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Public Chicago Tours

Day and evening walking tours of Chicago architecture and history.


Update on our Chicago Tours

Our public, in-person Chicago tours by foot are currently suspended. We are now building a reputation as a leader in live, virtual Chicago tours and events. Your tour options with us are:


Come see why we were voted Best Tour of Chicago 2019!

Top-rated Virtual Tours

Super fun and informative — I even had a couple of beers while I was learning about drinking history.– Jim H.

On a virtual Chicago tour with Chicago Detours, you’ll explore stories and places locals don’t even know. 

10th Anniversary Events & Chicago Tours

Chicago Detours turns 10 years old this year! We hope you’ll join us to celebrate this milestone for our small, woman-owned business.

Learn about the Chicago Detours team

We are a mission-driven, woman-owned small business. Our tours enrich the public’s appreciation of Chicago architecture and history. 

In-person Public Chicago Tours

Are you curious about our walking tours for a Chicago exploration in 2021?

More About Public Chicago Tours

  • Check out our five-star TripAdvisor reviews.
  • Read more about our Chicago tour company here.
  • You can contact us at 312-350-1131 or by emailing [email protected].
  • In accordance with safety measures mandated by the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago, all guests on in-person tours must wear masks throughout the tour. Tour guides will wear masks, wash hands thoroughly before the tour, and sanitize all tour-related equipment before and after each tour. If you are feeling ill or suspect you may have Covid-19, do not attend the tour.


Call: 312.350.1131
E-Mail: [email protected]