We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chica-GO Off The Beaten Path Tours
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (56)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“walking tour”(2 reviews)
“gems”(4 reviews)
“interests”(2 reviews)
Through Chica-Go, Leentje offers city tours in Dutch, French and English. With 77 neighborhoods, Chicago holds surprises even for locals, so Leentje will gladly reveal the city's hidden gems through her tours. You can also ask her to organize...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Chicago, IL
West Side
+1 312-505-4029
Improve This Listing
Reviews (31)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews walking tour gems interests parts neighborhoods knowledge tourists guide history
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would really recommend Leentje! She is a great guide and she knows a lot of fun and interesting facts about Chicago. If you come to Chicago please don’t forget to go on a tour with her, you won’t regret it !!! Ps : don’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PaulineV453
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Leentje lives near the area we toured (Greek Town and West Loop), and her personal knowledge allowed her to provide unique facts that only a resident could know. She also has good relationships with owners of the restaurants and breweries we visited, so we received...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maripat A
LeentjeChicago, Owner at Chica-GO Off The Beaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your very kind words Maripat! It was a great pleasure having you as my guests. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome tour guide with a lot of knowledge! She truly individualized our tour to fit our interests and gave personalized attention during the tour. I would highly recommend this tour. We will book again on our next trip to Chicago.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth H
LeentjeChicago, Owner at Chica-GO Off The Beaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words Elizabeth ! It was a pleasure having you on the tour. See you next year :-)

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

What a great guide. Leentje surprised us with a supertour, part of chicago no tourists go, local transport (elevated trains - cool), hidden museum gems, typical neighbourhood food and she knows a lot, no need to do some upfront study on the city. We ended...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Travelrek
Reviewed 13 June 2018

It is not the classic tour for tourists but a view of sombody who lives there and loves the city and lives there already many years.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anaik M
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The guided tour by Chica-go's Leentje was an educational and fun trip through Chicago's neighbourhoods. Visiting shops, markets and historical places we would have missed otherwise. Add the occasional movie detail, a delicious food break, good stories and knowledge by Leentje which made this tour...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank driga
LeentjeChicago, Owner at Chica-GO Off The Beaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you ! It’s always nice to share my love for this city with guests who appreciate it!

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Visiting Chicago on St. Patrick’s day might be challenging... Not with this lady! Leentje took us off the beaten path and surprised us with hidden gems in less crowded neighborhoods... After some small bites here and there and a fenomenal beer tasting we ended up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Katleen S
LeentjeChicago, Owner at Chica-GO Off The Beaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you Katleen! We had the best St Patrick’s Day thanks to the best company! See you soon :-)

Reviewed 11 March 2018

We were offered a Chica-Go off the beaten track tour as our farewell gift when moving from Belgium to Chicago. After a month of exploring the city ourselves, Leentje showed us there is so much more to see, discover, feel, taste,... She has unique local...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Annick S
LeentjeChicago, Owner at Chica-GO Off The Beaten Path Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for these beautiful words Annick. It was great having you on one of our private walking tours. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Leentje shows you in a personal and dedicated tour the highlights of Chicago. Things you must and you want to see. Save your own time and Leentje shows you all the best places for you. I had a wonderful day with an interesting tour from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jdegussem
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A Nice trip it was really great in Chicago, you have Many large buildings and shops @ the magnificent mile

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MichielD328
View more reviews
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
Nearby HotelsSee all 199 nearby hotels
Soho House Chicago
123 reviews
.01 km away
Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
1,242 reviews
.36 km away
Ace Hotel Chicago
241 reviews
.46 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago West Loop
89 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10,825 nearby restaurants
Girl & The Goat
3,023 reviews
.08 km away
Green Street Smoked Meats
296 reviews
.03 km away
Maude's Liquor Bar
225 reviews
.08 km away
The Little Goat Diner
1,231 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,153 nearby attractions
Chicago Transit Authority - CTA
336 reviews
.55 km away
6 reviews
.48 km away
Mirror Mirror Salon & Spa
15 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chica-GO Off The Beaten Path Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines