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2-Hour Haunted Segway Tour of Chicago

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Chicago, United States

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Glide through the city of Chicago by moonlight on this haunted Segway tour. Follow your costumed local guide as they show you the sites of some of the most gruesome murders and disasters in Chicago's colorful history. See Chicago's iconic landmarks lit up during the spookiest time of year and hear about the mysterious, haunted history of this storied city.
  • Haunted Segway tour of Chicago
  • Learn about Chicago's eerie and interesting history
  • Hear stories of death, disaster, murder, ghosts, and infamous gangsters from your local guide
  • See more sights and cover more ground on a Segway than you would on foot
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Certified Segway tour guide
Thorough Segway orientation
Bag for personal belongings
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

300 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Departure Time

8:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your costumed Segway guide at a centrally located meeting point. Listen to a brief orientation and spend a few minutes getting familiar with your personal, 2-wheeled, self-balancing scooter. 

Once you feel comfortable, zoom off into the night to explore Chicago's haunted past. Visit the alley where more than 600 Chicagoans perished in 1903 in the Iroquois Theatre fire. Stand in a hotel ballroom on Michigan Avenue and listen closely for the sound piano keys tinkling without the help of human hands. Glide down the shore of the Chicago River, where 800 people perished in 1915 during the city's worst maritime disaster. Learn about the spate of gangster murders that shaped Chicago's reputation. 

Additionally, enjoy zooming around after nightfall to see all of Chicago's landmark buildings lit up at night. 

Your tour ends at its starting point after exploring Chicago's eerie sites.
Stop At:  
Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour's scheduled departure time to check in and fill out waivers. All guests will be fitted with helmets. The tour begins at the departure time with a video and comprehensive one-on-one training with the tour guide. Training ensures that even the most nervous guest feels comfortable for the duration of the tour.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chicago Riverwalk
As you follow your guide through the streets of Chicago on a personal Segway, you’ll travel down secluded alleys, visit hotel lobbies, and glide along the Chicago river. During your two-hour tour, listen to your guide’s detailed account of the city's haunted past, from Chicago’s infamous gangster murders to disasters that forever changed the city. Feel goose bumps on your skin as you stand in the alley where more than 600 Chicagoans perished in 1903. Listen for the faint sound of an unmanned piano playing in the ballroom of the Michigan Avenue Hotel. Stand at the shore of the Chicago River - the sight of the worst maritime disaster in Chicago history that claimed the lives of 800 people in 1915. While you see these ghostly sites and hear the spooky tales, you’ll also have the added benefit of admiring some of Chicago’s famous landmarks lit up at night. Zoom through the dark city streets on your Segway, soaking up the eerie nighttime atmosphere.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Minimum weight requirement of 100 pounds. The maximum recommended weight limit is 260 pounds.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour start time
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Tours sell out quickly in summer - please book in advance
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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What is the maximum group size during 2-Hour Haunted Segway Tour of Chicago?
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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, Oct 2020
Great info about Chicago ! Shawn was a great teacher and guide. Segways were user friendly and dependable
This was our first Segway tour. It...
, Aug 2017
This was our first Segway tour. It was really a lot of fun! Jen was a great guide. It wasn't very haunted, but it was still a fun evening of seeing sights where tragedies occurred and to learn some interesting facts about Chicago. I recommend it for anyone to do. The Segways were really easy to drive and seeing the city at night is great!
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The tour itself was fine! Viator...
kathleen b
, Sep 2016
The tour itself was fine! Viator screwed up the reservation, however, and the place was closed when we got there. Fortunately, there was a number and we had ALL the paperwork to validate our reservation so we called the number and the people came back, at 9 p.m., opened it up and gave us our paid-for tour. They were lovely but I can't say too much for Viator!
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I was the coolest thing we did while...
Benjamin O
, Nov 2015
I was the coolest thing we did while in Chicago!! Let us explore and learn more about the city with a spooky twist. Once you practice riding the Segways at the beginning with the instructor, it becomes very easy to ride them. Great tour!!
Josh was great and very patient with...
Brian K
, Nov 2015
Josh was great and very patient with us. We had a lot of fun!!
Lots of fun! Segway's really zip...
Richard K
, Oct 2015
Lots of fun! Segway's really zip around. Great ghost stories. Glad I dressed warmly.
Great experience! Really great...
Kimberly H
, Oct 2015
Great experience! Really great guides - informative and good training for how to use the segways. Really enjoyable, would definitely do it again!
The tour was great! Interesting and...
Susan B
, Sep 2015
The tour was great! Interesting and fun for adults and kids. Not much of a haunted tour, but great history of Chicago.
We were stuck in traffic and in...
Franklin R
, Aug 2015
We were stuck in traffic and in danger of being late to the tour but the guides and staff were super nice and promised to make sure we were not disappointed. We did manage to arrive in the nick of time so no accomodation was needed after all. The segway tour was so much fun we are already looking forward to the next one.
Wonderful tour! Kate was our tour...
Jeff S
, Aug 2015
Wonderful tour! Kate was our tour guide and was so friendly and fun!! My only recommendation is to have a larger pre-tour practice area. Beginners need a little more space to get comfortable with the machine. We will definitely be taking another tour when we travel to Chicago next year!!!!

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