This tour will take you to some of the timeless, classic spots that evoke the unique character of Chicago's Loop. It includes charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way, from classic restaurants to shops and other establishments that still thrive today and evoke the unique character of the city.
The Berghoff, Picasso sculpture in Daley Plaza, Macy's Department Store, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago Cultural Center, Palmer House
The Art Institute of Chicago is located at 111 South Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago and is easily accessible via the city's "El" train system. The Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines all stop above ground at Adams/Wabash, one block west of the museum. The Red and Blue lines stop underground at Monroe, just a few blocks away. A number of bus lines also stop in front of the museum. Currently, El fare is $2.25 per adult. Visit the Chicago Transit Authority's website at transitchicago.com for route, schedule, and fare details.
Places to stop along the way:
Exelon Plaza, Daley Plaza, Chicago Cultural Center
Best time of day:
9am - 7pm
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