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Chicago Private Tours

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Address: 5201 S Cornell Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
Phone Number: 312-265-4645
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Description: Interactive, Educational, and FUN! Chicago Private Tours invites you to...
Interactive, Educational, and FUN! Chicago Private Tours invites you to discover Chicago, with the help of one of our expert guides. Our tours cater to each group’s interests, including themes such as architecture, history, culture, sports, and shopping. Each outing is customized to fit your interests and includes an expert guide, luxury vehicle, and driver. Chicago Private Tours is for clients that are looking for more than the one-size-fits-all tour. See what you want to see, when you want to see it, and how you want to see it! “Customize your Chicago Experience!”Pick-up/Drop-offChicago Private Tours always accommodates its clients and will pick up anywhere in and around the city, including airports and train stations. This is ideal for individuals who do not have a lot of time, but want to see as many of the sites as possible on their busy schedule!TransportationAll of Chicago Private Tours’ vehicles are top of the line in luxury. Our fleet of vehicles can accommodate every group size, from 1 person to large groups- always in comfort and style.LanguageAll of our guides conduct tours in English, but if you desire the tour to be given in another language, we will gladly arrange a Guide who speaks the desired language at no additional cost.(Ex. Spanish, Italian, French, German, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, and many more!)
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Great tour -- even if this is your town!

We hosted a friend from Montreal and I didn't want to spend the entire time playing tour guide. Matthew and TJ with Chicago Private Tours were excellent! Loved the clean, well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Libertyville, Illinois
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Libertyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We hosted a friend from Montreal and I didn't want to spend the entire time playing tour guide. Matthew and TJ with Chicago Private Tours were excellent! Loved the clean, well accommodated private bus. They took us to many well known places and even a few I haven't sent. Matthew did a great job giving us the facts about each... More 

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Katy, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

What an awesome tour this was! From the moment that we were picked up from our hotel (early, to boot) to the moment we were dropped off again four hours later, this was such a fun and informative attraction! Even my teenage son and daughter stated how much fun they had as soon as they got out of the car!... More 

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Flushing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was in the city with my friends, mid January - not the nicest time to be walking around the city. We were able to hire Chicago Private Tours, who allowed us to customize our tour. It was lovely. We had the best time, TJ our driver was great, and our guide Matthew, was awesome! I will use them again.... More 

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Innisfil, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Just arrived back from our 4 day weekend away in Chicago. Our guide Matthew was absolutely amazing. Knowledgeable, funny and interesting that he will keep you engaged for your the whole time. We were with him for 4 hours and not once did we lose interest or felt bored. His knowledge is so extensive and you will be truly impressed... More 

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Centralia, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

From the second TJ and Matt picked us up from Union Station they treated us like royalty. We spent a very informative 3 1/2 hours with them. We are huge Chicago Fire/PD fans so we went to Firehouse 51. Matt got us inside and got the grand tour. Overall excellent tour, and would do it again in a second! Thanks... More 

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Denver
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The highlight of our long weekend trip to Chicago was the history and architecture tour we took with Chicago Private Tours. We are a family with 10-, 12-, and 14-year-old kids, and Matt had no problem keeping them engaged and entertained for the full three hours (and that's saying something with my kids.) Jim was our driver, and we felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great tour worth the money. Our first time visit to Chicago as a family of 5 with 3 teenage children we we met by our driver on time, new spotless clean van. Guide very knowledgable and tailored to suit our interests. Gives you a great history and overall view of the city.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I booked a private city tour with Chicago Private Tours to treat my relatives while they were visiting for the holidays. What a great tour and a great company. From corresponding with Andrea to make the arrangements, to pick up times (we asked to be picked up at Union Station as we took a commuter train in that day), to... More 

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My friend and I only had one day to explore Chicago. It was our first visit and Matt, our Guide and CJ, our Driver were awesome in accomplishing our goal of getting a taste of the windy city in a short time. Matt is very knowledgeable in Chicago history, architecture and basically everything Chicago! He was lively and kept us... More 

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Bloomington, IL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Some friends from Australia came to Chicago and we wanted to show them around. Got a fantastic tour from Chicago Private Tours. Can't remember the names, but he tour guide and driver were just outstanding. Took us to all the places we wanted to go and I learned some things about Chicago I didn't even know. Loved the tour and... More 

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