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Frank Lloyd Wright's Home & Studio Tour Ticket

Frank Lloyd Wright's Home & Studio Tour Ticket

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Visit the birthplace of a truly American architecture. Wright’s Oak Park Home and Studio served as both residence and workplace for the first 20 years of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's career. See how he tried out innovative design ideas in his own home, and learn about the visionary Prairie style that evolved in his famous studio.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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$27.00

Skip the Line: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center Ticket

Skip the Line: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center Ticket

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Visit the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center at your own pace on a self-guided tour. With pre-booked admission tickets, you’ll have complimentary access to an audioguide and entrance to the interactive Survivors Stories Experience. Listen to holograms of Holocaust survivors as they answer your questions. Other galleries include the Take a Stand Center and a special hands-on youth section.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.00
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$15.00
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Our Shining Lives- Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois from a Local Perspective

Our Shining Lives- Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois from a Local Perspective

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We are your only guided history tour in Starved Rock Country, Ottawa, Illinois. In 1922 Radium Dial Corp chose Ottawa, Illinois as the location of it’s newest plant. Their decision set in motion decades of illness, death and destruction. This tour takes you to the sites of the past and the present while bringing you the feeling of being in Ottawa during these tragic years. Our Shining Lives is a drive/walk tour, we also offer “hop on” tour guides for your tour bus trip. Contact us for tour details.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Haunted Cemetery Walking Tour in Alton

Haunted Cemetery Walking Tour in Alton

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Follow a guide through the haunted cemetery near Alton, Illinois to learn about the local paranormal activity. Listen to your guide's tails of spooky happenings and ghost sightings as you walk. You'll see Alton residents' gravestones up close and hear about their lives.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Ottawa Obscura Bike Tour

Ottawa Obscura Bike Tour

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This is our most comprehensive tour of Starved Rock Country’s history, its present and where we will be in the future. Plotting for the Illinois & Michigan Canal began with Ottawa & Chicago, Illinois in the 1830’s. Once completed the future of the yet formed State of Illinois was pinned on the I&M Canal with Ottawa at the center. Awesome Ottawa Tours aims to find the history that even Google doesn’t know. The corky, bizarre, tragic and heroic history of our area is shared over a fun and intriguing easy ride on our trails and side streets. Tours offered daily April-October.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Skip the Line: Public Tour-Adult Admission Ticket (50 mins)

Skip the Line: Public Tour-Adult Admission Ticket (50 mins)

This guided tour is the ideal way to begin exploring the roots of the author's life and work. It is here that Ernest Hemingway was born in a second floor bedroom on July 21, 1899. This Queen Anne home was built in 1890 by his maternal grandparents and was the first home in Oak Park to have electricity. The homes restoration returned the house to its 1890s’ Victorian heritage; ensuring that your experience of the furnishings and stories told reflect the young man who lived there.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.00
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Chicago River Boat Architecture Tour
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Chicago River Boat Architecture Tour

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Welcome to Chicago River Boat Architecture Tours! We’re proud to present you with an in-depth, expert architectural-based river boat tour that delves into one of the most remarkable American cities today. Known for unique, daring, and historical architectural pursuits, it’s hard to cover all of the design and building treasures that make up the Windy City today. If you’re ready to learning more about the designs, people, and innovations behind these creations, throw on your captains hat and get ready to cruise along the Chicago River and see what architects from around the world travel to see in Chicago. Tour departures from 465 N. McClurg Ct.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.28
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$49.28
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Half-Day Small-Group Chicago Highlights Tour with Pick Up

Half-Day Small-Group Chicago Highlights Tour with Pick Up

This Tour is the quickest, best way to explore a place that you are visiting for the first time, we take you to all the hot spots in the city in less than a day. We take care of everything for you, from picking you up at your hotel, to making reservations, parking, helping you with photos, all the way to dropping you off back where you started. zero worries and 100 percent enjoyment.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.00
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$198.00
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Private 2-Hour Walking Tour: Chicago Loop Interior Architecture

Private 2-Hour Walking Tour: Chicago Loop Interior Architecture

Make the best of your visit to Chicago and explore the interiors of the emblematic Loop of Chicago downtown with a private licensed guide. You will enjoy a private tour and discover the hidden architectural treasures of Chicago with a local expert
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$240.24
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$240.24
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2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Chicago
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2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Chicago

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2 hours of being a kid again!!! Take a Segway tour with us and discover how beautiful Chicago truly is. Ride through some of Chicago's most popular destinations with an experienced guide. We will glide through scenic and historic downtown Chicago and explore the beautiful Grant Park, around the Buckingham Fountain, near the Museum Campus and near the lakefront. Or take our Riverwalk tour to explore the Chicago River to view Navy Pier and famous Chicago bridges, traveling up historic Michigan Avenue and passing by Millennium Park. No matter which tour you choose, it will be a memory lasting a lifetime!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Historic Chicago Theatre

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Historic Chicago Theatre

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Tour the historic Chicago Theater, a must-see city landmark, with a guide providing in-depth commentary. You'll get the most out of your visit by traveling with a guide and get access to some areas of the theater that the public never sees. Learn about its architecture, history, and famous performers throughout the years.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.00
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45-Minute Chicago Architecture Boat Tour from Chicago Riverwalk

