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Chicago Panoramic Bus Tour
Activities in Chicago

Chicago Panoramic Bus Tour

  • English English
  • 4 hours

Want to see Barack Obama's old house? And see the main skyscrapers in Chicago? This panoramic tour is what you make it - visit the South Side and North Side of this iconic city and admire its main places of interest.

Chicago Panoramic Bus Tour

Did you know that the South Side gets its name from its location to the South of the Chicago River? We'll begin tour at The Palmer House, where we'll climb aboard our bus and make our way to our first stop: The Art Institute of Chicago.

As well as being one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States, this is also where you can find the sign which marks the start point of the famous Route 66 - linking Chicago and California.

Then we'll make our way to the Financial District via Michigan Avenue, arriving at Grant Park, known as 'Chicago's lung' for its greenery and vast scope.

With buildings and history our backdrop, the tour continues to the banks of the majestic Lake Michigan, the second largest of the five American Great Lakes. Nearby, you'll find the home of ex-President Barack Obama, before passing through Jackson Park and the Chicago University.

Before crossing over the river to explore the North Side, we'll visit the famous 'Cloud Gate' sculpture, whose mirror-like surface reflects the buildings of the city.

Then we'll check out some of the best-known skyscrapers in the city, such as the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower and the Marina City towers.

The tour then moves on to the Graceland Cemetery, and Wrigley Field, the city's popular baseball stadium. And of course, no visit to Chicago's North Side would be complete without a visit to the Magnificent Mile - Chicago's main shopping street. The tour then finishes back at the start point after four hours of unforgettable sightseeing.


Adults Children from 5 to 14 years old Children under 5 years old
US$ 52.95
US$ 32.95
  • Adults

    US$ 52.95
  • Children from 5 to 14 years old

    US$ 32.95
  • Children under 5 years old


More Information


4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Panoramic bus tour.

English speaking guide.

Not included

Food and Drink.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (9:30 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 52.95
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

Grant Park North Parking Garage


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.