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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Known as a world-famous hub for architecture, art, and politics, the lakeside city of Chicago has a wealth of must-see sights. Know exactly where to go in the Windy City on this hop-on, hop-off bus tour, complete with several stops covering everything from the famous Thorne Miniature Rooms in the Art Institute to the Adler Planetarium. Plus, this custom tour means you can take charge of your own sightseeing itinerary.
  • A hop-on hop-off tour of downtown Chicago makes sightseeing easy 
  • Hop off and get back on as many times as you wish
  • Live onboard commentary provides important historical context 
  • See highlights including the Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile, and Grant Park
What to Expect
Hop on the double-decker bus at any of the designated stops to begin your tour. Pop on the earphones provided to listen to live commentary on the history of the Windy City, from its iconic architecture to the life and times of famous Chicago residents like Al Capone. You have your pick of sights such as Willis Tower, with panoramic views of four different states, the Field Museum, home of world-class history exhibits, or Navy Pier, where you can grab some cotton candy and take a ride on a classic Ferris wheel. And make sure to enjoy the bus ride. You cross the Chicago River and get a front-row view of the Magnificent Mile, with its historic waterfront and luxury retail stores. Don’t forget to save time for the Impressionist masterworks at the Art Institute of Chicago. An insider's tip: duck into the lower-level to see the astonishing detail in the Thorne Miniature Rooms.  The night tour includes views of Chicago's dazzling skyscrapers lit up for the night.  Note, this is not hop-on, hop-off. 
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Important Information
  • Hop-on, hop-off, open-top, sightseeing bus tour.
  • Live Guide
  • Complimentary Bag of Garrett's Popcorn
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Live bus tracking
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Classic 1-day tickets will be valid for same day use. Tickets claimed after 2 pm will be valid for the next calendar day.
  • Redeem vouchers at any Big Bus hop-on hop-off points
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: BigBus Chicago
Fresh Flowers
Great bus tour
This tour really fit the bill for us. It allowed us to see and get a lay of the city along with some history of
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Northampton, Pennsylvania
Excellent tour drivers and guides!!
Did a Big Bus Chicago tour last week. Decided to do the entire loop. We had driver Ed and guide James (I think
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Nana A
London, United Kingdom
Great way to get to know Chicago
Bongi was so lovely and Tyrone the driver! They were both so accommodating and polite. Very patient and stopped in
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Beautiful Chicago!
Bongi was a great tour guide, very fun, insightful and a nice voice to listen to! She ensured others were being
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New Albany, Indiana
Great way to see and get around the city!
This was a great way to see the highlights of Chicago and get a feel for what we wanted to see more of! Our tour
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Vienna, Austria
A unique experience!
I had a very special tour today with an extremely friendly and helpful driver and a lovely tour guide! Got great
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Urvashi Ward
Highly recommended
The big bus hop on hop off is highly recommended. It’s a two hour long tour if you don’t get off the bus. The bus
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Jen K
Tour good but bad communication
We decided to do the tour of Chicago on New Year's Day, as it was the only clear day of our trip. We verified on
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Antonio G
Buses are TOO FEW and are FAR apart. wasted TIME on waiting. If you’re last in the line, there is a chance for you
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Don M
Highland, New York
Great time
Rick & Darius were great! Awesome trip and great sights... We would definitely use this service again!
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Key Details
  • Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, The Art Institute of Chicago, and 34 more
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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