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Chicago Film Tour

Chicago Film Tour - Chicago, Illinois
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: Chicago, Illinois

From USD
$30.00

Movie buff or not, you’ll see the best of Chicago on this movie tour of the city! Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach through 30 miles (48 km) of Chicago to see the exact locations where dozens of the greatest movies and most popular blockbusters of the past 100 years were filmed! Not only will you see the locations where the movies were shot, but you will also get a tour of favorite Chicago neighborhoods like Gold Coast, Wrigleyville, Old Town, Lincoln Park and more!

Over the past 100 years, more than 75 movies have been filmed in Chicago. On this two-hour tour by luxury, air-conditioned coach, you’ll explore Chicago while your guide points out the film locations of movie favorites like My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Untouchables and Transformers 3!

Cover 30 miles (43 km) of Chicago roads and pass through some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods such as Gold Coast, Wrigleyville and Uptown ... More info ›

Movie buff or not, you’ll see the best of Chicago on this movie tour of the city! Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach through 30 miles (48 km) of Chicago to see the exact locations where dozens of the greatest movies and most popular blockbusters of the past 100 years were filmed! Not only will you see the locations where the movies were shot, but you will also get a tour of favorite Chicago neighborhoods like Gold Coast, Wrigleyville, Old Town, Lincoln Park and more!

Over the past 100 years, more than 75 movies have been filmed in Chicago. On this two-hour tour by luxury, air-conditioned coach, you’ll explore Chicago while your guide points out the film locations of movie favorites like My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Untouchables and Transformers 3!

Cover 30 miles (43 km) of Chicago roads and pass through some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods such as Gold Coast, Wrigleyville and Uptown. Your guide will share history and highlights about the neighborhoods as you go.

While you move from spot to spot, watch clips of the movies that will be played on the TV screens on the coach. Every seat on the coach has a great view!

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Macy's State Street Historical Store Tour

Macy's State Street Historical Store Tour - Chicago, Illinois

Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Chicago, Illinois

From USD
$12.00

Experience a historic store tour of Macy’s on State Street and learn how Macy’s has become America’s largest department store, with over 800 locations and more than 150 years of retailing history. Originally Marshall Fields, tour highlights include the breathtaking Tiffany vaulted ceiling, the graceful Burnham fountain, the world-renowned Walnut Room restaurant and a taste of the famous Frango® Mint Chocolates ... More info ›

Experience a historic store tour of Macy’s on State Street and learn how Macy’s has become America’s largest department store, with over 800 locations and more than 150 years of retailing history. Originally Marshall Fields, tour highlights include the breathtaking Tiffany vaulted ceiling, the graceful Burnham fountain, the world-renowned Walnut Room restaurant and a taste of the famous Frango® Mint Chocolates. Tour will consist of no more than 12 people and all guests will receive the 10% Visitor Savings Pass!

This 1-hour walking tour begins at the Visitor Information Center on the Lower Level where guests will learn about the history of two great American retail pioneers, R.H Macy’s and Marshall Fields. After 10-15 mins, the group heads to the first level to view the Burnham Fountain, Great Clocks, and State Street granite columns.

This takes approximately 15-20 mins before the group heads up to the 5th floor to view the Tiffany vaulted ceiling. After 5-10 mins, the group proceeds to the 7th floor to learn about the famous Walnut Room restaurant and taste the Frango mint chocolate where they remain for the duration of the tour. Escalators are used to transport from floor to floor, however elevators are available as well for wheelchair accessibility.

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Best of Chicago Private Walking Tour

Best of Chicago Private Walking Tour - Chicago, Illinois

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Chicago, Illinois

From USD
$30.00

The customization options of a "private tour" offered to the public, this tour is nicknamed the “The Mix Tape" - each tour is unique and customized to your group's interests, and showcases some of company owner's favorite spots in downtown Chicago.  No two offerings of this tour are alike!  From historic skyscrapers to hidden gardens to "the Bean" itself, the variety of stops and sights on this ever-changing tour is endless!

