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Chicago History Tour
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The Windy City has a rich history, and you’ll hear all about it on this Chicago Pedway tour. During this Chicago tour, your guide will share the highs and the lows of Chi-Town’s history while you walk along part of the famous Pedway. Full of interesting facts and stories, this Chicago seasonal tour is ideal for first-time visitors or Chicago veterans – there’s always something new to learn. Join this Chicago walking tour today for a memorable time in the city.

For two and a half hours, you and your group will make your way down the Pedway. This connection of tunnels, bridges, and structures is used by residents and visitors alike to get around downtown Chicago; it spans more than 40 city blocks. Don’t worry: you won’t be walking the whole thing; this tour focuses more on information rather than exploration. At the start of your Chicago history tour, you will receive a packet to share with fellow travelers. This guide contains photos and other media to complement your guide’s anecdotes – and there will be a lot of them!

As the third most populous city in the country, Chicago has had its share of triumphs and tragedies. Among its triumphs is its world-renowned architecture. Home to more than 1,200 high-rise buildings, Chicago contains some of the world’s tallest buildings, such as the 108-story Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower). Among its tragedies is the 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire, which went down in history as the deadliest single-building fire in the United States; the disaster claimed more than 600 lives. Expect to hear these facts and so much more throughout the tour before ending at the Trump Tower Plaza. For a fun history lesson, look no further than this Pedway adventure. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.

Tour Size
Tour Type
Cultural, Scenic, Active
Tour Duration
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Tour Departs From
Lobby of 111 East Wacker
Activity Level
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend your most comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.
Participants must be able to climb stair and stand with comfort.

Item# Item Name Price: Special Price Number of Individuals Add
LNAUSCG956CHTPLT-EC Chicago History Tour-Children (Ages 4 to 12)
LNAUSCG956CHTPLT-EA Chicago History Tour-Number of Adults
$ 25.00
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