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All-Weather Architecture & History Trek

Einkunn 5,0 af 5 í 65 umsögnum.Chicago, Bandaríkin

Skoðaðu ráðleggingar og takmarkanir vegna COVID-19 á staðnum áður en þú bókar.

Staðbundnar upplifanir Airbnb standa til boða á þessu svæði. Kynntu þér og fylgdu ráðleggingum og takmörkunum vegna COVID-19 á staðnum. Frekari upplýsingar

Upplifun sem Kelly býður upp á

2 klst.
Innifalið: matur, búnaður
Allt að 10 manns
Tungumál: enska

Það sem verður gert

We'll meet in an easy sheltered spot to discuss the tour and begin our way trekking through Chicago. We'll use the expansive city sidewalks, plazas, parks and Riverwalk as well as part of the underground Pedway system that is known to only a percentage of Chicagoans (we have 5 miles of Pedway!). We'll learn about the history of The Windy City (as well as why we're REALLY called The Windy City) while digesting some of our city's most prominent sights. Using some of the Loop's buildings, hallways and overhangs, we'll get rare, unique views and traverse the city like a local while staying warm and dry. For an additional perspective, we'll jump into some buildings to admire the architecture and art. If you're curious about Prohibition era ganster lore and our speakeasy past, we can cover that too. Be prepared for indoor and outdoor walking as our walks and views will take us outside, especially if the weather is pleasant. Please let me know if you have any allergies or food sensitivities, as we’ll be stopping for an authentic Chicago snack that's been around for decades. Whether you're a local or this is your first visit, I promise to pack lots of interesting tidbits into our 2 hours together!
COVID-19 UPDATE: We're spending more time outside as there is PLENTY to see & keeping the groups small so we can practice safe social distancing. I have disinfecting wipes too
We'll meet in an easy sheltered spot to discuss the tour and begin our way trekking through Chicago. We'll use the expansive city sidewalks, plazas, parks and Riverwalk as well as part of the underground Pedway system that is known to only a percentage of Chicagoans (we have 5 miles of Pedway!). We'll learn about the history of The Windy City (as well as why we're REALLY called The Windy City) while digesting some of our city's most prominent sig…

Kelly lofar öryggi

Gestgjafinn samþykkti leiðbeiningar Airbnb um öryggi og hreinlæti vegna COVID-19. Þar á meðal að fara að viðmiðum um nándarmörk og góða hollustuhætti og að sjá til þess að allir þátttakendur verði með grímu.
Frekari upplýsingar

Hvað er innifalið

  • Matur
    We'll sample a local snack from a decades-old Chicago staple
  • Búnaður
    I'll provide a rain poncho, should you need one
Frá $29
 á mann
lau., 19. sep.
11:30 - 13:30
Vertu með 2 öðrum gestum
$29 á mann
$29 á mann
fös., 25. sep.
11:30 - 13:30
$29 á mann
$29 á mann
fös., 25. sep.
14:00 - 16:00
$29 á mann
$29 á mann

Þetta er gestgjafi þinn, Kelly

Gestgjafi á Airbnb síðan 2014
  • 65 umsagnir
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I'm Kelly (a.k.a. ChiCitiGirl), a mapgeek, history enthusiast, architecture admirerer and food fanatic. I'm a trained city guide (5star tours!) and I've been doing fun excursions for friends & family for decades. The Windy City has been my home for 26 years and I know how to get around to experience the best sights and bites. Working in the food and beverage industry for 10+ years has given me added insight into some of Chicago's hottest spots. I'm also a Chicago Architecture Center Open House volunteer, river kayak guide & Chicago History Museum member, using their library to research Chicago as well as the history of the 125+ year Victorian building I call home. I've traveled the world doing walking tours and know from personal experience how to make the best of our time together. I try to make a new friend every day, come play with me
I'm Kelly (a.k.a. ChiCitiGirl), a mapgeek, history enthusiast, architecture admirerer and food fanatic. I'm a trained city guide (5star tours!) and I've been doing fun excursions for friends & family for decades. The Windy City has been my home for 26 years and I know how to get around to experience the best sights and bites. Working in the food and beverage industry for 10+ years has given me added insight into some of Chicago's hottest spots. I'm also a Chicago Architecture Center Open House v…
Til að vernda greiðsluna þína skaltu aldrei senda peninga eða eiga í samskiptum fyrir utan heimasíðu eða app Airbnb. Frekari upplýsingar

