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Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour

Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour

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Chicago dogs, deep-dish pizza, cupcakes and craft beer are all sampled on this half-day bike tour through the Windy City. Cover about 13 miles (21 km), following an informative guide at a moderate pace through Chicago neighborhoods. On the day tour, ride through Wrigleyville, Old Town, Lincoln Park, and Gold Coast. On the night tour, visit Gold Coast, Chicago’s Riverwalk, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain and Chicago’s Lakefront trail. Stop along the way at a popular downtown bakery, pizza shop, hot dog stand and two breweries for a taste of local flavors.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD89.99
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Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour

Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour

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Stroll through downtown Chicago on this walking food tour. Visit Millennium Park, the Palmer House Hotel and other city landmarks. Taste quintessential Chicago foods such as deep-dish pizza, hot dogs, plus chocolates and pastry. All food tastings are included, and the tour covers an easy 1.5 miles (2.4 km) suitable for most fitness levels. Upgrade your tour to include three pours of local craft beer.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour

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An excellent choice for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city and hits on both classic attractions and little-known sites. Beginning at the Chicago Theatre, work your way to the Chicago Pedway, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and the Magnificent Mile, then embark on a food tour to taste some of the city’s famous foods.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD104.00
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Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option

Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option

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Explore Chicago's buzzing food scene with a small group on this small group walking tour. Stroll around the 'Loop', stopping at hidden gems and hearing tales of the city from your guide. Taste classic Chicago foods, from deep-dish pizza to dipped Italian beef sandwiches.
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  • 3 hours
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USD87.00
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Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise

Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise

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Cruise down the Chicago River in style during this 3-hour dinner cruise aboard the Odyssey. Watch the beautiful city and its architecture pass by through the ship’s panoramic windows. Then sit down to delicious 3-course meal accompanied by DJ entertainment to set the mood for your journey. A full-service bar complete with microbrews, creative cocktails, and a wine list is also available for purchase.
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  • 3 hours
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USD193.84
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Chicago Premier Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
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Chicago Premier Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan

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Take a gourmet dinner cruise on a high-end luxury yacht with the stunning skyline of Chicago serving as your backdrop. Climb aboard your recently renovated vessel, featuring a sumptuously-appointed rooftop lounge and stylish interior design, for your cruise along Lake Michigan. Then sit down for a 3-course dinner, informed by some of the world’s top celebrity chefs and composed of fresh ingredients cooked right on-board. After dinner, enjoy coffee and tea, captivating views of Chicago landmarks like the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower and Navy Pier, plus musical entertainment provided by the onboard DJ.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
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90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

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Discover the architectural gems of the Windy City from an ideal vantage point on a cruise down the Chicago River. Offered several times throughout the day, it’s easy to fit the leisurely excursion into your itinerary. Covering more than 130 years of architectural history, the tour is the perfect opportunity to see a huge area of the city without the hassle of taxis and public transit.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise

Chicago Architecture River Cruise

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Cruise down the Chicago River to see the city's famous architecture on this boat tour. With commentary from your onboard guide, watch the spectacular skyline glide by, including more than 40 notable buildings like Navy Pier, the Wrigley Building, and the John Hancock Building. Cover all three branches of the Chicago River, passing the East Bank Club, the old Post Office Building and the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower).
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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360 CHICAGO Observation Deck Admission (Hancock Center)
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360 CHICAGO Observation Deck Admission (Hancock Center)

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Tower above the Windy City’s world-famous skyline with admission to 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory). Ascend 94 stories to the observation deck of one of the tallest buildings in North America aboard its lightning-fast elevator. Then check out bird’s-eye views of landmarks like the famous Willis (Sears) Tower and the lakefront shoreline, and enjoy a variety of educational exhibits on site. Upgrade your ticket to include TILT, a thrill ride that offers visitors unique, downward facing views from 1,030 feet. Or, choose the Sun and Stars package for two visits to the observation deck within 48 hours. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into 360 Chicago.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise with Buffet

Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise with Buffet

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Enjoy a memorable, one-of-a-kind night out on Lake Michigan aboard this combination dinner, dancing, and sightseeing cruise. Make your own way to Navy Pier, and set off as the evening begins. You can admire views of Chicago’s picture-perfect skyline as the sun starts to set. While on board, take advantage of the all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, drinks to purchase, a DJ-helmed soundtrack, and even a fireworks display (weather permitting).
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  • 3 hours
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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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Experience a colorful side of Chicago history with this Gangsters and Ghosts Tour. With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour
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Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour

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Learn about Chicago’s brewpub scene and taste different types of craft beer on this guided brewery tour. Visit unique breweries for craft beer samples plus an additional brewing production facility for an in-depth tour. Discover the science behind the brewing process, complete with step-by-step procedures, and enjoy plenty of beer samples throughout the tour. Round-trip transportation in a Prohibition-era-styled barrel bus is included.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago's Ultimate City Bike Tour

