Half-Day Grand Tour of Chicago
- Experience the vitality and excitement of Chicago on a 4-hour tour
- Visit the residential districts, parks, museums, and business district of the “Windy City”
- Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Michigan
- Take in the high-end shops of the famed “Magnificent Mile”
Chicago’s main business district is home to one of the world’s major financial centers, and is always bustling with activity. You’ll tour the famous "Loop" and State Street, where Chicago’s fame began.
Take a ride along Wacker Drive, the double-decked thoroughfare that winds its way under the city. You’ll travel over the Chicago River, which is made to flow backwards by one of the world’s greatest engineering feats.
See the famous white Wrigley Building that announces the beginning of the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue, the site of Chicago’s most exclusive shops. Marvel at the elegant 7-level shopping complex, the renowned Water Tower Place, which stands alongside the John Hancock Center, one of the tallest buildings in the world.
You’ll also visit Wrigley Field, which is the home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team.
The Art Institute of Chicago is also included on the tour. The museum houses the largest collection of impressionist art in the world. You’ll pass through the campus of the University of Chicago, with its elegant English-style architecture, and you’ll pass by the Museum of Science and Industry, a tribute to man’s ingenuity and inventiveness.
Finally, you’ll see the world’s highest apartment building, Lake Point Towers, which is an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves adjacent to Navy Pier, Chicago’s inland port.
- Professional driver/guide
- Tour transportation
- Additional entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pick-up
Prepare for the activity
The Local Partner Chicago office is located on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street. Enter the Grant Park North Parking Garage located on the westside of Michigan Ave. just north of Monroe St. and go down the stairs and the office is on the right. For reference, the closest street address is 30 S. Michigan Avenue. There is an elevator just north of the stairs on Michigan Ave. that will take you right to the office on Parking Level 1.Open in Google Maps ⟶