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  • Anntony G
    Nuremberg, Germany3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely river and so relaxing ,,, if u are couple like us this is defenitly a must do guys ,,, its fun its relaxinf and everything is perfect !,
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • Carol S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This tour is a must! Amazing views. Excellent guide. Her knowledge of the city, the architects and the buildings made for a wonderful experience.
    Written 26 May 2024
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  • mitchell m
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an amazing look at Chicago. Totally worth it if you're visiting downtown. You learn and see so much! Our tour guide was 10/10. So knowledgeable and such a great teacher
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • Vidha D
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing views, plenty of time for photos, and our funny and engaging tour guide had great energy and wonderful stories. Felt safe and comfortable as a solo traveler!
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • GARY E
    Burlington, OH14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Avery did a great job. Lots of history and facts of Chicago. He kept everyone involved and answered all questions. Definitely recommend
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • Cammie C
    Lansing, MI9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So much fun. It was like a party atmosphere. Very very fun. Took my two adult daughters. Was a special trip For us !!!!!!!!
    Written 14 May 2024
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  • Melissa H
    18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Janine was a delightful tour guide for this event. We loved the history, food, and her entertaining upbeat personality. Even though it was raining, she kept us moving and found covered areas to stop and provide historical facts about the city. I've been on food tours before where there were small samples, that was not the case with this. Definitely come to this one hungry.
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • Kristina F
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice small boat. Our docent was excellent! Kids were pretty bored after the first 45 minutes but drinks and snacks help. For adults this was perfect and a great way to learn about different spots to visit.
    Written 26 May 2024
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  • Steven K
    7 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The views were really spectacular, and it it wasn't too crowded. The price seems comparable to other similar skyscrapers. I think it's probably worth it to go to the top of at least one building like this at some point, and additionally if you have some particular familiarity and interest in a city that has one. I don't know that you need to go to the top of every one.

    You can see way out onto Lake Michigan, as well as several landmarks in the city and the highways.

    Stepping onto the ledge is a little bit of a rush, but it's ultimately not that different from looking out the window. I couldn't imagine anyone actually paying (I think it was $40?) for a photo package from the ledge. The people downstairs didn't even seem to seriously expect anyone to get them.
    Written 4 May 2024
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  • lynndickerson76
    Modesto, CA13 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We have done several of these experiences throughout North America and this was the first one to make us motion sick. If your stomach can handle it, it’s beautiful and gives you lots of cool Chicago sites.
    Written 25 May 2024
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  • Melissa H
    18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Connor was our guide for this event and he provided an enjoyable and informative tour with several stops. We've been on the river architectural tour a few times and were looking for something different, this was it!
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • Ronald P
    95 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The overall premise is a good one.

    Being able to get "on and off" at well known points gives you some assurance of accessing where you plan to go with some consistency as to the "how".

    As to "when" you can get there, the timetable/schedule is little better than a "guess". They know that traffic patterns affect consistency so there is no "guarantee" of arrival times - only the first bus of the day at each pick up point is given in their brochure. SOME points are about a half hour apart if that helps (and a bus shows up about every 30 minutes at every pick up point). The whole route is roughly 2 hours..."guess" from there if you are planning to be "on time" along the way".

    They give out earphones to plug in to jacks on the bus. This is "something" but not exactly what I expected: You get to hear music and "occasional" descriptions of what you are passing. My opinion is that they are missing a great opportunity to tell FAR more about the Chicago you get to see as you pass by.

    The price is a little high for one day but the two day price seems a bargain comparatively.

    All 3 drivers we had on our segments were friendly and kept us safe in the nightmarish traffic.

    Overall glad we used the service.
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • Shivalika J
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great tour. Your guide was very knowledgeable. Great sights. The only annoying thing was getting through lock to get to the lake. It takes a long time
    Written 12 May 2024
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  • Roger-Pierre G
    Laval, Canada23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very knowledgable guide, very interesting story's and few visits. Nice story's of unknown gangster, very easy to imagin the story of that era with the guide.
    Written 26 May 2024
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  • travel-hawthorne
    Chicago, IL295 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous these guys are the top group to take this tour with. Guide is very academic yet entertaining, keeping our attention.
    Written 27 May 2024
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