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Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour of Chicago

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ChildChild age: 5-14 years. Under 5 ride free on parents lap.
2 Day Hop On Hop Off-Adult 
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Hop on Hop off Tour of Chicago

A Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour of Chicago is a wonderful way to experience many of the Windy City's popular attractions and destinations your own way. Enjoy the scenic lakefront and dynamic downtown with its famous Loop. The tour enables you to hop-on or hop-off at any one of the designated stops along the 13-mile route.

Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour of Chicago Highlights:

bullet Sears Tower
bullet John Hancock Tower
bullet Navy Pier
bullet Field Museum of Natural History
bullet Shedd Aquarium
bullet The Art Institute
bullet Adler Planetarium
bullet North Pier
bullet Water Tower

Experience this exciting city while you ride aboard a trolley or an Upper Decker Bus. This sightseeing tour enables you to see Chicago in a new way and discover lesser-known treasures. Among the world's cleanest, friendliest and most accessible cities, Chicago is filled with renowned attractions, shopping, dining and entertainment.

Friendly and entertaining drivers invite you to climb aboard as they share a good-humored narration about Chicago and many of its iconic symbols. Running for eight hours, the tour enables guests with an all-day pass to exit at any one of the designated stops so that you can visit an attraction, shop, restaurant or other venue up close or for an extended period. This provides you the opportunity to explore attractions, such as the Skydeck, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum and the Adler Planetarium.

When you are ready, hop-on the next available trolley or bus to continue the tour. Depending upon the weather and traffic, a trolley or bus arrives at each stop approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day. Stops include the Willis Tower, Art institute, Navy Pier and Water Tower shopping complex. If you decide to remain aboard, the tour takes roughly an hour and a half to return you to the point where you originally boarded.

The Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Chicago provides you with the opportunity to explore the Windy City your own way. You can meet new people and explore intriguing landmarks by purchasing an eTicket today for the next Hop-On Hop-Off Tour.

Chicago Skyline
Chicago Skyline

Adler Planetarium
Statue at the Adler Planetarium

Trolley Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

Sears Tower
Sears Tower

The Shedd Aquarium
The Shedd Aquarium



Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour of Chicago

Operating Times:

This tour is seasonal and operates from April 17 through November 30

Tour operates Daily | Trolleys run every hour from 9:30 am until 6:00 pm with the last trip leaving Sears Tower at 4:45 pm

# of Stops:

Board at any of the designated stops:

1. Sears Tower/Skydeck (Jackson at Wacker) 2. Palmer House Hilton, Millennium Park, One block East (27 East Monroe St.) 3. Art Institute (Michigan & Adams) 4. Hilton Towers and Hotel (8th & Michigan) 5.Adler Planetarium (Solidarity Dr.) 6. Shedd Aquarium (Solidarity Dr.) 7. Field Museum (Museum Campus Dr) 8. Sheraton Hotel & Towers (Columbus & North Water) across from NBC Tower 9. Navy Pier (Main entrance) 10. Water Tower (Michigan & Pearson- SE Corner) 11. John Hancock Tower (Chestnut & Michigan)
12. Hard Rock Cafe (Clark & Ontario) 13. Wrigley Bldg. (400 N Michigan) 14.Fort Dearborn (Wacker & Michigan) 15. Block 37 Shops (Randolph & State)


8 hours

Booth Location:

Inside the Palmer House, Arcade Level |17 East Monroe St | Chicago, IL 60603 | Passengers can also report direct to the various starting points and exchange vouchers for tickets.

Nearest Intersection:

Between S. State St. and S. Wahash St. on Monroe.


There is a parking garage located at 55 E. Monroe St, just East of the Palmer House.

Age Requirements:

Child Ticket: 5-14 years old | Children under 5 are free while riding on Parent's lap.


Passengers can report direct to the various starting points and exchange their vouchers for tickets. Call Customer Service for more information. | Trolleys come by each of the designated stops every 25 minutes.

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