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Address: 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654
Phone Number: +1 312-202-0745
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Description: Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour is now Chicago's Finest Tours! We are...
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!
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Chicago Loop Architectural/Pedway Tour

We did a Chicago Loop Architectural/Pedway Tour & loved it! We were in town for the Sweets & Snacks Show and took our client. Dan O’Connell, our tour guide, did a fantastic job of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We did a Chicago Loop Architectural/Pedway Tour & loved it! We were in town for the Sweets & Snacks Show and took our client. Dan O’Connell, our tour guide, did a fantastic job of tailoring an interesting tour that fit into our schedule on Sunday night. Much of the Pedway is closed on the weekends but Dan was still able... More 

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Nanticoke, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I planned a walking tour for my band and choir trip in Chicago, and it turned out to be an amazing experience! Dan O'Connell worked with me to customize our tour, enabling us to see the great architecture of the city including the impressive Cultural Center, Riverwalk and Pedway System. Dan and his guides are a fountain of information. They... More 

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Niles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My friend and I did the "Taste of Pedway" tour. What a fun way to spend a day! Dan, our tour guide, made us feel very welcome. He had interesting facts and fun games to play throughout the tour. We were never bored. I would highly recommend this tour and we are looking forward to doing another tour with them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great, fun, fact-filled tour on the Chicago River. Development of the city from the ground up, events such as the great fire, etc. Light snacks and drinks included. Very scenic!

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Our guide, Rick, was awesome! He is sooo knowledgeable, and was fun and interesting at the same time. I can't believe he knows so many facts and could give us exact quotes with absolutely no notes. We had a great time. Have lived in the Chicago area my entire life, and still we learned so much. Would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We visit Chicago frequently and are always looking for something new to do as a family. We took the brunch tour and had a great time -- with a diverse group (mom, dad, aunt, grandma and 13-year old). Dan O'Connell was a great tour guide -- keeping it interesting and interactive without getting too academic. Even if you've been on... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We took a Pedway tour today and really enjoyed finding out about the Chicago Pedway system. After living in the city all my life it was fun discovering all the places you can get to and from without going outside. Our tour guide, Richard, was funny, informative and kept our interest with a multitude of facts and trivia about our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Dan OConnell who led this tour is a walking encyclopedia of information about these two significant events that took place in Chicago. This tour, along with Dan's River Front Tour and Pedway of Chicago Tour are worth your time and money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed a wonderful tour of the pedway. As Chicagoans we still learned a great deal and had fun doing it thanks to our knowledgeable and humorous guide Richard Zieman. I had previously worked in a different facet of city tourism, so have seen a lot. Always wanted to know more about the interesting pedway and nowdo. Boyfriend liked... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a must do tour for Chicagoans and visitors alike. So much rich history and who knew you could go out shopping in a snowstorm and not even need boots! Richard Zieman was a fantastic tour guide. He made the tour not only interesting but fun! There are a couple delicious stops along the way too! We will definitely... More 

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