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“Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour” 5 of 5 stars
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Chicago's Finest Tours
401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654 (Near North Side)
+1 312-202-0745
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Ranked #3 of 206 activities in Chicago
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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!
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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“Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this tour. Dan was the best tour guide I could have asked for - he was an endless source of great stories making history FUN. I was blown away by how much I learned about Chicago in a few hours! Time flew by!
Great gift from my son and his girlfriend!

Visited June 2013
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Bourbonnais, IL
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“Historic Pedway Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The Historic Pedway Tour was completing its winter schedule when we joined a group of 20 with our group of 6. Rick was a prolific source of history from the very beginnings of Chicago to the present time. The map of the pedway system was fascinating. You can walk for several blocks both south and east of the river. Stopoffs along the way include a fascinating look at the architectural beauty of the Cultural Center (formerly the Chicago Library) and the Thompson Center is another view. There are questions along the way both from the facilitator and the group. Treats were dispensed after teasingly taking the group through Macy's candy emporium. The ending of the tour completed with an above ground pedway ending at the Renaissance Hotel. Thoroughly enjoyed the 2 1/2 hours that went very fast. There are stairs but not a strenuous walk.

Visited May 2013
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Crete, IL
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“Wonderful Pedway/History Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

My husband & I truly enjoyed our 2 1/2 hr. tour, led by the very knowledgable & entertaining,Rick.
We were happy to walk along the little-known pedway, on an unseasonable cool & rainy June day. And our leader kept us entertained with stories of Chicago's settlement & development, all the while answering our questions & pointing out details of the different bldgs. we went thru.
Thank you for a great day! And thank you for reminding us what a great city, Chicago is!
Pat & Nick

Visited June 2013
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Calgary, AB
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“Chicago Pedway Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Dan was a great tour guide. Very enthusastic and knowledgeable which kept my interest at all times. Would definitely love to go again but out side after June 1 to experience it that way as well. Very entertaining and learned a lot. Wouldn't have minded it being longer than it was. It didn't feel like 2.5 hours at all.

Thanks Dan! :)

Visited May 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Chicago history/pedway tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

loved every minute of the tour! Our guide, Dan, was funny, informative, and had great tidbits about the pedway and what was above and below it. He showed us the Tiffany dome in the cultural center, which is beautiful. He had trivia contests with the group, gave away gift cards to garret's popcorn, giordano's pizza, and starbucks, to name a few, and gave us chocolate midway through to keep up our strength!

Visited May 2013
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