Stroll through Chicago’s winter streets, lit up for the holidays, on this gourmet walking tour. Learn about Chicago’s celebrated holiday traditions like the European-inspired Christkindlmarket, the beautiful decor and windows on State Street, and ice skating at Millennium Park. Sample generous tastes of classic Chicago foods and holiday treats as you walk. Seasonal craft beer tastings help you stay warm and toasty; please note this tour operates in all weather conditions, so dress appropriately. Food and walking holiday tour of downtown Chicago Visit the German-style Christkindlmarket, a festive outdoor market with warming cider and holiday shops Stop at a local bar to taste seasonal craft brews Head to the historic Palmer House Hotel, where brownies were invented, to try the popular chocolate treat Admire the outdoor ice skating rink and magnificent architecture at Millennium Park Sample Chicago’s famous deep dish pizza at a festive restaurant
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Pass By: Christkindlmarket Naperville, Naperville, IL 60540, USA
Meet your friendly local guide in central Chicago to get started on your tour of holiday traditions in the city.
Head to Millennium Park, the location of a large outdoor ice rink sitting smack among the famous landmark buildings of downtown Chicago. See the city's official Christmas tree, lit up for the season, and watch hundreds of skaters enjoy the free recreational activity.
As you walk, stop for a brownie sample at the Palmer House Hotel, where the classic dessert was invented. See the magnificent interior architecture of this famous hotel, where many notable people have slept since its founding in 1875. Stop by a local bar to warm up and sip a unique Chicago craft beer. Stop by a local institution to try some of Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza.
Visit the traditional German-American Christkindlmarket, a large open-air Christmas festival. Taste authentic hot apple cider and browse the handicrafts and traditional European products for the perfect gift or souvenir. You may come across model trains, a Santa house or a Christmas choir during your exploration.
Follow your guide to State Street where the lights, decorations, and window displays dazzle. You'll also stop at a local shop to try the famous Chicago-style hot dog.
After your tour concludes, and you are free to explore Chicago's festive streets on your own.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- Food samples
- Craft beer tasting
- Holiday attractions
- Local tour guide
- Guide gratuity (15-20% suggested, Venmo and PayPal available)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
130 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
Returns to original departure point
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