Lincoln Park Zoo
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  • Chicago: Ghosts of Lincoln Park Walking Tour

    1. Chicago: Ghosts of Lincoln Park Walking Tour

    Meet your guide at the meeting point then set off on an unforgettable walking tour through Northside Chicago. Travel back in time as you visit some of the city’s most haunted locations in the mysterious Lincoln Park neighborhood. Learn about the forgotten burial ground that forms the foundation of this bustling district. Check out the bathroom mirrors at Lincoln Park Zoo, home to the ghost of a Victorian woman in white. And, hear about the spirit that haunted Al Capone in his final days.  Throughout the tour, you’ll listen to the strange and disturbing tales of each location. On the standard tour, visit eight historic sites, or opt for the extended tour which includes 12 ghoulish locations. By the end of the tour you’ll have learned about and experienced firsthand the alternative side of Chicago.

    Tammie was an excellent guide, engaging and full of interesting stories. Other people on the tour squealed with delight as she told them tales of ghosts. Also some great history thrown in!!

  • Bobby's Bike Hike Chicago: Lakefront Neighborhoods Tour

    2. Bobby's Bike Hike Chicago: Lakefront Neighborhoods Tour

    Hop on a bike and explore Chicago's lakefront neighborhoods! Bobby's Lakefront Neighborhoods Bicycle Tour is Chicago's longest-running and most popular bike tour. Veer off the beaten path and into the opulent neighborhoods, pristine parks, and packed beaches of the near north-side of Chicago. Explore the Gold Coast mansions, Old Town historic district, Lincoln Park, and the zoo, all on the bike. Pass by North Avenue beach and Chicago's lakefront while an experienced, knowledgeable guide explains the rich history and culture of the area. This tour is designed for all ages and fitness levels. Safety is our top priority, and guests follow bike paths for a majority of the tour. Bikes and helmets are provided.

    Our guide was awesome! Very knowledgeable and passionate about Chicago as well as our safety! We loved everything about our Bike Hike. The bikes Were easy to handle for all ages and skills. It’s a fun way to see and travel through the city! Think no more about it! Book it! You will love it! We did!!

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4.2 / 5

based on 74 reviews

Bobby’s Bike Hike was an awesome experience!! A must do in Chicago!!!

Our guide was awesome! Very knowledgeable and passionate about Chicago as well as our safety! We loved everything about our Bike Hike. The bikes Were easy to handle for all ages and skills. It’s a fun way to see and travel through the city! Think no more about it! Book it! You will love it! We did!!

The best way to get to know Chicago as a family

It is very well organized. It's fun and a great opportunity to see the less touristy part of Chicago. We loved seeing the first Catholic Church in Chicago. The guide Semyjoe was very pleasant and enjoyable! Exit!

My 12 year old son and I had great time on this tour! Tammy was super knowledgeable about the area and the history. It was like walking around the area with a group of friends! Totally recommend this tour!!

Tammie was an excellent guide, engaging and full of interesting stories. Other people on the tour squealed with delight as she told them tales of ghosts. Also some great history thrown in!!

Nick was great. Perfect mix of biking and history.