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Grand Tour (Dec. 15-Mar. 28 ONLY)

Grand Tour by Gray Line

See the North Side and South Shore business and residential districts on this four-hour Chicago tour of America's Windy City!

On your Chicago Tour with Gray Line, you will travel through Grant Park, the front lawn of the city and the site of Soldier Field. Discover the Art Institute of Chicago and Orchestra Hall, home of the famous Chicago Symphony. See the Museum of Science and Industry and Lake Point Towers -- once the world's tallest apartment building -- an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves.

Tour the famous 'Loop' and State Street and journey over the Chicago River, made to flow backwards by one of the world's greatest engineering feats.

All the sights covered in the North Side and South Shore tours are included in the Grand Tour. If time permits, the Chicago tour stops to take in the breathtaking views at the Lincoln Park Conservatory and the Museum Campus.

Hours

December 1–April 3 only. Tour departs at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.
Please note, Go Chicago Card holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30pm, whichever comes first.

Closings

Summer
New Year’s Day
Easter
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Redemption Instructions

Please present your Go Chicago Card at the Gray Line desk in the Palmer House Hilton Hotel Gift Shop for a ticket for the Grand Tour.

This tour departs from the Gray Line office located at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel. Please arrive a minimum of 1/2 hour prior to the scheduled departure time. Tour is based on availability on the day of service.

The Go Chicago Card allows you to ride ONE Gray Line tour per day. (Choose between Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley, North Side, South Shore, or Grand Tour (seasonal)).

Note

This tour runs during the winter months only and is not available between April-November. Look for Gray Line tour guides, easily identified by their blue shirts. Tours are occasionally not operational due to special events, outside of the control of Smart Destinations.

Address

17 E. Monroe Street
Palmer House Hilton arcade office
Chicago, IL 60603

Public Transportation

Take CTA: Blue Line to Monroe and Dearborn Street

Whether you are in the city for a day or a week, a Chicago tour gives you a wonderful overview of the city. If you only have a day, you and your family will see the best highlights of the area. If you are spending more time in the city, you will leave with a clear idea of where you want to focus the rest of your vacation!

Save on admission for a Chicago Tour, plus the city's top museums, sights, and tours all for one low price with the Go Chicago Card!

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Perfect Introduction to the City!
By Doug from Cedar Rapids, IA on

Comments about Smart Destinations Grand Tour by Gray Line:

Very informative. Best way to get an overall view of the city.

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  • Good for families
  • No parking available
  • No restaurant or snack bar
  • No restrooms
  • No disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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At a Glance

Address

17 E. Monroe Street
Palmer House Hilton arcade office
Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: (312) 251-3100

Website: www.grayline.com

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$45.00 $24.00
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