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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Reviews

Average 4.66 out of 5 stars based on 175 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
nahrstedtl, Dec 2021 Verified
Loved this tour....Rick was great! We saw so much in a short time. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Chicago!
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Haley_F, Dec 2021 Verified
On time with great narration. We enjoyed learning more about the buildings and seeing them from another vantage point.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Zeyar_H, Dec 2021 Verified
It was a great tour with my family . . The bus window is big so we were able to enjoy the city inside the bus too. we were able to take a few photos at nice spots . The tour guide is nice and knowledgeable . Overall it’s a good tour and we like it . Thank you .
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Pat_T, Dec 2021 Verified
Our driver and guide, Rick, was very informative and accommodating. I really appreciated that he called the day before to give us the option to reschedule due to projected rain … it worked out great! The mini bus was clean and comfortable, our stops gave plenty of time for photos, and we got a great overview of the city. Highly recommend.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Happiness816057, Dec 2021 Verified
Rick was an amazing tour guide. He was informative knowledgeable and so patient with our group. We celebrated Grandmas 90th birthday with a fun tour of the city. Excellent morning.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
602daniellej, Dec 2021 Verified
My sister and I visited Chicago for the 1st time the weekend after Thanksgiving. The weather was cold. We enjoyed the tour very much. We lucked up and took the tour on a Sunday. We were able to avoid the crowd from the previous day. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. He gave up several photo opportunities and was very pleasant. I also found it very nice that they were able to pick us up from our hotel, though it wasnt on the list of hotels that they pick up from. Highly recommend!
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Lori_A_01, Nov 2021 Verified
It was a great tour. Rick was a wealth of information. I felt I learned a lot and enjoyed it tremendously! Thank you for a great time.
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Cheryl_G, Nov 2021 Verified
Great van, great tour guide, great group! Saw so much in so short a time. Photo pops laid back and ample. Commentary knowledgeable. Wonderful!
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Emily_W, Nov 2021 Verified
Rick was a fantastic tour guide - very personable, knowledgeable, and super funny! The smaller van tour is great! We got to know the fellow passengers, and Rick managed to interact with all of us the entire time!
Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Y131QTleslied, Nov 2021 Verified
Rick was great tour guide! He was informative and funny. We would recommend it for anyone visiting Chicago.

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