Explore Oak Park


Tour Number

Activity Level



Hiking and Walking, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Fantastic Frank Lloyd Wright

Did you know that Oak Park, Illinois is home to the world's largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings and houses? Let's check out some of the most beautiful buildings by FLW that puts Oak Park on the map!


We will take public transportation (either the metra or the green line 'L' tbd based on the scheduled time of the FLW Home & Studio tour & train schedule) from downtown Chicago to explore beautiful Oak Park and the unique homes & buildings of FLW. We will return by public transportation back to downtown Chicago.

Please be prepared and dress accordingly. Tours will take place regardless of the weather. Depending on the season I would suggest layers and possibly an umbrella.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Come meet me at the French Market at the Ogilvie train station: 131 North Clinton (Between Washington and Randolph). This is a great place to grab a bite either before or after the tour.

End location: We will end the tour where we started the tour: the French Market at Ogilvie train station. 131 North Clinton (Between Washington and Randolph). I will direct you back to your hotel or wherever you would like to go.

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.


We will be walking and taking public transportation.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: The price includes a guided tour of the FLW Home & Studio, a tour of the surrounding neighborhood & a self-guided tour of the Unity Temple. Please allow at least a week before booking this tour so I can purchase tickets. I will provide a map of Chicago to all of my guests.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 US - This depends of what the guests will purchase on the tour. Anything you wish to purchase is at your own expense.

What’s Extra

Other: Guests will pay for their own snacks, drinks, souvenirs and train fare.

A Recent Review of this tour

Mimi's Oak Park tour centering on Frank Lloyd Wright is a good one, especially if you are interested in architecture. The visit to his home and studio was very educational and interesting. Mimi also shows you Wright designed houses in the very beautiful Oak Park.
Wayne Olmsted

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