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Chicago's Gold Coast Hidden History: A Self-Guided Audio Walk

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Amy Bizzarri, author of 111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss, takes you on a fascinating self-guided audio tour of hidden historical spots in Chicago's gilded Gold Coast. Peep behind the gates of the original Playboy Mansion, walk along a wooden block-paved alley, sip a Faster Pussycat in Chicago's oldest piano bar and more as you enjoy a delightful walk through time in this exclusive Chicago neighborhood. The starting point is the Chicago History Museum, located at 1601 N. Clark Street. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

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Discovering Vintage Chicago: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of the Loop

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Amy Bizzarri, author of Discovering Vintage Chicago and 111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss will take you on a fascinating journey to the timeless, classic spots that evoke the unique character of Chicago's Loop. It includes charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way, from classic restaurants to shops and other establishments that still thrive today. Major landmarks on this tour include the Berghoff Restaurant, the Picasso sculpture in Daley Plaza, Macy's Department Store, The Chicago Theatre, The Chicago Cultural Center and Palmer House. The tour starts at The Art Institute of Chicago. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

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A Storied Neighborhood: A Self-Guided Audio Tour with Bill Ayers

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This self-guided audio tour begins at the Laboratory Schools founded by John Dewey, and winds through the University of Chicago. Along the way, walkers will encounter world-renowned architects and Nobel Laureates, robber barons and artists, the DuSable Museum of African American History and the birthplace of the Atomic Age. In storied Washington Park, there may be soccer or cricket matches underway, bicycle rallies or softball games in progress, waves of runners or families gathered for a picnic. From there it's a short stroll to the home of President Barack Obama and his family. You guide is William Ayers, a former Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar. He has written extensively about social justice and democracy, education and the cultural contexts of schooling, and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical, and political enterprise. The tour is ready whenever you are, simply download it onto the VoiceMap app and select Start Tour.

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Ghosts of Chicago: Haunted City Exploration Game

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Discover Chicago’s haunted locations by following clues and solving puzzles on your phone. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? Highlights: 1. Explore historical places in Chicago such as the Chicago History Museum, the Standing Lincoln Monument and lesser-known places. 2. Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our talented writers. 3. Visit the Couch Tomb Mausoleum, the only surviving gravesite in Lincoln Park. 4. You will learn the 14th C history of Prague through the eyes of their greatest medieval ruler and builder, Charles IV 5. Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt.

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Chicago Millennium Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Enjoy moving at your own pace through Chicago's Millennium Park with an app as your guide. You and your private party can stop or start the app whenever you like; pausing to explore further on your own. Take in the sights of the public art—including the famous "Cloud Gate," otherwise known to locals as "The Bean"—and hear the stories behind their creation. The GPS-enabled guide will stop and start the professional commentary automatically as you explore the area. Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you reach there, walk to the Millennium Park Welcome Center. Once there, launch the app and simply follow the instructions from there! No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules & opening hours before your visit.

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Chicago Riverwalk Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Welcome to Chicago’s scenic Riverwalk. Spanning from Lake Michigan west to Franklin Street. Called the city second Lakefront', the Riverwalk contains restaurants during the summer months, seating areas to relax, boat rentals, and theater-style seating for various performances. Other attractions along the Riverwalk include the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza, and the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum and if you are lucky enough, see a bridge lift from inside the bridge house. Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. Start at the first stop and follow the instructions! Stick to our route for the best experience. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This tour does not include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.

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Chicago’s Ragtime & Jazz Eras: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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See Chicago through the eyes of Al Capone and the Everleigh Sisters at your own pace with this affordable walking tour. • Walk in the footsteps of the gangsters, bootleggers, hoodlums, gunmen, and crooked cops and politicians who made up what was known as the “Chicago Outfit” • Hear from producer Richard Junger, an urban historian, professor and author passionate about Chicago • Do it all in 45 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

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Vice, Crime and Gangsters in Chicago: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Are you looking for a way to see the wicked city without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable walking tour. • Find the city’s dark side with stories of opium trade, the city’s first vice, and a shanty town filled with criminals and prostitutes • Hear from producer Richard Junger, an urban historian who authored a book about the development of Chicago’s press • Do it all in 75 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

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Scenic Riverwalk & Historic Skyline Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

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Welcome to Chicago’s scenic Riverwalk. Spanning from Lake Michigan west to Franklin Street. Called the city's 'Second Lakefront', the Riverwalk contains restaurants during the summer months, seating areas to relax, boat rentals, and theater-style seating for various performances. Other attractions along the Riverwalk include the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza, and the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum and if you are lucky enough, see a bridge lift from inside the bridge house. Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. Start at the first stop and follow the instructions! Stick to our route for the best experience. No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever! This tour does not include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.

