Chicago Essentials Bus Tour


Chicago is considered the most American of American Cities and one of the most unique cities in the world. Today, Chicago is vibrant both economically culturally and considered one of the 15 “Elite” cities in the world along with places like New York, London, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Dates Available

4/30, 6/4, 7/16, 8/27, 9/10, 10/19


Adults: $35.00
Seniors: $30.00
Children 12 and under: $30.00


3 Hours


  • Tour begins at Rock N Roll McDonald’s – east entrance: 600 North Clark Street
  • A minimum number of guests is needed to launch tour
  • It has been suggested that if you take a portrait of America and subtract what Chicago has contributed to it, you would not recognize what you have left”! For example, what would America look like without some of just a few of its many contributions; Skyscrapers, McDonald’s, Cell Phones, Soap Operas, Atomic energy or most importantly Twinkies!
  • Culturally, Chicago is in a league of its own with its 561 cultural institutions including world class museums, symphony, Opera Company and countless theaters. America has given the Arts World 4 major original contributions; Blues, Jazz, Skyscrapers and Prairie Style Architecture. Chicago provided 3 out of 4 of these contributions.
  • In order to truly understand the depth and breadth of Chicago we need to explore the city beyond the typical tourist destinations. While these areas add considerably to Chicago’s appeal, there is so much more to learn about and experience what is Essential to understanding this great city.
  • Please join us on this “Exclusive” bus tour exploring Chicago’s North and South sides. Guests will learn about and view some of the following; Magnificent Mile, Gold Coast, Original Playboy Mansion, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Zoo & Conservatory, Graceland Cemetery, Wrigley Field, Essanay Studios (motion pictures including Charlie Chaplin), Green Mill, Lakeview, Lake Shore Drive, site of St. Valentine’s Massacre, President Obama’s home, site of 1893 World’s Fair, University of Chicago and home to the first sustained nuclear reaction, Bronzeville, Kenwood, Hyde Park, Greektown, Chinatown, Little Italy, Ground Zero – Great Chicago Fire, Hull House and so much more!

Please call us to make a reservation if you are using a pre-paid voucher or gift card.