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Chicago Greeter

77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
+1 312-945-4231
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Great Introduction and Tour of the City

George Redfern was our Chicago Greeter. He gave us a great tour of the Architecture and History of... read more

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Cindi G
Outstanding service!

We have been coming to Chicago for a few times and this is the second time we are in town using... read more

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Chicago Greeter highlights 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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  • Average1%
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“the loop” (226 reviews)
“free service” (74 reviews)
“cultural center” (115 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
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"the loop"
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"free tour"
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"personalized tour"
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"great tour"
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Reviewed today

George Redfern was our Chicago Greeter. He gave us a great tour of the Architecture and History of Chicago. He then took us on a Water Taxi Tour to Chinatown. We got to see the authentic parts of Chicago from someone who grew up there....More

Thank Cindi G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to Chicago for a few times and this is the second time we are in town using this service. I highly recommend it. You cannot have better chaperones in town; well prepared, cordial, passionate and kind.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our Greeter, Gail, was wonderful in helping us design a personalized tour of Chicago. First she did an extensive tour of the loop and stopped a many buildings with architectural significance and highlights. We would never have been able to find all these hidden gems...More

Thank Allison K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an incredible tour! Our Greeter, Lowell, was fantastic and put together a great itinerary for my daughter and me. I highly recommend Chicago Greeters, especially if this is your first trip to Chicago!

Thank Amy P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked our greeter tour for the 30 June 18, and despite this not being our first trip to Chicago or our first greeter tour. They keep on getting better, was an awesome few hours. We met up with Bill and after a brief chat...More

Thank Tim C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn’t visited Chicago before and signed up for Chicago Greeters. Our tour with Jeff was definitely a highlight of our trip. He was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his city. We saw things we probably wouldn’t have if we hadn’t met him. Thankyou so...More

Thank crawl2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Chicago beginning of July and booked a greeter named Christine who was so wonderful. She tailored the tour specifically to our interests and spent three hours showing us the highlights of the city. She was extremely knowledgeable about the history and also...More

Thank kjstrickland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Chicago alone and didn't know much about the city. But Richard who was my greeter guided me the city and now I quite understand the city much deeper :) We visited lots of building. He explained to me the history of Chicago and...More

Thank 경은이2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chicago Greeter program is a wonderful way to see parts of Chicago that you wouldn't be aware of otherwise. Seeing the city through the eyes of a local gives you a different perspective of the city. We spent a very pleasant couple of hours...More

Thank Madcitybrits
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many thanks to our guide for a great evening. Very interesting inside information and discussion over beer after. Left us with an excellent impression of Chicago which we've since shared with many others.

Thank Diane J
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
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shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Sathis C
19 June 2018|
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Response from N T | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, you must put in a request 10 days before you arrive to Chicago. Hope this helps!
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Chuck M
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
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Response from GreeterChicago | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.
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