Chicago's Ultimate City Bike Tour

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Explore Chicago’s most iconic sites on a bike tour that explores Museum Campus, parks, and monuments. Follow your guide along the waterfront as you soak up the city skyline and enjoy the breeze along the easy-going route. Circle the Buckingham Fountain while you learn the history of the city’s public art, parks and museums, and capture unforgettable images of the Windy City.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Premier Fireworks Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan

Chicago Premier Fireworks Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan

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Set sail on Lake Michigan aboard a luxury yacht for a gourmet dinner cruise with views of the Chicago fireworks display. During the 3-hour cruise, the crew serves a 3-course plated meal with dishes prepared by your onboard chef. You can enjoy the stylish interior of the rooftop lounge, dance to DJ entertainment, or relax and soak in the views of the Chicago skyline.
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  • 3 hours
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USD208.86
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Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour

Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour

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Get an insider’s look at the Windy City’s most iconic monuments during this 3-hour private tour. Travel through Chicago aboard a private vehicle as you discover some of the city’s top neighborhoods, including the Loop, River North, the Magnificent Mile (along Michigan Avenue), Streeterville, the Gold Coast and much more. Your private driver-guide and vehicle, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport are all included.
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  • 3 hours
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USD190.00
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Chicago Pizza Tour
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Chicago Pizza Tour

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Enjoy Chicago’s only bus guided neighborhood pizza tour.  Eat like a local as you travel off the beaten path into Chicago neighborhoods to savor the best pizza.  Your local guide will teach you the science behind ingredient selection and baking as you sample slices from historic pizzerias.  In just a few hours, you’ll leave stuffed, and with an understanding of why pizza is such an important part of Chicago’s culture.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
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Chicago Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan

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Make your evening in Chicago one to remember with this luxury sunset cruise featuring dinner, sightseeing and dancing along the shores of Lake Michigan. Feast your eyes on incredible views of iconic Windy City sights like Navy Pier, the Willis (Sears) Tower, Buckingham Fountain and Soldier Field, then fill your belly with a bountiful all-you-can-eat buffet. Continue the celebration with a live DJ who will mix up a selection of dance favorites.
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  • 3 hours
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Bike Tour of Chicago's Lakefront Neighborhoods

Bike Tour of Chicago's Lakefront Neighborhoods

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Pedal past the lakefront neighborhoods of Chicago's North Side on this bike tour of the Windy City. Follow a local guide along quiet streets, city parks and scenic beaches, starting at Lake Shore Drive and continuing along Rush Street and the Magnificent Mile. Catch a glimpse of the Playboy Mansion, Oprah’s penthouse and the Victorian houses of Old Town. Select from several departure times in the morning or afternoon.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chicago Private Tours

Chicago Private Tours

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Have only a short stay planned in Chicago? Make the most of your time in the Windy City, and see more of the city in less time, when you book a private driving tour of Chicago. Pick between several convenient tour times, and meet your guide and driver directly at your hotel. Over the course of your excursion, you’ll make stops at highlight attractions like the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Millennium Park, and Museum Campus. You’ll also learn about Chicago’s history and can spy other remarkable sights as you go.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD449.00
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Chicago's Chinatown Food and Walking Tour

Chicago's Chinatown Food and Walking Tour

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Explore Chicago's Chinese food scene on this walking tour in the Chinatown district. With a guide, learn about the cuisine of different regions of China and how Chinese culture has influenced Chicago and other areas. Enjoy included tastings from restaurants and other food venues in Chinatown—a great way to start a night out in the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.99
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Best of Chicago Small Group Tour with Hotel Pickup Included

Best of Chicago Small Group Tour with Hotel Pickup Included

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Have only a short stay planned in the Windy City? See the best of Chicago in just half a day on this small-group tour. Following hotel pickup, travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to Skydeck Chicago at the Willis Tower for spectacular city panoramas. Next, head to Millennium Park, go on an architecture river cruise, discover Buckingham Fountain, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD209.00
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Chicago's West Side Foodie Ride Bike Tour

Chicago's West Side Foodie Ride Bike Tour

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Taste food from around the world on this half-day cycling and tasting tour of Chicago. Follow your biking guide through the Chicago streets, stopping for views of Chicago’s famous architecture as well as bites like Polish pierogis, locally made chocolates, and Mexican tacos.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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River North Food Walking Tour

River North Food Walking Tour

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Get to know the River North district of Chicago through its food on a culinary walking tour that takes you to five local food venues. You'll enjoy tastings of Mexican fare, Chicago deep dish pizza, and other items while learning about the neighborhood's history and food culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.00
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Chicago Family Food & Bike Tour with Top Attractions