45-Minute Chicago Architecture Boat Tour from Chicago Riverwalk

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Experience Chicago's legendary architecture and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing legacy for all to admire. This family-friendly introduction to the Windy City's rich history and architectural heritage features highlights from Wendella's full-length architecture tours. Hop aboard our world class vessels as our local authentic tour guides showcase our amazing city. This tour departs from the Chicago Riverwalk between Clark and LaSalle Streets at the River Theatre.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.00
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45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile

45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile

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Get a front row perspective on the exquisite buildings that line the Chicago River during a 45-minute architecture cruise. Hear live commentary about the history and architectural heritage of Chicago on this family-friendly tour, which highlights landmarks such as the Chicago Riverwalk, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Wrigley Building, and Willis Tower. Sit on the open-air top deck or the sheltered bottom deck for the ultimate view of Chicago.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.00
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Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

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Step aboard a boat for a comprehensive cruise that details the history of Chicago's architecture. Enjoy views of the Chicago skyline accompanied by architecture-focused commentary that points out each of the landmark buildings. As you cruise through Lake Michigan, snap photos of you and your party against the stretch of Chicago's 26-mile shoreline.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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Chicago Bucktown-Wicker Park Pizza Crawl

Chicago Bucktown-Wicker Park Pizza Crawl

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Immerse yourself in Chicago’s bounty of pizza offerings, and learn about the Windy City’s pizza traditions beyond the classic deep-dish, on this small-group walking tour. Designed by a James Beard Award-winning food journalist, this tour takes place in the city’s vibrant and hip Bucktown and Wicker Park neighborhoods. Meet your group prior to lunch, and be sure to come hungry: you’ll visit four different pizzerias, and will enjoy tastes at each one. As you go, meet the chefs behind the pizza, and learn about Chicago’s culinary traditions.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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Chicago West Loop Pizza Crawl
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Chicago West Loop Pizza Crawl

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Immerse yourself in the pizza culture of Chicago with this tour de force of the city's 10 pizza styles. Go beyond deep dish with commentary from your food-loving guide and tastes of four different types over the course of the half-day tour. Learn about some of the most interesting Chicago neighborhoods and their culinary history.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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Saturday Chicago Pizza History and Tastings Bus Tour

Saturday Chicago Pizza History and Tastings Bus Tour

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Foodies will enjoy this tour of Chicago that focuses on one of the city’s most popular dishes: pizza. Although your guide can’t tell you once and for all whether Chicago or New York has the best pizza in the USA, they will teach you about Chicago’s ten different types of pizza, let you sample four, and give you exclusive access to pizza kitchens. A fun tour for all pizza lovers.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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Dueling Pianos Boat Party Cruise in Chicago

Dueling Pianos Boat Party Cruise in Chicago

Windy City Dueling Pianos combines high energy live music played on two pianos by two highly skilled entertainers with hilarious, interactive comedy! Enjoy the show on one of our premiere boats with full bar, views of the city, and a musical comedy extravaganza. This cruise is for anyone looking for an entertaining evening.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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Chicago's Original Gangster and Prohibition Tour

Chicago's Original Gangster and Prohibition Tour

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Book in advance to take this popular tour that details the mob history of Chicago during the Prohibition Era (1920s-1930s). Learn about the exploits of gangsters like Capone, Dillinger, Moran, and others as you travel by minibus to sites like the Biograph Theater, Holy Name Cathedral, and St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Your guide adopts gangster attire and characteristics that add dramatic flair to the historical commentary.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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$41.60
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Private Guided Chicago City Tour
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Private Guided Chicago City Tour

Discover Chicago's bold character through its beautiful landmarks and fascinating backstories on this thoughtfully designed tour of history, contemporary life and world-famous architecture. Guests will see iconic downtown buildings, hear lesser-known stories from the past, and step inside gorgeous interior spaces.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$425.00
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$425.00
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Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Chicago

Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Chicago

Want to capture your amazing honeymoon? Family vacation while the kids are still little? Your perfect couples retreat from everyday busy life? A solo trip without asking strangers to take pictures of you? Stop searching, we got you here! We are the largest network of local vacation photographers in the world! Besides Chicago, we operate in over 700 destinations worldwide! We always make sure that every special moment of each client is captured well. We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we even offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. Which means, if you don’t like the result of your photo shoot, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back! So what are you waiting for? Become one of our hundreds of happy customers by treating yourself to this special experience! Your family and friends will love the result too!
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  • 30 minutes
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$276.73
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Private Custom City Tour in Chicago

Private Custom City Tour in Chicago

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See Chicago the way you want to see it. This private tour is fully customizable to your specifications. Whether you are interested in the architecture and history, the art, the cool neighborhoods, or peaceful parks and happening beaches, this tour will cater to your tastes. Work with a guide to discover Chicago your way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$330.00
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$330.00
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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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Experience a colorful side of Chicago history with this Gangsters and Ghosts Tour. With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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Private Al Capone Gangster Tour in Chicago

Private Al Capone Gangster Tour in Chicago

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Chicago’s mob history has long been immortalized in popular media. Embark on this Chicago Gangster Tour to learn the true story. With an expert historian as your guide, you’ll visit notorious hangouts of John Dillinger, The Untouchables, and the legendary Al Capone. You’ll stop at former speakeasies, historic hotels, and epic crime sites like that of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$330.00
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