Here is a beautiful tour full of history. You'll travel through Grant Park, the front lawn of the city and site of Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium with its sky dome, the Joseph Petrillo outdoor band shell where Chicagoans listen to the fine music throughout the summer nights, the Art Institute of Chicago, world renowned for the largest collection of impressionistic art, Orchestra Hall, home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the world's largest aquarium, the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum of Natural History, renowned for the size and scope of its collections. And, looking around at these sights, you'll see the 80-story Amoco Oil Building, completely faced in white granite.

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Type Rate
Adult Rate: $29.00
Child Rate
(Ages 5-14):
Child - Free
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Tour / Activity Details

2 hours
12:00 pm daily (October through May)
11:30 am and 3:30 pm daily (June through September)

This tour includes pickup from downtown Chicago hotels. 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 at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

Then you'll travel through the South Commons a new close-in residential community. Travel through beautiful Jackson Park where the Columbian Exposition of 1893 was held to celebrate the founding of America 400 years earlier. Then you'll pass through the University of Chicago with its elegant English style architecture, and pass the Museum of Science and industry, a tribute to man's ingenuity and inventiveness.

You'll see the world's highest apartment building Lake Point Towers, an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves adjacent to Navy Pier, Chicago inland port.

A camera stop will be made at the Adler Planetarium for its breathtaking view or a substitute stop will be made.

This tour does not operate on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, or New Year's Day.

This tour includes pickup from downtown Chicago hotels. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Hotel Pick Up

Hotel pick-up and drop-off is provided for many of our tours. Pick-up is available only from the hotels listed for this tour. If your hotel is not listed, you may either pre-arrange to go to one of the listed hotels to be picked up, or you may meet the tour at the Palmer House Hilton.

Your ticket will include a phone number you must call prior to the tour to specifically arrange your pick-up time and location.

Hotel Name Address Pickup Time(s) / Notes
Allerton Crowne Plaza 701 N. Michigan
Best Western Grant Park 1100 S. Michigan
Best Western Inn Chicago 162 E. Ohio
Best Western River North 125 W. Ohio
Cass Hotel 640 N. Wabash
Comfort Inn and Suites 15 E. Ohio
Congress Plaza 520 S. Michigan
Courtyard Marriott 30 E. Hubbard
Doubletree Guest Suites 198 E. Delaware
Drake Hotel 140 E. Walton
Embassy Suites Lakefront 511 N. Columbus
Fairfield Inn 216 E. Ontario
Fairmont Hotel 200 N. Columbus
Fitzpatrick 166 E. Superior
Four Points by Sheraton 630 N Rush Street
Four Seasons 120 E. Delaware
Hampton Inn and Suites 33 W. Illinois
Hilton Chicago 720 S. Michigan
Hilton Garden inn 10 E. Grand
Holiday Inn and Suites 506 W. Harrison
Holiday Inn City Centre 300 E. Ohio
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza 350 N. Orleans
Homewood Suites 40 E. Grand
Hotel 71 71 E. Wacker
Hotel Allegro 171 W. Randolph
Hotel Burnham 1 Washington
Hotel Indigo 1244 N. Dearborn
Hotel Intercontinental 505 N. Michigan
Hotel Monaco 225 N. Wabash
House of Blues Hotel 333 N. Dearborn
Howard Johnson Inn 720 N. LaSalle
Hyatt on Printer's Row 500 S. Dearborn
Hyatt Regency 151 E. Wacker
Hyatt Regency McCormick 2833 So. M. L. King Dr.
Le Meridien 521 Rush
Millennium Knickerbocker 163 E. Walton
Ohio House Motel 600 LaSalle
Omni Ambassador East 1301 N. State
Omni Chicago Hotel 676 N. Michigan
Palmer House Hilton 17 East Monroe If not requesting hotel pickup, you will meet your tour here.
Park Hyatt Chicago 800 N. Michigan
Peninsula Chicago 108 E. Superior
Radisson Hotel 160 E. Huron
Raphael Hotel 201 E. Delaware
Red Roof Inn 162 E. Ontario
Renaissance 1 W. Wacker
Ritz Carlton 160 E. Pearson
Seneca Hotel 200 E. Chestnut
Sheraton Hotel and Towers 301 E. North Water
Sofitel Chicago 20 E. Chestnut
Sutton Place 21 E. Bellevue
Swissotel 323 E. Wacker
Talbott Hotel 20 E. Delaware
Travelodge Chicago 65 E. Harrison
Tremont Hotel 100 E. Chestnut
W Chicago City Center 172 W. Adams
W Chicago Lake Shore 644 N. Lake Shore
Westin Michigan Avenue 909 N. Michigan
Westin River North 320 N. Dearborn
Whitehall Hotel 105 E. Delaware
Wyndham Chicago 633 N. St. Clair

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