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    Lincoln Park and Gangster Tour

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    Before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871, Lincoln Park was home to German and Polish immigrants, but since the fire only reached the edge, it grew with the "worthy families" who had been forced out of downtown. On this guided walking tour, learn about the fascinating history of Lincoln Park, and how it has become a cultural center and youthful area with nearby DuPaul University and Notebaert Nature Center! Explore the dark side of this neighborhood beyond its beautiful scenery and collegiate history, including the bloody gang killings on Valentines Day and the capture and eventual death of the infamous Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger. Stop by at the Wise Fool's pub before ending your night with passes to the Kingston BLUES club for a fully encompassing Chi-town experience!
    Lincoln Park and Gangster Tour

    2391 N Stockton Dr, Chicago

    • Learn about the fascinating history of Lincoln Park on this informative guided walking tour
    • Explore a cultural center and youthful area of Chicago with nearby DuPaul University
    • Follow your expert guide to hear about the Valentines Day massacre and the death of the infamous John Dillinger
    • Stop by at the Wise Fool's pub, and end your night with passes to the Kingston BLUES club
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    Chicago's Gold Coast Tour

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    After the Great Chicago Fire and following Potter Palmer's castle-esque mansion, the wealthiest of Chicago began moving north of the Loop, filling in the once swamp area to develop Lakeshore Drive and what would became one of the cities wealthiest neighborhoods. Join Free Tours by Foot for a leisurely stroll through this fabled neighborhood, referred to as the Gold Coast! Following your expert local guide, you'll explore the vintage architecture and modern high rises that dot the shores of Lake Michigan and meander through the residential side of Chicago, taking in the older upscale homes of the city. Explore the very popular Rush Street restaurant and nightclub area as you head towards Lincoln Park Zoo to discover exactly what makes "The Second City" so first rate!
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    Chicago's Gold Coast Tour

    140 E Walton Pl, Chicago

    • Explore one of Chicago's wealthiest neighborhoods on this informative guided walking tour
    • Snap great photos as you pass the vintage architecture and modern high rises along Lake Michigan
    • Follow your expert guide to learn the fascinating stories of the men and women who built these iconic buildings
    • Stroll down the very popular Rush Street restaurant and nightclub area as you head towards Lincoln Park Zoo
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    Culinary and Cultural Naperville Tour

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    Who said you can't try all the best foods from different cultures all in one place? This Naperville walking tour will cover different food tasting locations as well as culinary aspects of a variety of different cultures. You'll start out on this 2 mile leisurely walk by navigating through its historic downtown area before sampling tons of food! Try everything from delicious Vietnamese cuisine to authentic Irish and Italian foods and indulgent chocolates and pastries. No taste will go unexplored in this three hour expedition of the best food and drinks the area can offer.
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    Culinary and Cultural Naperville Tour

    200 E 5th Ave, Naperville

    • See the culinary and cultural elements of Naperville's historic downtown
    • Visit seven delicious locations and explore a variety of different cultural foods
    • Embrace a wide range of experiences, from Vietnamese cuisine to Irish pubs directly from Ireland
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    Chinatown Food and Culture Tour

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    Come explore all the culinary delights Chinatown has to offer! Whether bubble tea or Cantonese Dim Sum is your preference, you'll tour the area and get a feel for its unique history and culinary cultures. The tour starts with a trip to a dim sum restaurant for traditional Chinese appetizers, and then makes its way to a sampling at a herbal tea store and candy store. On this tour, you will have the ability to make your way through a variety of different stores and restaurants. You'll even get to enjoy an entree featuring the much sought after --and tasty--Beijing Duck! Expect to try foods from such notable places as Triple Crown Restaurant and Lao You Ju Restaurant. Enjoy a food experience that feels like much more than just a tour! The restaurants visited and their arrangement are subject to change. Tea and water are included.
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    Chinatown Food and Culture Tour

    2002 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago

    • Enjoy the traditional culinary experience of a food tour of Chicago's Chinatown
    • Sample everything from appetizers to bubble teas to Beijing Duck
    • Work your way through a myriad of different stores and restaurants
    • Get a true Chinatown experience with a tour that offers and ends with Chinese pastries and desserts
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    Chicago Ghost Tour

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    The Windy City is known for her food, architecture, and haunting history! Join this walking tour as the sun sets through downtown Chicago, and hear some of the most gruesome and creepy local stories recounted by your expert guide. First stop is the Congress Hotel, known as the most haunted hotel in Chicago. Walk along the streets that H. H. Holmes, Chicago's first serial killer, wandered as he stalked his prey. Then, visit Death Alley and the site of the Eastland Disaster, and catch a glimpse of Chicago's sordid past through stories of the Everleigh Club, the 1900's Red Light district, and famous downtown prison breaks. But consider yourself warned: this tour is not meant for the faint of heart, taking only those who seek a good thrill and are interested in the underbelly of Chicago.
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    Chicago Ghost Tour

    520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

    • Enjoy a spooky insider's look at the haunted history of The Windy City on this after hours walking tour
    • Visit the locations where H. H. Holmes, Chicago's first serial killer, wandered as he stalked his prey
    • Hear stories of gruesome and creepy happenings in Chicago
    • Gain a unique perspective on Chicago, and mingle with fellow tour goers
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