Helicopter Ride in Addison, IL


$149 for a Helicopter Flying Lesson and Flight from Bachman Aero ($325 Value)

Bachman Aero

Schaumburg

The 30-minute helicopter flying lesson puts students in control of the craft at 500 feet with instruction from a FAA Certified Pilot

$325 $149

Luxury Downtown Chicago Helicopter Tour for up to Three People from AM Air Service (Helicopter Tour)

AM Air Service (Helicopter Tour)

Schaumburg Regional Airport-Hangar C28

45-Minute helicopter tour over downtown Chicago takes passengers over landmarks such as Willis Tower, Hancock Building, and Navy Pier

$549 $499

Two, Four, or Six Go-Kart Rides and Rounds of Miniature Golf at Jus-Fun Amusements (Up to 47% Off)

Jus-Fun Amusements

Jus-Fun Amusements

Family amusement park with multicolored go-karts and 18 holes of miniature golf

$25 $15

Amphibious-Duck Tour of the Wisconsin Dells for Two or Four from Original Wisconsin Ducks (Up to 37% Off)

Original Wisconsin Ducks®

Wisconsin Dells

In an amphibious vehicle, this tour hits Wisconsin Dells sights on land and water, including the Hawk’s Bill rock formation and Dawn Manor

$55.75 $35

Amphibious Tour for Two or Four from Dells Army Duck Tour (Up to 38% Off)

Dells Army Duck Tour

Wisconsin Dells

Amphibious, WWII-era vehicles take groups on one-hour trips through the natural landscapes and waterways of the Wisconsin Dells

$60 $39

Two-Hour Walking Ghost Tour of Aurora or Naperville for One, Two, or Four from Haunted Hometowns (Up to 56% Off)

Haunted Hometowns, Corp.

Multiple Locations

Ghost-seekers clutch EMF meters on lantern-lit tours through historic and haunted sites as guides relate tales of local specters

$20 $12

$62 for a 90-Minute Architectural Boat Tour for Two from Chicago Line Cruises ($84 Value)

Chicago Line Cruises

Chicago

Award-winning Docents tell the stories behind over 50 “cloud busters” and narrate historical events that influenced the present-day skyline

$84 $62

Chicago Explorer Pass Including Admission to Three or Five Attractions from 20+ Options. Pay Nothing at Gate.

Go City Card

Online Deal

Card grants free admission to 3 or 5 Chicago museums, tours, and attractions, chosen from over 20 options

$49 $40.50

Cupcake Tour of Chicago with Six Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 68% Off)

Best Tours

Chicago

Tours make six stops along Michigan Avenue, visiting a century-old shop, one with 50 varieties of cupcake, and another with gelato

$50 $19

Pepsi Tall Ships Chicago Festival 2016 on July 28 - 31 (Up to 23% Off)

Pepsi Tall Ships Chicago 2016

Navy Pier

Navy Pier fills up with 14 tall ships such as two-masted schooners and a Viking longboat during this four day festival

$70 $55

Museum Campus, Gangster, or Fireworks Tour for 1 or 2 from Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours (Up to 18% Off)

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

Central Chicago

Ride up to some of Chicago’s most iconic landmarks during Museum Campus, Gangster history tours, and fireworks displays

$68 $68

Sightseeing Tour or Brunch Tour for One or Two from Chicago's Finest Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Chicago's Finest River Walk Tour

Wrigley Building Plaza

Tours take guests along Chicago’s historic River Walk, around the Loop, or to a hearty brunch buffet

$50 $24

$199 for 3.5-Hour Hot Air Balloon Ride Experience from Chicago Balloon Rides Off ($275 Value)

Chicago Balloon Rides

Hampshire

Enjoy scenic countryside views and maybe spot the city skyline during balloon rides from FAA-certified pilots

$275 $199

$75 for a Lazy River Tubing Outing with Round-Trip Transport from Cannonball Productions ($93.65 Value)

Cannonball Productions

Bus Pick-Up

Enjoy a day of river floating and an afternoon at the park, basketball, slip n’ slide, volleyball, and an all-you-can-eat taco bar

