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Chicago's Finest Tours

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Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour is Chicago’s most dynamic and fun entertainment activity option! We offer our guests highly passionate and energy-packed activities ranging from River Walk Tours to Bus Tours. We distinguish ourselves by providing...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1030 N State St, 2h, Chicago, IL 60611-5594
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-202-0745
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Once again Dan lived up to my expectations and then some. Chicago’s Finest tours is a top notch company that gives beyond what other tour groups do. I can’t wait to do the World’s Fair & the Mansions & High Society Tours with Dan this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on different biat tours at different times. They are all wonderful. But thisnone at sunset time was magical Bery knowledgeable guide with a wonderful sense if humir.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because of the chilly conditions, we were the only ones on the tour. Despite that, Rick waited 10 minutes as we arrived late. He knew his material very well and had a great sense of humor. He made the tour interesting and fun. I highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I booked two different tours for my high school class on the Great Chicago Fire. Our tour guide, Rick, was fabulous! He totally engaged the kids, was funny and exceedingly knowledgeable. These tour guides are worth every penny and more!! You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

As usual, Dan (and Cindy Lou Who) did a great job! Lots of interesting factoids, fun holiday trivia, great pace, great stops, and lots of giveaways, snacks, and beverages. This was our second tour with Chicago’s Finest and they never disappoint.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2018

We have attended several Chicago Finest tours, it is always a great time. This year, was especially great with Cyndi Lou who! She had so much energy and made for a really enjoyable time. We enjoyed all the history, trivia games and drinks on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

They did a great job blending history and fun into the tour. We will definitely do it again. Bus was great and all the extra's on the bus plus the elves made this a 5 star

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

this was just awesome tour I had this holiday season. they took us to see Lincoln Park with all the lights and singing and just wonderful to walk around to see beautiful park. took us to walnut room at the Macy's for the TREE! went...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We attended the Chicago’s Finest Tours, Holiday Lights Tour last Friday ... IT WAS AWESOME! Dan and his team were nothing short of Perfect all night. We left from JAK’s Place in Chicago Ridge, hit all the best stops downtown, all while being entertained by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour, well organized with very friendly staff. Plenty of info, snacks and games. Great time for all. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from joan0314 | Reviewed this property |
I should think it would depend on your child actually. Some kids are able to sit, listen and not disturb others at an early age - some are not. If your child can sit quietly and not disrupt the presentation, no worries!
April 10, 2017|
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Is Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour a dup of CAF boat tour? (5 Replies)
We definitely want to do the CAF boat tour. But we saw that this River Walk Tour is also rated highly on TA, so wondered if it would be good to do both or if the Walk Tour duplicates much what we'd see on the boat tour. We will be in Chicago for just two full days and this is our first time there. Thanks!
June 24, 2012|
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If you have only two days, two tours of the river area will be redundant. Pick one, and then get tickets to the musical "Eastland" for the full experience.:) If you want a second tour, try the lakefront or one of the neighborhoods. Anything from an unplanned ramble to a self-guided tour with a book (try the CAF store at 220 S. Michigan) or an organized survey via segway or bike would be preferable to repeating the river tour. Just FYI, I haven't been on the walking tour you described, but was...More