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Be sure to visit underground Chicago

Chicago Pedway is more than a quick way for commuters to get from Michigan Avenue to the West Side and the train station. It's a tourist attraction, something to visit while you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Chicago is making efforts to link various underground tunnels so you can acces a bit of the loop underground. While parts are lacking clear identification, and not all parts are yet linked, you can explore chicago underground from the Swissotel to Daley center. A kind of pedestrian road rally - google search chicago led way for a map and you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Chicago Pedway is more than a quick way for commuters to get from Michigan Avenue to the West Side and the train station. It's a tourist attraction, something to visit while you are strolling on the Magnificent Mile. It is a network of tunnels, ground-level concourses and bridges connecting skyscrapers, retail stores, hotels and train stations throughout the central business... More 

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Geneva, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have been on one part of the pedway before and was hoping to walk a good portion of the sections I didn't know about. When we finally found Margaret in the mall (which, by the way, did not have the street address we were looking for), we found her very warm, friendly and knowledgeable. She spent a great deal... More 

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parsippany, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Margaret gives a very energetic tour of the pedway which is a walk way under several building in Chicago. The tour is not very long but is is very informative. The Macy's building is beautiful and so is the Chicago Cultural Center. A good tour with an interesting tour guide!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I would always take a part of the pedway when coming to the city from o'hare. You step out of the l train on washington and then transfer to state street underground where you can catch multiple buses and the red line. The pedway extends much longer and is ver convenient especially during the summer.

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Emporia, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

We signed up for this tour without knowing exactly what it was about. So glad that we did. Margaret was an excellent guide: funny and knowledgable. She guided us through the pedestrian tunnels and overpasses that connect many of the important buildings within the Loop while relating great stories that gave us good insight into some of Chicago's fascinating history.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

As most of the previous commenters pointed out, Margaret is really what makes the tour brilliant (informative, enthusiastic, humorous). I would not recommend visiting the Pedway on your own tough: it looks pretty much like a mixture between a shopping mall and a subway station. Bottom line: It's all about the stories!

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This was a very pleasant Sunday afternoon tour. Inside the Pedway, it was mostly deserted - nice to have the space and noise level conducive to an engaging history tour. Pacing of sitting/standing/walking worked well. At least 2 convenient restroom stops available if needed during the 2.5 hour tour. Appreciated receiving a map to keep, to have some idea of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Easy way to get around the Loop without exposure to the elements. Multiple shops and services available with very good to excellent service.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I enjoyed this tour with my family over Easter weekend. Margaret was great and very funny. I use the Pedway daily for work and was thrilled to learn about the walkways and some Chicago history.

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