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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

Midway International Airport Tips (13)

Small but important tip about Midway Airport

One of the pleasures of visiting Chicago is that both of its airports are connected directly to the city's excellent rail transit system. At both places, just follow the signs for "CTA" after you pick...
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PR-7
Nov 26, 2013

Chicago's Midway International Airport

Chicago's Midway International Airport is O'Hare's little brother, though it is older than O'Hare. Located just 10 miles from downtown, Midway serves 17 million passengers each year.The airport was...
Ewingjr98
Dec 10, 2011

Midway Airport

Updated 3/12/09Midway Airport, the world's busiest airport in the 1930s, is now Chicago's 2nd busiest airport, O'Hare being the busiest and handling most of the international flights. The name was...
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Dabs
Mar 12, 2009

Midway Alert &amp; Warning

My business takes me to the suburbs of Chicago and I have been flying in and out of Midway Airport twice a month for 3 years now. On Thursday October 30, 2008 I had a very unpleasant and dangerous...
jlafla
Nov 01, 2008

Midway Airport

Midway Airport: Terrific relatively small airport. Easy access.Under construction: tip notesDriving to:Route 55to either exit #285 OR exit #286 Cicero St. East cross over 55th Street and watch for...
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jelw
Oct 22, 2007

MIDWAY: happy to use alternate airport

Most people have heard of O' Hare International airport. For a long time, O' Hare was the world's busiest airport. Bigger does not always mean better. I travelled to Chicago using Midway airport and...
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Martman
Aug 28, 2006

Midway Airport

Everybody knows about O'Hare-one of the largest airports in the world, but there's another airport in Chicago-it's called Midway and is located in south Chicago at 5700 South Cicero. It's actually...
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shellybelly567
May 08, 2004

Midway Airport

Midway is the smaller of the two airports in Chicago. It's located on the south side of Chicago and is easily accessible via the CTA's Orange Line.Midway more typically serves domestic flights but...
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rmdw
Oct 29, 2003

Chicago Midway Airport

Midway airport is smaller than O'Hare airport, but it is closer to Chicago. The bad thing about Midway is that the shops and restaurants are past the security checkpoint and only ticketed passangers...
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katmag
May 21, 2003

Fly into Midway. It is a...

Fly into Midway. It is a convient airport that has the accomodations of O'hare but not the size and confusion. They are in the process of rebuilding it so be patient. I am not an expert on this, as I...
AKACHICK1908
Aug 25, 2002

We flew in on Southwest...

We flew in on Southwest Airlines from St. Louis to Midway. The flight was short about 45 minutes. We had a long walk from the gate to baggage claim, I was told that the airport is currently being...
Starlas
Aug 25, 2002

If you're coming into Midway,...

If you're coming into Midway, take the Orange Line to the Loop if that's your destination. It's only $1.50 instead of paying $15 for a taxi or bus. The train leaves every 6 to 15 minutes from Midway...
CubFan
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Chicago

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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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