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All-Weather Architecture & History Trek

Hodnoceno 5,0 z 5 po 65 hodnoceních.Chicago, Spojené státy

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Zážitek vedený hostitelem Kelly

2 hodiny
Zahrnuje jídlo, vybavení
Až 10 lidé/lidí
Jazyk zážitku: angličtina

Co budeš dělat

We'll meet in a popular sheltered spot to discuss the tour and begin our way trekking through Chicago. I'll guide us through the underground Pedway system that is known to only a percentage of Chicagoans (we have 5 miles of Pedway!). We'll learn about the history of The Windy City (as well as why we're REALLY called The Windy City) while popping outside to see some of our city's most prominent sights. Using some of the Loop's buildings, hallways and overhangs, we'll get rare, unique views and traverse the city like a local while staying warm and dry. For an additional perspective, we'll jump into some buildings to admire the architecture and art. If you're curious about Prohibition era ganster lore and our speakeasy past, we can cover that too. Be prepared for indoor and outdoor walking as some of our walks and views will take us outside, especially if the weather is pleasant. Layers are recommended during the colder/rainier months. Please let me know if you have any allergies or food sensitivities, as we’ll be stopping for an authentic Chicago snack that's been around for decades. Whether you're a local or this is your first visit, I promise to pack lots of interesting tidbits into our 2 hours together!
COVID-19 UPDATE: We're spending more time outside as there is PLENTY to see & keeping the groups small so we can practice safe social distancing. I have disinfecting wipes too.
We'll meet in a popular sheltered spot to discuss the tour and begin our way trekking through Chicago. I'll guide us through the underground Pedway system that is known to only a percentage of Chicagoans (we have 5 miles of Pedway!). We'll learn about the history of The Windy City (as well as why we're REALLY called The Windy City) while popping outside to see some of our city's most prominent sights. Using some of the Loop's buildings, hallways…

Co je zahrnuto

  • Jídlo
    We'll sample a local snack from a decades-old Chicago staple
  • Vybavení
    I'll provide a rain poncho, should you need one
$32
za osobu

Představujeme hostitele Kelly

Hostitelem na Airbnb od roku 2014
  • 65 hodnocení
  • Totožnost ověřena
I'm Kelly (a.k.a. ChiCitiGirl), a mapgeek, history enthusiast, architecture admirerer and food fanatic. I'm a trained city guide (5star tours!) and I've been doing excursions for friends & family for decades. The Windy City has been my home for 25+ years and I know how to get around to experience the best sights and bites. Working in the food and beverage industry for 10+ years has given me added insight into some of Chicago's hottest spots. I'm also a Chicago Artictecture Center Open House volunteer and Chicago History Museum member, using their library to research Chicago as well as the history of the 125+ year Victorian building I call home. I've traveled the world doing walking tours and know from personal experience how to make the best of our time together. I try to make a new friend every day, come play with me!
I'm Kelly (a.k.a. ChiCitiGirl), a mapgeek, history enthusiast, architecture admirerer and food fanatic. I'm a trained city guide (5star tours!) and I've been doing excursions for friends & family for decades. The Windy City has been my home for 25+ years and I know how to get around to experience the best sights and bites. Working in the food and beverage industry for 10+ years has given me added insight into some of Chicago's hottest spots. I'm also a Chicago Artictecture Center Open House volu…
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Kde budeš

I'll take you to see some of Chicago's prominent sights like The Chicago Theatre, Picasso statue, City Hall, Daley Center and Plaza, Marina Towers, Riverwalk, Wrigley Building, Millenium Park and Cultural Center as well as a few things that are off-the-beaten-path. We'll duck inside some of these to see stunning interiors and artwork, all while learning what makes us The City That Works as well as some great stories about how things came to be.

Hodnoceno 5,0 z 5 po 65 hodnoceních.

Jacob
březen 2020
Kelly was a fantastic guide, very knowledgable about the city. We hit a few roadblocks with buildings & parks being closed, but she was able to improvise & show us more. Gave us some great lunch & dinner tips as well. Kelly is friendly & delightful, would recommend her for any tour!
Kelly was a fantastic guide, very knowledgable about the city. We hit a few roadblocks with buildings & parks being closed, but she was able to improvise & show us more. Gave us so…
Akshita
březen 2020
Had a great time with Kelly! She did an awesome job answering our questions and taught us some really cool things about the city! Was a great first look at the city! She had great recommendations about things to eat and see in the city.
Georges
březen 2020
This experience made me fall in love with Chicago. Kelly is a very friendly person, knowledgable about the topic, and fun to hangout with. We did a lot in two hours, but more importantly, we went to multiple essantial sights that were hidden. I cannot wait to be back to Chicago and do her wine and food tours!
This experience made me fall in love with Chicago. Kelly is a very friendly person, knowledgable about the topic, and fun to hangout with. We did a lot in two hours, but more impo…
Nicola
únor 2020
5 STAR RATING!!!! This was my first time visiting Chicago with my Sister and our friend. We were so happy to have participated in this trip with Kelly, our tour guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about her city and very helpful. We got to see a lot of sights and landmarks in the 2 hours and learned many historical facts about Chicago. We definitely recommend her to anyone wanting to explore the sights and history of Chicago!
5 STAR RATING!!!! This was my first time visiting Chicago with my Sister and our friend. We were so happy to have participated in this trip with Kelly, our tour guide. She was e…
Denise
únor 2020
We really enjoyed our few hours with Kelly. We take walking tours all over the world and felt that Kelly’s was right up there with the best of them, I loved that she keeps her group sizes small which was the deciding factor for me. You can hear and see and really immerse yourself when your not one of 30 or 40. She’s passionate about her city, architecture, design and preservation. She was witty and took good care to make sure we weren’t always outside bearing the cold. Lastly she was kind enough to introduce us to some local chocolates and popcorn. Sweet ending to a great tour
We really enjoyed our few hours with Kelly. We take walking tours all over the world and felt that Kelly’s was right up there with the best of them, I loved that she keeps her grou…
Suzie
únor 2020
Kelly was a very warm, welcoming, personable and friendly host for this tour. Her local knowledge was exceptional and she made information relevant and interesting. I’d recommend this tour to anyone visiting this amazing city. Thank you Kelly, it was a pleasure to meet you.
Kelly was a very warm, welcoming, personable and friendly host for this tour. Her local knowledge was exceptional and she made information relevant and interesting. I’d recommend t…

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    Storno podmínky

    Jednotlivé zážitky mohou být zrušeny se zárukou získání finanční náhrady v plné výši do 24 hodin od jejich zakoupení a alespoň 7 dní před začátkem.

    Požadavky na hosty

    Zúčastnit se může maximálně 10 hostů ve věku 6 a více let.

    Další tipy

    This tour is fabulous year-round but if you're visiting Chicago in the colder months or here on a rainy day, THIS is the tour for you as Mother Nature won't stop us! For kids, I'm prepared to make the tour interesting with quizzes/prizes! If you'd like a diffent day/time, send me a message request.

    Co si vzít

    Please be prepared for the weather as we will be inside and out. Layers are recommended. Comfortable shoes are a must.