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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

Greyhound/Megabus (U.S. bus system) Tips (13)

Megabus is terrible

On the 11 trips me and my friend have accumulated, one was 3 hours late to the destination and another was 5 hours late. Both were due to mechanical problems with the bus. We contacted customer...
Jul 11, 2012


If you enjoy being *** raped by anonymous forces that hide behind a thin veil of customer service than MEGABUS is for you. I am speaking particularly about the DC to Philly route, but it is all the...
Oct 08, 2011

Abandoned in Ann Arbor

I booked a return trip from Chicago to Ann Arbor on megabus. on the 11th. of August I was actually going to Toronto, Canada but I thought it a good idea to take the bus half-way and drive a rental car...
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Oct 25, 2010

All Around the USA by Bus!

Greyhound is a bus system with more than 2,300 destinations around the US! Check their website for where you are in the states (or where you'll be), and you can travel from there to almost anywhere!...
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Jun 25, 2010


I've taken the Megabus in the Northeast but not in the Midwest. It has been pretty good, much better than the Chinatown bus companies, and about comparable to Bolt Bus.
Jun 05, 2009


I have traveled Megabus a handful of times, mostly between Chicago and Minneapolis. My experiences have been varied. I have consistently found Megabus to be the cheapest option, and it scores points...
Oct 30, 2008


BE AWARE:If you buy tickets for 2 passengers:EVEN THOUGH you get two confirmation numbers... 81/82####, they CANNOT change one reservation without the other. So, if you buy two tickets and one of you...
Jul 16, 2008


I used Megabus early March to get from Cincy to Chicago. It was fine getting there; unfortunately, on the way back we were met with a heavy snowstorm (it may have even been classified as a blizzard)....
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May 18, 2008

megabus Minneapolis to Chicago

My wife and I used the Megabus to travel from Minneapolis to Chicago and back on the weekend of 4/25/08. The bus started 15 minutes late in Minneapolis and one hour and 15 minutes late in Chicago. No...
Apr 28, 2008

MegaBus review

Prices: one-way fares start at $1. Fares vary by reservation date, day of travel and demand for seats. A 50¢ fee is charged for all reservations. Part of the reason ticket prices are low...
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Aug 13, 2007


I first heard about Megabus when I was visiting the UK, I couldn't believe the low, low, fares that they were advertising for bus travel in the UK! Megabus in the US works pretty much the same way, a...
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May 27, 2006

We were with a tour group so...

We were with a tour group so we went by bus. From Toronto it took about 8 hours or so. Last year on my way to Hong Kong, we stopped over at O'Hare International Airport, which is the busiest airport...
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Aug 25, 2002
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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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