Staðsetning

I'll take you to see some of Chicago's prominent sights like The Chicago Theatre, Picasso Statue, City Hall, Daley Center and Plaza, Marina Towers, Riverwalk, Wrigley Building, Millenium Park and Cultural Center as well as a few things that are off-the-beaten-path. We'll view some some stunning interiors and artwork, all while learning what makes us The City That Works as well as some great stories about how things came to be.

Einkunn 5,0 af 5 í 65 umsögnum.

Jacob
mars 2020
Kelly was a fantastic guide, very knowledgable about the city. We hit a few roadblocks with buildings & parks being closed, but she was able to improvise & show us more. Gave us some great lunch & dinner tips as well. Kelly is friendly & delightful, would recommend her for any tour!
Kelly was a fantastic guide, very knowledgable about the city. We hit a few roadblocks with buildings & parks being closed, but she was able to improvise & show us more. Gave us so…
Akshita
mars 2020
Had a great time with Kelly! She did an awesome job answering our questions and taught us some really cool things about the city! Was a great first look at the city! She had great recommendations about things to eat and see in the city.
Georges
mars 2020
This experience made me fall in love with Chicago. Kelly is a very friendly person, knowledgable about the topic, and fun to hangout with. We did a lot in two hours, but more importantly, we went to multiple essantial sights that were hidden. I cannot wait to be back to Chicago and do her wine and food tours!
This experience made me fall in love with Chicago. Kelly is a very friendly person, knowledgable about the topic, and fun to hangout with. We did a lot in two hours, but more impo…
Nicola
febrúar 2020
5 STAR RATING!!!! This was my first time visiting Chicago with my Sister and our friend. We were so happy to have participated in this trip with Kelly, our tour guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about her city and very helpful. We got to see a lot of sights and landmarks in the 2 hours and learned many historical facts about Chicago. We definitely recommend her to anyone wanting to explore the sights and history of Chicago!
5 STAR RATING!!!! This was my first time visiting Chicago with my Sister and our friend. We were so happy to have participated in this trip with Kelly, our tour guide. She was e…
Denise
febrúar 2020
We really enjoyed our few hours with Kelly. We take walking tours all over the world and felt that Kelly’s was right up there with the best of them, I loved that she keeps her group sizes small which was the deciding factor for me. You can hear and see and really immerse yourself when your not one of 30 or 40. She’s passionate about her city, architecture, design and preservation. She was witty and took good care to make sure we weren’t always outside bearing the cold. Lastly she was kind enough to introduce us to some local chocolates and popcorn. Sweet ending to a great tour
We really enjoyed our few hours with Kelly. We take walking tours all over the world and felt that Kelly’s was right up there with the best of them, I loved that she keeps her grou…
Suzie
febrúar 2020
Kelly was a very warm, welcoming, personable and friendly host for this tour. Her local knowledge was exceptional and she made information relevant and interesting. I’d recommend this tour to anyone visiting this amazing city. Thank you Kelly, it was a pleasure to meet you.
Kelly was a very warm, welcoming, personable and friendly host for this tour. Her local knowledge was exceptional and she made information relevant and interesting. I’d recommend t…

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Kröfur til gesta

Allt að 10 gestir frá og með 6 ára aldri geta tekið þátt.

Fleiri ábendingar

This tour is fabulous year-round but if you're visiting Chicago in the colder months or here on a rainy day, THIS is the tour for you as Mother Nature won't stop us! For kids, I'm prepared to make the tour interesting with quizzes/prizes! If you'd like a diffent day/time, send me a message request.

Hvað þarf að taka með

Please be prepared for the weather as we will be inside and out. Layers are recommended. Comfortable shoes are a must.