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Enjoy two days of hop-on, hop-off Chicago sightseeing with our Deluxe Ticket, which also includes a 40-minute Lake Michigan boat tour and our panoramic Chicago Night Tour.
See Chicago lit up at night.
See the entire skyline lit up from the Museum Campus, discover River North’s vibrant nightlife scene, and travel every inch of Michigan Ave from The Magnificent Mile to The Cultural Mile, all in one exciting loop.
Need-to-Know: The Big Bus Night Tour lasts 1 hour, 15 minutes and is a non-stop panoramic tour. Tours depart nightly from Stop 11: Navy Pier at 7:45pm, 8:15pm and 8:45pm.
Shoreline Sightseeing Lake Tour
See Chicago from Lake Michigan.
Embark on a sightseeing boat tour of Lake Michigan's waterfront with Shoreline Sightseeing. Discover unique views of the Chicago skyline and enjoy commentary on Chicago’s dramatic history and architectural landmarks.
Need-to-Know: Please redeem your e-voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before collecting your ticket from the Shoreline Sightseeing Dock at Navy Pier (Stop #11). Lake Tours take 40 minutes. Tours operate every hour between 10:30am and 6:30pm. Please phone (312) 222-9328 to check the latest schedule or reserve an optional time slot. Please note that Lake Tours are subject to cancellation, availability & change.
Live English-speaking guides on all buses.
Our entertaining and experienced English-speaking guides offer an exciting and educational commentary throughout the duration of your tour.
Available in Spanish.
Educational and informative pre-recorded commentary is available in Spanish. Listen in via complimentary headphones distributed when you board the bus.
Explore Chicago at your own pace with our flexible hop-on, hop-off tours.
Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to plan your own itinerary and explore the best of Chicago’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like. Hop off the tour as many times as you like within the validity period of your ticket and simply hop on again when you're ready.
See all the top Landmarks
Big Bus gives you the best view of all Chicago's famous sights.
Our Chicago routes have been carefully designed to show you The Windy City's best landmarks and attractions, including Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Willis Tower and John Hancock Tower.
1 Comprehensive Route
Offering you a full experience of Chicago's best sights.
There are 14 stops where you can hop-off the bus to visit attractions and explore places of interest. You can hop-on and hop-off the bus as many times as you like within the validity of your ticket and you may start and end your tour at any one of the Big Bus stops.
Buses every 15-25 minutes.
Our Big Loop (Red Route) buses run by each stop every 15-25 minutes, with different 14 stops where you can hop on and off the bus. A complete circuit of our Big Red Route takes approximately 2 hours. The first bus departs Stop #1 at 9:00am and the last bus departs at 5.00pm.
Enjoy a free cup of coffee from Corner Bakery and discounts at selected retailers.
Enjoy a free cup of hand-roasted coffee from Corner Bakery valid on day of ticket redemption. Also receive 10% off Giordano’s Pizza at 223 W. Jackson & Navy Pier locations, and 10% off chocolate purchases from Ghirardelli, 400 N. Michigan Ave.
Free onboard WiFi
Available on all buses.
Get connected as you tour around the city - free WiFi is available on all Big Bus Tours buses.