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Chicago Greeter

77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
+1 312-945-4231
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Pilsen

Learned a lot about the history of Pilsen and its community. The guide was fantastic! Would... read more

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buckeye0688
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Batavia, Illinois
Gold Coast Tour

We happened to stumble upon this free tour and was pleasantly surprised to find out how informative... read more

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San Antonio, Texas
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Chicago Greeter highlights more than 40 special interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider orientation to Chicago's sights. Through the Chicago Greeter service, visitors meet with a greeter who takes them around the city and demonstrates its walk-ability and the user-friendliness of its public transportation system.
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“free service” (67 reviews)
“the loop” (203 reviews)
“cultural center” (103 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed yesterday

Learned a lot about the history of Pilsen and its community. The guide was fantastic! Would strongly encourage others to take this free guided tour.

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Reviewed yesterday

We happened to stumble upon this free tour and was pleasantly surprised to find out how informative it was. If you appreciate history, then this is the tour for you. We really wanted to do the China Town tour, but that was already full. My...More

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Reviewed yesterday

On my first visit to Chicago I happened upon the greeters by the bean giving out free walking tours that day. There were several to choose from but we took Bobbies tour of the loop. It was fun, informative and I now know more about...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It was a fun outing to see Chinatown. Our guide was well informed and fun. The ride back via water taxi was a nice touch. Loved seeing our city's beautiful architecture along the Chicago River. Can't wait till next year to tour a different neighborhood!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I were fortunate enough to take a free four hour tour of The Loop, Gold Coast and Old Town with Tom Norton. Not only is Tom brilliant concerning Chicago, he is also a true gentleman. Tom first gave us a detailed history...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We are french people, and we visited Chicago on August. Thanks to Chicago Greeter we had a great tour with a french guide Anne. It was an excellent morning. We walked inside the loop. We had a lot of explanations about history and architecture. And...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was a cheerful and informative trip down the Pedway tunnels below the city. Learned about the Millennial Park history and Metra that runs below it. How China Town wasn't always there and how its self staining. The water taxi ride back up river was the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour of the Loop. Archetecture and Art pointed out by a knowledgeable guide named Paul. A former lawyer who spent many an hour in the courthouse and government buildings by the Picasso sculpture. Highly recommend and wish we had more time to enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dina was incredible. Took us on a great tour around china town. We boarded that water taxi through the Chicago rto our destination. Tour guide was very informative throughout.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chester was a wonderful tour guide and very knowledgeable about the neighborhood, artists, murals, and local museums/galleries. We truly enjoyed ourselves and found a great restaurant for a bite after the tour. Would recommend Lupita's tamales to anyone in the area.

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your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
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Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Chuck M
26 March 2017|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
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MRREMOTECONTROLS
13 September 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.
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Andrew T
6 June 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Greeter service. Visitors can request a Greeter visit once during their stay in Chicago. Greeters can help you with itineraries for the remainder of your time in Chicago.
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