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Bobby's Bike Hike Chicago

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Address: 540 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611-3414
Phone Number: +1 312-245-9300
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Bobby's Bike Hike is a great value - providing signature guided bicycle...

Bobby's Bike Hike is a great value - providing signature guided bicycle tours and year-round walking tours of Chicago's lakefront, iconic downtown loop, and neighborhood attractions, all appropriate for every age and fitness level. Check out our brand-new, season walking & food tours(Bobby's Hikes). Bobby tours Chicago in style with deluxe Schwinn Comfort bikes complete with cushy seats, fat tires, and annoying bells :). Our hand-selected guides are chock full of historical information which is sure to inform and entertain you on your journey. Our folks in the shop are friendly and helpful and they will take the time to teach you the ropes before sending you on your way. Tours include the Lakefront Neighborhoods Tour which was Voted Best Chicago Tour seven years in a row, the City Lights at Night Tour which is a healthy way to explore Chicago at night, Bobby's 'Tike' Hike for families with younger riders, and the Bikes, Bites, & Brews Tour which is a food sampling tour. If you want to learn about Chicago's seedier past, check out the Southside Chicago Gangster Tour. If you want the best views in Chicago, check out our brand-new Museums & Parks at Sunset Tour. We also offer year-round walking and food tours, including the Chicago Favorites Food Tour, Public Art & Architecture Tour, and the Holiday Hike - Season Sampling Tour. All walking tours make use of Chicago's elaborately unique indoor pedway system in inclement weather.

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Bobby's Bike Hike was one of my favourite adventures whilst being in America.

We all know the famous attractions about Chicago but this tour is a good way to see them and also they show you places that not a lot of people know of. The tour guide Elliot made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We all know the famous attractions about Chicago but this tour is a good way to see them and also they show you places that not a lot of people know of. The tour guide Elliot made the trip a lot of fun too! I'd recommend it to anyone. Thank you Bobby's Bike Hike

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everywhere we vacation we take bike tours. And this tourney far was one of the best if not the best we have been on. The night bike tour was pretty awesome. It is one thing to see the city during the day but the night views were great. Elliott was a great guide. The city skyline, the fireworks from navy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've done two of their tours now - the Southside Gangster tour and - most recently - the Lakefront Neighborhood tour. Both were really well organized, informative, and just a whole lot of fun! The first time I was a little nervous about riding a bike in downtown Chicago, but the way the tour is organized - they keep the... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely worth the money. Our guide (Brian) was amazing. Fun sense of humor, lots of interesting facts to learn, beautiful scenery and stops to see, very easy ride (basically no hills), and the tour lasted exactly the 3 hrs they said it would - perfectly timed. Definitely one of the highlights of my trip to see Chicago.! If I'd had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a great experience on the Lakefront Neighborhoods Bike Tour! Our guide Mike was very informative on the history of the city and made sure that we were safe the entire time. The bikes were great; the seats were super comfy and there was a pouch to put your belongings in (if you have belongings that are larger, they... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tour was SO great! Evan was really funny, took as to some great spots, and offered the perfect amount of commentary/history. They did a great job orienting us at the beginning and discussing safety and best practices while riding, pariticularly since I am not used to biking in the street. Never felt unsafe. We made 5 stops - deep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great guide...easy ride, and learned some great history along the way...great way to see the neighborhoods...next time we will rent bikes and do the lakeshore bike trail...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've lived in Chicago for over 20 years but only recently discovered this outing. So glad I did. My wife and I had such a great time going up and down the lake and our guide made it more fun all along the way. Great way to spend a Saturday night - especially in the summer when you can catch... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bobby's Bike Hike is a ROCKSTAR company! From walking in the front door, through the entire tour...150% AWESOME! Gabe is THE BEST! He has super detailed knowledge of the city, looked out for us well from a safety perspective, and ALSO was able to mix in LOADS OF FUN throughout the tour. NICE JOB Gabe! I'm sending a handful of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our tourguide Mike led us through several parts of old and new Chicago, telling us about its history in a concise but very informative manner. He is a true expert in history and has a great sense of humour. Three hours was way too short; there was so much more that Mike could have told us about. Very very interesting... More 

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