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Chicago Detours

30 E. Adams St., #425, Chicago, IL 60603
312.350.1131
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Ranked #25 of 209 Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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... more » 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. « less
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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I did the Loop Interior Architecture Walking Tour and had a blast! It was just the right amount of interesting facts and walking before lunch. I look forward to booking other tours with Chicago detours. I highly recommend this tour to someone visiting or a local.

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New Castle, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Everyone knows Chicago has a unique personality (or personalities). I am not normally a fan of guided tours, but this was quite remarkable. Our guide seemingly knew everything colorful about each of the city's many neighborhoods, and it was as if we had all looked at art! The flavors all came out in vivid, really exciting colors. I've been to... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I have visited Chicago many times and we were looking for something fun to do. We took the loop interior architecture walking tour and loved it. It is one of the best things we have done. I highly recommend this tour.

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Farmington Hills MI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the Loop Architectural Walking Tour with Amanda. She was funny and very knowledgeable, and knew lots of interesting facts and stories that really added a lot to the history and architecture. She had a wonderful way of engaging the tour participants. I would highly recommend this tour to visors and locals.

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a wonderful Loop Architecture Detour with our guide Amanda. It was my husband that insisted to take such a tour, but in the end I was absolutely as enthusiastic as he was, because I really learned something about architecture on a pleasant and surprising way. - I appreciated it a lot that Amanda gave us the time to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Not really a fan of tours but thoroughly enjoyed the Loop architecture tour. Our guide, Jen, was very knowledgeable and a pleasure to hang out with. Totally satisfied and managed to visit some really cool places that I never would've otherwise thought to go.

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went today on the loop interior architecture tour. The places visited as well as the ipad multimedia bits were great and although there were only three of us the discussions were nice and made for a lively tour. Definitely recommend the tour especially our guide Nikki! I wouldn't recommend the tour for someone with deep architecture background but otherwise... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

What to do on a rainy day in Chicago? Loop Interior Architecture Walking Tour was our choice, and we did not regret it. We have absolutely no clue about indoor architecture, but our guide made it very much alive and did a very good job in keeping the group engaged. She kept the level adequate: good and deep yet easy... More

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Everybody sees and hears about the Chicago Architecture from a river cruise boat or a tour bus, but this is a walking tour of the interior Loop. It lasts 2 hours and you come away with a much greater understanding of how and why the downtown developed the way it did. Jen, our tour guide, was fabulous. If I recall... More

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Anacortes, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The architecture tour I took was lead by the owner of the company who made the tour informative, interesting and fun. Well worth the cost.

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