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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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USD42.00
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USD42.00

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
  • Free Cancellation
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USD46.87
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USD46.87

45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile
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45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile

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Get a front row perspective on the exquisite buildings that line the Chicago River during a 45-minute architecture cruise. Hear live commentary about the history and architectural heritage of Chicago on this family-friendly tour, which highlights landmarks such as the Chicago Riverwalk, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Wrigley Building, and Willis Tower. Sit on the open-air top deck or the sheltered bottom deck for the ultimate view of Chicago.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD27.00
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USD27.00

Helicopter Tour - Downtown Chicago

Helicopter Tour - Downtown Chicago

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The only tour provider near downtown! Unlike other tours, ours is flown in a spacious, turbine-engine helicopter. We will never 'up-sell' clients upon arrival, and our pilots are extremely professional and fun! We believe in taking care of the customer first, and safety is at the heart of all we do. If you are visiting Chicago, this tour is the perfect way to see the city from a new view in a way that will create life-long memories!
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  • 15 to 18 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD239.00
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USD239.00

Private 45-Minute Chicago Skyline Helicopter Tour

Private 45-Minute Chicago Skyline Helicopter Tour

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Take in sweeping views of Chicago from the air during a scenic helicopter flight that offers a premier experience of the Windy City. This private 45-minute flight provides an aerial look at landmarks such as Millennium Park, Navy Park, and Wrigley Field. Ideal for a special occasion, this helicopter tour accommodates up to three people and includes the use of noise-cancelling headsets to hear the pilot clearly.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD849.00
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360 CHICAGO Observation Deck Admission (Hancock Center)

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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USD30.00
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USD30.00

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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USD35.00
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USD35.00

BYOB Spray Paint 'n' Sip at Studio W.I.P. Chicago

BYOB Spray Paint 'n' Sip at Studio W.I.P. Chicago

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Enjoy a unique creative outlet—and learn the ins and outs of graffiti and street art—during this hands-on urban art workshop. Pick from multiple class times, and make your own way to the Chicago studio. You’ll learn different styles and techniques from your instructors (including guest artists), can try out stenciling and spray-painting, and can even create your own work of art on canvas to bring home at the end of class.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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Chicago CityPASS

Chicago CityPASS

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Get the most out of your trip to Chicago as you enjoy discount access to five of the city’s top attractions with the CityPASS. This easy-to-use mobile ticket grants you free entry into top-tier sights including the Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago, and the Field Museum plus your choice of admission to 3 of the following attractions: Adler Planetarium, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, and the 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck. Also enjoy a wealth of useful Chicago tips and savings at a variety of other venues and retailers. Attractions may be required to verify proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (14 days past final vaccine dose) before allowing entry. Please review attraction requirements before visiting Chicago.
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  • 9 days
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USD114.00
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USD114.00

Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

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Explore Chicago's gangster past on this mafia tour in a coach vehicle. Drive around the Windy City to see where Al Capone, The Untouchables, Hymie Weiss, and John Dillinger, among other thugs hung out. A history-savvy guide introduces you to some of the most storied locations of Chicago’s criminal past, including Holy Name Cathedral, Biography Theatre, and the site of the bloody St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. You'll be able to get out and pose for pictures in front of a historic courthouse, among other infamous sites.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD46.00
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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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USD74.99
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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Don’t spend time figuring out what to see in Chicago and how to get there—this hop-on hop-off tour provides a mapped-out itinerary of the city's top sights. With several strategically located stops, the tour allows you to explore the Windy City at your own pace. See the world-class Art Institute and landmark skyscrapers, while audio commentary onboard gives you insight into the city's colorful history.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD44.99
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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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USD215.00
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USD215.00

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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USD75.00
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Skydeck Chicago Admission Ticket
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Skydeck Chicago Admission Ticket

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Visit the Skydeck, located on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) with this pre-paid admission ticket. From the highest point in the city, look out on Chicago's skyline for panoramic views of the sprawling Windy City. Peruse the interactive displays and exhibits showcasing Chicago's history, which are geared toward curious learners of all ages. Then walk out on to the Ledge, a glass balcony that allows views of Navy Pier and Wrigley Field from one of the world's tallest buildings, standing 1,353 feet (412.4 meters) tall.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD44.00
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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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USD108.08
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USD108.08

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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USD122.80
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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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USD99.60
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Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

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Step aboard a boat for a comprehensive cruise that details the history of Chicago's architecture. Enjoy views of the Chicago skyline accompanied by architecture-focused commentary that points out each of the landmark buildings. As you cruise through Lake Michigan, snap photos of you and your party against the stretch of Chicago's 26-mile shoreline.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD42.00
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USD42.00

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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USD79.99
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Skip-the-Line Art Institute of Chicago Exclusive Guided Museum Tour
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Skip-the-Line Art Institute of Chicago Exclusive Guided Museum Tour

