From catapulting flaming soldiers over castle walls to sitting on active geysers, humans have long been fixated on flying through the air. Absorb the wonderment of flight with today’s Groupon to Chicago Midway Aviators. Choose between the following options:
• For $99, you get a 45-minute daytime Chicago skyline aerial tour for two (a $229.99 value). Daytime flights are offered from 8 a.m. until the last hour of sunset.
• For $119, you get a 45-minute nighttime Chicago skyline aerial tour for two (a $279.99 value). Nighttime tours are offered from sunset to 11 p.m.
The sky jockeys at Chicago Midway Aviators lead sightseers on leisurely 3,000-foot cloud canters atop the city, providing exclusive daytime and nighttime views of Chicago's lakefront and world-class skyline. Embarking from the executive terminal of Chicago's Midway Airport, passengers are able to enjoy aerial views within minutes of takeoff as they cruise in one of Chicago Midway Aviators' comfortable private airplanes over city landmarks such as The Field Museum, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Mike Ditka's Mustache, and the John Hancock Center. Riders are invited to bring their own camera to snap sterling shots of the city; all tours include cultural and historical nuggets of knowledge about Chicago.
Passengers can also opt for aerial upgrades for additional fees, such as incorporating a customized flight plan over the city as well as romantic additions such as flowers, wine, and champagne. Chicago Midway Aviators also reschedules appointments at no charge if flights are canceled because of inclement weather, so you won't miss your chance to rub the bald head of the recently renamed Bruce Willis Tower for good luck.