Venue Details

0 Star Starred
Peet's Coffee & Tea
at the Wrigley Building Plaza 400 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60601
Get directions
4 events
3 reviews
8 stars
Water was supplied in the beginning. After the tour we stopped at Trump towers outdoor deck (16th floor) for a drink. Surreal view! And on to Ghiradellis for a sundae!! Yum!!
star this tip starred
4 events
3 reviews
8 stars
The weather was Hot. I wore Comfy walking shoes!.
star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

Chicago History Tour Plus
74 ratings
4.5 average rating
  • 50
    5
  • 15
    4
  • 5
    3
  • 4
    2
  • 0
    1
91 events
70 reviews
246 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

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

star this review starred report as inappropriate
46 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 27 2012

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

star this review starred report as inappropriate
45 events
37 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 17 2011

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

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 62 Reviews
Member Photos
Wp 20130901 004 Wp 20130901 002 Img 0771 copy
More Information

Description

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.