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Chicago Detours is an Internationally Recognized Tour Company


Since we started business as a tour company in 2010, we have received press from outlets in print, online, television and radio. Chicago Detours appears in several guidebooks, including Frommer’s, Lonely Planet, Le Petit Futé, and DK Eyewitness Travel. The links here are just a few of the examples of press exposure we have received over the years for our walking and bus tours of interior architecture, historic bars, jazz and blues, and Chicago neighborhoods.

"Five Oddball Chicago Tours Worth Taking"

“Chicago Attractions – Chicago Detours”

"GB Gift Guide: Chicago Detours"

"Six Tunnels Underneath Chicago Loop"

"Concierge Video Pack"

“Chicago Pedway: ‘Best Thing Since Bubblegum’”

“Scavenger Hunt Part of Chicago Artists Month Walking Tour of Logan Square”

“In the Jumble of the Pedway, Can an Amateur Map Fill in the Blanks?”

“Chicago prohibition-style: a city still married to the mob”

“Chicago Travel Guide”

“Take a Historic Meat Tour”

“Jazz and Blues Tour with Chicago Detours”

“Outside the Box: Mapping the Pedway, a Tour Guide’s Take”

“Take a Historic Meat Tour”

“Touring Downtown Chicago with Chicago Detours”

“Chicago, Illinois: Day 20”

“Detour Chicago”

“Archives are Awesome!”

“Outside the Loop Radio – Episode #238”

“The Weekend Guide”

“Windy City Blows Us Away”

“Chicago Detours Launches South Side Food and Bar Tour“

“In the Loop: Chicago Detours Leads Learning Expeditions in the City”

“French Tour Guide Book”

“World’s Coolest Ceilings, Travel +”

“10 Things to Do this Weekend”

“Inside Job”

“Jazz It Up”

“Good Times: A Historic Bar Tour, A Pub Crawl With A Twist”

“Pencil This In: Chicago Detours’ Nonsensical Walk Of Indoor Spaces”

“Interview with Nick Digilio about Chicago’s Food History”

“Every Chicagoan Needs To Take These Food & Drink Tours”

“Top Ten Chicago Tours You Should Go On”

“Podcast Interview, Amanda Discusses Creative and Entrepreneurial Influences“

“Eating, History on Menu of Wicker Park Walking Tour”

“Warm air this way… in the Chicago Pedway”

“4 Ways to See Chicago“

“Meet Amanda Scotese of Chicago Detours“

“Chicago City Guide“

"The Essential Sips and Bites in Chicago"


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