Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour

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Ready to discover some of the best Chicago has to offer with a local by your side? Join us on an epic tour of some of the city’s greatest hits: incredible architecture both old and new, delicious local treats and iconic Chicago dishes, a uniquely Chicago transit ride, stunning river views and much more!

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Average 4.85 out of 5 stars based on 261 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
TintinOnAdventure, Nov 2022 Verified
I had an excellent day with Rich our tour guide.Highly reccomend for those who are visiting Chicago for the first time
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
lottie001, Nov 2022 Verified
Great way to see the city! Absolutely recommend. Dave is a great host. Would never hesitate to recommend this experience.
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
Orlando_P, Nov 2022 Verified
One of the best experience ever we enjoyed so much the knowledge of our tour guide was amazing thank you
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
Peter3801, Nov 2022 Verified
We had a terrific day out in Chicago. Rich was our excellent tour guide. We were lucky that there was just the two of us on a really stunning Chicago November day (bright sun and 70 degrees) - we had a private tour! The architectural tour in the morning took in the urban beauty of downtown Chicago. We started with some Garrett's popcorn and finished with Frango chocolates from Marshall Field's (now known as Macy's). The Cultural Centre, Palmer Hotel and the Bean were particular highlights.In the afternoon we took the L north and enjoyed three very different Chicago food traditions - the Chicago hot dog at Portillo's, an Italian beef sandwich at Big Al's and deep dish pizza at Malnati's. Each was delicious, different from the others and had an interesting story. We found the servings (half a hot dog, half a beef sandwich and two slices of pizza) to be more than enough.Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes and carry a bottle of water. The pace was perfectly fine for us. The architectural part of the tour also helped us to get our bearings in Chicago downtown.Rich was very personable and full of interesting Chicago information. We think a "don't miss" thing to do on a visit to Chicago.
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
202allysonk, Nov 2022 Verified
I loved every moment of my private tour! Dave was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the amazing treasures in downtown Chicago. The stories that go with the architecture, the Chicago Fire, and the food we ate were fascinating. The five hours flew by!
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
Joseph_M, Nov 2022 Verified
Excellent guide. Interesting places. Variety of things to see and experience. First clsss all the way.
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
106sulekhap, Nov 2022 Verified
It was a wonderful experience! The walking day tour with Rich who was archaeologists enthralled us with the history of Chicago. Brought us to the best food places.It was really convenient to reach the places. The food was bountiful. The meals were wholesome and delicious. We were treated to wonderful meals in Chicago that let us sample.Hope to do it again in our next visit!!Rich helps to make this tour into the A plus category.
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
Kathleen_S, Nov 2022 Verified
Really enjoyed this tour. Guide was great and provided unique information about the city. Food samples were yummy!
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
P2563ZNsamanthan, Nov 2022 Verified
A must do for a day in Chicago! This was my first time visiting Chicago and I could not have been more pleased with this tour. We visited all the main highlights and also places that I would have never been if I was venturing alone. The food was tasty and the itinerary of the tour was great.Dave was an awesome guide! You can tell that he is super passionate about Chicago and made it a point to make sure that everyone was having a good time. It's the little things that went a long way, such as remembering all of our names, providing an umbrella once it started raining and he made sure we all knew where we were going once the tour ended. Would recommend!
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
Janice_R, Nov 2022 Verified
Dave was the best. It's like you are out with all your friends. He makes sure everyone is joining in and is having fun! The food is a great addition to a city tour.

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