Venue Details

27 Star Starred
Chicago Riverwalk
Tour meets at Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 East Upper Wacker Dr Chicago, IL 60601
312-742-7529
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Chicago History Tour on the Pedway
169 ratings
4.4 average rating
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Vissidarte Red Velvet
43 events
12 reviews
19 stars
attended Mar 19 2012

It was one of the best tours ever! The guide and owner of the company excelled in every way, and his enthusiasm and love for the city carried us thru 3 1/2 hours of intense learning. Places and history came alive, and if that was not enough, we...continued

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60 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 20 2011

Didn't learn much about the pedway, but it was filled with info about Chicago. If you would like to know the history of Chicago - this is a must. If you want to learn your way around the pedway, you'll need to find something else.

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26 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

This is a great tour for out-of-towners or newbies that aren't really familiar with the city. I was looking for segments of the pedway that I wasn't familiar with, but I'm hip to Block 37, Marshall Field's entrance, Chicago Cultural Center and...continued

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Description

Tour Highlights:

  • Tour Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes – minimal walking
  • Tours are conducted in Chicago’s indoor heated Pedway.
  • Hear entertaining stories featuring the Fort Dearborn Massacre, Great Chicago Fire, 1893 World’s Fair, Burnham Plan, Union Stockyards and so many more!
  • Plenty of places to sit and relax while listening to great storytelling.
  • Learn about Chicago’s most fascinating characters including the architects, millionaires, vice figures and politicians!
  • Trivia contest

Blue Man Group Chicago <em>Crazy For You</em> <em>STOMP</em> Comedian Margaret Cho <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>The Illusionists -- Live From Broadway</em> Chicago Travel & Adventure Show Joffrey Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> <em>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</em>