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American Walks specializes in Chicago Walking Tours. One of our owners has over 25 years of experience as a fine-dining manager, wedding coordinator, bartender and tour guide. His co-owner is a Chicago area native with over 12 years of experience in...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
806 N Michigan Ave, Water Tower, Chicago, IL 60611-2103
Hyde Park
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Be aware. Unless there are SIX people booked on a tour the will cancel you with two days notice. You have no way to know ahead of time how many people have signed up, so don't make plans with this company unless you are prepared...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DKOrd
Reviewed June 17, 2019

I booked the Donuts and Sweets tour for my family, since we all love donuts and thought it would be a special event. The donuts were good, but ultimately we only received 2 donuts each and it cost us $50 per person plus a requested...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

We booked a tour last year with American Walks and it was cancelled shortly before it was suppose to begin. We rebooked this year and arrived early and stayed half an hour after it was suppose to begin. No one showed and we did not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

This is the 3rd time our Pizza Tour has been cancelled! It was cancelled last weekend and I asked for a specific date that they would be having this tour. They assured me that they had 9 people signed up for this Sunday; therefore, i...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank szayak
ChiTourGuy, Public Relations Manager at American Walks, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2019

I'll leave the Tour Guide mention aside (since it was me) but I do appreciate the feedback. As far as today's tour (Sunday 4/14) it is cancelled due to the extreme weather we are experiencing today. Please contact us to reschedule when you are ready....More

Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed our afternoon with our tour guide Greg! Very friendly & knowledgeable! All the samples were fabulous. We plan to book another tour & hope Greg will be our guide 😀

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ChiTourGuy, Manager at American Walks, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

Sounds good to me! Looking forward to Spring/Summer tours in 2019.

Reviewed February 18, 2019

I just want write and tell how great of a time we had today. Gregg was great really connected with everyone. I had my niece and nephew with me and they could stop taking about how much fun they had..thank you for making this a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ChiTourGuy, Manager at American Walks, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

Thanks for letting us know. I remember the kids were having a good time...they even laughed at my corny jokes! Hope to see you again when it's warmer.

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

I bought through Groupon a Chicago chocolate tour for me and my wife. Bought babysitters. My wife pumped milk. We got 4 kids so this whole thing took a lot of planning. The day before for no reason they just cancel it. Merry Christmas. Want...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

The wording on the site is very misleading. It states you can pick the day and time for the tour. After you register then you get an email saying to call or email them to reserve your spot. After you do that they send you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ChiTourGuy, Manager at American Walks, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

This situation is likely the result of: Buying a Groupon (or other third-party seller) BEFORE looking on the website for dates and availability...we can't guarantee the information on third-party websites is completely accurate.

Reviewed November 8, 2018

I did not get to experience a tour, as I received an email the day before saying they had to cancel. In the process of getting a refund, they were untimely and very unprofessional, rude via email.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to check out the ghost tour in Chicago and it was fantastic! The tour guide was hilarious, knowledgeable, and a hell of a storyteller. I can’t wait to go on the rest of their tours!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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First, it would depend on the time of year. Haunted Hyde Park tours only run during October...but private tours are an option. The rest of Chicago has some really great ones; Ursula Bielski wrote the book, literally, on... More