Experience Vibrant Downtown Chicago with Walking Tours

If uncovering urban history through architecture appeals to you, then why not check out one of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s great walking tours? The family-friendly tours, which start at the foundation’s office, are a mere 15 minute drive from our Chicago Lake Shore Hotel and allow you to get up close and personal with some of the, “most famous buildings in the world.“

Each tour is lead by an expert guide that can help you better understand the stories and history of every building you see, and will explain how Chicago came to be the architecturally-rich city it is today. With several amazing architectural claims under its belt, including being the birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago walking tours are a fabulous way to experience the highlights of the city including: the city’s many Art Deco skyscrapers, the Michigan Avenue Streetwall, and several more modern buildings, covering over 130 years of downtown Chicago’s  architecture.

Architecture located in Downtown Chicago.
Experience Chicago with Walking Tours.

Don’t want to walk the whole time? Why don’t you try the Elevated Architecture Tour which takes you around the city’s famous elevated trains and station platforms by foot and rail? Just looking to visit some beautiful and famous Chicago hotels? With 70 different walks to choose from, there’s no doubt that you can find one that will take you past the buildings and part of the city you’re most interested in. The tours’ casual atmospheres and knowledgeable docents mean that there’s no limit to what you can discover about Downtown Chicago’s vibrant history.

Chicago Hotel Packages: A Whole Day of Family-Fun

If you’re looking for a fun idea to compliment your day of walking tours, why not book one of our family-friendly Chicago hotel packages? Our packages include accommodation, breakfast, complimentary shuttle service when needed and some great free gifts to help you and your family get the most out of your visit to our downtown Chicago hotel.

If you’re interested in learning more, contact us, so we can help you get the most out of your Chicago hotel experience.