Guided tour

Chicago: Guided City Highlights Tour with Entry Tickets

Chicago: Guided City Highlights Tour with Entry Tickets

From US$ 198 per person

See the very best of Chicago in just 1 day on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit iconic landmarks including the Chicago Skydeck, Chicago Bean, and Adler Point, learn bout the city’s history and culture, and enjoy the Chicago Tower TILT Experience. 

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
• Pickup from any hotel in downtown Chicago • The driver/guide will pick you up from the lobby • If you are staying outside of the pickup zone the local partner will arrange a meeting location • Your pickup time will be confirmed 1-3 days prior to the tour date via email or phone. If you do not have access to these, please be ready 30 minutes prior to tour start time in your hotel lobby
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of Chicago with an expert guide
  • Visit the iconic Chicago Bean and learn about its artist
  • Soak up stunning 360-degree views at Skydeck Chicago
  • Test your nerves on the unforgettable TILT Experience
  • Relax onboard the Shoreline Architecture Cruise
Full description
The day begins with pickup from your downtown Chicago hotel and heads to one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, the Chicago Bean. Learn about this iconic artwork as well as its artist, Anish Kapoor. Next, admire Chicago’s impressive skyline aboard the Shoreline Architecture Cruise. Listen to the onboard narration as you admire over 40 of the city’s landmarks.  Afterwards, head to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, Skydeck Chicago. Take the elevator up to the 103rd floor and soak up 360-degree views. There’s also time to walk out onto The Ledge, a special glass balcony which provides a once in a lifetime experience. Stop at the 360 Chicago Observation Deck next for yet more panoramic views of the city. Then have fun on the TILT Experience, a must-do when visiting Chicago. Later, enjoy a narrated drive through the city and pass by famous sights including the Aqua Tower, Buckingham Fountain, and more. Finally, visit the Adler view point for one last view of the city then enjoy drop-off back to your hotel.
  • Small group guided tour (maximum 6 people)
  • Admission to the Skydeck Chicago Observatory and The Ledge
  • Admission to the 360 Tower plus TILT Experience
  • Admission to Shoreline Architecture Cruise
  • Guided visit to the Chicago Bean
  • Guided visit to the Adler view point
  • Guided visit to Buckingham Fountain
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  •  The tour's exact duration may vary slightly depending on traffic and seasonality (e.g. during off-peak times, tours tend to be a little shorter due to less traffic)
  •  This tour runs rain or shine
  •  This tour requires a moderate amount of walking
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This is a fantastic tour with highly skilled guides and local information. You see the most important chicago highlights in an efficient and pleasant process. The tour guide even stopped at 7-11 to get snacks for our boat trip. Highly recommend this tour. Worth every penny.

July 15, 2021

August 19, 2021

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