Saturday, May 27, 2006

Trolley Tours of Chicago

The Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Company offers Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Tours on trolleys and double decker buses. They provide a two hour entertaining and informative tour of the city as well as serving as convenient, low-cost transportation to the city's most popular attractions. The fully narrated tour covers 13 magnificent miles of Chicago's downtown and the Loop. You can Hop Off and explore the city and Hop On when you are ready to continue your tour.
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Stops on the tour include Sears Tower, Millennium Park, the Theatre District, the Art Institute, the Museum Campus, Navy Pier and North Michigan Avenue. Additional routes include the South Museum Route with stops at the Museum of Science and Industry and the DuSable Museum, and the Ethnic Chicago Route with stops in Chinatown, Greektown and Little Italy. The tours run 7 days a week from 9:00am to 6:30pm.

Fares:
Adult All Day (price reflects 10% web discount) - $22.50
All Day 2-Day (price reflects 10% web discount) - $31.50
Senior All Day (ages 65 and over, price reflects 10% web discount) - $18.00

For details, phone 773-648-5000 or see the website: http://www.coachusa.com/chicagotrolley/

Chicago's Free Trolleys
Chicago's Free Trolleys are a great way to see some of Chicago's most popular destinations. The Free Trolleys run on three routes: the Museum route, the Navy Pier route and the Shopping route. The trolleys serve many popular visitor, cultural and shopping destinations such as Navy Pier, the Museum Campus, Michigan Avenue and Lincoln Park Zoo - with dozens of stops in between. No tickets or reservations are required to ride the free trolleys. To catch one, just look for the free trolley signs at any specially marked stop. The Free Trolley service runs 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend (May 27) to Labor Day weekend (September 4).

The Free Trolleys are operated by the city of Chicago’s Department of Transportation. For details, google Chicago Free Trolleys or follow this link.

For public transit information, call (312) 836-7000. Visitor information may also be obtained 24 hours a day by calling toll-free 1-877-CHICAGO (1-877-244-2246) / TTY (312)/ 866-710-0294 or by visiting the tourism website at www.877chicago.com.

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