$93.65 $75

Upper Dells Boat Tour for Two or Four from Dells Boat Tours (Up to 17% Off)

Dells Boat Tours

Upper Dells Boat Tour Dock

Take in all that’s magnificent about the Dells on this two-hour trek through the area’s sandstone formations and secret river passageways

$53.40 $45

Gangster Tour of Chicago for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 65% Off)

Best Tours (Chicago)

Chicago

Tour-goers take a 90-minute jaunt past iconic landmarks and mob movie filming locations while learning about Chicago’s gangster past

$35 $17

Chocolate Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Second City Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Second City Tours

Water Tower Place

Get your chocolate fix during this tour that visits five of the city’s most beloved sweet-treat havens

$50 $23

Chocolate Tour of Chicago with Seven Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Best Tours

Chicago

Sample Aztec chocolate drinks, cupcakes, truffles, and chocolate donuts during two-hour chocolate tour along the Magnificent Mile

$50 $25

Three-Lap Ride-Along or Three-Hour Driving Experience from NASCAR Racing Experience (Up to 51% Off)

NASCAR Racing Experience

Chicagoland Speedway

Drive or ride-along in a real NASCAR racecar around Chicagoland Speedway

$129.99 $64

Chicago Food Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Second City Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Second City Tours

Near North Side

Head to River North for deep-dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dogs, Mike Ditka’s favorite italian-beef sandwiches, and dessert

$50 $23

Three-Lap Ride-Along or Three-Hour Driving Experience from Mario Andretti Racing Experience (Up to 51% Off)

Mario Andretti Racing Experience

Chicagoland Speedway

Drive or ride-along in a full-size Indy-style racecar around Chicagoland Speedway

$129.99 $64

Tour by Bus for Two or Four from Chicago Crime Tours (Up to 38% Off)

Chicago Crime Tours

Near North Side

Learn about more than 100 years of Chicago’s crime history in a 90-minute tour of famous crime scenes and landmarks

$159.80 $99

Gangster History Tour from The Barrel Run (Up to 40% Off)

The Barrel Run

Near North Side

A bus styled to look like an actual beer barrel sets a party-friendly tone for these educational tours of Chicago’s gangster-filled history

$70 $49

Tour with Theatre Passes for Two or Four at Amish Acres Historic Farm and Heritage Resort (Up to 48% Off)

Amish Acres Historic Farm and Heritage Resort

Amish Acres Historic Farm and Heritage Resort

Guests learn about the Amish lifestyle on this authentic and historic farm and homestead, which is also home to a musical theater

$85.80 $49

Walking Food Tour for One or Two from Sidewalk Food Tours of Chicago (Up to 37% Off)

Sidewalk Food Tours of Chicago

Wicker Park

Enjoy a roving lunch of five different tastings while learning about the history and culture of either River North or Wicker Park

$55 $35

Cupcake Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Second City Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Second City Tours

Water Tower Place

The city’s favorite cupcake hot spots are visited during this tour: Sprinkles, Sacred Grounds, More, and Crumbs

$50 $23

Admission for One, Two, or Four to the Chinatown Food Tour of Chicago from Best Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Best Tours (Chicago)

Chicago

Tours of Chicago’s Chinatown make stops for dumplings, tea, and fortune and almond cookies

$50 $25

Moonlit Cemetery Tour Admission for One or Two from Afterlife Tours, Inc. (Up to 52% Off)

Afterlife Tours, Inc.

Oakwood Cemetery

Investigate spirits while exploring the historic—and reportedly haunted—landmark of Oakwood Cemetery by moonlight in a guided tour

$40 $20

Pizza Parade Tour for One, Two, or Four from Second City Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Second City Tours

Chicago

Guides will lead you through River North to sample pizza from local eateries, including the original Uno Pizzeria & Grill

