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Chicago South Side Tour with Optional River Cruise

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    Pass By: Gray Line Chicago, 30 S Michigan Ave Northwest Corner of Michigan Ave. & Monroe St. - Grant Park North Parking Entrance, Chicago, IL 60603-3211

    Starting point location.

    Pass By: University of Chicago, 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637-5418

    Drive through the beautiful campus of U of Chicago.

    Pass By: Lake Point Tower, 505 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611-3427

    While on Lake Shore Drive you will see these large skyscrapers.


    Pass By: Jackson Park, 6401 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60637-3800

    One of Chicago's many popular parks.

    Pass By: Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637-2093

    Pass by on trolley, one of Chicago's most famous museums.
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    Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

    If I could negative stars, I would. Don't book with this place. I booked the South Side tour via Viator. The tour was at 3:30 and I arrived at the drop-off location at 3:20pm. I waited for 5 min. No one was there. I called...More

    3  Thank Veronica B
    Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

    Mitch was absolutely hands down the best tour guide I had in my visit to Chicago. Very knowledgeable about the history of the city and extremely comical. I’d recommend anyone to take this tour if they enjoy seeing the city while learning things about it....More

    1  Thank Tyler C
    Sam T, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

    We are so happy that you had a nice time on the tour with Mitch! Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review!

    Reviewed August 11, 2018

    I took the South Shore tour today, and none of the approximately 13 people on the bus could hear more than 1/3 of the driver’s talk. It was a great bus—new looking with open windows. However, the only technology for listening to the tour guide’s...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank 411Nancy123
    Reviewed August 10, 2018

    I am a native Chicagoan and was able to learn so much more about my city. Mitch, our tour guide, was amazing! Driving a big vehicle in downtown Chicago is difficult enough. Driving while telling us informative and entertaining stories is even more challenging -...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank APJel
    Sam T, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

    George, love to hear that you had a nice time with Mitch. We greatly appreciate your your time in writing this and hope we can teach you some more about your city on the North Side tour!

    Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

    I didn't really go on the bus tour with great expectations, as the ones I've been on before have been pretty mediocre. But that all changed after I met our tour guide Mitch. He was one of the best tour guides I have ever experienced....More

    Thank Mirko J
    Sam T, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

    We are glad you had a fun time on the tour with Mitch, he sure knows how to get the people going! Thanks Mirko, for taking the time to write such a nice review!

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    Response from Jan K | Reviewed this property |
    On Monroe and State street Gift shop is on entry level in the rear northeast corner. Have to look for it. If you find the Starbucks on this level, you are near.
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