Chicago, the city in the United States, is famous for its magnificent architecture. It is home to the world’s iconic landmarks. The liveliest city comprises of brightly lit streets and has something for everyone. The world-class museums, various restaurants, big malls, and many more exciting places will impress you.
Chicago, the windy city, is among the best tourist destinations across the globe. The miles of lovely beaches, museums attract several tourists every year. Millennium Park is a popular place to spend some quality time. Art Institute of Chicago is a museum that houses more than 300,000 artworks that are displayed in galleries and halls. The central galleries of museum houses ancient Greek sculptures and Japanese prints. Head towards the Modern Wing, and you can find a bit of contemporary collection of art.
Visitor’s who are fond of astronomy can visit Adler Planetarium. Here tourist can explore astrophysics and astronomy. The tiny Gemini 12 capsule present in Planetarium tells the history of space exploration by U.S. 875 North Michigan Avenue or John Hancock Center is a skyscraper that is second tallest building across the world. It is an excellent example of architecture. 360 Chicago is an observatory place at the top of Hancock center. A visitor with their feet in the air love to see different states from this Observatory. Challenge yourself and lean over the side to see the streets below. However, you must rethink if you fear of heights.
Hop off our open top bus and stroll along the Magnificent Mile, which is the best shopping avenue of Chicago. Think of any store and you will find it here. Michigan Avenue Bridge is a first double Decker bridge with the roadways at each level. It is built over the Chicago River. Navy Pier is an excellent place to spend time with the whole family. The Ferris wheel present here is 200-foot in height that allows seeing the city from a different perspective. Enjoy the show at the Shakespeare theatre or board on a boat.
Explore the aquatic life by visiting a Shedd Aquarium. Piranhas, snakes, rays, frogs, moray eel, sharks, cute jellies, penguins, sea lions, otters, and many other marine animals are present here. Sports lover should not miss visiting Soldier field. It is a sporting landmark for all American sports. The Field Museum will take you back in time. It treasures ancient artifacts and dinosaur bones. Collection of taxidermy and sparkling stones are worth to see.
Get ready for an adventure at Willis Tower and Sky deck. Reach to the 103rd floor by the lift and walk out on the glass bays coming out of the building. Look down and observe pavements. This will be a thrilling experience for sure.
Night Tour (May to October)
This is a nonstop tour that allows you to see the illuminated Chicago. From the Museum Campus see the beautiful skyline lit up. Delve into the nightlife scene at Riverside. The journey from Magnificent Mile to the Cultural Mile will help you to travel every inch.
The Big Loop (Red Route):
First Bus: 10:00 from Stop #1 Chicago Riverwalk (98 E. Wacker Drive (across the bridge from Trump Tower)), Last Bus: 17:00
Full Loop: 2 hours (approx.)
Frequency: Every 30-45 mins
Night Tour (Blue Route):
Departure Time: 7:30pm (Friday - Monday only)
Meeting Point: Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue
Full Loop: 75 minutes
Frequency: One Tour Per Day
Show the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the big bus. This receipt is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
A staff member of Big Bus Tours will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
All vouchers will now be valid for 06 months from the date of purchase.
Wheelchair accessible, Wi-Fi
To view bus stop locations, timetables, maps of the city, and many more things you can download the free app available in Google Play or App Store.
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Tour times are subject to change due to public holidays, weather conditions and cruise ship arrivals.
Pets are not allowed on board
Departure: Night Tours depart from Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave (Big Bus tent @north end of park) at 7:30pm.
Duration: The Night Tour lasts 75 minutes and is a non-stop, panoramic tour.
Season: Night Tours operate from May–October only (Friday - Monday only).
Deep bus cleans: All of our buses are deep cleaned daily and regularly sanitised throughout the day
Temperate checks: Before boarding our buses, all of our staff have their temperature checked.
Seamless Online Booking: To minimise the contact between our staff and customers, we have a seamless online booking process which means there's no printing involved - simply show your digital ticket to the driver who will scan it using our contact-less payment process
On-board hand sanitising: We have hand sanitising stations on all of our buses which you can use as often as required.
Maintaining safe distances: We encourage a safe distance between all customers and staff and signs are posted throughout the buses as a reminder
Single use headsets: We provide all customers with single use headsets to enjoy the tour, but you're also welcome to bring your own to plug in!
Ticket is Non-Cancellable.
Ticket is Amendable: If your travel plan change and you need to amend your ticket, kindly inform us at least 4 days before your tour.
Changes will only be honoured as long as the voucher has not been used.
Big Bus Chicago is the Great way to see the city. Great value!
It was first time booking with big bus tours. Was a great feeling on memorable day and learned a lot of interesting facts along the way.