Chicago Family Food & Bike Tour with Top Attractions

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See Chicago light up with a 4-hour bicycle tour of the Windy City’s most iconic sights and neighborhoods. Follow your guide along a leisurely route, watch the Buckingham Fountain light show and take in daytime or evening views of Millennium Park and the Museum Campus. Sample culinary classics of Chicago, like deep-dish pizza, a true Chicago hot dog, and a tasty dessert for good measure. Upgrade your experience to enjoy a locally crafted beer pairing at three of the food stops. As you pedal through downtown streets, capture unforgettable images of Chicago’s magnificent skyline then finish your tour in the heart of the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour
"Safe fun and very entertaining tour. Our tour guide was just amazing giving us history of the city. The route of the tour was great and the food delicious and refreshing."..."
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Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour
"The food was delicious ! I loved getting to know the history of the city! Tour guide was very friendly"..."
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
"Dave (aka chi tall Dave) is an excellent guide. The tour was awesome. We found out about history architecture walked the pedway and river walk and rode the “L”. Then the food was great and not just a small sample. The eating spots are part of Chicago’s story. Awesome experience"..."
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Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option
"Eddie was a wonderful tour guide! He was very educated on Chicago's architectural history as well as the history behind the food (gyros, hotdogs, brownies, etc). Definitely bring your appetite - the "samples" were large and delicious! Definitely a "must do" in Chicago."..."
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Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise
"Celebrating our sons 35th birthday.🥳 He and his wife raved about the experience. 🥰 A wonderful time was had by all. ❤️ We loved our waiter Elmer.👍🏼"..."
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Chicago Premier Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
"It was my husband's birthday and we both really enjoyed it. It was very nice and serene and the view was spectacular can't wait till we do it again"..."
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90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
"Really enjoyed the view and the knowledge of our tour guide. Would highly recommend going on this tour."..."
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise
"Spiro made the trip very interesting. I don't think the cruise would have been as good if it were not for Spiro."..."
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360 CHICAGO Observation Deck Admission (Hancock Center)
"Long lines but they move pretty quickly. The view is absolutely breathtaking once you make it to the top. ❤️"..."
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Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise with Buffet
"The food the music everything was so amazing the city view at night is so beautiful. The staff was amazing!"..."
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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago
"Stories of the tragedies that shaped Chicago and the countries ruled and laws. Would recommend this to everyone"..."
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Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour
"The tour with Ted was fantastic, we made 3 brewery stops in total. The first brewery was unique and small - very authentic. The second brewery was quaint, and had a great atmosphere. The last brewery was a little more mainstream but I am glad we went. Overall - I highly recommend!"..."
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Chicago's Ultimate City Bike Tour
"It was such a cool opportunity to explore Chicago and ride on a bike that is super easy to manage. Tour guide was wonderful and I learned so much about Chicago through her! Absolutely recommend this."..."
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Chicago Premier Fireworks Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
"Staff were very helpful and professional with anything we needed. I would certainly do this again….."..."
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Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour
"I booked this tour for my team from India and they absolutely loved visiting the sites and walking in the snow some of the visitors had never seen snow before and were excited to have that experience. Thanks Viator! Jan|Downers Grove, IL"..."
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Chicago Pizza Tour
"The host was very knowledgeable of the area. We loved the choice of pizza they offered also. The transportation was comfortable, and it was very organized. We had a lot fun learning about the history of the city, and the places we visited. Thanks again!"..."
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Chicago Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
"I was on a miki vacation with my brother. We had a great time with the people seated near us and loved the food! It was a rainy eveningbut that did not spoil the event at all. The crew made sure that we saw the Chicago skyline! Would love to do it again!"..."
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Bike Tour of Chicago's Lakefront Neighborhoods
"The best way to start a day with my families and looking other parts of the city besides de big buildings"..."
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Chicago Private Tours
"The bean and Wrigley field. Buying cub jerseys personalized. The skyscraper view at navy pier. Chicago university."..."
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Chicago's Chinatown Food and Walking Tour
"York weaves personal history in with historical info in a way that makes his Chinatown tour stellar! Highly recommend."..."
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Best of Chicago Small Group Tour with Hotel Pickup Included
"Very cool and insightful tour--definitely small group, no more than six people--that visits a few of the most popular tourist spots in town. Our tour guide (Danny) and driver (Gregoria) were both very friendly and very knowledgeable about many aspects of this amazing city."..."
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Chicago's West Side Foodie Ride Bike Tour
"The Food was delicious. Fun bike ride through the streets of Chicago. Lou was a wonderful and knowledgeable tour guide."..."
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River North Food Walking Tour
"Italian beef stop from a small and historic location I never would have visited on my own. Donut stop to start the tour was also a hidden gem!"..."
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Chicago Family Food & Bike Tour with Top Attractions
"This was so fun. We actually got a great tour of the city. We were even able to try great food and snacks along the way! Great job! ❤️👍🏽"..."
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