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Free Tours by Foot offers pay-what-you-like tours of Chicago, focusing on walking tour, self-guided bike tours and ghosts tours. Name your own price, including free. Pay-what-you-like tours are tours for every budget.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1400 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610-1548
Gold Coast
+1 312-612-0826
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Bruce was our tour guide for our Chicago walking tour last week and he was both informative and engaging with all of the people on our tour. He had a vast knowledge of the city as well as it's history. We started our tour at...More

4  Thank Matthew L
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 July 2013

The Internet confirmation was prompt. We received an initial confirmation and then one later closer to our tour date. The information supplied was easy to follow and accurate. With respect to Internet communication you cannot fault this organisation. We met our tour guide at the...More

2  Thank HAVEFUN000
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All reviews north loop great tour gangster tour riverwalk tour walking tour lincoln park free walking highly recommend this tour an excellent guide chicago riverwalk interesting stories two hours his knowledge river walk great introduction city's history the gold coast
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the tour in Spanish and we just loved it. Sylvia is such an enthusiast about Chicago that we couldn’t help falling in love with it too. We are very great full with her for helping us understand a little more about this beautiful...More

1  Thank Escape272038
Reviewed 3 days ago

nice and interesting walking tour. Our guide Sean is really well prepared, nice, efficient and timely

Thank ossimarco44
Reviewed 4 days ago

I joined 4 tours in Chicago (i.e. Ghost tour / Architecture tour / Skyscrapers tour). Aram and Bruce are very good guides! The guide makes the difference.

1  Thank Wanderer38313055598
Reviewed 6 days ago

This walking tour was the best thing I did in the 3 days I spent in Chicago. It was really interesting and enjoyable. Mike, the guide, proved to have plenty of knowledge of Chicago's history and also gave some tips about best places to eat,...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The walking tour with our guide Mike was one of the best things we did in Chicago! Mike was very knowledgeable and passionate to share with us all the interest facts of his city. We learned a lot about history, architecture, Chicago’s lifestyle, and where...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing tour guide made our tour fun filled and enjoyable. Nice tour planning and a great group photo .Thabks Sean!

Thank Kapil P
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing ghost walk of downtown Chicago. You meet by an old hotel and then walk through the City. Our guide was great and it was fun to learn the spooky history of downtown.

Thank WanderingCanadian33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the privilege of visiting Chicago twice in October - at the beginning of the month to run the Chicago Marathon, and the end of the month for a convention. On my first trip, I was looking online for free things to do in...More

Thank Rich A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! Andy was knowledgeable, approachable, and fun! The best part of my first visit to Chicago.

Thank Cosmopolitan827889
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the free guide tour in Chicago and it was amazing, Mike has so many tips and interesting fact about Chicago. We highly recommend it :)

Thank CatherineM2136
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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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10 May 2018|
Response from Betsaida T | Reviewed this property |
whats your question?
20 January 2018|
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Response from 947nevat | Reviewed this property |
I agree, give what you think is appropriate. I was in a small group and it looked as if everyone gave something. I really enjoyed the guide and gave $20.
29 August 2017|
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Response from Raynmaker | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We did the morning inside the loop tour with Andy and the afternoon Lincoln Park tour. Be careful; some tours overlap. Expect 90 minutes to 2 hours for each tour.