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Chicago Greeter

77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
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Highly recommend!

I met Brian for a customized tour of the Bridgeport neighborhood. As a lifelong Chicagoan, his... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
cride3
Informative & hugely enjoyable

We met Lance our Greeter at the Cultural Centre and were taken on a tour of Chicago's architectural... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carolyn W
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Chicago Greeter highlights interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider orientation to Chicago's sights. Through the Chicago Greeter service, visitors meet with a greeter who takes them around the city and demonstrates its walk-ability and the user-friendliness of its public transportation system.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (219 reviews)
“free service” (73 reviews)
“cultural center” (111 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
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"the loop"
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"free service"
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"cultural center"
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"highly recommend this service"
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"great program"
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"walking tour"
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"free tour"
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"personalized tour"
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"great tour"
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"great introduction"
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"four hours"
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"millennium park"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"the gold coast"
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"knowledgeable guide"
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"hour tour"
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"great city"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I met Brian for a customized tour of the Bridgeport neighborhood. As a lifelong Chicagoan, his passion for the city really shone through in his knowledge of the city's history, architecture as well as where to get the best slice of pie. We spent several...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We met Lance our Greeter at the Cultural Centre and were taken on a tour of Chicago's architectural and cultural highlights for just over 3 hours. Lance was extremely well informed with regard to every location we visited as well as being hugely proud of...More

Thank Carolyn W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Chicago greeter service is tremendous. A wonderful walking tour. We would never have been able to tour all the highlights of Chicago as our greeter, Esther, so aptly covered. Additionally, Esther, as s former teacher, has a special aptitude for families. Can not recommend it...More

Thank Michelle C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a very lovely 4 hours with our Greeter, Doug, exploring his city. He was able to personalise the tour to our interests so we were able to find some hidden gems. His passion for Chicago came through and we could have spent all...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about Chicago Greeter and our greeter Allen. This is such a wonderful service educating and informing tourist about Chicago. Allen was very informative and professional making sure my parents who spoke limited English understood what he was saying. Before...More

Thank N T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent way to introduce yourself to Chicago. Our guide, Steve, walked us around downtown giving us lots of insights and historical background. Especially enjoyed the refreshments at London House rooftop bar. Good way to get recommendations on restaurants, clubs, etc. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time in Chicago and our greeter, Clive Topol was simply fantastic (so kind!): He gave us a very complete downtown tour for about 3 hours and he was so knowledgeable on Chicago history. It was the best way to start our trip!...More

Thank Christian C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured the loop area with visits to different buildings, we took the train to old town and walked for a while and then walked through the Gold Coast back to the magnificent mile. The tour took almost 4 hours which was much more we...More

Thank Dirk V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great tour with David. He asked what we wanted to see prior to the tour and organised a tour that covered all of it. David was very Knowledgeable and really friendly. Be ready to walk but this is the best way to...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent experience with chicago greeter. Our guide was knowledgeble and had planned a extremely high quality tour. Definatly the best tour in chicago and it was free. I recommend it to anyone visiting chicago. There is also a number of different options...More

Thank Karsten B
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
...More
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Chuck M
26 March 2017|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
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MRREMOTECONTROLS
13 September 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.
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Andrew T
6 June 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Greeter service. Visitors can request a Greeter visit once during their stay in Chicago. Greeters can help you with itineraries for the remainder of your time in Chicago.
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