The bus route takes you through Grant Park, known by locals as Chicago’s ‘front yard,’ 319 acres (129 hectares) located in the city’s business center. Perhaps hop off at Millennium Park and gaze at your warped reflection in the world-famous Cloud Gate, more commonly known as ‘The Bean,’ an outdoor art installation made of polished stainless steel. Or if you're an art lover, don't miss the nearby Art Institute of Chicago, home to 300,000 works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and American eras of painting, including Nighthawks by Edward Hopper and American Gothic by Grant Wood.
As the bus crosses the Chicago River and rolls onto the Magnificent Mile, you can admire some of the tallest buildings in the United States, like the John Hancock Center and the historic Water Tower. If you like heights, hop off to visit '360 Chicago' at the John Hancock Center to enjoy a bird's-eye vantage point of the city. See below for the complete list of stops.
Hop-on hop-off bus stops:
- Fort Dearborn
- Chicago Theater
- Willis Tower & Skydeck Chicago
- Palmer House Hilton
- Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park
- Chicago Hilton and Grant Park
- Adler Planetarium
- Shedd Aquarium
- Field Museum (near Soldier Field)
- Sheraton Towers and Loews Chicago
- Navy Pier
- The Water Tower (near the Magnificent Mile)
- 360 Chicago at the John Hancock Center
- Hard Rock Cafe
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Hop-on hop-off pass valid for 24 hours.
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Hop-on hop-off pass valid for 48 hours.
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- Hop-on hop-off pass for 24, 48 or 72 hours
- Live commentary on board
- Use of earphones on board
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
- Any attraction admission or other activities
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: SHIRLEY C, November 2016
Great tour, gave us a great overview of the city.
Reviewed by: Bill C, October 2016
This tour is a definite must-do! Our first tour person was SO good, clear, concise and ever-so-informative. We hopped off and on at Navy Pier and finished the tour. Our second tour person wasn't as good as our first one he was a bit negative, but overall it was a fabulous tour! Kudos to both bus drivers we had as well the way they get around the city with all those tight turns is incredible. We definitely recommend this bus tour to anyone that visits Chicago. Our overall experience of Chicago is a total thumbs up! Great city, very nice people and delicious food!