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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour

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Chicago, United States

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

An excellent choice for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city and hits on both classic attractions and little-known sites. Beginning at the Chicago Theatre, work your way to the Chicago Pedway, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and the Magnificent Mile, then embark on a food tour to taste some of the city’s famous foods.
  • Learn about Chicago's history and architecture
  • Local guide
  • Food tastings included
  • Get tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip
Professional Local Guide
Popcorn Tasting
Chocolate Tasting
Water Taxi or Subway Ticket
Chicago-style hot dog
Deep dish pizza
Italian Beef
Gratuity

Departure Point

The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

River North, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA

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

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour.

Traveler Tips


  • "Be prepared to walk alot so comfortable shoes are a must but it's worth it." See review
  • "Walked for hours, wear good shoes, food tour was a welcome relief" See review

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Excellent
JuanCarlos_T
, Oct 2020
First I like to say our travel guideKelly was amazing, explaining the history with such detail that made you feel you were there. Food selection was amazing and tour was a lot of fun!!!
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Chicago 2020
Frank_M
, Oct 2020
David did a great job! You can tell he loves his job & Chicago!!! Loved the food!! Especially loved the tour of Marshall Field!!
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Complete Tour of Chicago
Lisa_B
, Sep 2020
It was a very expansive tour. Wallach was a great guide, informative and friendly . We learned and experienced so much - the history of Chicago, riding the subway, tasting the Chicago hotdog, pizza and Italian beef sandwich (all delicious), seeing amazing architecture and all of the highlights. A lot of walking but it’s the best way to experience all that Chicago has to offer.
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Food tour
Charlene_M
, Sep 2020
Very personal and informative tour. Learned the history behind the Architecture and famous sites in Chicago. Kelly-tour guide knew her history, was friendly and provided us with a great amount of information. The walking tour was scenic, good timing and good exercise.
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Love this tour!
Nazly_G
, Sep 2020
We did the combo tour, History and the food tour. It was an excellent experience. Not only we learn so much of the history of this beautiful city but the tour guide also added in some ghost story! Wallach was our tour guide and he was awesome! Very knowledgeable and professional. We arrived a little late due to our Uber and he was so patient and welcoming and I really appreciate that gesture. I will totally advise any of my friends and family to take this tour on there first day here in Chicago! Wear comfortable shoes, you will be walking a lot 👍🏻
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Enjoyable
Mechelle_P
, Sep 2020
Our tour guide was amazing! Food was great as well! Enjoyed the entire experience with my mom and friend on our day trip to Chicago.
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River walk
Bob
, Jul 2020
Wallis did a wonderful tour of the city. He pointed out lots of interesting things about the city. Walked for hours, wear good shoes, food tour was a welcome relief
star-5
Wonderful Tour!!
SteveandCarla
, Feb 2020
Wonderful tour! Very professional and personable! Even in the extreme cold took great care of us. Can't say enough good things about Wallach our guide. Very well done Urban Adventures!!
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Highly recommend!
kateyingling
, Jan 2020
Laura was a terrific tour guide- I HIGHLY recommend her and this tour!!! It was by far the best part of our trip! Laura engaged us the perfect amount, shared so many interesting details, and obviously loves what she does! I will use this company to tour again and again. You won’t regret it!
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Worth It!
kjkacyns
, Jan 2020
Our guide, Wallach, was the man. He was upbeat, had a wealth of information, and shared personal stories of his upbringing in Chicago. I would recommend this tour to everyone.

Product code: 5713P139

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