Chicago on Tour
Chicago is distinguished by its incredible architecture, and the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) can tell you why. Savvy docents lead more than 80 walking, boat, bus, bicycle and Segway tours to show off the city’s built landscape from every angle.
CAF Architecture River Cruises wind alongside soaring towers and point out 50-plus significant sites. The Historic Skyscrapers Walking Tour takes you back in time to see some world-famous early skyscrapers in this birthplace of the modern skyscraper. Visit neighborhoods and other points of interest on CAF’s bus tours. Or check out lunchtime, happy hour, Frank Lloyd Wright, non-English language, and other special tours.
A Chicago Theater Tour reveals the architecture of this majestic venue plus renowned performers’ autographs and colorful murals on dressing room walls.
Chicago Neighborhood Tours introduce you to different communities’ people, arts, culture and history. Focus on the city’s many different ethnic groups, magnificent churches, great cemeteries or other specific subjects. Or tour monumental art on one of the new Chicago Public Art tours.
Or take a tour off the beaten path:
Bobby’s Bike Hike reveals why Chicago was recently named best bicycling city in the country. Guides and cruiser-style bicycles take riders of all ages and fitness levels through lakefront neighborhoods, parks and more.
Savor Chicago Dine-Around’s progressive dining experience at top Chicago restaurants. Chicago Food Planet specializes in food tours in Chicago’s most historic, delicious neighborhoods. Visit fine chocolate shops in the Loop, Andersonville and other spots with Chicago Chocolate Tours.
Discover fabulous retail finds with Chicago ShopWalk and Urban Shop Guide.