So much more than shopping...
Discover the Magnificent Mile's surprising story and learn about some of the city's most iconic skyscrapers, exotic private clubs, and historic hotels. We saunter up the Avenue and take in the sights, exploring history and architecture, while visiting the interiors of some incredible places. With the help of historic images and video/music clips, you will be immersed in this famous thoroughfare's story.
* Chicago River and where the city began
* Wrigley Building
* Tribune Tower
* Intercontinental Hotel / Shriners Athletic Club
* examples of retail architecture, old and new
* Chicago Women's Athletic Club
* Chicago Water Tower
* John Hancock Center
* Fourth Presbyterian Church
* Drake Hotel . . . and more!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Starbucks, 444 North Michigan Avenue, at entrance.
End location: Drake Hotel at Oak Street and Michigan Avenue.
Duration: 2 hours
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
5 USD - For optional coffee/tea at beginning of tour.
Any purchases made along the way.
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Wendy was informative, enjoyable, welcoming--and great to look at. I thoroughly enjoyed her tour and it was a great way to be introduced to Chicago.