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1-Day Chicago City Explore Tour from Chicago

Tour Code: 262-6305   
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Chicago, IL
Duration:
1 Day

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 8:00am 2100 S Wentworth Ave - Chicago,IL
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    Itinerary

    This tour lets us see the best of Chicago in one day. We will take a walk in Millennium Park, where we will see a combination of stunning architecture, sculpture and landscape design in the heart of downtown. Here, we will see the famous Cloud Gate before taking a break at the Buckingham Fountain. After that, we will stroll around the Navy Pier before taking an exclusive tour o the Chicago Theater, an exquisite French Baroque style building. As we walk along Michigan Avenue, we will find ourselves in a part of town known as the Magnificent Mile, along which we will see the Art Institute of Chicago, Grant Park and the historical Chicago Water Tower. For the best view of the city, we will go to the top of 360 CHICAGO. Afterward, we will take a river cruise to further admire the fantastic architecture of the city.
    • Chicago, IL

      Chicago is a city of color and history. The largest city in the American Midwest, it sits on Lake Michigan. It is home to one of the world's tallest buildings, the Willis Tower, and many other amazing activities.

      Millennium Park

      Located in Chicago's busy Loop area, Millennium Park was opened in 2004 and is a state-of-the-art park. The Pavilion and Great Lawn is now a popular spot to host concerts, and the iconic Cloud Gate is located in this park.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 6:00am - 11:00pm

      Cloud Gate

      This impressive and somewhat bizarre stainless steel sculpture is the focal point of AT&T Plaza in Chiago, Illinois' Millennium Park. Nicknamed "The Bean" due to its shape, it was constructed in 2006 and designed by British artist Anish Kapoor.

      Buckingham Fountain

      Buckingham Fountain in Chicago's Grant Park is one of the largest fountains in the world and one of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions. It throws as much as 15,000 gallons of water into the air every minute.

      Opening Hours: Sun Apr 15 - Oct 31 8:00am - 11:00pm

      Navy Pier

      Both a designated Chicago Landmark and a member of the US National Register of Historic Places, this is Chicago's most popular tourist spot. It is home to a small theme park and fairground, as well as a minigolf course.

      Chicago Theater

      In the busy Loop area of Chicago is the city's namesake theater with its iconic marquee, which has become an unofficial symbol of the city. It hosts performances of all kinds, including drama, comedy, dance, and more.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15

      Magnificent Mile

      The Magnificent Mile is an upscale neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. It is known for its shopping, hotels, and nightlife. It is also home to famous Chicago landmarks like the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, and the Chicago Water Tower.

      Art Institute of Chicago

      The Art Institute is the 2nd-largest art museum in the US after the Met in New York. It houses pieces by renowned painters such as Van Gogh, Monet, and Cezanne, as well as an extensive collection of African-American art.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 14 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|Opening Hours: Fri - Wed 10:30am - 5:00pm, Thu 10:30am - 8:00pm

      Grant Park

      Nicknamed "Chicago's front yard," Grant Park sits right on Chicago's waterfront. It is home to gardens, museums, live performance venues, several pieces of art, like a monument to Abraham Lincoln and the Agora, a collection of headless statues.

      Chicago Avenue Water Tower

      The Chicago Avenue Water Tower and Pumping Station was built in 1869 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Now defunct, the building serves as an art gallery for locals and tourists alike.

      360 Chicago

      This observsation deck sits atop the John Hancock Tower in Chicago, providing exquisite aerial views of the city's skyline that you can't get anywhere else. The new LIFT feature extends out above the city below for an exhilirating experience.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 11:00pm

      Architectural Cruise

      The Architectural Cruise of Chicago is a perfect way to view one of America's most formidable cities, all from the comfort of a boat leisurely sailing down the Chicago River, either during the day or at twilight.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $38; Child (3-12 yrs) $28; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $38

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    Location Address Departure
    Chicago, IL map link 2100 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616 (In front of the Library - Chicago,IL) 8:00am
    • Price Includes

    • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional tour guide
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Chicago, IL
      360 Chicago (Optional) $25 $18 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Architectural Cruise (Optional) $38 $28 (3-12 yrs) $38 (Over 65 yrs)
      Art Institute of Chicago (Optional) $25 Free (Under 14 yrs) $19 (Over 65 yrs)
      Chicago Theater (Optional) $15 $10 (3-12 yrs) $15 (Over 65 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
    • Mandatory service fees for your tour guide and bus driver (minimum $10.00 per day, per passenger. )
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      Booking and Reservation

      All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.

      Travel Documents

      Each passenger must carry a valid travel document. (Valid visa for countries needed) (E.g. Green Card, Passport, Re-Entry Permit, and etc.) Tour operator is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.

      Cancellation and change policy

      Standard Cancellation and Refund policy (please read before booking)

      Broading Time and Location

      All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after reservation is made.

      Travel Insurance

      Tour operator is not responsible for any loss of or damage to personal items, or personal injury that may occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to buy travel insurance, for more information, please consult your travel agent.

      Luggage Restriction

      1-4 Days Tour: Each passenger may carry one check-in luggage and one carry-on bag.

      Itinerary Variations
      We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

      Tour Cancellation
      We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control.If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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