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Wild Onion Walks Chicago: Tours & Tickets

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As you wander the streets and parks of Chicago, as you hear about its past or its present, the question arises: Why is that so? WOW Chicago exists for the curious, for the seeker, for those who want to get beyond the surface. WOW tours make you say...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had spent little time in Chicago prior to this visit and were admittedly somewhat uneasy about spending time in a city known for its gun violence. Kevin, your walking tour and other activities that we experienced left us both with a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Suzette L
Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bob, To hear that this tour helped change a negative perception to positive, is so encouraging! It was wonderful strolling the Magnificent Mile with you and Suzette. I hope that on your next visit, I will have the honor of showing you more, of this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour of Lincoln Park from start to finish! Kevin is a great host very knowledgeable of the history of Lincoln Park and the city of Chicago. We had a perfect afternoon and would highly recommend this tour if your looking to explore a beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Eli M
Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Eli, Thank you for your kind review! I enjoyed showing off this beautiful park to you and Joyce. Thanks for great discussion along the line. Hope to show you more of Chicago, in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven’t been to Chicago since I left it, 45 years ago, after my 8-1/2 months sojourn there for grad school. I was poor and had little time, so whatever the Second City had to offer, I experienced very little of it. I'm not a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ben, thank you so much for this wonderful review! I was such a pleasure to explore the Loop with you. To have been able to meet and exceed expectations is what I always strive for. I hope to be able to show you even more,...More

Reviewed 6 September 2019

Words cannot be found to explain how good Kevin’s Loop walking tour is. One of the best and most interesting tours I have ever been on. Kevin is so enthusiastic about the architecture and so knowledgable as well. There was only my husband and I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

Suzanne, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. I'm thrilled to hear that I met and exceeded expectations! It was wonderful to share this great city with you and Colin. I hope that you will make a return visit and that I...More

Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

Gave Kevin advance warning about our history skeptical teen in tow, and he absolutely nailed the tour for our group. Entertaining and full of facts and nuance without ever becoming pedantic. Encouraged questions. Loads of fun details I’d never heard even after living here thirty-five...More

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Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

Patrick, thank you for taking the time for sharing your thoughts. I'm truly humbled by your comments. My goal is always to peel back the layers and reveal elements of Chicago, that others may not focus on. I seemed to have certainly done just that,...More

Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

Had a great time exploring Lincoln Park. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2019

Julie, So glad you enjoyed your Lincoln Park walk, with Marlin! History, nature and a great guide make for a great time! I hope you tour with Wild Onion Walks in the future. Thanks for your very kind review!

Reviewed 13 August 2019

We were visiting Chicago for the weekend, and really wanted to receive some inside knowledge and history of this beautiful city. I stumbled across Kevin's profile and thought - man our last names are so close, he must be really great guy! To be honest,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Kevin D, Manager at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2019

Jon, Thanks for the awesome review! I had as much fun as you guys!!! It was a pleasure sharing the Windy City with you. I hope I can show you more, on your next visit. Take care, "Cousin"!

Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

This is an awesome tour! Kevin has lived in the neighborhood his entire life, and his depth of knowledge is incredible. He is also terrific at catering the tour to the people on it and to the circumstances of the day (we took our tour...More

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Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

Brady, despite the heat, I had a great time with you, your husband and Dad. Thank you for your very kind review. I look forward to touring with your family again. Kevin

Reviewed 21 July 2019

Highly Highly Recommend! Kevin did a magnificent job in showing us and explaining the history and architecture in Chicago. This is anything but dull and with his connections you get to see the inside of some of the beautiful and interesting buildings. We did 2...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Gay, had such a great time with you both. You were troopers, in spite of the weather! I'm so glad you enjoyed both tours. I hope to show you more, on your nextg visit. Thanks again! Kevin

Reviewed 26 June 2019

I’m super late with this review...but the fact that I’m still thinking about my experience of touring downtown Chicago with Kevin (who’s amazing btw and SUPER informative) almost 3 months later should tell you how awesome & memorable this tour was..even in the rain! Great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Kevin D, Owner at Wild Onion Walks Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

Alyssa, Thank you so much for this great review! My goal, with all my tours, is to create an experience for my clients that they look back on, with fond memories. Your comments reveal that I did just that! I hope to be able to...More

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Response from Kevin D | Property representative |
Hi Jeff, I'd love to show your family the Windy City! Do you have a date in mind, so I can check availability? Also, how many people? My rate would be $30pp. Thanks! Kevin
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