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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.

Locations visited
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower
The Loop
The Magnificent Mile
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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.

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
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Not recommended for family with children's.

The worst experience we have had on tour. We usually travel quite a bit with our children and we take this kind of tour. The person who ran the bus was in a hurry, took calls in the middle of the tour and was very...More

Thank Sammy C
Rick R, Owner at See it All Chicago Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I am sorry that our tour was not appropriate for you and your family. Our tours are given in climate controlled vehicles that hold 12 passengers. The very nature of this type of tour allows for a more personal experience than on some other tours,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brief Chicago min bus tour and River Cruise

We took a minibus tour and River cruise on a Sunday in late August. The min bus tour was so-so - it felt a bit rushed. However, it did give us a quick orientation of Chicago and position us to do stuff on our own...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The "Bus" Architectural Tour

Rick our driver and tour director was fantastic - knowledgeable, courteous, helpful and funny at times. Recommend the tour and if you get Rick, consider yourself fortunate.

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

What a nice review. Thanks Ken. I'll try to be funny a little more often! ; )

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Perfect tour if Chicago

We only had a few hours and this was a perfect 2 hour tour to see the highlights of downtown Chicago!! Rick, our tour guide was knowledgeable, funny and engaging. We had 3 opps to take great photos outside the minibus and then plenty of...More

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

Thanks for the review! You have described the tour better than I can : )

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfect Way to Get the Lay of the Land in Chicago

If you only do one thing when you're in Chicago for the first time, sign up for See It All Chicago Tours of the city, with the optional architecture river cruise. It's the perfect introduction to how the city is laid out, as well as...More

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

Thanks for mentioning how our vehicles are cool in the summer and warm in the winter. We are proud that our combination tour is in conjunction with Shoreline Sightseeing. They are the most booked tour in the US on TripAdvisor, and there is good reason...More

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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Can't say exactly, but if the hotel is "downtown", they will pick you up. If you are concerned, you can call them directly for their response.
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