Tag Archives: Guided Tour

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chinatown Centennial Tour

Celebrate Chinatown’s 100th Anniversary during the Year of the Dragon – the luckiest year on the Chinese calendar – with a Chinatown Centennial Tour on March 7 at 5pm.

Explore Chicago’s Social Media Week in Action: Foursquare Bus Tour

Last week, Explore Chicago hosted a one-of-a-kind social media excursion during Social Media Week: an exclusive bus tour inspired by Explore Chicago’s Foursquare badges! Led by Tim Samuelson, the city’s Cultural Historian, we visited nearly 15 eligible Foursquare check-in locations throughout the city – more than enough to earn both Explore Chicago’s On Location and Chicago Blues [...]

Discover Thousands of Flowers and Go Fishing on a Family Adventure to Garfield Park!

Explore Chicago with affordable, fully-guided adventures created just for families! These exciting one-day adventures feature plenty of hands-on activities to keep the kids active while learning about unique Chicago neighborhoods and parks. Take the Green Line to see the sights in Garfield Park, one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Tour the Garfield Park Conservatory to learn about [...]

Peer into a Lily Pool and Eat a Lakefront Lunch on a Lincoln Park Family Adventure!

Family Adventures in Lincoln Park: Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 15 Explore Chicago with affordable, fully-guided adventures created just for families! These exciting one-day adventures feature plenty of hands-on activities to keep the kids active while learning about unique Chicago neighborhoods and parks. Enjoy a stop at one of Lincoln Park’s hidden gems, the Alfred [...]

Explore Chicago on a FREE Instagreeter Tour!

Looking for a fun way to Explore Chicago this summer? Instagreeter offers FREE informal, on-the-spot guided walks of the Loop, Millennium Park, Hyde Park, Old Town, and our newest neighborhood outpost, Pilsen, this summer. Drop in any time within the hours that Instagreeter is offered – no registration required. Perfect as a last-minute alternative for guests looking to [...]

Tours of the Day: Explore Healthy Lifestyles, and Chicago Music

There are so many ways to discover Chicago this summer during Explore Chicago: Urban Excursions! Here are two of the hundreds of tours listed on our website: CHEW: Chicago Taste of Wellness Tour CHEW Chicago – Complete Health Education & Wellness is giving you a unique opportunity to experience the best in Chicago fitness, health, wellness and [...]

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of U.S. Cellular Field on a Family Adventure!

Family Adventure to Bridgeport/IIT: Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 15 Explore Chicago with affordable, fully-guided adventures created just for families! These exciting one-day adventures feature plenty of hands-on activities to keep the kids active while learning about unique Chicago neighborhoods and parks. Tour U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, for a [...]

Explore Chicago this Summer with Family Adventures and Activities!

Explore the city with fun activities and treks, including family adventures, scavenger hunts, neighborhood tours, and much, much more! Family Adventures July 1 – August 27 Select Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Explore Chicago with affordable, fully-guided adventures created just for families! These exciting one-day adventures feature plenty of hands-on activities to [...]

Tours of the Day: Two Tours for Foodies and Theater Fans

There are so many ways to discover Chicago this summer during Explore Chicago: Urban Excursions! Here are two of the hundreds of tours listed on our website. Broadway In Chicago Historic Theatre Tours Get an unforgettable and in-depth look at two of the most beautiful and historic venues of Chicago’s famed Theatre District . Broadway In [...]

Read Eric’s Guide to Visiting Wrigley Field Using Public Transit

We really love this story by Eric, a man from a small town in Central Indiana about his first trip to Wrigley Field. It was also his first time using the CTA, Chicago’s public transportation system. His verdict: it was surprisingly easy to use public transit to get to the ball game! Public transportation is [...]