Recent Searches
Clear

Top Chicago Half-day Tours

Saved to wishlist!
Dates
Select Dates
Architecture Tours
Architecture Tours
City Tours
City Tours
Cultural Tours
Cultural Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Private and Luxury
Private and Luxury
Walking Tours
Walking Tours
Markets
Markets
Historical Tours
Historical Tours
Crime Tours
Crime Tours
Water Tours
Water Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Day Cruises
Day Cruises
Food Tours
Food Tours
Audio Guides
Audio Guides
Culinary & Gourmet Tour
Culinary & Gourmet Tour
Rail Tours
Rail Tours
Car Tours
Car Tours
Sunset Cruises
Sunset Cruises
Dinner Cruises
Dinner Cruises
Sightseeing Cruises
Sightseeing Cruises
When are you travelling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Chicago. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
USD0
USD500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

56 results | All Chicago Tours

Sort by: Featured

Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour

star-5
72
Learn about Chicago’s brewpub scene and taste different types of craft beer on this guided brewery tour. Visit unique breweries for craft beer samples plus an additional brewing production facility for an in-depth tour. Discover the science behind the brewing process, complete with step-by-step procedures, and enjoy plenty of beer samples throughout the tour. Round-trip transportation in a Prohibition-era-styled barrel bus is included.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD99.60
From
USD99.60

Best of Chicago Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Best of Chicago Tour

star-5
34
Have only a short stay planned in the Windy City? See the best of Chicago in just half a day on this small-group tour. Following hotel pickup, travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to two observation points: Skydeck Chicago at the Willis Tower and the 360 Chicago Observation Deck in the John Hancock Center offer spectacular city panoramas. Next, head to Millennium Park, go on an architecture river cruise, discover Buckingham Fountain, and more.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD209.00
From
USD209.00

Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour

Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour

star-5
369
Stroll through downtown Chicago on this walking food tour. Visit Millennium Park, the Palmer House Hotel and other city landmarks. Taste quintessential Chicago foods such as deep-dish pizza, hot dogs, plus chocolates and pastry. All food tastings are included, and the tour covers an easy 1.5 miles (2.4 km) suitable for most fitness levels. Upgrade your tour to include three pours of local craft beer.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD74.99
From
USD74.99

Chicago Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan

star-4
140
Make your evening in Chicago one to remember with this luxury sunset cruise featuring dinner, sightseeing and dancing along the shores of Lake Michigan. Feast your eyes on incredible views of iconic Windy City sights like Navy Pier, the Willis (Sears) Tower, Buckingham Fountain and Soldier Field, then fill your belly with a bountiful all-you-can-eat buffet. Continue the celebration with a live DJ who will mix up a selection of dance favorites.
More
  • 3 hours
From
USD122.80
From
USD122.80

Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Walking Tour

Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Walking Tour

star-5
233
An excellent choice for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city and hits on both classic attractions and little-known sites. Beginning at the Chicago Theatre, work your way to the Chicago Pedway, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and the Magnificent Mile, then embark on a food tour to taste some of the city’s famous foods.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD104.00
From
USD104.00

Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise with Buffet
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise with Buffet

star-4
27
Enjoy a memorable, one-of-a-kind night out on Lake Michigan aboard this combination dinner, dancing, and sightseeing cruise. Make your own way to Navy Pier, and set off as the evening begins. You can admire views of Chicago’s picture-perfect skyline as the sun starts to set. While on board, take advantage of the all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, drinks to purchase, a DJ-helmed soundtrack, and even a fireworks display (weather permitting).
More
  • 3 hours
From
USD158.98
From
USD158.98

Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise

star-3.5
22
Cruise down the Chicago River in style during this 3-hour dinner cruise aboard the Odyssey. Watch the beautiful city and its architecture pass by through the ship’s panoramic windows. Then sit down to delicious 3-course meal accompanied by DJ entertainment to set the mood for your journey. A full-service bar complete with microbrews, creative cocktails, and a wine list is also available for purchase.
More
  • 3 hours
From
USD193.84
From
USD193.84

Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour

star-5
72
Learn about Chicago’s brewpub scene and taste different types of craft beer on this guided brewery tour. Visit unique breweries for craft beer samples plus an additional brewing production facility for an in-depth tour. Discover the science behind the brewing process, complete with step-by-step procedures, and enjoy plenty of beer samples throughout the tour. Round-trip transportation in a Prohibition-era-styled barrel bus is included.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD99.60
From
USD99.60

Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour

star-5
348
Chicago dogs, deep-dish pizza, cupcakes and craft beer are all sampled on this half-day bike tour through the Windy City. Cover about 13 miles (21 km), following an informative guide at a moderate pace through Chicago neighborhoods. On the day tour, ride through Wrigleyville, Old Town, Lincoln Park, and Gold Coast. On the night tour, visit Gold Coast, Chicago’s Riverwalk, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain and Chicago’s Lakefront trail. Stop along the way at a popular downtown bakery, pizza shop, hot dog stand and two breweries for a taste of local flavors.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD89.99
From
USD89.99

Chicago's Chinatown Food and Walking Tour

Chicago's Chinatown Food and Walking Tour

star-4.5
69
Explore Chicago's Chinese food scene on this walking tour in the Chinatown district. With a guide, learn about the cuisine of different regions of China and how Chinese culture has influenced Chicago and other areas. Enjoy included tastings from restaurants and other food venues in Chinatown—a great way to start a night out in the city.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD74.99
From
USD74.99

Chicago Pizza Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago Pizza Tour

star-5
279
Enjoy Chicago’s only bus guided neighborhood pizza tour.  Eat like a local as you travel off the beaten path into Chicago neighborhoods to savor the best pizza.  Your local guide will teach you the science behind ingredient selection and baking as you sample slices from historic pizzerias.  In just a few hours, you’ll leave stuffed, and with an understanding of why pizza is such an important part of Chicago’s culture.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD75.00
From
USD75.00

Private Al Capone Gangster Tour in Chicago

Private Al Capone Gangster Tour in Chicago

star-5
4
Chicago’s mob history has long been immortalized in popular media. Embark on this Chicago Gangster Tour to learn the true story. With an expert historian as your guide, you’ll visit notorious hangouts of John Dillinger, The Untouchables, and the legendary Al Capone. You’ll stop at former speakeasies, historic hotels, and epic crime sites like that of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD482.00
Price varies by group size
From
USD482.00
Price varies by group size

Private Custom City Tour in Chicago

Private Custom City Tour in Chicago

star-4
1
See Chicago the way you want to see it. This private tour is fully customizable to your specifications. Whether you are interested in the architecture and history, the art, the cool neighborhoods, or peaceful parks and happening beaches, this tour will cater to your tastes. Work with a guide to discover Chicago your way.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD465.00
Price varies by group size
From
USD465.00
Price varies by group size

Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option

Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option

star-5
264
Explore Chicago's buzzing food scene with a small group on this small group walking tour. Stroll around the 'Loop', stopping at hidden gems and hearing tales of the city from your guide. Taste classic Chicago foods, from deep-dish pizza to dipped Italian beef sandwiches.
More
  • 3 hours
From
USD84.53
From
USD84.53

Chicago Premier Fireworks Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago Premier Fireworks Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan

star-2.5
23
Set sail on Lake Michigan aboard a luxury yacht for a gourmet dinner cruise with views of the Chicago fireworks display. During the 3-hour cruise, the crew serves a 3-course plated meal with dishes prepared by your onboard chef. You can enjoy the stylish interior of the rooftop lounge, dance to DJ entertainment, or relax and soak in the views of the Chicago skyline.
More
  • 3 hours
From
USD208.86
From
USD208.86

Chicago's Ultimate City Bike Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago's Ultimate City Bike Tour

star-5
58
Explore Chicago’s most iconic sites on a bike tour that explores Museum Campus, parks, and monuments. Follow your guide along the waterfront as you soak up the city skyline and enjoy the breeze along the easy-going route. Circle the Buckingham Fountain while you learn the history of the city’s public art, parks and museums, and capture unforgettable images of the Windy City.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD54.99
From
USD54.99

River North Food Walking Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

River North Food Walking Tour

star-4.5
60
Get to know the River North district of Chicago through its food on a culinary walking tour that takes you to five local food venues. You'll enjoy tastings of Mexican fare, Chicago deep dish pizza, and other items while learning about the neighborhood's history and food culture.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD75.00
From
USD75.00

