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Chicago's Finest Tours

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Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour is Chicago’s most dynamic and fun entertainment activity option! We offer our guests highly passionate and energy-packed activities ranging from River Walk Tours to Bus Tours. We distinguish ourselves by providing...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1030 N State St, 2h, Chicago, IL 60611-5594
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-202-0745
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family friendly tour of the Chicago River system. Take in beautiful buildings while getting all the history from a knowledgeable docent. Kyle seamlessly interjected humor to a very impressive history lesson. Take in totally unique chicago landmark buildings while floating along the river. See all...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great tour. We learned a lot about Chicago and some of the land marks we had previously just walked by. The River Walk is beautiful and having a knowledgable guide gives you an insider Chicago view was an excellence way to experience it....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disclaimer: We went on a rainy day so we were the only ones on this tour. Suggestions: Eat first. Bring water if it's hot. Make sure your camera/mobile is fully charged. Our tour started at one pm and went 'til 4 pm. There was a...More

Thank amsron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took the History and Architecture walking tour with Rick. There had been rain just prior to the start of our tour. Rick offered us an umbrella, and our tour began. I was afraid that the tour would be cancelled because my...More

Thank agkemp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 5 with 3 teenagers thoroughly enjoyed our full day spent with Dan O'Connell covering a lot of Chicago's various neighbourhoods while he drove our SUV. Dan had promptly responded to my inquiries and was organized and enthusiastic while planning the tour in...More

Thank MickR66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was at an easy pace with so many facts about Chicago. Rick does a great job and he makes it fun for all with his trivia contest. We had two children in our group and he made a special effort to include them...More

Thank marmakai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cindy our guide was a fund of History and so enthusiastic about the City it was infectious She also had a fund of stories and a nice touch was the Trivia Quiz which ran through the tour with a worthy winner receiving a prize at...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Rick did a great job of tieing today's landmarks back to how it all started for Chicago! My wife and I really enjoyed seeing what the Riverwalk has turned into and definitely the boat ride back after hoofing it all day!

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Cindy was an excellent host. Great mix of historical facts, points of interest and some comedy tossed in to keep it fun. I'd recommend this trip to anyone. Boat ride to get it started so you only need to walk the distance once.

Thank generackow
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We went on the walking riverside tour and it was absolutely brilliant! Richard was a great tour guide and we learnt so much about the city and for such a good price! The added element of the pop quiz was unique and a lot of...More

Thank Imogen R
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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23 September 2017|
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Response from joan0314 | Reviewed this property |
I should think it would depend on your child actually. Some kids are able to sit, listen and not disturb others at an early age - some are not. If your child can sit quietly and not disrupt the presentation, no worries!
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