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8 Star Starred
Chicago Riverwalk - 111 East Wacker
Inside Lower Lobby, across from Houlihan's Restaurant 111 East Wacker Dr Chicago, IL 60601
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Take along a bottle of water on a hot day.
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Casual and according to the weather
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Use public transportation or stay in a hotel
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Goldstar Member
We walked along the river, but there wasn't really a lot of walking.
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carol krivickas
Wear comfy shoes, although there was more sitting than walking
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We were thirsty by the end of the tour.
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Chicago’s history is brimming with stories of mankind’s many triumphs over nature, horrific tragedies and glorious achievements. Come learn how a swamp transformed into one of the world’s leading “Alpha” Cities!* Chicago’s history is filled with unparalleled historic events and fascinating tales of many colorful figures:**


McCormick, Swift, Palmer, Field, Pullman, Ward & Sears


“the Reaper King,” “the Meat King of America,” “the Merchant Prince" and “the Sleeper Car King"



Jenney, Root, Burnham, Sullivan, van der Rohe & Wright


Mickey Finn, “Hinky Dink” Kenna, Carrie “Madame” Watson and the infamous Al Capone

The tour is two hours and 30 minutes long and ends at Trump Tower Plaza. The tour involves stair-climbing, standing and sitting and minimal walking.

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.