Winter 2015 - 2016 Pedway (inside) Tour Season Announced!

I. Chicago History Tour (in the Pedway) - Mon. Thu. & Sat. 1:00 PM

The “story” of Chicago is an amazing account of how a swampland located at the intersection of a lazy prairie river and Lake Michigan transformed into one of the world’s leading “Alpha” cities. Listen as our tour guides thoughtfully describe those forging events that help shaped the city in to perhaps one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Enjoy viewing the numerous archival photos and listen closely to our stories that were each chosen specifically to bring Chicago’s history to life right before your eyes. Begins at 111 East Wacker – Inside Lower Lobby. Adults - $25, Seniors & Under 12 - $25. 2 and ½ hours.

II. Pedway Explorers Tour - Wed. & Fri.10:00 AM

The Pedway (Pedestrian Walk-Way) spans nearly 5 miles in length and it is an assortment of underground corridors, building concourses, food courts, train stations and sky-bridges. It is the city’s secret weapon against the realities of Chicago’s harsh winter. During this “Urban Safari”, guests learn all about the history of the Pedway and by use of our special tour map, navigate nearly 2 and ¼ miles of this unique urban terrain. In addition, our tour guides take you to some interesting locales like City Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, Macy’s and many more. Along the way, guests hear interesting stories about Chicago’s past, present and future and revel in the stories of many of the city’s most colorful characters! Begins at 111 East Wacker – Inside Lower Lobby. Adults - $25, Seniors & Under 12 - $20. 2 and ½ hours.

III. Pedway & Loop Tour - Wed.1:00 PM

Our “Pedway and Loop Tour” is our newest winter tour featuring a combined indoor/outdoor walking tour. On this highly unique tour our guests will; hear captivating stories about the city’s rich history, view some of Chicago’s most iconic architecture and artwork while strolling the Pedway & “Loop”. While this excursion is held mainly inside the heated Pedway, guests will listen to heartrending stories of some of the city’s worse disasters, explore under the city in the mysterious Chicago Pedway and view some of its oldest architectural wonders. All for the price of one. Tours ends at the world famous “Rookery Building”. Begins at 111 East Wacker – Lower Lobby. Adults - $25, Seniors & Under 12 - $20. 2 and ½ hours.

IV. Pedway Brunch Tour - Sat.10:00 AM

Our highly acclaimed weekend Brunch tour features a little of everything; history, Pedway, great storytelling and of course, a delicious breakfast buffet. For one price, guests receive a fascinating walking tour inside Chicago’s heated Pedway and a scrumptious breakfast buffet at Houlihans! Guests begin by embarking on our highly rated walking tour and hear fascinating stories of the city’s jubilant and at times, tragic past. After building up a hearty appetite for the first hour, guests stop at Houlihan’s for a fabulous breakfast buffet. The brunch features everything a traditional breakfast buffet has to offer including; fruit, eggs, omelets, toast, muffins, bacon, sausage, French toast and so much more including coffee and soft drinks. After brunch, guests return to the Pedway for a second hour of entertaining storytelling and calorie burning! Tours end at Macy’s Department Store in the “Loop”. Begins at 221 North Columbus – Radisson Blu Hotel – Main Lobby. Adults - $50, Seniors & Under 12 - $45. 3 hours.

V. “Taste of the Pedway” - Thu.10:00 AM

While inspecting the secrecies of the Chicago Pedway, guests will stop at several food stops and savor the unique tastes of the Pedway! The Pedway (Pedestrian Walk-Way) spans nearly 5 miles in length and it is an assortment of underground corridors, building concourses, food courts, train stations and sky-bridges. It is the city’s best weapon against the realities of Chicago’s harsh winter. During this exclusive “Urban Safari”, guests learn all about the history of the Pedway and by use of our special tour map, navigate nearly 2 and ¼ miles of this unique urban terrain. And most importantly, guests sample a mélange of exceptional tastes at some of the Pedway’s best eateries! Begins at 111 East Wacker – Lower Lobby. Adults - $50.