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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

From US$35.00
  • Guided Chicago city tour includes areas that many other tours skip
  • Travel with a small group, which ensures personalized attention
  • Air-conditioned minibus can travel where larger coaches can't navigate
Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
From US$35.00
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10am Sightseeing Tour
2-hour Chicago sightseeing tour departing at 10am
From US$35.00
10am Sightseeing + Boat Tour
2-hour Chicago sightseeing tour plus 1-hour Chicago River architecture tour departing at 10:00am
From US$75.00
1pm Sightseeing Tour
2-hour Chicago sightseeing tour departing at 1pm
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Check many Chicago's landmarks off your must-see list with this small-group sightseeing tour aboard a minibus. Cover more ground than on foot, and hit lots of highlights over the tour. You’ll see the Museum Campus, Rookery, and Lincoln Park, accompanied by in-depth commentary from your guide. Upgrade to include a 75-minute Chicago architecture tour by boat, one of the most popular tours in the city.

What to Expect

Begin your Chicago sightseeing adventure with convenient pickup from most downtown Chicago hotels, where you'll board a climate-controlled minibus with your group of 12 or fewer. The small group ensures personalized attention from your guide.

Journey through downtown, known as the Loop, and listen as your guide details its historical and architectural heritage. Head to some north-side neighborhoods that other tours miss, such as Lincoln Park and Gold Coast, to see how locals live. Check out the Museum Campus and Millennium Park, and get epic photo ops of the Chicago skyline.

Upgrade to include the popular architecture boat cruise on the Chicago River, which often books up. The onboard commentary sheds light on the city's architecture and the river’s place in history.

If not taking the boat tour, you’ll be returned to your hotel. Otherwise, you’ll be transported to the boat departure point and are responsible for your return transport.

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1 - 5 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A little disappointed...

We had read such positive reviews but we found our guide to be difficult to follow and a bit disorganized. Nice man, just seemed sort of "all over the place" in his delivery - -could not really pull it together. We did LOVE the optional...More

5  Thank northforker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
What fun!

This tour was a great opportunity to see and hear all about Chicago! Paul, our tour guide was thorough and shared awesome information about the city and its history. It was a great way to see what we wanted to see and know about it...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great first day trip

This is the perfect "orientation tour" of downtown Chicago. It lasts about 1.5 hours, and they make several stops for photo ops. The driver often comments, "If you have time, come back here and check out xxxxx" We continued on the boat tour, the views...More

2  Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great value, perfect for solo travelers!

I booked this tour at the last minute while on a mini-vacation in Chicago. Originally I planned to be with another person, but that didn't happen, so I wanted to make the most of the time, while also being alone for the majority of my...More

2  Thank Haley T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best Way to "See It All" in Chicago! (by Lois in Philadelphia, PA)

Totally enjoyed a great tour with "See It All." I don't believe there is any better way to tour a city - especially the Windy City - than with "See It All." Convenient and friendly scheduling, from my first phone call to my actual tour....More

3  Thank LoisfromPhilly
Rick R, Owner at See it All Chicago Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

WOW. Thanks for the great review. I really do enjoy showing people like yourself around my favorite city. The weather is finally breaking this week and the combination tour will once again be a great option on virtually any day. Good luck to the Phillies!

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Aleida S
9 May 2018|
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Response from kkirk1 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to do either if you do not wish. I skipped the boat part because the weather was bad and he brought me back to the hotel.
Feliks M
28 April 2018|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
Shoreline sightseeing was the tour that was available to us when we got off the van tour. We thoroughly enjoyed it!
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