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Half-Day Grand Tour of Chicago

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Duration
4 hours
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Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Experience the vitality and excitement of Chicago on a 4-hour tour
  • Visit the residential districts, parks, museums, and business district of the “Windy City”
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Michigan
  • Take in the high-end shops of the famed “Magnificent Mile”
Overview
See the best of Chicago in just 4 hours! You’ll travel through both the North Side and South Side business and residential districts, and see parks, museums, campuses, and other well-known sites in the "Windy City.” Enjoy scenic views of Lake Michigan.
What to Expect
On this 4-hour tour you’ll take in a wide variety of Chicago’s sights. See the city’s beautiful parks including Lincoln Park, Washington Park, and Grant Park. Travel the length of the scenic Outer Drive. Stop at the fascinating Lincoln Park Conservatory and the Museum Campus, known for its breathtaking views.

Chicago’s main business district is home to one of the world’s major financial centers, and is always bustling with activity. You’ll tour the famous "Loop" and State Street, where Chicago’s fame began.

Take a ride along Wacker Drive, the double-decked thoroughfare that winds its way under the city. You’ll travel over the Chicago River, which is made to flow backwards by one of the world’s greatest engineering feats.

See the famous white Wrigley Building that announces the beginning of the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue, the site of Chicago’s most exclusive shops. Marvel at the elegant 7-level shopping complex, the renowned Water Tower Place, which stands alongside the John Hancock Center, one of the tallest buildings in the world.

You’ll also visit Wrigley Field, which is the home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team.

The Art Institute of Chicago is also included on the tour. The museum houses the largest collection of impressionistic art in the world. You’ll pass through the campus of the University of Chicago, with its elegant English-style architecture, and you’ll pass by the Museum of Science and Industry, a tribute to man’s ingenuity and inventiveness.

Finally, you’ll see the world’s highest apartment building, Lake Point Towers, which is an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves adjacent to Navy Pier, Chicago’s inland port.
What's Included
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Tour transportation
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from select Chicago hotels
What's Not Included
  • Additional entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Pick-up is available from select downtown Chicago hotels. You will be advised of the exact pick-up time and location when you reconfirm your tour. The tour begins at the Chicago Gray Line Office, located on the arcade level of the Palmer House Hotel, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago.

Know Before You Go
Please contact the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm and arrange hotel pick-up.

Visits to Wrigley Field will be made on non-game days.

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