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Private tour guide Johanna

Johanna W.

Chicago, IL, United States

Hi, my name is Johanna. I was born in the U. S. to Polish immigrants, and they've been flying me back and forth to the motherland since I was barely out of diapers.

That ingrained a strong wanderlust in me that has never gone away. I've globe-trotted all around and met countless amazing people during my travels. Allow me to help make your memories as awesome as mine have been.

I've lived in Chicago for 28 years, so it's safe to say that I am a Chicago native, and I know a thing or two about this city I call home. My interests are many, as are my jobs. I teach Polish folk dancing, cater pierogi, work at a brewery, participate in a yearly lowrider show and of course, work as a tour guide. . . the list goes on. I also love music, dance and enjoy a great meal (who doesn't). That being said, I can customize a tour that'll satisfy and entertain any type of individual.

Let's go to breweries, dance to swing music, visit unique architectural sites, learn a little about Chicago history, and try out some amazing local restaurants as well as local fast food joints (Chicago-style hot dog or deep dish pizza, anyone?). Now, let's have some fun and explore!

A Recent Review of this guide

Amazing tour with such a lovely person. Johanna really makes you feel like you are one of the family right away. She listened to exactly what we wanted and provided a great tour showing the key sites and lots of things off the beaten track we would never have found by ourselves. Thank you so much, Johanna, for the amazing experience and we will see you next time we are in Chicago.
Ross Lambert

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I have worked as a private guide in Chicago for two years.


Although I mostly work with smaller groups, I can accommodate larger groups. If you are interested in booking for a larger group, I can meet you and guide you in your vehicle.

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