Private Speakeasy Pub Crawl in Chicago with Local Historian

Private Speakeasy Pub Crawl in Chicago with Local Historian

star-4.5
4
Travel back in time to the 1920s, when Chicago was a prohibition era hub for lively speakeasies. Your guide, a local historian in period dress, will lead you through secret entrances to speakeasies once frequented by bank robbers and Chicago gangsters like Al Capone. Order prohibition era cocktails (additional cost) and listen to stories about bootlegging and racketeering in 1920s Chicago. Guests are welcome to come in period dress.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD465.00
Price varies by group size
From
USD465.00
Price varies by group size

3-Hour Scenic Chicago Night Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

3-Hour Scenic Chicago Night Tour

This small-group Best of Chicago tour highlights the best ways to experience the Windy City's most prominent sites and attractions including the breathtaking Chicago architecture illuminated at night. You'll visit the former tallest building in the world, visit Adler viewpoint, the famous Chicago Bean and enjoy a relaxing boat tour on a Shoreline Sightseeing cruise. You'll also experience a narrated drive through the Windy City passing by multiple points of interest including the remarkable Aqua Tower and stop at Buckingham Fountain to witness an outstanding night light show.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD149.00
From
USD149.00

African American Heritage Tour of Chicago with Soul Food Meal included

African American Heritage Tour of Chicago with Soul Food Meal included

star-5
3
Immerse yourself in Chicago’s rich and dynamic African American heritage during this private half-day tour. Highlights include interior visits to two African American museums, a stop at the birthplace of gospel music in Bronzeville, and a look at the Obama home in Hyde Park and Kanye West’s lakefront childhood home. A tasty Soul Food buffet is included.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD175.00
From
USD175.00

Chicago's West Side Foodie Ride Bike Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago's West Side Foodie Ride Bike Tour

star-5
82
Taste food from around the world on this half-day cycling and tasting tour of Chicago. Follow your biking guide through the Chicago streets, stopping for views of Chicago’s famous architecture as well as bites like Polish pierogis, locally made chocolates, and Mexican tacos.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD89.99
From
USD89.99

Bike Tour of Chicago's Lakefront Neighborhoods
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Bike Tour of Chicago's Lakefront Neighborhoods

star-5
151
Pedal past the lakefront neighborhoods of Chicago's North Side on this bike tour of the Windy City. Follow a local guide along quiet streets, city parks and scenic beaches, starting at Lake Shore Drive and continuing along Rush Street and the Magnificent Mile. Catch a glimpse of the Playboy Mansion, Oprah’s penthouse and the Victorian houses of Old Town. Select from several departure times in the morning or afternoon.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD54.99
From
USD54.99

Chicago Private Tours

Chicago Private Tours

star-5
154
Have only a short stay planned in Chicago? Make the most of your time in the Windy City, and see more of the city in less time, when you book a private driving tour of Chicago. Pick between several convenient tour times, and meet your guide and driver directly at your hotel. Over the course of your excursion, you’ll make stops at highlight attractions like the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Millennium Park, and Museum Campus. You’ll also learn about Chicago’s history and can spy other remarkable sights as you go.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD449.00
per group
From
USD449.00
per group

Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour

Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour

star-5
16
Get an insider’s look at the Windy City’s most iconic monuments during this 3-hour private tour. Travel through Chicago aboard a private vehicle as you discover some of the city’s top neighborhoods, including the Loop, River North, the Magnificent Mile (along Michigan Avenue), Streeterville, the Gold Coast and much more. Your private driver-guide and vehicle, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport are all included.
More
  • 3 hours
From
USD190.00
Price varies by group size
From
USD190.00
Price varies by group size

Chicago Family Food & Bike Tour with Top Attractions
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chicago Family Food & Bike Tour with Top Attractions

star-5
48
See Chicago light up with a 4-hour bicycle tour of the Windy City’s most iconic sights and neighborhoods. Follow your guide along a leisurely route, watch the Buckingham Fountain light show and take in daytime or evening views of Millennium Park and the Museum Campus. Sample culinary classics of Chicago, like deep-dish pizza, a true Chicago hot dog, and a tasty dessert for good measure. Upgrade your experience to enjoy a locally crafted beer pairing at three of the food stops. As you pedal through downtown streets, capture unforgettable images of Chicago’s magnificent skyline then finish your tour in the heart of the city.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD79.99
From
USD79.99

