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Chicago: Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour

Product ID: 65119
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This hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago takes you on an extensive route, showcasing the best the city has to offer. The tour travels through Grant Park and Millennium Park, to the city’s top skyscrapers, and to other top attractions.
About this activity
Valid 1 - 2 days
(from first activation)
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See Chicago's top attractions like the Willis Tower and Navy Pier from the top of a double-decker bus
  • Hop on or off any of the 13 convenient stops on the route
  • Enjoy live guides as they offer informative commentary about the city of Chicago
Full description
From your vantage point on the double-decker sightseeing bus you'll enjoy panoramic views of Chicago’s finest skyscrapers, including the 875 N Michigan, the Willis Tower and the Wrigley Building.

Take in the city's impressive landmarks as your tour guide provides entertaining commentary and insight into Chicago's history. Enjoy exploring this dynamic city with the freedom to hop-on and hop-off as many times as you wish to visit attractions such as the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum.

You’ll travel down the famous Magnificent Mile, considered one of the great avenues of the world, and continue across the Michigan Avenue Bridge over the Chicago River. The bridge connects the north and south sides of the city.

This hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Chicago makes it easy for you to explore the city's sights at your own pace. There are 13 stops, where you can hop-off to visit attractions and explore places of interest. The stops are conveniently located to make navigating your way around the city easy, and with a choice of Classic, Premium or Deluxe Tickets, you can take your time discovering Chicago.

Your Deluxe Ticket is a perfect option to take your time to explore Chicago by day and by night. 

Be sure to take advantage of admission to the Chicago Architecture Center, to dive deeper into the city that invented the skyscraper! So don't wait, just hop-on an exciting journey through Chicago with either the Classic, Premium (2 days hop-on, hop-off access plus admission to the Chicago Architecture Center) or Deluxe (including 2 days hop-on, hop-off access, a night tour and admission to the Chicago Architecture Center) ticket. 
  • Hop-on Hop-off Tour of The Big Loop
  • Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • Complimentary drawstring bag at The Park Shop in Millennium Park
  • Night tour
  • Live guides
  • Free WiFi, Big Bus App and Bus Tracker available with every ticket
  • Complimentary bag of Garrett's Popcorn
What’s Not Included
  • Admission to attractions

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please redeem your pass at Stop 1, Chicago Riverwalk (located at 98 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601) with one of the local tour guide's representatives. Once you redeem your voucher, you will have the freedom to hop on and hop off any of Big Bus Chicago's 13 stops.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
Big Bus is Closed on Chicago Marathon (October 13th), Thanksgiving (November 28th), and Christmas Day (December 25).

Your pass is valid for either 2 calendar days from the time of first use (depending on option chosen). It is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.

Children under the age of 3 may travel free of charge but must be accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child) and cannot occupy a seat that's meant for a fare-paying passenger.

The operator reserves the right to deviate from the service route whenever it is reasonably prudent to do so, given circumstances beyond the operator’s control.
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From US$ 46 US$ 41.40 per person

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Product ID: 65119