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ORIGINAL Boat + Walking Tour (Chinatown)

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ORIGINAL Boat + Walking Tour (Chinatown)

188 reviews
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Transportation, Tickets
Hosted in
English
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ORIGINAL Boat + Walking Tour (Chinatown)

photo walk

ORIGINAL Boat + Walking Tour (Chinatown)

188 reviews
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Transportation, Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You will experience Chicago in the three best ways possible: by boat, by "L," and on foot! You don’t have to worry about choosing a boat tour OR a walking tour: we’re giving you both in ONE tour -- and throwing in "the L" for fun! First, you’ll participate in one of the top activities to do IN THE COUNTRY, and jump on a boat with your guide for breathtaking views and architectural history along the Chicago River on a 35-minute ride. Going beyond what most tourists experience with a typical boat tour, you’ll then LEAVE the boat with your guide for a fascinating visit through Chinatown, one of Chicago’s many diverse neighborhoods, where your guide will explain its history, and point out a few of the best restaurants and a few spots to shop while you’re in town. [*****NOTE: THIS IS NOT A FOOD-TASTING TOUR! We will show you the easy 10-minute "L" ride back to Chinatown if you want to return there, explore, and dine!*****] Finally, you’ll join your guide on our world-famous “L” train for a 10-minute ride back into “The Loop,” where you'll then visit a couple spots on foot, ending near the #1 tourist attraction in the ENTIRE state of Illinois, our gorgeous Millennium Park. There, you can continue on your own after the tour to see stunning gardens, fountains, and public art, and be able to end your experience with the best photo opportunities at "the Bean."

Your host

Hillary & Adam
2012
Joined Airbnb
2847
Guests hosted
6
Experiences hosted

Hillary & Adam

We are two guides (Hillary & Adam) that make up a tiny, woman-owned business, Inside Chicago Walking Tours. Hillary started this business in 2014 because she knew there is nothing better than walking up to and *into* buildings to see their art & architecture up close. In five years of business, this tiny company beat out all competition in Chicago to become #1 on TripAdvisor. Our tours are the opposite of the big-box, corporate, scripted tours. We specialize in unique, engaging, eye-opening experiences of downtown Chicago's architecture, history, and even simply beautiful (and often secret!) views. Besides teaching and guiding, we love helping people find stuff in the city to do on their own as well: live music, food, events, etc. We can't wait to show you around!

What's included

Tickets
Boat ride
Transportation
"L" (train)

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Where you'll be

This tour will involve three parts: a river tour (~35 minutes), a Chinatown walk (~45 min), and an "L + city center" part (~45 min). Over the course of 2 hours, you'll experience not only Chicago's world-famous architecture from its best vantage point, you'll also get to check out an off-the-beaten-path neighborhood to give you an idea of what lies outside the city center (accessible by our famous "L" train), just waiting for you to explore!

Availability

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Dress for weather, as we'll mainly be outdoors. Also, THIS IS NOT A FOOD-TASTING TOUR! You can buy yourselves snacks, but the focus of the tour is architecture/culture/history. Note that if you provide a non-US phone number as your contact number, we **CANNOT** call you if you're lost or late!
Hillary & Adam
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ORIGINAL Boat + Walking Tour (Chinatown)
188 reviews
From ₹2,923/person
188 reviews
From ₹2,923/person