Chicago Red Route | Chicago Sightseeing Route | Big Bus Tours

Tour Duration: 2 Hours
Frequency: Every 30–45 Minutes

Hop-On, Hop-Off Chicago Day Tour

Hop on with Big Bus Tours to discover the best of Chicago on our Big Loop: Red Route bus tour. You can hop off to explore from over 10 different stops, conveniently located close to the best Chicago landmarks and attractions. All buses feature English-speaking virtual guides, and you can rejoin the tour as much as you like within the validity period of your ticket.

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The Night Tour - Blue Route


Chicago Riverwalk

98 E. Wacker Drive (across the bridge from Trump Tower)

First Bus: 10:00
Last Bus: 17:00
  • Trump International Hotel and Tower
  • Wrigley Building
  • Tribune Tower
  • Michigan Avenue Bridge

The Loop & State St. (CLOSED SUNDAYS)

171 N. State Street (in front of Old Navy) CLOSED SUNDAYS

First Bus: 10:05
Last Bus: 17:05
  • Chicago Theatre

Skydeck Chicago & Willis Tower

319 W. Jackson Blvd (opposite Willis Tower/Skydeck entrance)

First Bus: 10:15
Last Bus: 17:15
  • Willis Tower & Skydeck Chicago

Millennium Park & The Art Institute of Chicago

112 S. Michigan Ave (in front of Citibank)

First Bus: 10:28
Last Bus: 17:28
  • Millennium Park
  • Palmer House Hilton

Hilton Chicago & Grant Park

800 S. Michigan Ave (outside Kitty O'Shea's Pub)

First Bus: 10:34
Last Bus: 17:34

Adler Planetarium

500 E. Solidarity Drive (bus loading zone near entrance)

First Bus: 10:44
Last Bus: 17:44
  • Adler Planetarium

Museum Campus

425 E. McFetridge Drive (next to Field Museum car park)

First Bus: 10:49
Last Bus: 17:49
  • Shedd Aquarium

Sheraton Grand Chicago

441 N. Columbus Drive (across the street from NBC Towers)

First Bus: 11:02
Last Bus: 18:02
  • Aqua

Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave (Big Bus tent @north end of park)

First Bus: 11:12
Last Bus: 18:12
  • Navy Pier

Water Tower & The Magnificent Mile

163 E. Pearson St (near the corner of Michigan Ave)

First Bus: 11:25
Last Bus: 18:25
  • Holy Name Cathedral
  • Magnificent Mile
  • Old Water Tower

360 Chicago

150 E. Chestnut St (near the corner with Chestnut St)

First Bus: 11:28
Last Bus: 18:28
  • 360 Chicago
  • Water Tower Place
  • Magnificent Mile

Hard Rock Cafe

614 N. Clark Street (in front of the Rock'n'Roll McDonald's)

First Bus: 11:38
Last Bus: 18:38
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Merchandise Mart
  • River North