Frank Lloyd Wright and The 1893 World's Fair Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

357817


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Yes, but with ability to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Hyde Park featuring The Robie House


There is so much history and significance packed into the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago! We will enjoy a guided tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's world-famous Robie House, learn the dazzling history of the 1893 World's Fair "The White City, " explore the glorious University of Chicago campus, and see the Obama home and site of the future presidential library. This is a driving and walking tour with an optional visit to the Museum of Science and Industry.

Itinerary

*Guided Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House
*Chicago lakefront, Lake Shore Drive, and Promontory Point
*The Obama's home
*Site of future Obama presidential library
*University of Chicago campus including Rockefeller Chapel
*Site of the 1893 World's Fair "The White City" and the world's first Ferris Wheel
*Site of world's first nuclear reactor and Henry Moore's Nuclear Energy
*The Fountain of Time by Lorado Taft
*Optional visit to the Museum of Science and Industry

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your downtown Chicago hotel (or any other agreed-upon downtown location).

End location: I will return you to your downtown Chicago hotel (or any other agreed-upon downtown location).

Duration: 4 hours

The four-hour tour (includes a break) can be extended to include a two-hour visit to the Museum of Science and Industry.

Transportation

Car with professional driver, walking

What’s Included

Transportation (car, driver, parking, insurance) and admission to the Robie House are included (Museum of Science and Industry optional and extra), and a private tour guide who will take care of all your needs and make sure you have a fantastic time in Chicago.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 USD - For your lunch and any snacks/beverages along the way.

What’s Extra

Your lunch and any beverages/snacks along the way are up to you. Any souvenirs are not included in the price.

Restrictions

When the itinerary involves a driving tour, I will not do the driving, but will arrange for - and only work with - licensed and insured drivers.

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