Chicago South Shore Tour

Price from: $24
Duration: 2 hours

Here is a tour full of interest, history, and beauty. You'll travel through Grant Park, the front lawn of the city and site of Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium with its sky dome, the Joseph Petrillo outdoor band-shell where Chicagoans listen to fine music throughout the summer nights, the Art Institute of Chicago, world renowned for the largest collection of impressionistic art, Orchestra Hall, home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the world's largest aquarium, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Field Museum of Natural History, renowned for the size and scope of its collections. And looking over from these sights you'll see the 80 story Amoco Oil Building, completely faced in white granite. Then you'll travel through the South Commons a new 'close- in' residential community. You'll also pass by President's Obama's neighborhood and see his house. Upgrade and add a guided cruise on Lake Michigan.

You will travel through beautiful Jackson Park where the Columbian Exposition of 1893 was held to celebrate the founding of America 400 years earlier. Then you'll pass through the University of Chicago with its elegant English style architecture, and pass the Museum of Science and Industry, a tribute to man's ingenuity and inventiveness. You'll see the world's highest apartment building, Lake Point Towers, an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves adjacent to Navy Pier, Chicago's inland port. A camera stop will be made at the Adler Planetarium for its breathtaking view or a substitute stop will be made.

Upgrade and add on a cruise on the Chicago River. From the lake you'll see lakefront views of the Chicago River, the city's bridges and the famous Chicago Locks. There's also Navy Pier, the Coast Guard Station and other points of interest lining the shores of the longest lake in the world, Lake Michigan.