Chicago's Ultimate City Bike Tour

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  • 3 hr

Get acquainted with Chicago’s most iconic landmarks on this riotous guided bicycle tour! Join the expert guides of Bobby’s Bike Hike, America’s longest-running city bicycle tour company, on this exciting and informative adventure. Over the course of a 3-hour bike ride (traversed at a nice leisurely pace), you’ll get up close and personal with Chicago’s legendary Museum Campus, Grant Park, and Millennium Park. You’ll become intimately familiar with Soldier Field, The Adler Planetarium, Buckingham Fountain, The Pritzker Pavilion, and Cloud Gate (the formal name of Chicago’s dearly-beloved “Bean”). This tour is perfect for first time visitors looking to see all of the classic hotspots, and for returning guests looking to understand more about the landmarks they know and love. Hop on two wheels, and come make memories that are sure to last a lifetime!

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Lakefront Trail

The 18-mile Lakefront Trail has been contributing to Chicago’s cycle success since 1963. The paved path provides walkers, runners, and bicyclists with a safe and fun way to travel along the Lake Michigan, for both recreation and commuting.

Pass By: Field Museum

The Field Museum of Natural History is one of the largest museums in the world, famous for its expansive specimen and artifact collect. It’s also home to T-Rex Sue, the biggest tyrannosaurus rex ever fully recovered.

Stop At: Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium opened in 1930 and is now home to 32,000 aquatic animals. It is one of the largest aquariums in the country, and the first inland museum to house a collection of saltwater fish.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Adler Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium is the oldest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere. It boasts three full-sized theatres, rotating space science exhibitions, and an extensive collection of space science instruments and materials.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Northerly Island

Northerly Island is a nature preserve located on the peninsula of land south of museum campus. Now in its early phases of natural development, the park will one day offer canoeing, bird watching, fishing, and camping for all to enjoy in downtown Chicago.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Soldier Field

Built in 1924, Soldier Field is the oldest NFL stadium in the United States. During the American football season, it’s the home of our roaring Chicago Bears, but the park also hosts some of the city’s biggest concerts in the spring and summer.

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12th Street Beach is a hidden gem of the South Loop. White sands, clear blue freshwater, and close proximity to Northerly Island make this beach on of the Windy City’s best kept secrets.

Stop At: Grant Park

Grant Park, lovingly known as “Chicago’s Front Yard,” is a waterfront park located adjacent to the Loop. Grant Park host some of the Windy City’s biggest culture festivals including Lollapalooza and Taste of Chicago.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Fountain

When the Buckingham Fountain was built in 1927, it was the largest fountain in the world. Now the centerpiece of Chicago’s famous Grant Park, the fountain attracts crowds from all over the world to see its stunning light and water shows.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Millennium Park

Located at the northwest corner of larger Grant Park, Millennium Park is home to Chicago’s most beloved works of public art, including Cloud Gate, The Crown Fountain, and the Pritzker Pavilion.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: The Chicago Theatre

The Iconic Chicago Theater marquee sign.

Pass By: Chicago Riverwalk

Marvel at the breathtaking design and natural beauty of the brand new Chicago Riverwalk.

Stop At: Daley Bicentennial Plaza

Marvel at the famous Picasso sculpture and the towering skyscrapers of the Loop

Duration: 10 minutes
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