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Best of Chicago Tour Including a Deep-Dish Pizza
"Get ready to see the best of Chicago and enjoy its most famous food – deep-dish pizza! Start your city sightseeing tour with visits to some of Chicago’s most interesting neighborhoods – Gold Coast Lincoln Park Wrigleyville and more – where you’ll learn about the city’s unique culture and rich history. This comprehensive tour also takes you to the most important and popular attractions in the city including Grant Park with its enviable location on Lake Michigan; Adler Planetarium with a great view of the city; and Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) one of Chicago’s most famous skyscrapers! After the tour
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Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour
"Meet at the Vertiport Chicago and board a state-of-the-art helicopter to begin your helicopter tour. Admire wonderful views of Lake Michigan with Navy Pier stretching across the water and picturesque Lincoln Park lining the shores. See iconic skyscrapers like Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) Trump Tower and the John Hancock Building and soar past main Chicago sites like Soldier's Field United Center Grant Park the Lincoln Park Zoo
From $149.00
 
Chicago by Night Helicopter Tour
"Meet at the Vertiport Chicago and board a state-of-the-art helicopter to begin your 15-minute nighttime helicopter tour. Depending on your chosen departure time you may experience a stunning sunset or watch the Chicago skyline sparkle against the night sky. Marvel at wonderful views of Lake Michigan with Navy Pier stretching across the water and picturesque Lincoln Park lining the shores. Spot iconic skyscrapers dazzling in the night like Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) Trump Tower and the John Hancock Building and fly past main Chicago sites like Soldier's Field United Center Grant Park
From $149.00

More Things to Do in Oak Park

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio

The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio was Wright's home and where he worked from 1889 to 1909, the 1st 20 years of his career. His studio was added in 1898, it was here that he developed the Prairie...
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Dabs
Apr 04, 2011

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's Home & Studio

The Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust is responsible for the restoration and maintenance of this series of buildings. They are also the ones that organize the tours of the home & studio, as...
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shrimp56
Apr 04, 2011

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio Tour

Be sure to check out the hidden photographsOne of the reasons that we visited Oak Park, naturally, was to tour the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. The only disappointment was that NO PHOTOGRAPHS...
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deecat
Aug 25, 2008

"Walking" Photo Tour: Wright's Architecture

What a beautiful city Oak Park, Illinois is, and, I must say, Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture played a huge role in that beauty.This independent walking tour with audio was a fun experience. We not...
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deecat
Aug 24, 2008

Frank Lloyd Wright's "Bootleg" Homes

We purchased our tickets and reserved a time for our independent walking tour with audio at the Ginkgo Tree Book StoreThe so-called Bootleg houses were those built between 1892 and 1893 [8 in total]...
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deecat
Aug 24, 2008

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple

"Unity Temple makes an entirely new architecture...and is the first expression of it. That is my contribution to modern architecture. And that, to me, is modern architecture." Frank Lloyd...
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deecat
Aug 24, 2008
 
 
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Ernest Hemingway Museum

...when you have read something by me you actually experience the things. You can't do this without putting in the bad and the ugly as well as what is beautiful. Because if it is all beautiful you...
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deecat
Aug 24, 2008

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Indoor Tour

Adults $8.00; Seniors over 65 $6.00; Child 18 & under $6.00; Child 5 & under FREEI think, for me, this indoor tour of Ernest Hemingway's Birthplace was the most memorable. First of all, it is...
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deecat
Aug 24, 2008

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace & Childhood Homes

339 North Oak Park Avenue [439 at the time of his birth on July 21, 1899.]Both Mickey and I are retired High School English teachers; thus, we were thrilled to take a tour of Ernest Hemingway's...
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deecat
Aug 22, 2008

Experience a Community Center

We knew it as Barrie Playground, when we were only about a block away, as children. I have so many, many memories of the place.My brother reports that it hardly is recognizable now. But it still looks...
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LauraWest
Oct 07, 2007

Frank Lloyd Wright Studio

Wright built his own unique home there with attached architect business, where he & his staff worked. Much original furnishings & insight into his life & family and the architecture...
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LauraWest
Apr 30, 2007

Designs by other architects

In addition to all the Frank Lloyd Wright homes, there are many other homes in Oak Park that are sure to impress you. The map we bought at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio also had 183 notable...
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Dabs
Jun 04, 2006

Ernest Hemingway

American author, Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park in 1899 in the house that stands at 339 N. Oak Park Avenue, a modest (by Oak Park standards) Queen Anne style home. You can visit the Hemingway...
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Dabs
Jun 04, 2006

Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture

The reason why most people visit Oak Park is quite simply to see the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.There are several ways to do a tour of the structures that he designed.1) Buy a map at the Frank...
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Dabs
Jun 04, 2006

Top Hotels in Oak Park

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1110 Pleasant St, Oak Park, IL 60302
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211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL, 60302
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107 South Scoville Avenue, Oak Park, Illinois, 60302, United States
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Top 5 Oak Park Writers

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"A Cultural and Educational Trip to Oak Park"
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Dabs

"The town that Frank Lloyd Wright built"
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LauraWest

"Beautiful Historic Suburb of Chicago"
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"It's all about Frank ..."
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"Me and Ernest Hemingway"
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