perfect. He was very funny and informative...highly recommend this tour!
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Josefina_J, Oct 2022 Verified
River cruise , the best and the city tour , not a rush tour of the city .. very detail and the driver is very friendly, respectful and knowledgeable ..we had a wonderful time .. Thank you very much ..
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Kathy_M, Sep 2022 Verified
Excellent, very knowledgeable and friendly tour presenter. Highly recommend. Got to see so much of the city we otherwise would have missed. Great trivia and history.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Eric N, Sep 2022 Verified
Great overall bus and boat tour. Rick was our bus driver and he was very knowledgeable and friendly. Kevin was our speaker for the boat tour and was extremely knowledge and been doing this tour for over 20 years. Small bus holds about 12 people which was very nice.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Phil_C, Sep 2022 Verified
The Tour Driver on the bus was great. He was informative, engaging, and funny. The speaker on the boat portion of the tour knew his "stuff." He was also well spoken and easy to understand.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Tina_W, Sep 2022 Verified
Did bus part then got to pick a time for river cruise. We chose 7:30pm. It was dark so the city was all lite up. It was beautiful.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Debra H, Sep 2022 Verified
An excellent tour if you are visiting Chicago, for the first time. The driver was very knowledgeable about the history of this beautiful city!

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