  • Offered Saturday and Sundays at 2:00 pm.  Duration is approximately 2 hours.  Tour route is approximately 1.5 miles at a leisurely pace. Washroom breaks along the tour route if needed.  Wear comfortable shoes.  Prepare for adverse weather if forecasted (e.g ... More info ›

The customization options of a "private tour" offered to the public, this tour is nicknamed the “The Mix Tape" - each tour is unique and customized to your group's interests, and showcases some of company owner's favorite spots in downtown Chicago.  No two offerings of this tour are alike!  From historic skyscrapers to hidden gardens to "the Bean" itself, the variety of stops and sights on this ever-changing tour is endless!

  • Offered Saturday and Sundays at 2:00 pm.  Duration is approximately 2 hours.  Tour route is approximately 1.5 miles at a leisurely pace. Washroom breaks along the tour route if needed.  Wear comfortable shoes.  Prepare for adverse weather if forecasted (e.g. umbrella).
  • Meeting Location: Millennium Monument in Millennium Park (NW corner of the park).  Please give yourself plenty of time to arrive at starting point and find your guide.  Your guide will be Hillary who will be wearing a teal Inside Chicago t-shirt or a blue Inside Chicago jacket, and a black baseball cap.
  • No meals.  No hotel pick-up.  Attractions visited will vary depending upon the groups interest.  There will be outside and inside tour destinations throughout tour.

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Land and River Architecture Tour of Chicago's Scenic North Side

Land and River Architecture Tour of Chicago's Scenic North Side  - Chicago, Illinois

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Chicago, Illinois

From USD
$73.95

This tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Scenic North Side. Heading north out of the Loop past Millennium Park and up the Magnificent Mile where you will see the Fort Dearborn historical site, Chicago River, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station ... More info ›

This tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Scenic North Side. Heading north out of the Loop past Millennium Park and up the Magnificent Mile where you will see the Fort Dearborn historical site, Chicago River, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station. Your journey continues along Lake Michigan on North Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field. The return trip will take you past Lincoln Park Conservatory and Zoo and down State Street viewing Chicago’s El Train and Chicago Theater.
You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise

This land tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Scenic North Side. Heading north out of the Loop past Millennium Park and up the Magnificent Mile where you will see the Fort Dearborn historical site, Chicago River, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station. Your journey continues along Lake Michigan on North Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field. The return trip will take you past Lincoln Park Conservatory and Zoo and down State Street viewing Chicago’s El Train and Chicago Theater.
You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise aboard Chicago Line Cruises.

Throughout the signature cruise one of the award-winning Docents will present more than 50 skyscrapers, bascule bridges, and historic sites.In a world of iconic architecture, only a few images are so instantly recognized they need no subtitle.  Think of the Venetian canals, a Shinto temple, the medieval Cathedral at Chartres, or the unmistakable skyline of Chicago. Each year thousands of architecture lovers travel to the City of Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper… and thousands book passage aboard this enthralling river tour, widely considered the best 90-minutes spent in Chicago.                                                                                           

On your Architectural Tour you will learn how the Great Chicago Fire jumped a river and allowed for visionaries of structural steel and plate glass, such as John Wellborn Root, William Le Baron Jenney, Louis Sullivan (Wright’s mentor) and Daniel Burnham, in less than ten years, lift Chicago from the ashes of the fire to new heights. Chicago’s ascent continued into the 20th century with titanic figures such as Bertrand Goldberg, Fazlur Khan and Mies van der Rohe – (higher/taller) buildings, sleeker – and it has soared in the 21st century with audacious new steeples such as The Trump Tower and Aqua designed by Jeanne Gang, an internationally known artist of architectural design.  A jaw-dropping excursion through a city that defied all expectations … even the laws of gravity.

