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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Board the open-top double-decker bus at any of the 14 stops to start your hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago and listen to live commentary through provided earphones to find out fun facts about the city and its iconic architecture. 

The full circuit takes about about 2 hours but you can hop off and back on as many times as you like within a 24- 48- or 72-hour period depending on option selected when booking. Buses run regularly giving you flexibility to discover the city at your leisure. The bus route takes you through Grant Park
From $40.00
 
Chicago Evening Express Segway Tour
"TOUR HIGHLIGHTSThe Field Museum - The Field Museum was founded to house the biological and anthropological collections assembled for the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. The Field is the current home to Sue the famous T. Rex and the Lions of gardens and public sculptures. Chicago's ""front yard"" includes Buckingham Fountain as its central focal point.The Lakefront/Monroe Harbor - Cruise along the edge of Lake Michigan speckled with sailboats with Navy Pier as its impressive backdrop.Shedd Aquarium and Oeanarium - Opened to the public in December 1929 at the time it was the world's largest inland aquarium. One of the first animals to arrive is currently its oldest resident: Grandad an African Lungfish acquired in 1933.Soldier Field - Soldier Field is the current home to the Chicago Bears who moved in 1970 from their original home at Wrigley Field. Originally built in 1924 as a dedication to fallen war veterans Soldier Field underwent a $600 million renovation in 2003 and is now a staple of Chicago's magnificent skyline.Chicago's World Class Skyline - See the architectural wonders that comprise one of the most beautiful skylines in the world. < intimate experience. Discover what it's like to be a Windy City celebrity as everyone turns to watch you glide by!Note: All Segway riders must be at least 12 years of age to participate."
From $50.00
 
Chicago CityPass
"Chicago CityPASS includes entry to: Shedd Aquarium (includes VIP entry to Waters of the World galleries Amazon Rising Wild Reef Abbott Oceanarium Polar Play Zone Amphibians special exhibit and Stingray Touch (May to October) plus your choice of a 4-D Experience. The Field Museum (includes All-Access Pass
From $98.00

Comedy Clubs Tips (12)

UP Comedy Club

The UP Comedy Club is in the same building as Second City. I had been seeing discounted tickets for "What the Tour Guide Didn't Tell You" for months and we finally booked tickets through Hottix for a...
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Dabs
Mar 24, 2013

The Second City

Last visit June 2011 to the main stage to see "Southside of Heaven" with the VT gang!The Second City is Chicago's best known comedy club, many of the stars of Saturday Night Live got their start here...
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Dabs
Jun 21, 2011

The Second City

Want some classic Second City comedy but want it at a reduced price? Then Donny's Skybox is the way to go. At only $10 a pop, that's quite a bargain; these shows tend to be student-produced so you...
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BeatChick
Jun 28, 2009

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So despite the fact that Dane Cook despises Facebook (fans know he's a huge proponent of MySpace), I have to give that website props because that's how I first learned this stoopid comedian was on...
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BeatChick
Jun 28, 2009

Comedy Sportz &amp; Improv Olympics

Last visit to Comedy Sportz January 2009In addition to Second City, comedy lovers can go see improv performances at a couple of places in Chicago. I have been to both IO (formerly Improv Olympics) on...
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Dabs
Jan 04, 2009

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Famous for launching the careers of comedy greats like John Belushi, Mike Myers and Bill Murray, Chicago's Second City theater is a small and extremely popular comedy venue. Again, like Steppenwolf,...
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antistar
Apr 18, 2007

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I posted this under off the beaten path too, but this is the best night of stand-up comedy in the city hands down. I don't know what these other people are talking about, Second city doesn't even do...
gregbillings
Feb 08, 2006

Briar Street Theatre

One of the best comedy groups l have seen in a long time. Very unusual and very interesting. The guys have latex covering their heads in blue and had everyone laughing because they neither show...
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IrishFem
Jan 05, 2006

Second City

Known for its' reputation at feeding into the SNL cast, Second City is one of the finest comedy clubs in the country. Photos of such greats as Bill Murray, Harold Ramos, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner...
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leeludalas
Dec 21, 2004

The Second City

If you want to see some of the best improv and standup comedy, go to The Second City. My friends and I were so impressed with the quality. A lot of big name comics and comic actors got their start...
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kooka3
Jan 02, 2004

The Second City

The Second City has been in Chicago since 1959, and many famous comedians got their start right here: Mike Myers, Bill Murray, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner, to name a few. Although there is no age...
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Gwynethart
Nov 30, 2003

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHAHAHAHAHAHA

There are many standup comedy shows, improvisation shows. SO if if you want something else besides the usual nights out, these are fun to go too. The price will range from cheap, if you go to a...
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mocca
Jan 06, 2003
 
 
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Chinatown

I lived in China for 2 years, so I had high expectations. I went to Chef Bao for lunch (used to be Lao Hunan), which is food from the Hunan region (where I lived), the food was spot on authentic so...
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National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum

Chicago's Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, located on the Riverwalk between Wabash Avenue and State Street, is one of the largest in the nation outside of Washington, D.C. It features a fountain and a...
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Monument to the Great Northern Migration

This moving fifteen foot tall statue stands at the northern entry into historic Bronzeville. Encouraged by reports from those who went before, as well as the influential Chicago Defender newspaper,...
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Adler Planetarium

Opened in 1930, this is the oldest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere and it is a wonderful place. It has several different shows, a collection of astronomical and location-finding instruments, and...
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Soldier Field

The new "spoof" in town is the redux/renovated Soldier Field. Politicians were promised that the exterior walls will remain standing and the interior totally redone. However, they were also promised...
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Buddy Guy's Legends

If you are fortunate enough to be planning a trip to Chicago for January, check Ticketmaster for Buddy Guy's annual headlining weekend events at his own club: Legend's. It is the best $30 that you'll...
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