Train & Walking Tour: Chicago's Prairie District - Street of the Elite

9 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Get a sense for how Chicago's wealthiest residents lived around the turn of the century and what remains today. This unique Chicago tour begins with an exploration and coffee at one of the city's newly-revitalized spaces: The beautiful Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. A short ride on the Green Line takes us to the Prairie District, home to many historic sites such as Motor Row, the former Chess Records, the oldest house in the city, the landmark Second Presbyterian Church and the Glessner House. After enjoying some traditional Chicago deep dish pizza, we'll board the train back to the Loop. We'll wrap up the tour at the city's official reception venue, the landmark Chicago Cultural Center.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At:

Meet your guide and kick off the tour with coffee and a quick tour of this historic hotel

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Chess Records

Guests will learn about the building that produced some of the most well-known and influential Blues music of Chicago.

Stop At:

Guests will receive a private docent-led mini tour

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By:

Guests will see the oldest house in Chicago and learn how elite Chicagoans lived at the turn of the century.

Stop At:

Guests will receive a private docent-led mini tour

Duration: 25 minutes

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Indulge in traditional Chicago deep dish pizza

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Palmer House Hilton Historic Lobby

Explore the beautiful interior of this famous building and end with a sweet treat.

Duration: 20 minutes
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