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Chicago Pedway Tour
Ranked #63 of 185 Tours in Chicago
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Really different tour
Margaret is energetic and informative and clearly has a passion for the pedway.
It's a unique tour of a unique series of spaces that are definitely worth checking out

Thank Justin V
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

A great off-the-wall tour to discover a part of Chicago that even many long time residents aren't familiar with. It's indoors, so it can be taken any time of the year comfortably. The tour guide, Margaret, is both funny and knowledgeable about the subterranean hallways below the city streets. Don't let the description scare you...you'll feel like you're walking through a mall. Lots of walking and some stairs, so bring comfortable shoes. We attended a free tour in January, but I feel it's well worth the normal cost. Our tour lasted just under an hour. Would definitely recommend this tour to friends.

Thank aviatr7
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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Margaret was entertaining and friendly as our guide. This is a brief introduction to the Chicago Pedway system. There were only three of us on the tour, a great size for a tour. Margaret gave suggestions on good places for lunch afterward. The tour lasted 1 1/2 hours and ended in Macy's, the former Marshall Fields.

Thank JosephineLeona
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

A good friend and I booked this thinking it would be interesting to do on a cold winter day in Chicago. The tour was very informative, interesting and unique. Margaret the guide/owner has obviously done a bit of homework on the Pedway and enjoys sharing the information with her customers.

Thank Patrick D
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

We've been to Chicago many times and were looking for something we hadn't covered on previous trips. As we'd never even been aware of the Pedway, this tour seemed interesting. Margaret, our tour guide, was full of energy, enthusiasm and local knowledge as we hiked from the 'posher' areas of the Pedway to the grottier areas - explaining the reasons for the diversity of the various zones. We shot past Tiffany windows, people on their way to get married at the County Court House, divisions in buildings where City bureaucracy colided with State bureaucracy (sadly with the demarcation evident even down to the floor shine!), a bit of Chicago history (old stuff and the more recent) and loads more. The tour took one and a half hours, which we felt was just about right. Again, Margaret is keen and enthusiastic about the Pedway and her city, and we (me, husband and 25 yr. old son) would recommend this tour.

Thank sue-manchester
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