We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chicago's Finest Tours

401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654 (Near North Side)
+1 312-202-0745
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #3 of 206 activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour is now Chicago's Finest Tours! We are Chicago’s most dynamic and fun entertainment activity option! We offer our... more » Owner description: Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour is now Chicago's Finest Tours! We are Chicago’s most dynamic and fun entertainment activity option! We offer our guests highly passionate and energy-packed activities ranging from walking tours, bus tours and highly advanced scavenger hunts. We distinguish ourselves by providing our guests captivating storytelling, keen visualizations and infectious enthusiasm! Our mission is to ensure each guest walks away with a smile on their face and better understanding of our amazing city! « less
Write a Review

372 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    348
    17
    3
    4
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Columbia, Missouri
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We took this tour which lasts 8 days and it was one of the best and most memorable vacations we've taken. You never have to worry about your luggage, hotels or almost any other vacation details. It really is a true vacation! You have ample time to visit each attraction-Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial. Little Big Horn in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Once again going on a tour with Dan through Chicago's Finest Tours is a great way to spend an afternoon and learn about another fascinating part of the city of Chicago. Dan is an extremely knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide. The subject of both Chicago Worlds Fairs (1893 & 1933) would be interesting enough but the way that Dan can... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My brother and I took the city sightseeing tour on Friday with a Groupon. It was great! Dan was entertaining, knowledgeable and engaging. He treated us like his guests and made sure everyone was safe crossing the streets. Appeals to all types of history nerds. We both loved it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Evanston, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We took the River Walk & Loop Tour. I live here, but had family in from out of town. The tour was great, with lots of interesting facts about Chicago's history. Sharon was a very knowledgeable guide, pleasant and attentive. Each person receives a good quality headset so that you can hear the guide over the "city sounds". This tour... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

You can relive the sheer amazement of Chicago's Columbian Exhibition (1893) and Century of Progress (1933) in one delightful, classy three hour bus and (not difficult mile) Sunday afternoon walking tour. Now booking once a month through October. The culinary surprises, terrific guide books to take home, comfy ride to the site of the 1893 fair and around the lakefront... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Dan O'Connell did a wonderful job touring us along the Chicago River Walk last Saturday - would recommend the experience to anyone visiting Chicago for the first time or long-time residents of the city!! Not only did we see Chicago from a different perspective but also were entertained with amusing antidotes all along the way!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

After reading all the great reviews, my group of four decided on this tour over an architectural foundation one. Wrong choice! The tour was so disappointing! The tour leader (obviously not Dan) was hard to hear over the traffic noise and not that inspiring or interesting. She kept saying "I meant to tell you this" or " I should have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portage, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Had a great time on the Riverwalk Brunch Tour with our tour host Rick. He was very knowledgeable and was very good at telling the inside stories and unknown tidbits of information about Chicago's rich history. Even though the tour was three hours (1 hour tour, brunch, 1 more hour) it went by like a flash. Rick was entertaining and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Romeoville, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went on the Riverwalk/Brunch Tour with 5 friends. We all loved it. From beginning to end Dan kept us informed and entertained with great stories of Chicago's present and past. We've lived in Chicago for over 60 years but Dan taught us things we never knew. The food was excellent and we were given plenty of time for a nice... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We took the roaring twenties tour with Dan and it was fantastic. Luckily we read other reviews and got a groupon deal which I I have to say paid itself in the first 15min of the tour. Dan was a fantastic well informed and enthusiastic guide. He was so excited by the topic and eagerly shared his knowledge with us.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Chicago's Finest Tours? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Chicago's Finest Tours, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing