Voted Chicago's Best Tour, this Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour has long been the gold standard for touring downtown Chicago. The tour gives you transportation to the most famous Chicago attractions on Red & Green Trolleys and Big Red Double Decker Buses.
The Explore Tour allows you to hop off to visit a Chicago attraction or museum, shop, dine, and just explore as you have 3 full days to use it. With the same ticket, you also get seasonal access to three Neighborhood Tours (North, West and South) as well as the Nights and Lights Tour (May through September).
Your tour can begin at any of the 14 stops in the downtown area. Stops include: Millennium Park, the Art Institute, Field Museum, Navy Pier, John Hancock Observatory, Skydeck Chicago, and the River North district, among many others.
Take your time and hop-on/hop-off for three days!
Length: valid for 3 days
Daily departures from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Mid-March through early November)
Daily departures 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Early November through mid-March)
Time on availability calendar is for booking purposes only and reflects the first tour departure time each day.
Pickups available only at designated trolley stops. Neighborhood Tours and Night Tour only available May through September. Child rate applies to children ages 3 to 12. Children under 3 are free. Please order online or call to order or for more information.
There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
With the Explore Chicago ticket, you can go visit a Chicago attraction or museum, shop 'til you drop, or just explore - and you have 3 full days to use it.
PLEASE NOTE: The Neighborhood Tours and City Lights Night Tours only operate May through September.
With every ticket purchase, customers enjoy special offers including a souvenir T-Shirt, Garrett Popcorn, Chicago-made candy and much more.
Hop-On-Hop-Off Stops: Departures occur approximately every 20-30 minutes.
Specific boarding locations will be noted on your E-Ticket. Route subject to change.
West Neighborhoods Tour - approximately 2 hours
South Neighborhoods Tour - approximately 2 hours
North Neighborhoods Tours - approximately 2 hours
City Lights Night Tour - approximately 2 hours. Last return departure is 10:00 pm.
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is a cultural, architectural, and historic showcase. Welcome to your urban adventure! With 7,000 restaurants and 77 neighborhoods, Chicago offers innumerable choices.
It's said that all roads lead to Chicago. The trolley staff will help you have the most fun with the greatest ease. With diverse backgrounds, your tour guides and drivers have one thing in common - a passion for Chicago. While you tour everything from underground streets to internationally-acclaimed skyscrapers, they're excited to share their knowledge. Enjoy the ride!
No boarding or exiting from the trolleys and double deckers except at the designated stops.
Pickups available only at designated trolley stops. Child rate applies to children ages 3 to 12. Children under 3 are free. Please order online or call to order or for more information.