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Chicago Segway Night Tour
"You'll see all the famous Chicago sights light up for the night Buckingham Fountain Navy Pier Lake Michigan and more. The tour begins with a 30-minute orientation session then you'll be cruising on your Segway along Lake Michigan through Grant Park and the Museum Campus.There are fantastic photo opportunities plus you will receive a great orientation of Chicago from the informative commentary highlighting the city's past and present history and stories.The two-hour evening tours are limited to just eight passengers so you can count on having a great
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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
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Chicago Segway Tour
"The tour begins with a 30 minute training session. You'll glide from the peninsula through Museum Campus to the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum. Then you'll cruise along Lakeshore Drive at the edge of Lake Michigan all the way to Millennium Park a the Lincoln statue Buckingham Fountain and of course ride the coolest machine in the world the entire time! As you cruise along Lake Michigan through Grant Park and the Museum Campus you will receive a great orientation informative historical and current-day information
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tourist trap that I love

Another must see in Chicago. I like coming here when the weather is great .. I love the vibe and all the activity, Sometimes theres street performers which can be fun .. there are restaurants and...
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Sep 24, 2016

Wonderful Windows

2014 update: unfortunately the Smith closed this year, and the pieces will be finding new homes. Will update this review once it has been announced where most of them will land. The adjoining Richard...
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Dec 26, 2014

Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows

The Smith Museum was closed in 2014, one less reason to go to Navy PierAlthough I've included Navy Pier on my tourist trap tips, there are actually several things about Navy Pier that I really...
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Dec 25, 2014

Navy Pier

There is so much to see and do at the Navy Pier! This is an extremly diverse place to visit. it's part amusement park, part ship yard, part shopping destination and all tourist destination!Harry...
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Jul 27, 2013

Stained Glass Museum at Navy Pier

If you like stained glass, this is an extremely nice museum of stained glass and it's free!!!The thing I like best about stained glass are the vibrant, rich colors. Stained glass can be traditional...
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Aug 30, 2012

Ferris Wheel

For $6 (2012 prices) you can hop on the Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier for a view of the city. Probably would look really cool up top, but since I have an aversion to any type of Ferris Wheel (stems from a...
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Aug 22, 2012

Smith Stained Glass Museum

Located on Navy Pier is the Smith Stained Glass Museum. The Smith contains a number of stained glass works salvaged from various locations around Chicago. It isn't your typical museum - the exhibits...
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Jul 17, 2012

Navy Pier - a beautiful place

We didn't have the time to experience the Navy Pier section by day. We went there during our last night stay. Friendly place! As we know it Navy Pier is the Midwest's #1 tourist and leisure...
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Apr 09, 2012

A promenade on the Pier

It screams "Tourist Trap" and is the type of place I usually avoid like the plague but amid the sweaty throngs, cheap tchotchke shops and mediocre restaurants are a couple of reasons to make the walk....
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Feb 08, 2012

Navy Piers in Chicago

I think by far this is the best family attraction in Chicago as far as whole family having fun. It has rides farras wheel, boat rides, dinner cruises, and many other attractions. The reason I like...
Dec 26, 2011


Located on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, NAVY PIER is a 3,300 foot long pier, which was built in 1916. Its primary purpose was as a cargo facility for lake freighters and also warehouses were built...
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Jun 25, 2011

Mile Long Shopping & Touring & Dining Area 2

more pictures of my 2 part Navy Pier Tips.The World Famous Chicago Navy Pier is conveniently located on Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago Area. The Navy Pier has been an unmistakable Chicago landmark...
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Jun 09, 2011
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Things to Do Near Navy Pier

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Shoreline Sightseeing

Go on an architecture cruise It sounds a bit boring but its definately not. The boat slips along the chicago river and canals and...
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Lake Point Tower

Lake Point Tower was build in 1968 with a height of 196 m and 70 floors Highest reinforced concrete building in the world at the time of its completion. Tallest residential-only building in Chicago...
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Segway Tours

The segway, what a wonderful device to people who don't want to do long walks and is a cross between a bicycyle and a scooter and is very convenient. Computers and motors in the base of the device...
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Bobby's Bike Hike

Founded in 2002 'Bobby's Bike Hike' gives you the opportunity to see the major sights of Chicago. There is the choice of two 3 hour tours, the day tour which commences at 10am or 1.30pm (some days)...
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Museum of Contemporary Art

Recently,I returned to this art museum that emphasizes temporary art exhibits.I saw an excellent array of Alexander Calder mobiles,a fine group of Marisol creations,several fine Andy Warhol...
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Magnificent Mile/Michigan Avenue

Pioneer Court is an open space which is the start of Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Located on the east side of North Michigan Avenue just north of the Chicago River and just south of the Tribune Tower....
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