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Chicago Pedway

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2014
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Huntley, Illinois
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27 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Pedway Tour with Eddie as our tour guide. He was just awful and we spent most of our time above ground and ended at the Cultural Center. We only were down below ground level for a few minutes. We spent at least 20 minutes in Macy's looking at their ceilings. Not what we thought it was going... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

If you are a suburbanite or city dweller who works or shops in the Loop, you surely have become acquainted with the Chicago Pedway. If you are a tourist, you probably haven't. But you should. The Chicago Pedway is a network of tunnels, ground-level concourses and bridges connecting skyscrapers, retail stores, hotels and train stations throughout the downtown business district.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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799 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

The nice thing about the Chicago Pedway is that it is there, a sort of surprise, kind of a secret, which really stretches across the loop, but has limited access, availability, times that it is open, and no special shops. Learn it and use it if the weather is foul, but it could be so much more.

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Chicago, Illinois
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175 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

The Pedway is a series of tunnels connecting a huge swath of the Loop. Most natives are not even aware of it (nor its size). Walking through the basements of the buildings across the city and seeing the different "exhibits" along the walls is well worth the exploration.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Though the photograph shows the spectacular Tiffany glass clad vaulting of Marshall Field's now Macy's department store that is far from the Pedway, the Pedway itself is easy reached through the candy or food court in the basement of Macy's. At this section the Pedway has 22 American made stained glass windows on display. Each window is of high quality... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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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Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.