Posts Tagged: Chicago tips

Chicago Boat Tours and Cruises

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Chicago Watertaxi

This posts reviews and compares the best Chicago boat tours and cruises, including architecture cruises, sightseeing tours, speedboats, sailboats, kayaks and water taxis. They all make great compliments to our walking tours. Architecture Cruises Sightseeing Cruises Water Taxis Lunch and Dinner Cruises Sailboat and Kayak Tours Deals and Discounts  

Chicago Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours and More

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Which Chicago Bus Tours Are Best

This post reviews and compares the many different Chicago bus tours, double-decker hop-on, hop-off, gangster and more, which are available to you. Chicago has several excellent bus tour companies that offer a variety of full service and hop-on, hop-off trips around the windy city!  Most of these services are very highly rated, so you can […]

Chicago Navy Pier Things to Do

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This post is a guide to things to do and see at Chicago’s Navy Pier, including free things, and have included a self-guided tour and map to help you find your way around.  We also list boat tours that depart from the pier and bus tours that make stops here. Be sure to check out […]

Free Chicago Museum Days 2018

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This post lists the days that Chicago museums offer free or pay-what-you-wish admission. Visiting museums in Chicago can be a really fun activity for you and your travel buddies to enjoy the city while indoors. We have some really great museums filled with artifacts, art, science, and sea-creatures. Many of the museums in Chicago have […]

Lincoln Park Zoo | Lincoln Park Conservatory

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Zoo Tiger

Within Lincoln Park you can find two great free Chicago attractions: Lincoln Park Zoo and the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Founded in 1868, the Lincoln Park Zoo is the oldest free public zoo in the country. The zoo is known for its vast array of animals on display. Nearby is the Lincoln Park Conservatory, founded in […]

The Best Chicago Architecture Tours Reviewed

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Best Chicago Architecture Tours

This post compares and reviews the many options for Chicago architecture tours with review analysis to help you choose which one is best for you, including our pay-what-you-like architecture tours, which can save you a lot of money. Expect to pay about $40 per ticket for boat tours. Bus tours are similarly priced at between $30-$40 […]

Top Ten Things To Do In Chicago At Night

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Chicago Things to do at night

This post lists the top 10 things to do in Chicago.  Actually, the list gives dozens of ideas for you to take in the night in the Windy City.  You’re in Chicago, why not enjoy the nightlife? From seeing the Blue Man Group live from the Splash Zone, to partying with the stars at The […]

Public Transportation in Chicago

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Chicago CTA

Getting around Chicago on public transit is easy for visitors and tourists, and can really save you money as you explore the Windy City. Be a good trip planner and take the time to learn how the public transit works. Then read about Things to do in Chicago to plan the rest of your trip. […]

How to Avoid Jet Lag

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How to Get from Newark Airport to Manhattan

Many of our tour guests who travel from afar or from overseas have trouble to adjust to the new time difference in their destination city. Here are some tips on how to avoid jet lag. When you travel to another time zone, your internal clock is off – that’s what you call jet lag. Usually getting […]

How is the weather in Chicago in October?

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Chicago Riverwalk and History Tour

The weather in Chicago during the month of October is changeable with autumn now in full swing as temperatures are falling, but not yet at those colder winter levels so it is still a good time to visit the nation’s third most populous city. Early in the month the afternoon temperatures are still pleasant reaching […]