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Use us to explore all of Oak Park's attractions like FLW Home & Studio, Hemingway Birthplace, Pleasant Home, Unity Temple, Art League & the Visitor's Center. Guided tours of up to 35 FLW works via walking, bike or rickshaw available 10 - 5 daily...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1000 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1146
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+1 773-771-3922
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

As Rick points out Wright enjoyed hiding the entrance to his houses. In a way this applies to Rick. As I was walking down Forest Ave in Oak Park ,Rick's entrance was as he turned a corner. I thought he was selling ice cream, delivering...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank michael n
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Nothing like kicking it back in a rickshaw and letting a clever guide take you on a delightful romp through Oak Park history while enjoying the visuals of FLW's influence. It's more than architectural tidbits and photo-ops. Hop on Rick's magic carpet and enjoy as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

My friends and I did the combination tour in Oak Park and found that while seeing the home and studio was great, we did not have the best tour guide. The self guided audio tour was a bit disappointing as well. We ran into Rick...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lauren S
RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! I'm so glad I could supplement your FLW touring experience and share it with your family. Can't wait to share even more w/you & yours so please come back soon and often! Sincere regards, Rickshaw Rick.

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We took a 2 hour guided and narrated tour of Frank Lloyd Wright homes in Oak Park in Rick's Rickshaw. It was fabulous! Entertaining and enlightening. Rick's amazingly detailed knowledge of architect Wright's rather convoluted path to fame was delivered in a light and lively...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank softlanding2017
RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you SO much for your feedback! It's always nice to know that what you've done has delivered a noteworthy experience...and learning a little bit is always a nice cherry on top! It was my pleasure to serve you & I hope you'll remember there's...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful experience in my impromptu tour with Rickshaw Rick. I wasn't planning on taking the tour but as I was leaving the Frank Lloyd Wright house tour he was outside with his pedicab and I wanted to see more of the neighborhood...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback and your kind words! I'm so glad you had a great experience with me since that's always the goal. Please keep in mind that there's always more to see so come back and see it with me! You're always...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I came to Oak Park for the FLW, and Ricks tour was a great bookend to my experience. I had already hoofed it around the neighborhood once, so being chauffeured around was nice. Rick is a great storyteller, and you get a more colorful and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Daniel W
RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Daniel I'm so glad you had a great time with me the other day! Thanks so much for your feedback and I look forward to your return trip so we can check out the Loving Frank Tour! All the best! Regards, Rickshaw Rick!

Reviewed 29 June 2017

After our tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright house that left out all the juicy bits we went on a magical mystery tour of the neighborhood with Rickshaw Rick. This is no ordinary tour. Rick delighted us with stories and anecdotes of the very interesting...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you ladies so very much for joining me! I'm so happy that you had a great experience and really appreciate you sharing with the rest of the traveling public. You're welcome back anytime! Don't forget there's always more to see and I hope you'll...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I found Rick when I was leaving the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio. He was outside and I asked about going to Hemingway's birth home. He told me about his tour of the other homes in the area the are lesser known Frank Lloyd...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hi Alanna, Thanks so much for your kind words. I'm so delighted that you enjoyed your tour! Please keep in mind that there's always more to see...so I hope you'll see it with me! Next time more Hemingway and even more Frank Lloyd Wright fun...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Late April, flowers and trees are still in bloom. Rick picked up my wife and me at the outstanding Harvey House B&B for a very entertaining and informative tour of beautiful Oak Park. While the focus was on the fascinating work and character of Frank...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hello again! Sorry to take so long but just a note to thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback! I'm so glad you had a great time. Your review posted on my birthday so thanks again for such a lovely...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had a most memorable day with Rick... getting the inside scoop on the area, the history, the economic and social history were all a bonus in addition to the unlimited information on Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie Movement. All this information could be...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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RickshawRick, Owner at Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi Folks! Thank you so much for your kind words! So glad you enjoyed your tour, our village & how it was shared w/you. It's always a pleasure & your welcome back anytime! So sorry for the delay in response but I've been doing some...More

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