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Chicago Detours

Chicago, IL, USA
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About Chicago Detours
Chicago Detours brings curious people to explore, learn and interact on live, virtual tours and events about Chicago. Our remote team building events uplift meetings and inspire connections for conferences, corporate groups, and universities. Our virtual tours and events explore the 1893 World’s Fair, the history of Chicago food and drink, and Chicago architecture. As a virtual event producer, our expertise lies in storytelling, experience design, and corporate team building.
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See Chicago from a new perspective with this art- and pop culture-themed architectural walking tour. Follow an informative guide through the city’s streets, from the Michigan Avenue Bridge to the new Maggie Daley Park, while learning about the city’s history, architecture, and the fascinating connections between art history and Chicago architectural styles. Enrich your understanding of this beautiful American city with this fun and affordable outing.
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DarandChad wrote a review Sep 2020
Cary, Illinois12 contributions15 helpful votes
We booked a private boat charter through Chicago Detours! They were excellent to work with in planning the event and were sure to provide details to make the event special. Our tour guide, Amanda, was incredible and added personal touches to the tour to give us an amazing afternoon experience. Everyone was responsive, accommodating and very kind and friendly. Thank you Chicago Detours for a wonderful afternoon!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Meg wrote a review Jun 2020
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This was actually a virtual tour, so you can join from anywhere you can use Zoom. It was fabulous! The tour guide is very knowledgeable as well as entertaining. I liked the first tour so much that I signed up for the next one. If you like or are interested in architecture, this is the type for you.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Steve K wrote a review Jun 2020
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My wife gave me the virtual river tour as a birthday present. It was great. This tour had features that haven't been on previous live river tours. For instance, we started much farther down the south branch. We were also able to see the inside of some of the buildings (using Google Maps), such as the inside of the clock tour of the Encyclopedia Britannica building. I love the extras that Chicago Detours gives to people who already know quite a bit about Chicago. Informative, entertaining, and interactive.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Colleen wrote a review Jun 2020
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I have really enjoyed the virtual tours! I can't wait to talk a walking tour when I get to chicago again. The tours are very interesting. And Alex has a great personality and is very informative.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Dana and Allen wrote a review Jun 2020
San Francisco, CA6 contributions8 helpful votes
I can't say enough about how good the Chicago Detours virtual tours are. I have taken several of their virtual tours, and they have been terrific. The guides are superb--very knowledgeable and very interesting. I recommend them very highly!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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