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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

From US$29.00
  • A hop-on, hop-off tour of downtown Chicago makes sightseeing easy 
  • Hop off and get back on as many times as you wish
  • Live onboard commentary provides important historical context 
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Known as a world-famous hub for architecture, art, and politics, the lakeside city of Chicago has a wealth of must-see sights. Know exactly where to go in the Windy City on this hop-on, hop-off bus tour, complete with 14 stops covering everything from the famous Thorne Miniature Rooms in the Art Institute to the steel bean in Millennium Park. Plus, this custom tour means you can take charge of your own sightseeing itinerary.
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Hop on the double-decker bus at any of the 14 designated stops to begin your tour. Pop on the earphones provided to listen to live commentary on the history of the Windy City, from its iconic architecture to the life and times of famous Chicago residents like Al Capone.

The full circuit takes 2 hours, but you can hop on and off at any stop you choose. You’ll have your pick of sights such as Willis Tower, with panoramic views of four different states, the Field Museum, home of world-class history exhibits, or Navy Pier, where you can grab some cotton candy and take a ride on a classic Ferris wheel. And make sure to enjoy the bus ride. You’ll cross the Chicago River and get a front-row view of the Magnificent Mile, with its historic waterfront and luxury retail stores.

Don’t forget to save time for the Impressionist masterworks at the Art Institute of Chicago. An insider's tip: duck into the lower-level to see the astonishing detail in the Thorne Miniature Rooms. 

Night tour includes 1.5 hour of Chicago's dazzling skyscrapers lit up for the night.  Note, this is not hop-on, hop-off. 

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Reviewed yesterday
What a great way to get acquainted with the city!

Brought a 2 day ticket including river architecture.cruise and the night tour. Enjoyed everything. We have done big bus in other cities and Chicago was the very best. Guides upstairs on a mic covered to prevent wind noise. My husband is hard of hearing &...More

Thank Pugsey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great way to begin exploring the city!

We always do the hop on hop off tours in every major city to get the lay of the land and to use as transportation around major points of the city. We did the 2 day deluxe with the night tour with Matty who really...More

1  Thank travlinhix
Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago City Tour With Friends and Family

Really enjoyed this Bus Tour wtih Big B. We actually had 3 different tour guides as there are multiple busses that are en route every 20 mins. All 3 tour guides were awesome but the one that stood out the most was John and Ryan....More

1  Thank saltynutz1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Afternoon may 16

Did the whole loop from stop 1, guide Bongi was excellent. Expected 24 hour validity as advised by hotel front desk on purchase of voucher around 1pm but after full ticket purchase it was calendar day. This did not fit well with our 24 hour...More

Thank geoff w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Best way to get to know the city in a short time

We got the hop on hop off tour with 3 options: hop on hop off, Art Institute Chicago and Architecture Rver Cruise. Stop 1 is across the Chicago Tribune and the river and can easily be seen as they have a kiosk. We were told...More

Thank Marielle G
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Joleen R
17 May 2018|
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Response from Karen6703 | Reviewed this property |
We hopped off to have lunch and then hopped back on to complete the loop. When that loop ended, we started over and did a second loop.
Delores S
27 April 2018|
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In order they are... Chicago Riverwalk Chicago Theater Willis Tower & Skydeck Millennium Park & Palmer House Art Institute of Chicago Hilton Chicago & Grant Park Adler Planetarium Museum Campus Maggie Daley Park Sheraton... More