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Chicago Greeter

77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
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Robbie was an amazing guide!

Met Robbie at the Cultural Center on a sweltering June day and she was a delight to be around. She... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bruna G
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Sao Paulo, SP
Fabulous look at Chicago

Highly recommended, our guide Susan was so knowledgeable and friendly. My wife had never been to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
EddieD49
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Sacramento, California
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Chicago Greeter highlights interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider orientation to Chicago's sights. Through the Chicago Greeter service, visitors meet with a greeter who takes them around the city and demonstrates its walk-ability and the user-friendliness of its public transportation system.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the loop” (224 reviews)
“free service” (74 reviews)
“cultural center” (114 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
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"the loop"
in 224 reviews
"free service"
in 74 reviews
"cultural center"
in 114 reviews
"highly recommend this service"
in 19 reviews
"great program"
in 17 reviews
"walking tour"
in 109 reviews
"free tour"
in 50 reviews
"personalized tour"
in 19 reviews
"great tour"
in 81 reviews
"great introduction"
in 23 reviews
"four hours"
in 26 reviews
"the gold coast"
in 36 reviews
"millennium park"
in 85 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 22 reviews
"knowledgeable guide"
in 18 reviews
"hour tour"
in 35 reviews
"great city"
in 36 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Met Robbie at the Cultural Center on a sweltering June day and she was a delight to be around. She loves her city and knows so much about it, it's actually privilege to get to spend a few hours with her and see this beautiful...More

Thank Bruna G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended, our guide Susan was so knowledgeable and friendly. My wife had never been to Chicago. She really came away with some great experiences and inside information that many lifelong Chicagoans never see. The Architecttual history was fascinating. Well worth the time.

Thank EddieD49
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An incredible tour. During the visit, we experienced Chicago architecture, food, politics, culture and more. We went to the Federal Reserve Museum: rode on CTA, Bus, and water taxi, and went to Chinatown. WOW! What a day. The Chicago Greeter program is the best. Our...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my favorite activity in Chicago, and it was completely free. It was so well organised and made the most of the time I had, and it was lots of fun. My greeter Tom N was unbelievably knowledgeable and answered all my questions easily....More

Thank Nicole A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My fiancé and I did not know what to expect from this free tour, but we thought it'd be nice to connect with a local on our first trip to Chicago. We met Lowell N., and he was just a delight to spend the evening...More

Thank Fiona Y
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our greeter was very knowledgeable. This was a great way to start our trip. We learned so much in a short time.

Thank Evie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed my walking tour with John. He was knowledgeable about the city and its history...and it was FREE!

Thank RockLnelson
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had researched the Chicago Greeters before we left Australia to holiday in America, and had booked a “Greeter”. We met up with Sue as booked, and what a wonderful time we shared. Sue was so informative about everything on our tour, and especially...More

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sherry was incredible. She took us to hidden gems, opened the doors of a few buildings that we would never have seen otherwise. All of that with a smile, and she was very attentive and was doing her best (with success) to adapt our tour...More

Thank ThierrYUL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am soooo glad I stumbled across the Chicago Greeter program online before our brief trip. Our volunteer was Anne and she was absolutely awesome! We let her know we were very open to whatever she suggested and she ended up spending 5(!) hours with...More

Thank kaylynbugay
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Nearby
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
...More
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Sathis C
18 June 2018|
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Response from N T | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, you must put in a request 10 days before you arrive to Chicago. Hope this helps!
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Chuck M
26 March 2017|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
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MRREMOTECONTROLS
13 September 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.
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