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The Chicago River Walk Public Walkway
Meet at the NE Corner of the Michigan Ave. Bridge 401 N. Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60611
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CTA !51 or 157 bus.
Burgers & Brews Tour info Sep 23 2012 star this tip starred
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attended Sep 20 2012

I had a fabulous time on the tour. The tour guide (Dan) was enthusiastic, energetic, and knowledgable. He shared great information about Chicago's founding, history, architecture, and of course the Chicago Fire. The downside was the Billy Goat...continued

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“it’s more than a history tour; it’s entertainment!”

This tour combines the highly-acclaimed walking tour along with a stop at the legendary Billy Goat Tavern and features a discussion of the Great Chicago Fire and how it changed the city’s destiny! Along the way, guests will hear intriguing stories about Chicago’s legends and lore, trivia and captivating stories about our city’s past, present & future.

Your first double cheezburger and brew are included in the tour cost!

The Billy Goat Tavern is considered a Chicago Tourist Landmark and is visited by Chicagoans, world travelers, politicians, athletes and all sorts of celebrities. The Goat has been frequented by President George H. W. Bush, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Mayor Daley (past and present), and many more politicians. A wide range of celebrities have also visited: Jay Leno (at times when he visited Chicago, he did skits from the Billy Goat), Bill Murray, Don Novello, Loraine Newman, John Belushi, Billy Zane, Jack Black, John Stewart, Harrison Ford, Neve Campbell, John Cusak, Jewel, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Kathy Bates, Charlton Heston, Frank Sinatra and many more.

_Please note:

Tours last 2.5-3 hours and end in front of the Wrigley Building on Michigan Avenue. _

This is an outdoor walking tour. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour

Chicago's Finest offers entertaining and informative tours of Chicago. All tour guides are gifted storytellers, and they tell Chicago's history through the use of fun and engaging stories. Each guest shares a tour visual packet and is able to relive Chicago's past with dozens of carefully chosen photos that support the tour's interesting narrative.