Chicago, Illinois, has always been a popular tourist spot with some of the best architecture that America has to offer. However, there’s more to Chicago than just bold and iconic architecture.
The city hosts a variety of tours and tourist events designed for everyone! This story lists some of the offbeat, albeit impressive reasons to take that Chicago tour this summer.
With millions of visitors coming to the Willis Tower’s Skydeck each year, it boasts the most magnificent views of the city.
Get there on a bright and sunny day, maybe you’ll even get a glimpse beyond the city!
Experience some of the most immersive art that Chicago has to offer, with several tours that will take you on the offbeat path through interesting and colorful neighborhoods in the city.
Take a tour of Chicago’s darker underbelly with an excursion learning about mobsters, crimes and gangsters in the history of the city, including the St. Valentine’s Massacre and even stories of Al Capone!
One of the best ways of getting to know a city is through food, and the Chicago Food Planet's Best in Chow Food Tour, which highlights the food associated with the city, is a great place to start.
The unique culinary contribution of Chicago - the deep dish pizza, is the central attraction of these tours. These pizza tours are informative, entertaining and feature eating all of this yummy pizza!
For a traditional tour of the city, take a guided walking tour of Chicago, of the interiors of buildings, with details you may have otherwise missed - from art deco lobbies to stained glass mosaics, these walking tours have them all.
Get a new perspective on the architecture of the city from the many ferries that run along the Chicago River.
Get a bird’s eye view of Chicago, taking in the beautiful skyline and architecture in the day and the never ending twinkle of lights in the night, with helicopter tours that run through the day.