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Chicago Detours

Address: 30 E. Adams St., #425, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone Number: +1 312-350-1131
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Ranked #21 of 119 Sightseeing Tours in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Guided tours of architecture, history and culture that bring people...
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Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Guided tours of architecture, history and culture that bring people to explore stories and places locals don't even know. Tours include Good Times Historic Bar Tour, Inside the Loop Architectural Tour, and Jazz, Blues & Beyond Bus Tour. Guests get to share iPads with media while professional tour guides share forgotten stories from the past and create a fun, interactive dynamic.
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Hudson, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We planned to travel from Cleveland Ohio and take our three children on this tour . Mother Nature had other plans and a weather storm halted our travel with a 20 plus car pile up on the turnpike .We ended up bunkering down in Mishawaka Indiana Even though their website states that tours can be rescheduled for extreme weather conditions... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We took the pedway tour, it was great! The presentation was terrific and the we felt very welcome. We can't wait to go back and experience some of the other tours they offer.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

What a great way to discover more of Chicago and make it easier to navigate. Our guide, Amanda, shared such wonderful history and stories and gave an excellent tour...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have visited Chicago for work and pleasure on numerous occasions. Never before have I felt so close to or so inspired by the city. The tour is dynamic in its educational aspirations and by design encourages you to give as much to the tour as you take away from it. The vintage Ipad videos from various Chicago archives add... More 

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Beijing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I did the Architectual Tour of Downtown Chicago and I was a little afraid that I would feel lost on this tour as I know absolutely nothing about architecture. I had no reason to worry though. The tour was lovely and architecture was brought down to a level where everyone could keep up. I wish I had taken the tour... More 

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Burr Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I've lived in Chicago nearly all my life but still found this walking tour informative and entertaining. We walked only a half a mile but visited several spots in Chicago, staying mostly indoors which was helpful in January. Our guide, Amanda, presented quite a bit of information on the sites we visited. She discussed historical and architectural tidbits about each... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a very good tour, Elizabeth was very knowledgeable and gave us lots of insight to the city. the tour really delivers on all points. great way to see the city and its busy life :)

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We took the walking architecture tour on a Saturday (12/6/14) and it was so fun and totally worth the money. (The Loop Architecture & Pedway Walking Tour to be specific). Elizabeth was our guide and she was funny, intelligent and so knowledgeable about this beautiful city, also her hometown. Lots of neat and interesting facts about the city! This quaint... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Our guide, Jenn, was terrific. The tour was informative without being too dense. I'd recommend this.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Our historic pub tour was a huge blast! I expected to have some boring tour guide reciting lame facts memorized from Wikipedia, but our guide, Elizabeth, made the tour fun while educating us about some parts of town that most out-of-towners (and some locals) never knew about. Even though my girlfriend and I were on this tour with some complete... More 

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