Chicago by Night Helicopter Tour

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours in Chicago
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Tour description

Watch the Chicago skyline sparkle from the air on this thrilling nighttime helicopter tour! Aboard a heated, state-of-the-art helicopter, soak in amazing views of Lake Michigan and fly past several Chicago landmarks like Willis Tower, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, the Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park. Your expert pilot will provide interesting commentary about the sights you see and can answer any questions you have. Tour route is subject to change.

Meet at the Vertiport Chicago and board a state-of-the-art helicopter to begin your 15-minute nighttime helicopter tour. Depending on your chosen departure time, you may experience a stunning sunset or watch the Chicago skyline sparkle against the night sky. Marvel at wonderful views of Lake Michigan, with Navy Pier stretching across the water and picturesque Lincoln Park lining the shores. Spot iconic skyscrapers dazzling in the night like Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Trump Tower and the John Hancock Building, and fly past main Chicago sites like Soldier's Field, United Center, Grant Park, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum. Appreciate the masterful beauty and architecture of Millennium Park, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. This landmark can only be truly appreciated by air, and at night, it’s as majestic as ever. Your pilot will provide expert commentary about all the sights you see via your two-way audio headset, and will be available to answer questions you have throughout your flight. Plus, your helicopter is heated, making this tour great for any time of year!Tour route is subject to change.

What's included

  • 15-minute helicopter tour
  • Radio headset
  • Free parking

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities


  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide