There are over 50 different guided tours in the city of Chicago. While some tours are a major tourist draw like the Chicago Architecture tour, there are a lot of lesser known ones that can be just as fun and educational as the bigger ones. We’ve compiled a list of all the tours that occur in Chicago on a regular basis. This is an on going list that we will continue to add as more and more tours pop up.
Chicago Architectural Cruise
The most popular tour in Chicago, ride in a boat down the Chicago Rier While learning about all the buildings as you pass. Since this type of tour has become so popular, there are a few options when it comes to booking an official Chicago Architecture Foundation (ACF) tour by boat.
Chicago Grand Tour
Run by a tour company called Gray Line, the Chicago Grand tour is general overview of Chicago. It hits all the major tourists areas starting form the North side going all the way to the South side. This tour is for anyone who wants to cover a majority of Chicago in a day.
Chicago Hop On & Hop Off Tours
Want a tour where you can control the speed of things? The hop on hop off tour allows you to visit the major tourists area of Chicago while being able to get off the bus and get back on whenever you want. Want to get a closer look at a certain building hop off snap a picture and wait for the next bus to take you to the next location
Chicago Mini-bus City & River Tour Combination
Presented by See it All Chicago Tours, the Mini bus tour an award winning tour. This tour will combine history, architecture, site seeing and more. Choose from two different tour options; Mini bus only tour or Mini bus and River tour.
Chicago North Side Tour
Get an in depth tour of Chicago’s north side, including the financial district, loop, Wrigley Field and more. Another Gray Line tour, this is a great way to see a lot of Chicago in one day