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Chicago Greeter

77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
+1 312-945-4231
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Lovely and really interesting day with Randy

We visited Chicago last summer and we discover the Greeters some months before. Booking a tour with... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
carlast251
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Barcelona, España
a great opportunity to see the city a different way

We went to an old urban district wich got very wealthy within the last years. learned a lot of... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sabine N
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Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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Chicago Greeter highlights more than 40 special interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider orientation to Chicago's sights. Through the Chicago Greeter service, visitors meet with a greeter who takes them around the city and demonstrates its walk-ability and the user-friendliness of its public transportation system.
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“free service” (62 reviews)
“the loop” (195 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-945-4231

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chicago last summer and we discover the Greeters some months before. Booking a tour with them was the best thing we could do! Our greeter Randy contact us some weeks before the trip, in order to answer all our questions and help us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to an old urban district wich got very wealthy within the last years. learned a lot of chicago's history. I would ever do it again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a short but comprehensive overview of the history of Chicago Randy Green and I went walking. He showed me around and told me where to look and how to look at Chicago's builidings: always 3 different kind of layers.The funny stories, the idea behind...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you plan to spend a couple of days in Chicago, or even less, you will earn time and long walk to discover the city in an instructive manner with people who knows everything on the so called "windy city". The volunteers will give you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice greeter he was. I would like to show my huge appreciation to him for specific explanation. In particular, water taxi was great experience for us related with this program. Thank you again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't see what we had checked off on options. Only saw two buildings. Most of time spent seated listening to greeter.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this tour a couple months before my sister and I arrived in Chicago. We were matched up with James Laidler, a lovely British man who adored showing the city to tourists. I was looking forward to seeing the city from a local's eyes,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great program. Mary was wonderful. She was very enthusiastic about the city. I will look for this program in other cities I visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, knowledgeable, awesome person! She gave us a great addition to trip to our trip get an "insider" perspective that tourists don't usually get!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect organisation, great guide, great insights and wonderful personal contact. I even received ideas for other acitivities!

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Downtown / The Loop
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your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
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Chuck M
Looking for a complete Chicago experience. Architecture, history, shops, etc. Maybe a 2 night trip. Limited walking - guided tours. Hotel recommendations? We're 76 and 79 year old retirees, we live 7 hours away. I really have no desire to drive around Chicago myself.
26 March 2017|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
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MRREMOTECONTROLS
How do you set up these tours? Thanks
12 September 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.
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Andrew T
Can I take more than one tour during the week I'll be in Chicago? I want to do an LGBT focused tour and an ethnic foods tour but they are so different I don't think it would be possible to combine them.
6 June 2016|
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Greeter service. Visitors can request a Greeter visit once during their stay in Chicago. Greeters can help you with itineraries for the remainder of your time in Chicago.
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