PRIVATE SMALL GROUP HIGHLIGHTS TOUR DETAILS
Your private Chicago highlights tour will include the broad overview of Chicago architecture and history as told from an insider’s perspective. Using luxury transport with a licensed chauffeur, your professional tour guide will show you a grand view of the magnificent Chicago skyline from Museum Campus. Then you’ll see the city’s varied architectural masterpieces, like historic skyscrapers, grand mansions, and modernist buildings. All the while, your passionate and knowledgeable tour guide will share perspectives on how the city has evolved over history.
You’ll learn about roots of Chicago industry, the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Chicago had incredible growth at the turn of the 20th century as it became a hub for communications, retail, and heavy industry. Your private tour will see magnificent architecture from that era up to the present day. This private group highlights tour goes beyond names and dates. Your guide will delve into stories and personalities to add context to your experience of Chicago.
CUSTOM HIGHLIGHTS DRIVING TOUR
Want a custom tour? The tour is two hours, and we can extend it to three or four hours. You and your tour guests can add a downtown walking tour or explore a Chicago neighborhood. You could also take a break with your guide for coffee at a cafe’ in a historic building, or stop for lunch for classic Chicago fare like a hot dog or breaded steak sandwich.
For this small group private tour, you will travel via sedan or SUV depending on your group size and preference. With our green ethos in mind, we try to use Tesla Model S electric cars for tours by sedan. These depend on availability. If not available, a different luxury sedan will provide comparable comfort.
Because of the small and intimate nature of this small-group private tours, this outing is designed for high-end travelers.
The interactive dynamic and off-the-beaten path angle of these tours appeal to a smart, well-traveled clientele, especially those who want culturally enriching activities and experiences with personal touches. A highly trained, educated tour guide with a passion for the city’s stories, landscapes, and architecture will make your tour of Chicago an unforgettable experience.
WHY BOOK THIS DRIVING TOUR FOR YOUR PRIVATE GROUP?
Book with us and you get both a private tour guide and licensed chauffeur! This allows your guide to focus on sharing rich details of Chicago’s architecture and history. You can also easily deboard with the tour guide for more up-close looks inside Chicago buildings, which make for amazing photo opps. Read more about our expert Chicago tour guides here.
In business since 2010, we are proud to be a top-rated Chicago tour company with five-stars on Google and TripAdvisor. Many of our Chicago architecture tours integrate historic bars, food, and music history. We hope you’ll join us to explore stories and places locals don’t even know, both downtown and in Chicago neighborhoods!
As you decide on a private group tour of Chicago, this quick guide may help you understand if Chicago Detours is the right tour company for your special event.