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Eastside Chicago: "The Art Heist" Exploration Game

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Play a city game where you will follow clues to discover amazing places and local stories in Chicago. You’ll tour Chicago’s famous Millenium Park and learn about the iconic works of art that populate the area on your way to riches beyond your imagination. Are you up for an adventure in Chicago? Highlights: Explore Chicago’s beloved Millenium Park and surrounding campuses Enjoy breathtaking views of the city skyline and Lake Michigan Learn about the artwork and architecture that marked Chicago’s journey from the 20th to the 21st century Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt. The city game will take you about 1.5 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit that will allow you to go at your own pace. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

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Unique Scavenger Hunt Experience in Chicago by Wacky Walks

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Walk around Chicago while completing the Wacky Walks scavenger hunt. Use an app to find a list of objects around the city and participate in fun challenges for points. Collect points and take a look at your score compared to others around the country! All our Scavenger hunts have a live remote host to help along the way. Come out and explore with us in Chicago.

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Adventurous Scavenger Hunt in Chicago by Crazy Dash

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With Crazy Dash, you'll use an app to explore Chicago in this exciting scavenger hunt! Use an app to find things around the city in any order you want, take photos, and collect points. At the end, take a look at the rankings to see your score compared to others across the country. All scavenger hunts have a live remote host that will help via chat. Crazy Dash is our most easy-going scavenger hunt. Come join us in Chicago today!

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Explore Chicago with a Unique Scavenger Hunt by Operation City Quest

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Walk around Chicago while completing the Operation City Quest scavenger hunt! Use an app to find a list of objects around the city in any order you choose and perform fun challenges for points. Collect points and take a look at your score compared to others across the country. All of our scavenger hunts have a remote host via chat to help along the way. Come out and explore with us in Chicago.

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Fun City Scavenger Hunt in Chicago by 3Quest Challenge

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The Chicago 3Quest Challenge is a scavenger hunt done on an app where players will find objects (given in the form of riddles) and complete fun challenges for points. The items & challenges are separated into 3 quests. Complete quest 1, then quest 2, then quest 3 in order to finish the game! Set a time limit for yourself to see if you can do all 3 quests in 2 hours! You'll have a remote host who will chat with you during the game if you need anything! The objective is to see if you can complete all 3 quests! Come play 3Quest Challenge in Chicago today!

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Welcome to Chicago: In-App Walking Audio Tour

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The mobile app helps you explore Chicago with a private audio tour (included). The audio tour has clean navigation, filled with exciting stories from professional guides. The tour with an in-app audio guide is for the one who wants to see the twin towers of Marina City – once the biggest complex ever built in concrete, listen about the most vivid parts of Chicago's history, see how modern architecture in Chicago was evolving. The audio guide on the mobile app is the best way to enjoy the tour at your own pace and be independent of a group tour. The mobile app is available on App Store and Google Play and works offline. Enjoy your party only!

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Chicago Scavenger Hunt: A Day At The Zoo

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.

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Chicago Ghost Hunt: Ghosts of the Chicago River

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.

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Chicago Scavenger Hunt: Chicago's Magnificent Mile

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Named for the cable car turnarounds and the prominent elevated railway that encircled the area at the end of the 19th century, the Loop is Chicago's commercial and cultural core. On today's epic scavenger hunt of Chicago, you'll uncover the area's best sights and rich history. Along the way, you'll visit Cloud Gate, Art Institute of Chicago, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. It's time to strap on those walking shoes, round up some friends and book your Chicago Loop scavenger hunt today! What You'll See: Tiffany Dome, The Bean, Crown Fountain, Art Institute of Chicago

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Chicago Scavenger Hunt: Chicago Loop

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.

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Aqua Water Trike Rentals

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See Chicago from a new perspective during this 30 minute water excursion. Sit above water and pedal your own Aqua Water Trike around Lake Michigan. These three wheeled, wide pedals are flexible, stable, easy to steer, easy to ride and easy to maneuver. No lesson required-Just hop on and pedal for a fun, unique experience. 

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