This is the tour for those looking to experience the vitality and excitement of Chicago. You'll tour through Chicago's main business section, one of the financial centers of the world and always bustling with activity. You'll tour the famous "Loop" and State Street - the great street where Chicago's fame began.
Travel by the striking Richard J. Daley plaza with its acknowledged masterpiece, the Pablo Picasso sculpture, created specifically for Chicago. You'll take a ride on Wacker Drive, the double-decked thoroughfare that wends its way under the city.
Then travel over the Chicago River, made to flow backwards by one of the world's greatest engineering feats. You'll see the famous, white Wrigley Building announcing the beginning of the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue where Chicago's most exclusive stores exhibit their wares. You'll see Chicago's elegant seven-level shopping complex the renowned Water Tower Place alongside one of the tallest buildings in the world, the John Hancock Center.
You'll continue through Lincoln Park, a thousand acres of greenery, lagoons, flowers, and zoo. You'll see Wrigley Field - home of the Cubs (not on game days) - the Botanical Gardens, Chicago Historical Society, Newberry Reference Library, and an IndianTotem Pole. A twenty minute stop is made at the Lincoln Park Conservatory.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.
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