Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour information and booking

Departs from
Board at any of the designated stops: Skydeck Chicago Michigan Ave Bridge Block 37 Art Institute Hilton Chicago Field Museum Sheraton Hotel Navy Pier Magnificent Mile Water Tower 360 Chicago (Formerly John Hancock Observatory) Hard Rock / River North
Time of departure
Operating hours: March 9 - November 2: First tour begins at 9am – Last tour begins at 5pm November 3 - March 8 First tour begins at 9am – Last tour begins at 4pm The tour vehicles will be coming to each stop every 10 - 15 minute during the summer months. The winter months vary depending on weather.Routes closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
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Tour description provided by Viator

See all the sights of Chicago at your own pace! On a Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour you can get off the bus at any scheduled stop to visit Chicago's most popular attractions, then pick up the tour where you left off or get on at any other regular stop on the route. For individuals and families, this is the best way to see the sites!

The tour includes the Signature Route which runs year round, while theWest Neighborhoods Tour, North Neighborhoods Tour, South Neighborhoods Tour and the City Lights Night Tour operate May - September only, beginning at 6pm each night. See itinerary below for specific stops.

Your lightly-narrated trolley (heated in winter) or double-decker bus will tour 13 magnificent miles of Chicago's downtown and The Loop, taking you by the city's premier shopping, dining and attractions. The tour is about two hours if you do not get off.

Hop on and off as much as you please for 3 consecutive days! Or stay on board an experience a variety of seasonal tours around the city!

The West, North, and South Neighborhood Tours, as well as the City Lights Night Tour are seasonal and operates May - December.

Note: The 1-day ticket does not include the neighborhoods tours.

What's included

  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Free chicago t-shirt, sample bag of garrett popcorn, chicago-made candy and more! (only available on the 3-day pass)
  • 20% discount on all merchandise from the park shop (closed during winter)

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off