Filters

What people are saying about Half-day Tours in Chicago

star-5
Best of Chicago Tour
"Jillian was timely, professional, attentive, informative and made us feel like we knew here a long time"..."
star-5
Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour
"Had a great time meeting new people, trying fantastic food and learning about the city! Definitely would recommend!"..."
star-5
Chicago Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
"Had a fun filled dinner cruise great food and music. Nice size dance floor. Great upper and lower deck experience."..."
star-5
Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Walking Tour
"This was the perfect tour! Our tour guide “Dash” was awesome. So knowledgeable of the city’s history and he set the right pace for our family. We got to see the inside of historic buildings, many of the city’s landmarks and sampling some of the city’s famous foods. Highly recommend!"..."
star-5
Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise with Buffet
"Delightful dinner, still saw fireworks despite the rain. Great music and atmosphere. We would definitely do again and recommend it to couples and families."..."
star-5
Premier Chicago River Dinner Cruise
"Great food, and staff was more than friendly and professional. Since the minute you arrive to the minute you leave you will be treated very well."..."
star-5
Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour
"It was friendly and fun. Great beer! The travel guide was very attentive and made sure everyone was comfortable, safe, and enjoying themselves."..."
star-5
Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour
"This excursion was the highlight of our trip to Chicago. Loved it! They are making me type more before sending this so I added this sentence Bhaaa."..."
star-5
Chicago's Chinatown Food and Walking Tour
"Our tour operator was so informative and funny. Is enthusiasm was contagious! The food was fabulous and very generous portions! Well worth it!"..."
star-5
Chicago Pizza Tour
"Too much pizza. Just the right amount of James, the tour guide. He was sensational. He made the time fly by."..."
star-5
Private Al Capone Gangster Tour in Chicago
"Excellent in every way. Our tour guide Stefan & Driver Alex were very knowledgeable & accommodating. Highly Recommend"..."
star-5
Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option
"Denise provided a wonderful entertaining and educational experience. The pizza, Italian beef sandwich and surprise dessert were delicious. Thanks for the terrific tour."..."
star-5
Chicago's Ultimate City Bike Tour
"All the sightseeing Enjoying the view of the lake. Paul was amazing. He made it very fun. Great way to see Chicago"..."
star-5
Private Speakeasy Pub Crawl in Chicago with Local Historian
"We had an amazing time and learned so much. Definitely a night to remember! The Untitled was my favorite place that we went to."..."
star-5
African American Heritage Tour of Chicago with Soul Food Meal included
"We enjoyed the entire tour. Steve has a vast knowledge of Chicago as well as African American history. He is pleasant and engaging tour guide. I highly recommend this tour."..."
star-5
Chicago's West Side Foodie Ride Bike Tour
"Amazing tour guide. Lovely bike ride. Great good. Lou was a really good tour guide and knows a lot about Chicago."..."
star-5
Bike Tour of Chicago's Lakefront Neighborhoods
"The trip was a short and sweet trip across neighborhoods of Chicago and finally the lake. It was properly guided, and the guide Nick was very helpful and cool. Helped me finding the location of the place and came to pick me up from the spot where I was lost. The entire trip was very light and chilled."..."
star-5
Chicago Private Tours
"The bean and Wrigley field. Buying cub jerseys personalized. The skyscraper view at navy pier. Chicago university."..."
star-5
Private Chicago Highlights Driving Tour
"I booked this tour for my team from India and they absolutely loved visiting the sites and walking in the snow some of the visitors had never seen snow before and were excited to have that experience. Thanks Viator! Jan|Downers Grove, IL"..."
star-5
Chicago Family Food & Bike Tour with Top Attractions
"What a fun experience!!! We did this tour as a couple and added the beer package. Bryan, our tour guid, was super fun, knowledgeable, and a just a cool dude! Biking was a casual pace and a nice break from walking the city. The food stops were excellent and we plan to visit these food stops during our next visit. Highly recommended!!!"..."

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Half-day Tours in Chicago?
Q:
What Half-day Tours in Chicago are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Half-day Tours in Chicago are good for avoiding crowds?