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Special Discount Offer: Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
  • Special Discount Offer: Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour


    With the freedom to get on and off as many times as you can manage, you can easily make your way along to all of the top attractions without the need to be floating up and down getting lost. The stops are seemingly perfectly located to make sure you make the most of the city without needing to walk out.

    Be wowed by the world-class Art Institute, which is jam-packed with pieces that’ll stay in your mind for quite some time afterward. You could decide to brace it and get a 360-degree view from the observation deck from the legendary John Hancock Center. As you listen to the commentary, you’ll come to know about the rich history hidden behind every nook and cranny.

    If you pick the Explore ticket, you can also go along for a Sunset Live Tour of Chicago.

    The Discover Ticket includes:
    • Red Loop - 1 calendar day, Hop-On Hop-Off

    The Essential Ticket includes:
    • Red Loop - 2 calendar days, Hop-On Hop-Off

    The Explore Ticket includes:
    • Red Loop - 2 calendar days, Hop-On Hop-Off
    • Sunset Live Tour (May – October only)

    Buses run every 30-45 minutes between 10 am and 5 pm daily. The first bus leaves from stop 1 located at the Chicago Riverwalk 98 E, Upper Wacker Drive.

    The all-new Big Bus Sunset Live Tour is a live guided 90-minute panoramic tour of Chicago. See the entire skyline lit up from the Museum Campus, discover River North’s vibrant nightlife scene, and travel every inch of Michigan Ave from The Magnificent Mile to The Cultural Mile, all in one exciting loop. The Big Bus Sunset Live Tour lasts 90 minutes and is a non-stop, panoramic tour. Tours depart from Stop 8 (Navy Pier) at 7:30 pm. The Sunset Tour operates between May–October.

    Customers are advised to visit the Big Bus website or to download the Big Bus app to see the most up-to-date bus stop locations and timings. For live bus tracking on the day of travel - please download the Big Bus App in advance of arrival.

    Hop-on, Hop-off
    Explore Chicago at your own pace with our flexible hop-on, hop-off tours.
    Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to plan your own itinerary and explore the best of Chicago’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like. Hop off the tour as many times as you like within the validity period of your ticket and simply hop on again when you're ready.



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