Venue Details

Peet's Coffee & Tea
at the Wrigley Building Plaza 400 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60601
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 74 members
Review from BP
Red Velvet 96 events 72 reviews

I truly enjoyed this tour and Dan, our tour guide, was FANTASTIC! Dan is well read and passionate about the history of Chicago. We learned many interesting facts from Chicago being an "Alpha" city to how connected to the world Chicago truly is. We...continued

reviewed Jul 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from dorothylk
Red Velvet 49 events 8 reviews

This tour was sorely disappointing. Although the tour guide seemed to know his information (for the most part), there was way too much history about Chicago and not enough relevant information about present day. In 2 hours we covered the river...continued

reviewed Jun 27 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Dave Schanding
47 events 38 reviews

Tour focuses on history of Chicago. Guide is knowledgeable and thorough. Walking portion of tour is fairly brief, from DuSable (Michigan Av) bridge down riverwalk to Wabash, then back to Michigan Av (two blocks each way). Guide is entertaining,...continued

reviewed Aug 17 2011 report as inappropriate
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Highlights include:

  • Spectacular views of Chicago’s iconic skyline
  • Entertaining stories featuring the Fort Dearborn Massacre, Great Chicago Fire, 1893 World’s Fair, Burnham Plan, Union Stockyards and so many more
  • After a 10 minute boat ride along the Chicago River, tour ends near Wrigley Building – 400 North Michigan – diagonally across the river from where tour began
  • Plenty of places to sit and relax in the sun or shade
  • Learn about Chicago’s most fascinating characters including the architects, millionaires, vice figures and politicians
  • Trivia contest

The tour is two hours and 30 minutes long.

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