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Chicago's Best History and Riverwalk Tour

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    Get to know the history of Chicago on this educational and entertaining walking tour.
    Beginning on North Michigan Avenue in the Wrigley Building Plaza, enjoy a beverage at Peet’s Coffee and Tea while listening to the history of the Windy City. Learn how this once-swampland became one of the world’s leading cities—in just under 200 years.
    Find out more about Marquette and Joliet and Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable—plus the Fort Dearborn Massacre, the Great Chicago Fire, the 1893 World’s Fair, the Union Stockyards and much more.
    See some of Chicago’s architectural monuments along the Chicago River. Walk across the famous Michigan Avenue Bridge to the pedestrian waterfront Chicago Riverwalk, with newly expanded options for dining and entertainment. Also, see the Wrigley Building, Trump Tower, Mather Tower, Wolf Point, Lyric Opera of Chicago and much more.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We really enjoyed this tour down the Riverwalk. We are from the Chicago area, yet learned so much about Chicago history we had never heard before. Rick was a fantastic guide, keeping the tour entertaining as well as educational.

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great tour, great guide, great experience. Good value for your money (got a Groupon deal). Definitely recommend it

    Thank JoaoPriori
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My wife and I traveled to Chicago recently and decided to take a walking tour. At first I was not too excited about going. Boy was I wrong. Rick did an outstanding job telling us all about the history and myths about the city. we...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Rick. He was very knowledgeable and brought the history of the city to life in multi-dimensional way. We got to see and learn about so many different historical sites and what has made Chicago the cosmopolitan city that it...More

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    Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

    Rick gave an excellent tour! He is very knowledgeable on Chicago and the tour was fun and interactive. I will definitely be taking another tour next time I'm in Chicago.

    Thank Lindsay F
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    6 August 2019|
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    There were approximately 10 people on our tour.
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