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Chicago's Finest Tours

#7 of 165 Tours in Chicago
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Address: 401 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60654
Phone Number: +1 312-202-0745
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Wed - Sun 13:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour is now Chicago's Finest Tours! We are...

Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour is now Chicago's Finest Tours! We are Chicago’s most dynamic and fun entertainment activity option! We offer our guests highly passionate and energy-packed activities ranging from walking tours, bus tours and highly advanced scavenger hunts. We distinguish ourselves by providing our guests captivating storytelling, keen visualizations and infectious enthusiasm! Our mission is to ensure each guest walks away with a smile on their face and better understanding of our amazing city!

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Private Tour - Just the Girls!

This was the third time we used Dan for a private tour. My 8 girlfriends were in town and Dan was very accommodating, structuring the itinerary around what interests we all had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the only the 2nd negative review I have ever written ( and the other got 2 stars). Generally , I am very positive and post accordingly. Booked Indoor walking tour on the Monday for a Saturday tour for a party of 4. On the way to Chicago and 2 1/2 hrs before start of the Saturday tour received... More 

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Dan O, Owner at Chicago's Finest Tours, responded to this review

We offer no apology to this individual and object to its total misrepresentation of the facts. The facts are the following: This individual bought tickets for a sold out tour through a third party - Viator. If he or Viator had checked our web site and/or calendar of available tours, he or they would have seen this tour date was... More 

Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the third time we used Dan for a private tour. My 8 girlfriends were in town and Dan was very accommodating, structuring the itinerary around what interests we all had. The tour was fun, engaging and set at a nice leisurely pace to see lots of things. Many thanks to Dan, who we continue to recommend!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide, Dan, was energetic and passionate about Chicago History. He kept the tour moving at a nice pace and the amount of knowledge he shared was awesome. I am looking forward to doing more tours with this company.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rick was an amazing and funny tour guide! Learned about Chicago's history Surprises along the way!!!

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan was a wonderful tour guide. He was very enthusiastic and eager to share his knowledge. His trivia questions were a great way to keep the group's attention. I would definitely recommend him.

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Aurora, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently took the Chicago History Indoor Walking Tour and I couldn't have asked for a better experience! Our guide, Dan, was engaging, knowledgeable and intent on us all having a great time. It was a 2 1/2 hour tour but don't let that scare you - time went by fast and Dan leaves you wanting more. Being a history... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide Dan was an amazing! great personality, passionate about he city of Chicago and very knowledgable! Learned so much, enjoyed very min of it!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be honest and say that we had a Groupon, which reduced the cost, but even at the non-Groupon rate the tour guy (Dan) gave a great Chicago overview, taking us down into parts of the under-street Pedway and on street level to see some of the architecture of the Nations's Second City. Good pace and lots of interesting local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was outstanding, he was absolute the best, Daniel K O Connell. He is very informed about the city of Chicago. Great tour!!!! We highly recommend to anyone.

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Dan O, Owner at Chicago's Finest Tours, responded to this review

Hi Ximena, thank you for taking the time to write a review about your tour. You are the best and my favorite new friends from Ecuador! Happy Holidays and hope to see you again next time you are back in Chicago! Best, Dan More 

Lake County, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating tour of an area I knew little to nothing about, but so glad I know now. Our second time on tour with Dan O'Connell, and surely not the last. We are booked again for the Hoiiday Lights Tour. The Pullman Neighborhood is incredibly interesting and Dan makes it more so with all his little anecdotes and amazing stories. His... More 

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Dan O, Owner at Chicago's Finest Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Lauren for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure seeing you again and I am so happy I didn't leave you behind a second time! LOL. Happy Holidays! Best, Dan More 

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