Get the best view of the Windy City

From gleaming skyscrapers to world-famous shops, Chicago is a city full of must-see sights. Don't want to miss a thing? Hop on board with Big Bus Tours for top-deck, front-row seats to it all - we'll take you to the Windy City's best landmarks and attractions, with 14 different stops right on their doorsteps.

Perhaps you just want to see a few of the city's iconic sights, or maybe you’d like to take the full tour before you start exploring. Whatever you choose, our hop-on, hop-off bus tours make it easy - you can leave the tour at any stop, and simply rejoin when you're ready. Our Big Loop (Red Route) day tour buses arrive every 30 minutes, and there's no limit to how often you can hop on and hop off the tour.

The best way to see Chicago

Maximise your Chicago experience by getting a taste of it all with Big Bus Tours. Hop off at Stop #13 to visit the John Hancock Center and chase thrills at 360 Chicago. Stroll along to Stop #1 via the Magnificent Mile and take the time to window shop in the city's most glamorous stores. Continue your tour to the Shedd Aquarium (Stop #8), Adler Planetarium (Stop #7) and Field Museum (Stop #9) to discover Chicago's science and culture centers. Whatever you want to do, wherever you want to hop off, our Chicago hop-on, hop-off bus tour is where it all starts.

Convenient stops

We’ve carefully chosen each of our stops to put you within easy reach of the iconic landmarks and vibrant streets. Navy Pier, Willis Tower, 360 Chicago, Field Museum, Millennium Park, the Alder Planetarium – you name it, we go to it. Just hop off and explore for as little or as long as you like. And if you’d like to enjoy the full tour without hopping off, it takes around 2 hours.

Great entertainment

Our hop-on, hop-off Chicago bus tours are led by experienced guides who’ll point out the sights and tell you all about the city's history, culture, architecture and more. They’ll give you a personal and entertaining angle on this great city, and they might just let you in on some Chicago secrets too.

So much included

  • Choose between a 1-day Classic or Premium Ticket, or a 2-day Deluxe Ticket, giving you plenty of time to explore all the popular attractions
  • Enjoy our entertaining live guides on every bus - they know the city inside-out, with fascinating insights and anecdotes to enrich your sightseeing experience.
  • Or tune in to our great new Spanish language pre-recorded commentary - it's available on selected buses, with free headphones to keep once you finish the tour.