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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise provided by See it All Chicago Tours

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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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At this time, we recommend our PRIVATE TOUR. It'll just be you and your family and friends. The safest way to tour in these times.
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Updated 20/06/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Check many Chicago landmarks off your must-see list on this small-group sightseeing tour aboard a minibus. Cover more ground than on foot, and hit lots of highlights over the tour. See Museum Campus, the Rookery, and Lincoln Park, accompanied by in-depth commentary from your guide. Upgrade to include a Chicago architecture tour by boat, one of the most popular tours in the city.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    The Magnificent Mile
    Navy Pier
    Millennium Park
    Cloud Gate
  • 1
    Chicago River
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Buckingham Fountain
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Lincoln Park
    Gold Coast
  • 3
    Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    The Rookery Building
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Shoreline Sightseeing
  • 5
    Chicago Skyline
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    The Art Institute of Chicago
  • 6
    Adler Planetarium
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 7
    Wrigley Field
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile
    300 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Please meet in front of the hotel (Ohio St. side).
    See address & details
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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
  • Upgrade to include a popular Chicago River architecture boat cruise
What to Expect
Begin your Chicago sightseeing adventure with convenient pickup from most downtown Chicago hotels, where you 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 are returned to your hotel. Otherwise, you are transported to the boat departure point and are responsible for your return transport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile, 300 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Duration
2–4 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Three photo stops
  • Transport by 12-passenger, air-conditioned minibus
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off to most downtown Chicago hotels
  • Chicago River Architecture Boat Tour (if option selected)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • You MUST contact the local supplier to reconfirm your reservation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cindy T wrote a review Mar 2020
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We were celabrating my daughters Birthday and new Engagement . Although my husband and I still live here it was nice for my future son-in-law to see why we love Chicago. I asked Rick if we would be seeing the Legs display on Mi. Ave. and he told me wouldn't but we did since
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Christopher R wrote a review Mar 2020
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My husband and I went this weekend on Saturday March the 7th 2020. Our tour started around 9:30-9:40am and it was amazing. Our tour guide driver was funny and very knowledgeable. My husband and I had an amazing time . Thanks for such an amazing tour!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from See_it_All_Rick, Owner at Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Responded 09 Mar 2020
Thank you for the very kind words. It is always a pleasure to show off this great city to people from around the country and around the world.
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Jennifer B wrote a review Mar 2020
Holland, Michigan15 contributions2 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our minibus tour of Chicago. Even though we’ve been to Chicago multiple times and are familiar with the major landmarks, this was a fun way to see more of the city and learn new things. Rick was a great guide - very knowledgeable and a fun sense of humor to
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Response from See_it_All_Rick, Owner at Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
Responded 09 Mar 2020
Thank you very much, Jeb! Locals (and near locals) usually enjoy our tours as much people from across the globe. That's our goal.
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Jet585394 wrote a review Mar 2020
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On a snowy Saturday morning my daughter and I were picked up from our hotel by Paul - and the magic started there. As first time visitors to Chicago it wouldn’t have been possible to achieve the kind of overview he provided by any other means. The tour was interesting,
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Karen B wrote a review Mar 2020
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If you can take the tour when you first arrive it is helpful in getting around the city. The van was clean and comfy. Tour guide was knowledgeable and fun. I would reccomend this tour.
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By: See it All Chicago Tours
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Walk Chicago with SeeItAllTours!
"Time flies when you're having fun." A tired cliché to be sure, but when applied to certain situations, it becomes
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Makingtime
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A great way to see Chicago
This is a wonderful way to see the key sights of Chicago in a few hours. We learned so much in a short time and thi
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Angelamiran
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Wonderful Chicago Tour!
We visited just this past Saturday 3/7/2020and had a delightful time. Rick and his tour were amazing. They picked u
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Tarahrizer
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Great tour, packed with history.
I wish we had taken this tour on our first day in Chicago! I thought we had seen a fair amount of the city but this
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Lennycoolcat
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Great Intro to the Windy City
Booked at the last minute, this was a great way to see all the main Chicago sites. Very informative and delivered w
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Finnfella
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Great Tour of the City
We had a wonderful tour yesterday - Rick was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. He was flexible and would h
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Visit
Nice friendly and kind driver with a great a knowledge about Chicago we would book it anytime again loved it
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All star weekend 2020
Rick was an amazing tour guide. Very informative and accommodating!! We had an amazing tour. Surly would recommend
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GuzClan
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Great guide!
Excellent guide! Funny and very, very patient! The tour was informative and just what we needed with the snow we
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lauraleep2020
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What a great way to start our Chicago visit
We arrived in Chicago and within two hours we scheduled this awesome bus tour. Our guide was the energetic and tho
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Greg P
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Private and Customized Architectural and History Tour
We arranged for a private tour with Rick to get an overview of Chicago and the neighborhoods and sites with a focus
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Neltra12
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Great smaller tour!
Great tour! Perfect size! My family of 5 took this tour and it was awesome! Sees all the sights listed in descripti
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MaBell1234
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Very Informative and entertaining
This tour was definitely worth it. I liked the combination of land and river tours. Guide was very informative an
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nanmolitor
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Chicago in a perfect nutshell!
Wow! Did Rick pack in a lot of sights for a two hour tour!!! This tour is a terrific value. It’s not that much mo
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CityTourist912
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Friendly, knowledgeable driver
Excellent tour! Had some chatty Cathy's and he handled them very well--lots of good facts and history but kept it l
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