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Chicago Greeter

77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
+1 312-945-4231
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The Art Institute was marvelous!

Very interesting! I got an amazing picture of the scenery because the tour guide knew the specific... read more

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Lidia P
Very nice tour

Kathy guide us on downtown on our first day in Chicago, which help us a lot on the next days that... read more

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Chicago Greeter highlights interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider orientation to Chicago's sights. Through the Chicago Greeter service, visitors meet with a greeter who takes them around the city and demonstrates its walk-ability and the user-friendliness of its public transportation system.
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“the loop” (219 reviews)
“free service” (71 reviews)
“cultural center” (110 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting! I got an amazing picture of the scenery because the tour guide knew the specific building, floor number, and restaurant with balcony that we could see this view! We went to the Art Institute as well to see a few specific pieces and...More

Thank Lidia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kathy guide us on downtown on our first day in Chicago, which help us a lot on the next days that we were there.

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Thank cynthiarC8922OM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to Chicago and it always helps to have someone show you how to maneuver the city, and take you to places you might miss. Our host was friendly and knowledgeable. We look forward to returning the favor when our new...More

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Thank debbiebrand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

David Miller went WAY above and beyond what my wife and i could even have imagined! What a special treat for my wife's birthday trip to her favorite US city; David walked us through our selected neighborhood with grace, wit and intellect -- and the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chicago Greeter program is absolutely marvellous - we were partnered with Bill, the loveliest man. Bill showed us around a whole bunch of places that we would never have seen on our own, while sharing his knowledge of Chicago and his own stories about...More

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Thank Aud8cious
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peter Orlinsky is the best tour guide EVER! He took his time to explain the history of Chicago as a city as well as the influence that architecture and art has on the city. He was patient in showing us Millennium Park and the Loop....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My tour guide Richard Levy was amazing. He was warm, welcoming, sweet and a lot more than I could ever ask for. It was just me and him throughout the tour which made it more personalized. He was like my own grandpa. He was very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a fine tour taking us deep into the history of the city. It's highly recommended to people who want to understand how cultures evolve and how such a huge city came into being.

Thank Qazi J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ご年配の紳士のガイドさんにお世話になりました。最初にガイドさんと集合したときに、今日をどのように過ごすか相談しました。私は私の行きたい場所や興味のあることの説明をしました。私は、ガイドさんの提案してくれた場所から行きたい場所を選択しました。そこから私たちは実際に移動しました。とても寒い日でしたが、移動の途中、ガイドさんは有名な建築物の説明をしてくれました。ガイドさんはガイドブックには書いてない数々の穴場スポットへの寄り道してくれました。ガイドさんはスムーズな交通機関への誘導してくれました。ガイドさんの案内はすべてスマートでした。そのおかげで私はたくさんの貴重な体験をすることができました。ガイドさんと一緒だからこそ見ることができた、感じることができたシカゴの風景がそこにありました。心から感謝しています。(日本人は馴染みがありませんがアメリカはチップ文化です。ガイドさんと食事代、お茶代などを割り勘にした場合、食事代程度はチップをお渡しするのが無難(礼儀)のようです。お食事代、お茶代を負担した場合はチップは不要かもしれません。ご参考までに。また、ガイドさんとのやりとりを十分楽しむには、日常会話程度の英語は必要と感じました。) When I gathered with the guide first, I talked about how to spend the day. I explained the place I want to go and what I am interested in. I chose the place I wanted to go from where the guide suggested. From there...More

Thank Sharon_Fuji
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't overstate what a difference Bill Feldman of the Chicago Greeters program made to our time in the US. Chicago was the first stop on a music-focused trip to the States for myself, my husband and our teenage sons. On letting the Greeters program...More

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Chuck M
26 March 2017|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
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MRREMOTECONTROLS
13 September 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.
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Andrew T
6 June 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Greeter service. Visitors can request a Greeter visit once during their stay in Chicago. Greeters can help you with itineraries for the remainder of your time in Chicago.
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