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Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: Historic South Side

Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: Historic South Side  - Chicago, Illinois

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Chicago, Illinois

From USD
$73.95

This tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records ... More info ›

This tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Travelling on you will see President Obama’s home, University of Chicago and Jackson Park and the Museum of Science & Industry. The return trip will take you through Museum Campus and past Buckingham Fountain  You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise

This land tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Travelling on you will see President Obama’s home, Robie House, University of Chicago and Jackson Park and the Museum of Science & Industry. The return trip will take you through Museum Campus and past Buckingham Fountain.  You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise aboard Chicago Line Cruises.

Throughout the signature cruise one of the award-winning Docents will present more than 50 skyscrapers, bascule bridges, and historic sites.In a world of iconic architecture, only a few images are so instantly recognized they need no subtitle.  Think of the Venetian canals, a Shinto temple, the medieval Cathedral at Chartres, or the unmistakable skyline of Chicago. Each year thousands of architecture lovers travel to the City of Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper… and thousands book passage aboard this enthralling river tour, widely considered the best 90-minutes spent in Chicago.                                                                                           

On your Architectural Tour you will learn how the Great Chicago Fire jumped a river and allowed for visionaries of structural steel and plate glass, such as John Wellborn Root, William Le Baron Jenney, Louis Sullivan (Wright’s mentor) and Daniel Burnham, in less than ten years, lift Chicago from the ashes of the fire to new heights. Chicago’s ascent continued into the 20th century with titanic figures such as Bertrand Goldberg, Fazlur Khan and Mies van der Rohe – (higher/taller) buildings, sleeker – and it has soared in the 21st century with audacious new steeples such as The Trump Tower and Aqua designed by Jeanne Gang, an internationally known artist of architectural design.  A jaw-dropping excursion through a city that defied all expectations … even the laws of gravity.

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Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: North and South Shores

Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: North and South Shores - Chicago, Illinois

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Chicago, Illinois

From USD
$89.95

This is a comprehensive tour of everything Chicago has to offer. Travel through both the North Side and South Side business and residential districts ... More info ›

This is a comprehensive tour of everything Chicago has to offer. Travel through both the North Side and South Side business and residential districts. All the points of interest covered in the North Side and South Shore tours are included in the Grand Tour.
You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise

This land tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Scenic North Side. Heading north out of the Loop past Millennium Park and up the Magnificent Mile where you will see the Fort Dearborn historical site, Chicago River, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station. Your journey continues along Lake Michigan on North Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field. It will take you past Lincoln Park Conservatory and Zoo and down State Street viewing Chicago’s El Train and Chicago Theater. This land tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago’s Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Travelling on you will see President Obama’s home, Robie House, University of Chicago and Jackson Park and the Museum of Science & Industry. The return trip will take you through Museum Campus and past Buckingham Fountain.  

You will also enjoy a 90-minute Architecture River Cruise aboard Chicago Line Cruises.

Throughout the signature cruise one of the award-winning Docents will present more than 50 skyscrapers, bascule bridges, and historic sites.In a world of iconic architecture, only a few images are so instantly recognized they need no subtitle.  Think of the Venetian canals, a Shinto temple, the medieval Cathedral at Chartres, or the unmistakable skyline of Chicago. Each year thousands of architecture lovers travel to the City of Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper… and thousands book passage aboard this enthralling river tour, widely considered the best 90-minutes spent in Chicago.                                                                                           

On your Architectural Tour you will learn how the Great Chicago Fire jumped a river and allowed for visionaries of structural steel and plate glass, such as John Wellborn Root, William Le Baron Jenney, Louis Sullivan (Wright’s mentor) and Daniel Burnham, in less than ten years, lift Chicago from the ashes of the fire to new heights. Chicago’s ascent continued into the 20th century with titanic figures such as Bertrand Goldberg, Fazlur Khan and Mies van der Rohe – (higher/taller) buildings, sleeker – and it has soared in the 21st century with audacious new steeples such as The Trump Tower and Aqua designed by Jeanne Gang, an internationally known artist of architectural design.  A jaw-dropping excursion through a city that defied all expectations … even the laws of gravity.

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