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Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour
"Get ready to take a stroll and taste some of the best foods Chicago’s downtown has to offer! The Fabulous Quintessential Culinary Tour of Chicago explores Chicago’s central business district the Loop home to many of Chicago’s famous buildings restaurants and Millennium Park.You’ll enjoy 5-6 stops and food tastings (enough for lunch) all of which are included in the ticket price. Your walking adventure will visit (subject to change):Pizano’s Pizza has been a family tradition serving “World famous gourmet deep dish pizza” for over 60 years. The best in Chicago! The Goddess and the Baker— Enjoy a chocolate dessert from this local bakery and cafe. Specializing in desserts all day
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Chicago Style Food Tour
"The Amazing Local Flavors of Chicago Food Tour experiences the beauty and history of Chicago’s Gold Coast and famous Magnificent Mile while indulging in local and unique eats along the way. This professionally guided walking tour includes 5-6 different f the Drake is known for hosting famous guests and serving world class afternoon tea. Guests have included Queen Elizabeth Diana the Princess of Wales and the Empress of Japan. L’Appetito – Savor a sweet dessert at this local Italian bakery and deli that originated at the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893. Downtown Dogs – Enjoy a delicious and classic Chicago St without the ketchup. Billy Goat Tavern Grill – Originally established in 1934 this tavern became nationally famous when it inspired Saturday Night Live’s ‘Cheezeborger
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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
From $48.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Indiana Dunes State Park

Winter in the Dunes

Winter on Lake Michigan is an unexpected beauty. It can be blinding in the winter sun or dark and grey when it's overcast. Anytime, you'll find yourself alone on large stretches of the beach. Wind off...
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Toughluck
Mar 27, 2014

Chelberg Farm and Beilly homestead

IN the far corner of the National Lakeshore, away from beaches and dunes, sits an exhibit which preserves the old buildings which once housed the immigrant Chelberg family. The Swedish immigrants...
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goingsolo
Apr 04, 2011

See a 'Blowout' in the Dunes

Take the long hike on trail #10. It follows the beach front from one end of the park to the other. Along the way, you'll have a chance to see a 'blowout'. This is a natural phenomenon, where the wind...
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Toughluck
Jul 06, 2007

Ship Wrecks

Lake Michigan offers an easy way to get around the midwest, until the wind picks up and the storms blow in. Literally, the storms blow in with high winds and pounding waves. Standing on the shore,...
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Toughluck
Dec 08, 2006

The historic bathhouse

While the bathhouse tends to be right there, 'in your face', it is often overlooked, because it's right there. Built in the 1930's, it retains some of the aura of when evening dinner and dances were...
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Toughluck
Nov 02, 2006

Revolution

A minor battle of the American Revolutionary War took place here in the Dunes. A marker, erected by the Indiana branch of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) reads:At Le Petit Fort, near...
sambarnett
Feb 27, 2003
 
 
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Lookout tower

Climb the green lookout tower for great views of the lake, the park and western part of the shoreline. In the spring and fall, when there aren't many leaves on the trees, the lookout tower offers a...
sambarnett
Sep 15, 2002

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Things to Do Near Indiana Dunes State Park

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Museum of Science and Industry

Squeeze through the impossibly small corridors of a WWII-era German submarine or "ride" an elevator deep into a coal mine. Learn about space exploration or watch a ball race through the world's...
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Hyde park

The most impressive sculpture in the city. I’m only going to show this small detail; go see this masterpiece for yourself! Dozens of cloaked figures rise from the concrete, some in agony, some in...
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Robie House

When I was in Chicago, I was still having issues with a broken toe, so the walking tours were out. It was in early March, so the boat tours were not yet running. Rebecca found an architectural tour...
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Top 5 Indiana Dunes State Park Writers

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Toughluck

"Do the Dunes"
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queensgirl

"Primitive, Beauitful and Unique Hoosier Landscape!"
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sambarnett

"The Dunes"
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TinyTuck

"Indiana Dunes"
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goingsolo

"Indiana's Dunes"
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