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Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: Historic South Side provided by Gray Line Chicago

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Chicago Land and River Architecture Tour: Historic South Side

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  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    30 S Michigan Ave
    30 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
    We are located on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue & Monroe Street. Enter the Grant Park North Parking Garage located on the west side of Michigan, just north of Monroe and go down the stairs and the office is on the right. For reference, the closest street address is 30 S. Michigan Avenue.
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  • 1
    The Loop
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    The Art Institute of Chicago
    Grant Park
    Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House
  • 2
    Shedd Aquarium
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Museum of Science and Industry
    Buckingham Fountain
  • 3
    Chicago Line Cruises
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    University of Chicago
    Adler Planetarium
    Chicago Chinatown
    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
  • You'll end at
    30 S Michigan Ave
    30 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
    We are located on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue & Monroe Street. Enter the Grant Park North Parking Garage located on the west side of Michigan, just north of Monroe and go down the stairs and the office is on the right. For reference, the closest street address is 30 S. Michigan Avenue.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
30 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Narrated tour of Chicago's historic South Side via trolley or coach
  • Chicago Architecture Cruise aboard Chicago Line Cruises
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Chicago Line Cruises
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation to boat tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sapellosam wrote a review Jul 2019
Wichita, Kansas272 contributions60 helpful votes
This tour did not do the river but the Southside as far south as 63rd Street. You get a flavor of the various types of architecture. Our tour guide was most informative. NOTE: The office is below Michigan Avenue in the Grant Park Garage. This is NO LONGER at the Palmer
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Feeling Small Looking up Tall
Magical and wonderous. Your choice of top deck or below deck seating. The splendor of Chicago's architecture gliste
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jenniferriles
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Awesome way to get acquainted with Chicago!
Josh was very polite and extremely knowledgeable about Chicago. Included many facts and lots of history. Well worth
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Q6909BNrogerm
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Grand Tour
Great tour guide Joe, lots of good places and gave passengers some decision making ( zoo or Portillo's for food). G
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alzari
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Blah
The tour tried to do too much in too little time and the few stops we had could have been shortened to include more
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JonnyCanuck99
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Very disappointing
My wife and I took the "Grand Tour" which is the North side tour plus the south side tour combined, for a total of
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TravelingMom8066
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Disappointing
We have taken Grayline tours in other cities. This tour was the bare minimum. It was supposed to be 2 hours - ins
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Lkelley6485
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Very interesting to see the Christmas lights and Chicago, The driver was excellent and very entertaining.
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A lot of people complain it is hard to find where the tour starts. If you make sure to follow the directions expli
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Kathy M
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Johte made our trip great!
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Christine G
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2 separate tours will fill you day in Chicago
We took the boat tour first and found it engaging. The guide was very knowledgeable and informative as to architect
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Michael L
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A VERY INFORMATIVE TOUR
We did both the North and South of Chicago bus tours. The driver carried out a very informative commentary. If yo
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annarc6
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Great Tour
We were very pleased with the tour. We were perplexed about what we needed in the way of a ticket to board the bus
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Ms. Roman
This four-hour tour was so great! And reasonably priced to boot! The tour guide,Joe, was awesome! I was so hap
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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