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Chicago's Finest Tours

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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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Wonderful Tour!

We loved the History Tour Plus along the beautiful Riverwalk with Richard Zieman, a Chicago native. He was informative as well as humorous. Had great facts and anecdotes as well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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MISHAWAKA, IN

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We loved the History Tour Plus along the beautiful Riverwalk with Richard Zieman, a Chicago native. He was informative as well as humorous. Had great facts and anecdotes as well as a booklet with more information. Also had gift cards for Trivia questions correctly answered.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend this tour! Friendly and knowledgable tour guide was very resourceful while sharing interesting facts about Chicago!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Dan was an excellent guide. Thanks so much for a terrific tour of the River Walk. Who knew all of that fun even existed?! We encountered some great new destinations and learned a great deal all in one outing. We also appreciated all of the questions Dan so patiently answered. The pace of his tour, the interesting facts we discovered,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We walked the River Walk from Michigan Ave. to LaSalle Street and got historical information and quizzes at various rest stops. We then walked along Wacker Dr. to Ogilvie Transportation Center where we took a water taxi (not exactly the "boat cruise" that was advertised) to Trump Tower to complete the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Our guide, Rick Zieman, led us on a wonderful walking tour along the riverfront. I learned so much, even though I have taken many tours of the city. He provides a book of pictures and maps that is invaluable in connecting the past to the present. His love for Chicago is infectious, and the tour is lots of fun, too.... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I have been on several walking tours and Rick was by far the best. I learned more things about Chicago that I didn't know before. I would have him as a tour guide again. He really made all the people on the tour feel like that is where we should be. Great tour guide and also a funny guy. Jayne... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We enjoyed a 2+ hour walking tour of Chicago's riverwalk history by a knowledgeable guide Rick Zieman on Sunday, August 23, 2015. The brunch at Houlihan's came at the right time. I didn't give this tour a 5 star, because our guide collected the exceptionally done tour book/pamphelets at the end of the tour.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A great walking tour. Rick was funny, passionate, and super knowledgable. The tour was "only" 3 hours but I could've gone all day.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I throughly enjoyed the River Walk Brunch Tour with guide and history buff Daniel O'Connell! He showed us some of downtown Chicago's most notable buildings. Dan's stories went back one hundred years or more, yet he told them with such detail that he sounded as if he had witnessed history himself. He has inspired me to read a Chicago history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I am a history professor and therefore I can't help but be a tiny bit picky when I visit historical sites or go on tours. With that being said, Dan was a fantastic tour guide. He is knowledgeable, engaging and entertaining. He clearly loves Chicago--his enthusiasm for the city, the architecture and the history was infectious. It was probably one... More 

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