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The Art Institute of Chicago houses one of the finest American and Impressionist painting collections in the world, but it can be overwhelming to explore on your own. Remove the guesswork and maximize your time inside the museum on a private tour that covers major highlights by Picasso, Chagall, Warhol, Hopper, and others. Plus, there's no waiting to get inside, as the tour includes a skip-the-line ticket.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD115.54
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Chicago-Lincoln Park Indoor Skydiving with 2 Flights & Personalized Certificate
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Chicago-Lincoln Park Indoor Skydiving with 2 Flights & Personalized Certificate

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Feel the rush of skydiving without going anywhere near a plane, with this indoor skydiving experience in Chicago. Start off with thorough training so you feel confident and know what to expect. Then, enjoy two 60-second ‘free fall’ experiences in a technologically advanced vertical wind tunnel, which feels much like real skydiving. No experience is necessary, and your instructor will give you hands-on assistance when you need.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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USD98.09
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Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
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Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

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Explore Chicago's iconic landmarks on this sightseeing tour led by an expert guide. Board a comfortable, large-windowed minibus and explore downtown and Northside neighborhoods. You have a chance to get out and visit several locations and hear about the historical and cultural factors that make Chicago unique. Upgrade your tour with a popular open-top boat tour on the Chicago River that focuses on the city's renowned architecture.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD43.95
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Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise
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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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90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
"Absolutely awesome from start to finish! I loved this tour! Our guide was fantastic and I learned so much. Brilliant way to see Chicago!"..."
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise
"Definitely recommend! It’s the history lesson you didn’t know you needed. Would do it again since there’s so much cool information."..."
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45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile
"Perfect tour! It was very pleasant. The boat was comfortable and they had warm adult beverages to sip on."..."
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Helicopter Tour - Downtown Chicago
"Viscerally and visually it was unforgettable. Take someone important with you! Highly recommended, professional and kind staff."..."
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Private 45-Minute Chicago Skyline Helicopter Tour
"Awesome flying through downtown Chicago. Super smooth flight and soft landing. Steven was our pilot that day. A memory that will last forever. Thank you."..."
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360 CHICAGO Observation Deck Admission (Hancock Center)
"Great unique experience with the grandkids! We were only going to the top of the John Hancock and we’re able to to do the Tikt too!"..."
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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago
"Baylor was the best guide & storyteller that I have ever experienced. I discovered that she is a comedian & wish her the best. She tells spooky & gangster stories with real feeling. Awesome!"..."
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BYOB Spray Paint 'n' Sip at Studio W.I.P. Chicago
"This was a fun and creative experience! Perfect for all ages! The space is bright and full of inspiration for all types of people, even people who can't draw, like me! Everyone running the place is friendly and helpful. I would recommend to my friends and family, and I would love to do this again."..."
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Chicago CityPASS
"It was amazing experience and what a great way to still get in when the attractions were already busy."..."
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Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour
"It was a great experience. The information sessions were great. Seeing the different sites and hearing the back stories was mind-blowing and amazing."..."
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Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour
"Julia was my tour guide and she was amazing! Very knowledgeable and so nice. I really enjoyed the tour. I definitely recommend it. It’s not too much walking if you don’t like to walk. The food was delicious and definitely worth it."..."
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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"I love this tour, I originally signed up for 2 days, I actually extended the 3 days, there are so many things to do and places to go, so this tour is perfect for me. Thanks"..."
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Best of Chicago Small Group Tour with Hotel Pickup Included
"Danny is fantastic. Exceptional guide! Highly recommended. Flexible, knowledgeable, friendly, and funny."..."
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Chicago Pizza Tour
"Great pizza! Great places to eat! Great tour guide…Greg! Bus was comfortable restaurants were very clean"..."
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Skydeck Chicago Admission Ticket
"The museum to The Ledge was a value added to the experience of looking down from 103 floors up. It was an amazing experience."..."
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Walking Tour
"Our guide ,Dash, was excellent. Friendly and knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Chicago architecture and history."..."
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Chicago Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
"It was a fun experience. The food, the drinks and staff was excellent. Wish there were more available clean bathrooms on deck."..."
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Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour
"We had a great time with friends. Our tour guide was great. Would book another tour. Viator was very easy to work with."..."
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Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
"Amazing tour guide, great views, excellent weather. The ticket host accommodated our reschedule as we'd missed the original time we were in for. Highly recommend Wendella Tours"..."
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Chicago's Chinatown Food and Walking Tour
"Excellent food and background explain. Some of these I have never eaten before and that was a great experience"..."
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Skip-the-Line Art Institute of Chicago Exclusive Guided Museum Tour
"Our tour guide, Megan, was incredible. She was extremely knowledgeable and led us around the “greatest hits” of the art institute. Without her, we would’ve been lost in that massive place. Could not recommend this tour or Megan more. Even if you’re not an art fan, you will enjoy this!"..."
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Chicago-Lincoln Park Indoor Skydiving with 2 Flights & Personalized Certificate
"The staff was so friendly and professional, facilities are very nice and the experience was awesome. I will definitely come back soon"..."
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Chicago Small-Group City Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
"Got to see the city by van on a cold morning. Enjoyed the comments. Touring with a small group was great."..."
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Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise
"Celebrated 2 events honeymoon and wife's birthday. We enjoyed the cruise, food, ambience, and the services."..."
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