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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour

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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour
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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

An excellent choice for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city and hits on both classic attractions and little-known sites. Beginning at the Chicago Theatre, work your way to the Chicago Pedway, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and the Magnificent Mile, then embark on a food tour to taste some of the city’s famous foods.
  • Learn about Chicago's history and architecture
  • Local guide
  • Food tastings included
  • Get tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip
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Departure Point

175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

The Chicago Theatre (underneath the marquee), 175 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

River North, Chicago, IL, USA

A central location in the River North neighborhood near the Chicago Brown Line “L” Station.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • As of Friday, October 15th, 2021: All guests will be required to show proof of vaccination or negative Covid-19 test result no older than 72h, in order to join this tour. As this tour involves indoor dining, this measure was implemented for the health and safety of our guests, our staff, and the restaurant's staff.
  • In the event of road or attraction closures, your guide will do their best to work around the obstacles or take your tour to alternate locations.
  • Small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Be prepared to walk alot so comfortable shoes are a must but it's worth it." See review
  • "A lot of walking but it’s the best way to experience all that Chicago has to offer." See review
  • "Walked for hours, wear good shoes, food tour was a welcome relief" See review

Reviews

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Wonderful way to experience Chicago
Audrey_S
, Oct 2021
Amazing tour with fantastic guides! Wallach and Kelly made this a great experience and were both super knowledgeable about the history, architecture, and local food scene of Chicago. I love food tours and this was one of my personal favorites, I highly recommend it!
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Great job!
Catherine_C
, Oct 2021
Wallach and Kelly were great. Both fun and very knowledgeable when it came to explaining both the architecture and the history of the foods we ate. Highly recommend this tour!
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Both Kevin and Kelly are...
YUJAIN_L
, Oct 2021
Both Kevin and Kelly are excellent tour guides, very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommended!
star-5
Highly recommend
Erin_D
, Oct 2021
Finally got to see the Bean! Dave, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and personable. This is a must do tour to learn some Chicago history and to sample local area food.
star-5
Wonderful Tour! Highly recommend! Chicago Dave is awesome!
Aimee_P
, Oct 2021
Chicago Dave was fantastic! His knowledge and passion for the city of Chicago shined through in every bit of information he delivered! We really enjoyed learning the history, and chicago's commitment to keeping that history alive! Wonderful tour! Highly recommend!
star-5
Best tour on chicago
Salvador_V
, Oct 2021
I learned alot about chicago , this tour is unique. They know everything , the food was amazing just love it.
star-5
Great Chicago tour
Mimi_L
, Oct 2021
Great tour, our tour guide David was excellent, very knowledgeable about the history of Chicago. The restaurants he took us to were all great
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great job, Chicago Dave!!
Jean_O
, Oct 2021
Chicago Dave was amazing!!! You can tell that he loves Chicago and his enthusiasm made me love Chicago, too! The tour was amazing and the food was incredible!!! I highly recommend this tour and Chicago Dave!!
star-5
Excellent tour!
Rebecca_S
, Oct 2021
Lara is our guide and she is awesome. Great sense of humor and knowledgeable. Highly recommended this tour!
star-5
October city tour.
David_K
, Oct 2021
Our guide had a great sense of humor and a lot of knowledge of the city. Riding the loop and checking out the architecture was a lot of fun. Please remind Chicago drivers that red means stop.

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