Chicago Architecture Tour: Explore Historic Skyscrapers
5 Ratings
Discover the birthplace of the modern skyscraper on our Chicago Architecture Tour. Explore historic skyscrapers, iconic landmarks, and Frank Lloyd Wright homes. Book now!
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
What's Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges included
Additional Information

Despite being subjected to a devastating fire over a hundred years ago, Chicago is hailed as the cradle of modern-day skyscrapers. Chicago’s reputation for architecture is unmatched, making it the most vertical city all the way to Hong Kong.

In our Chicago Architecture Excursion, we will visit and talk about:
• The Sears or Willis Tower
• The John Hancock Structure
• Gothic architectural wonders
• Prominent locations on the Magnificent Mile
• Ancient brownstone buildings
• The residential designs of Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park

We extend a special opportunity to not only observe the exterior, but also to delve into the interior of many of these renowned structures. Our excursion is sure to cater to the architectural and structural interests of the most discerning travelers.

  • Employee temperature checks conducted daily
  • No touch check in
  • Guides will be wearing masks
Willis Tower
South Wacker Drive
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Aug 5, 2022
Wonderful tour! - Kai was a wonderful host, our group really enjoyed the tour! Highly recommend to anyone visiting Chicago that is looking for a more personalized experience.
Review provided by Viator
Dec 9, 2019
We loved our private architectural tour! - Lauren was amazing. She shared so much history with us and we covered a great deal of ground in 3 hours. Our weather wasn't great that day, but Lauren still made sure we got to see some of the most beautiful buildings in the city. Great experience overall, and would do it again.
Review provided by Viator
Sep 27, 2019
Great Tour - Exceptional - We had a group of 12 and our tour guide, Dylan, was great. He worked with our group to be sure we all had a great time and his narrative was informative and entertaining. We highly recommend this tour.
Review provided by Viator
Jul 11, 2018
Jan's Bus Birthday Tour - The tour was excellent. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, fun, and had a great sense of humor. The bus accommodations were excellent. I would suggest this tour to anyone.
Review provided by Viator
Apr 6, 2018
Best River Tour - Love, loved the architecture tour...I've been on two last year! The first one I scheduled because I thought it might be a fun way to some of the city off our feet, it was so much more than I expected. The tour guides are amazing, it's so informative and interesting...we loved it enough to go twice.
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