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Historic Hyde Park & Kenwood Mansion Bicycle Tour in Chicago

Historic Hyde Park & Kenwood Mansion Bicycle Tour in Chicago
The Historic Hyde Park & Kenwood Mansion Tour is perfect for moderate to advanced riders, covering 24 miles in 4 hours.

Tucked along the Southside lakefront, Hyde Park is one of Chicago's most intriguing neighborhoods. It's home to Jackson Park, the Japanese Gardens, the Museum of Science & Industry, and Hyde Park was also the original site of the Columbian Exposition of 1893.

You'll ride through the University of Chicago campus with stops at the Rockefeller Chapel, the Nuclear Sculpture, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. Plus, you'll ride past some of Chicago's most famous residences, including those of Louis Farrakhan, Muhammad Ali, and President Barack Obama.

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Tour/Activity Details


4 hours (24 miles)


8:30 am
-Saturday & Sunday
-Early May to Early October

Tour does not include hotel pick-up; departure is from Hyde Park Art Center (details on your E-Ticket). Not recommended for children under age 12. Please order online or call us toll-free at ^tollfree^.



  • Jackson Park
  • Museum of Science & Industry
  • Japanese Gardens
  • University of Chicago Campus
  • Rockefeller Chapel
  • Nuclear Sculpture
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House


How long is the tour?
This tour is at a moderate pace, covering 20 mi/32 km in 4 hours.

Do I need a bike?
No, we will provide a cool Schwinn Beach Cruiser, along with helmet if you want one. Each bike has its own name and comes equipped with a basket if needed.

Is it strenuous?
The pace is moderate, but if you regularly ride a bike, you should have no problem. The tour includes a number stops for the guide to entertain you with stories of Chicago.

What if it rains?
If it happens to rain during the tour, we'll provide raingear. Tours are only cancelled if it is pouring rain at the tour start time.

What can I expect?
Expect to have fun! Chicago has been given the title of "best bicycling city in North America" by Bicycle Magazine. You'll have the chance to learn about Chicago's fascinating history while meeting other fun travelers. You'll cover more ground then a walking tour, and feel the pulse of the city.

Should I tip the guide on the bike tour?
If you enjoyed yourself more then you anticipated, then tip -- the guide will be happy to be recognized in this manner.


"We have just returned back to California today from our cross-country bus trip and when each child (and adult) was asked to name which day rated the highest, you came out on top! We had a tour of the White House, went to the Iowa State Fair, hiked the Grand Canyon and saw Old Faithful, and you won! We will definitely recommend you to anyone traveling to Chicago. Thanks again!" -- Doreen, California

"When my wife and I spent a very pleasant weekend in Chicago, a true highlight of this wonderful city was a memorable afternoon with your Bike Tour. The scenery was beautiful, the guide knowledgeable and entertaining, the bike was easy yet refreshing, and it was the most efficient and relaxing way to see the incredible sights of one of America's truly amazing cities." "...would be on my "must-do" list of things to experience in Chicago." -- Mike Huckabee, Governor of Arkansas

"To be honest, bro, I wasn't so keen on doing a tour of my own city but it came highly recommended and we gave it a go. It was a great tour! I've never seen a lot of the places we went to and it didn't feel touristy, if that is even a word. Now I know more about the city I grew up in. We enjoyed the guide, route, and cool people. I'll be back for the night tour, for sure. Thanks!" Brad, Real World San Diego

"I am writing to let you know that my girlfriends went on your tour during a getaway weekend to Chicago. It was wonderful. Your guide, Tom, was very funny. We all loved him and he had all the answers to our questions. Thank you and we will be back next time in Chicago." Sara, Phoenix

"I went on your tour on a work event and we had an amazing time." Pahkie, Chicago

Tour does not include hotel pick-up; departure is from Hyde Park Art Center (details on your E-Ticket). Not recommended for children under age 12. Please order online or call us toll-free at ^tollfree^.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change 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.

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Event Date:

May 05, 2018

Desired Time:

08:30 AM