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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

Highlights
  • Guided Chicago city tour includes areas that many other tours skip
  • Travel with a small group, which ensures personalized attention
  • Air-conditioned minibus can travel where larger coaches can't navigate
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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
From US$35.00
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10am Sightseeing Tour
2-hour Chicago sightseeing tour departing at 10am
From US$35.00
10am Sightseeing + Boat Tour
2-hour Chicago sightseeing tour plus 1-hour Chicago River architecture tour departing at 10:00am
From US$77.50
1pm Sightseeing Tour
2-hour Chicago sightseeing tour departing at 1pm
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Overview

Check many Chicago's landmarks off your must-see list with this small-group sightseeing tour aboard a minibus. Cover more ground than on foot, and hit lots of highlights over the tour. You’ll see the Museum Campus, Rookery, and Lincoln Park, accompanied by in-depth commentary from your guide. Upgrade to include a 75-minute Chicago architecture tour by boat, one of the most popular tours in the city.

What to Expect

Begin your Chicago sightseeing adventure with convenient pickup from most downtown Chicago hotels, where you'll board a climate-controlled minibus with your group of 12 or fewer. The small group ensures personalized attention from your guide.

Journey through downtown, known as the Loop, and listen as your guide details its historical and architectural heritage. Head to some north-side neighborhoods that other tours miss, such as Lincoln Park and Gold Coast, to see how locals live. Check out the Museum Campus and Millennium Park, and get epic photo ops of the Chicago skyline.

Upgrade to include the popular architecture boat cruise on the Chicago River, which often books up. The onboard commentary sheds light on the city's architecture and the river’s place in history.

If not taking the boat tour, you’ll be returned to your hotel. Otherwise, you’ll be transported to the boat departure point and are responsible for your return transport.

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Reviewed 4 days ago
City Tour and River Cruise

Rick was a great tour guide really knew his stuff, good sense of humor too....say alot more than we thought we would. Great Ben was our guide on the River cruise was also very knowledgeable, we did learn things about Chicago that we didn't before....More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Shorter than advertised

Pros: The bus tour was a good way for us “first timers” to get the lay of the land and decide what we wanted to go back to explore on our own. We also liked the small, intimate, but very comfortable mini bus. Cons: The...More

Thank Mary Ellen B
Rick R, Owner at See it All Chicago Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

First of all Mary Ellen, thank you for your kind words in regards to the quality and comfort level of our tours. We strive to make every tour fun and informative. As for the length of the tour, I can assure you and everyone else...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent experience!

Rick is a true professional that made sure we were aware of the busy Memorial weekend traffic and wouldn’t have any issues meeting at the scheduled time. He is very knowledgeable and personable, the vehicle is very comfortable and air conditioned as well (80+ degrees...More

1  Thank David W
Rick R, Owner at See it All Chicago Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks David. It was a fun tour and the fact that there was another group from your home town on the mini bus was a cool coincidence.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Personalized Tour of Chicago

It's been a few years since we'd been to Chicago, so we wanted to take a city tour. This one appealed to us because of its door-to-door service and nice two-hour timeframe. Our guide/driver Rick picked us up just before 1pm from the Wabash Street...More

Thank Merrily L
Rick R, Owner at See it All Chicago Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was my pleasure sharing my city with you, Merrily. Glad that you had a fun time. Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 9 May 2018
A little disappointed...

We had read such positive reviews but we found our guide to be difficult to follow and a bit disorganized. Nice man, just seemed sort of "all over the place" in his delivery - -could not really pull it together. We did LOVE the optional...More

7  Thank northforker
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rhaan
27 May 2018|
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Response from kkirk1 | Reviewed this property |
No, it does not. But you can really do that by yourself and do not need a guide.
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Aleida S
9 May 2018|
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Response from kkirk1 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to do either if you do not wish. I skipped the boat part because the weather was bad and he brought me back to the hotel.
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Feliks M
28 April 2018|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
Shoreline sightseeing was the tour that was available to us when we got off the van tour. We thoroughly enjoyed it!
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