Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to enjoy and admire. This comprehensive 90 minute tour will navigate through the heart of the city on all three branches of the Chicago River while your professionally-trained architectural guide tells the story of more than 130 years of innovation in design, style and technique and why it is important today. There is no reserved seating, as seating is first come first served. Located on the bottom deck of our climate-controlled lounge are restrooms and a full service bar with snacks, such as chips and candy (no meals or food are served), and a selection of beers, wines, cocktails and soft drinks. All vessel bars accept cash and all major credit cards.
Experience one of the world’s most beautiful cities on a 75-minute cruise on the historic Chicago River. On this architecture cruise, head down the main branch of the Chicago River, up the north branch to the East Bank Club, and then south past Willis Tower (Sears Tower) to the old Post Office Building. Take in magnificent city skyline views as you see more than 40 notable buildings, including the John Hancock Center and the Wrigley Building, and learn about their distinctive architecture from your onboard guide, an expert in architecture. Each Architecture River Tour ticket includes a free one-way water taxi pass valid for use any time during the 2020 water taxi season.
Chicago Small-Group Tour With Optional Architecture Cr...
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours | Luxury Tours
NOTE: WE NOW OFFER A PRIVATE TOUR AT A VERY REASONABLE PRICE! THE SAFEST WAY TO TRAVEL IN THESE TIMES!Enjoy Chicago’s famous sights (now including Wrigley Field) and fabulous views on this award-winning small-group sightseeing tour of the city. Travel through Chicago with an expert guide on a comfortable minibus, enjoy famout architecture including the world's first skyscrapers, Museum Campus (for the BEST skyline view in town), Millennium Park (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 and informational commentary about the area and its many attractions. The small-group atmosphere with maximum of 10 people ensures a more personal experience. You also have the option to upgrade to include a 75-minute Architecture Cruise down the Chicago River! This popular open-top boat tour offers the perfect vantage point to admire the city’s renowned buildings.
Gaze upon the city sights from the pinnacle of Chicago, the Skydeck. Located on the 103rd floor of Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower -- the third-tallest building in the world -- the Skydeck offers spectacular sweeping views and is full of interactive exhibits. To complete your exciting Chicago experience, head to the Ledge, a glass balcony showcasing unbeatable views of Chicago’s top attractions like Wrigley Field and the Navy Pier. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the SkyDeck
Chicago Criminals, Mobsters and Gangsters Bus History ...
Cultural & Theme Tours | Bus & Minivan Tours
Some of the world’s most notorious criminals, mobsters and gangsters bamboozled their way through Chicago. On this Chicago crime tour, escape into the city’s criminal underworld as you investigate stories about Al Capone, The Untouchables, the Chicago Mob and more. From a luxury coach, see the sites of storied crime scenes including Biograph Theatre, Holy Name Cathedral, and the St Valentine's Day Massacre, one of Chicago's most notorious murders. Snap photos of the historic criminal courthouse, and hop off the coach to walk the path that Chicago gangsters John Dillinger and Hymie Weiss followed just before their deaths.
The best views of Chicago can be yours at 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory)! Perched 94 stories above the Windy City, the 360 Chicago provides commanding views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s towering skyscrapers, including Willis (Sears) Tower. Located in the heart of downtown on Michigan Avenue, the observatory is steps away from other top Chicago attractions, and with inclusions like panoramic touch-screens and interactive educational kiosks, it will be the high point (literally) of your Chicago trip! With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into 360 Chicago. If you want to extend your tour to day and night and observe Chicago at both times of day, upgrade to the Sun & Stars option, good for two visits.
Chicago CityPASS, with Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago...
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes | Attraction Tickets
Chicago CityPASS® — Discover Chicago's best attractions at one great price with an easy to use mobile ticket. Spend less, experience more. Includes premium admission to 5 must-see attractions: • Shedd Aquarium • Skydeck Chicago • Field Museum • Option Ticket 1: Adler Planetarium OR Art Institute of Chicago • Option Ticket 2: Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, OR 360 CHICAGO Observation DeckVisit the CityPASS online travel guide for up-to-date attraction information including reservations, entry instructions, hours of operation and helpful tips to plan your visit.
Chicago Adults-Only Historic Bar and Speakeasy Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours | Luxury Tours
Discover the underground world of the Prohibition-era speakeasy on an entertaining adults-only tour that takes you to four historic Chicago bars. Learn why the sale of alcohol was banned for more than a decade in the United States, and the subsequent popularity of illicit establishments where liquor, jazz, and mobsters ruled. An air-conditioned coach shuffles you from bar to bar, so feel free to buy a drink or two. This small-group tour, limited to 20 people, ensures a more customized experience with your guide.
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 Deluxe ticket.
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo...
Cultural & Theme Tours | Luxury Tours
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!Marvel at the stunning Chicago skyline and discover why Chicago’s architecture is among the best in the worldGet around The Loop like a local: at street level, underground, elevated rails or perhaps even on the waterEnjoy a couple of classic made-in-Chicago snacks like Chicago-style popcorn and homemade chocolateGet a taste for Chicago’s most famous food in one of the city’s most historic neighborhoodsDiscover why locals have so much passion for their Chicago-style classics
Spirit of Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours | Food Tours
Celebrate a night out in Chicago with dinner, dancing and sightseeing aboard a three-hour luxury cruise on Lake Michigan. Glimpse top Chicago attractions like Navy Pier, Soldier Field and more while you dine on a lavish, all-you-can-eat buffet! See spectacular views of the Chicago skyline and a live DJ spinning your favorite songs.
Interested in exploring Chicago from the perspective of ghosts and gangsters? Want to really immerse yourself in the history of this great American city, right from the locations that started it all? THIS TOUR visits the locations frequented by some of Chicago's most notorious gangsters along with many of the most haunted locations in Chicago!You can get the best of BOTH worlds with this 2 in 1, history-based guided walking tour of Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories, right from the famous Chicago Loop Vice District! Tour departs from 71 E Wacker Drive.