Join this tour, perfect for those looking to experience the vitality and excitement of Chicago!
On this tour, you'll go through Chicago's main business section, one of the financial centers of the world that is always bustling with activity. You'll tour the famous "Loop" and State Street - the great street where Chicago's fame began.
Travel by the striking Richard J. Daley Plaza with its acknowledged masterpiece, the Pablo Picasso sculpture, created specifically for Chicago. You will take a ride on Wacker Drive, the double-decked thoroughfare that winds its way under the city. Also journey over the Chicago River, which is made to flow backwards by one of the world's greatest engineering feats.
You'll also see the famous white Wrigley Building that announces the beginning of the Magnificent Mile, and Michigan Avenue where Chicago's most exclusive stores exhibit their wares. You'll see Chicago's elegant seven-level shopping complex, the renowned Water Tower Place, alongside one of the tallest buildings in the world, the John Hancock Center.
You will also travel through Lincoln Park, a thousand acres of greenery, lagoons, flowers, and zoo. You'll see Wrigley Field - the home of the Cubs (visits not on game days,) the Botanical Gardens, Chicago Historical Society, Newberry Reference Library and an Indian Totem Pole.
- Chicago's Main Business Section
- "The Loop"
- State Street
The Art Institute of Chicago
Daily (except Thursdays): 10:30 until 17:00
Thursday: 10:30 until 20:00
- Guided tour
- Hotel pick-up (View List
- Admission to The Art Institute of Chicago (optional, available from April 01, 2013
- Meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs
- A twenty minute stop is made at the Lincoln Park Conservatory.
- Clients who have chosen admission to the Art Institute along with their tour may visit the museum at any time during operating hours. They can opt to visit the museum either on the same day as their tour or on the following day.