$50 $23

Buy 1 Get 1: Restoration in Progress Tour at Mayslake Hall

Mayslake Hall

Mayslake Hall

For $1, receive Buy 1 Get 1: Restoration in Progress Tour

$5 $1

Select Local Merchants

  • Sun Aero Helicopters Inc.
    The pilots at Sun Aero Helicopters Inc. have been training pupils in the autogiro arts and transporting clients through the skies since 1991. Inside their base at Lansing Municipal Airport, aviators maintain a 12,000-square-foot hangar area and 3,000 square feet of training offices and high-speed computerized flight-planning facilities. Expert pilots impart their knowledge to up-and-coming FBI agents, police officers, emergency medical technicians, and leisure pilots during one-on-one training sessions in Robinson and Bell copters. Pilots also give landlubbers a skyscraper's view of Chicago's landmarks, such as US Cellular Field, the John Hancock building, and the Sears/Willis Tower. When they aren't transporting rally drivers, golfers, and famous wiffle ball players with private charter services, Sun Aero serves national media companies with aerial photography and land surveys.
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    160 Robert T Palmer Drive
    Elmhurst, IL US
  • AM Air Service (Helicopter Tour)
    AM Air Service (Helicopter Tour), operating out of the Schaumburg Regional Airport, provides a unique transportation solution for executive, commercial, and recreational purposes. With executive services, business leaders can experience the benefits of owning a private aircraft without the commitment and costs, allowing them to impress clients in style or travel directly to a job. Commercial charters are available for pipeline and power line patrol, aerial surveys, site selection, wild life census collection, photography, and more, with a mini-gyro camera mount available to rent for photography. Tours in a single-engine Hughes 369 Helicopter are available for birthdays, wedding proposals, and other special events, providing passengers with views of downtown Chicago and the northwestern suburbs including the Fox River Valley.
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    905 West Irving Park Road
    Schaumburg, IL US
  • Bachman Aero
    Bachman Aero's FAA-certified pilots take to the sky inside choppers for flight services such as aerial photography, sightseeing, or lessons in helicopter certification. They provide beginning pilots a chance to log hours in their helicopters, helping students prepare for commercial pilot flight exams or their oral exam on pig Latin pilot jargon. The in-house instructors also groom accomplished pilots for a career in teaching with instructor lessons.
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    905 W Irving Park Rd, Ste 119
    Schaumburg, IL US
  • Midwestern Helicopter
    Having honed his aviation skills in helicopter cockpits for 45+ years, the head pilot at Midwestern Helicopter leads a team of FAA–certified pilots in performing helicopter tours, charters, and pilot instruction. They steer a fleet of three Robinson R-44s and two R-22s over cityscapes and country vistas with photographers, pollinators, surveyors, or sightseers onboard, continuing a crash- and speeding-ticket-free record begun with the company's inception four years ago. The flight team acquaints new flyers with immediate actual flight experience during introductory flights and helps students to achieve private, commercial, and flight-instructor certification during FAA courses. As authorized merchants of Robinson aircraft, they can also hawk helicopters or perform maintenance on various models inside heated hangars without having to first notify the aircraft's next of kin.
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    1071 South Wolf Road
    Wheeling, IL US
  • Chicago Helicopter Tours
    Lifting off from Palwaukee/Chicago Executive Airport, Chicago Helicopter Tours provides passengers with a bird's-eye view of the Windy City and its abundant scenery on Lake Michigan's shores. Depending on the tour selected, the chopper might fly high over the North Shore, Northwestern University and the Bahá'í Temple, soar above the lakefront to Lincoln Park, Wrigley Field, and Montrose Beach, or give passengers the more extensive Grand Chicago Tour. Landmarks to see on the downtown and lakefront tours may include Willis Tower, Soldier Field, Navy Pier, and the John Hancock building. Custom tours are available for photographers and architects.
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    Chicago Executive Airport
    Wheeling, IL US
  • A & M Aviation
    Sunlight radiates off the pair of 30-foot, brilliant-yellow wings that frame A & M Aviation’s 1942 WACO UPF-7 biplane as it rests on the tarmac at Clow International Airport. A pilot starts the vintage bird's 220 hp Continental engine, and the propellers begin to spin, quickly disappearing into a heart-quickening blur as the plane lurches forward. One of fewer than 80 still in existence, the plane was used as a trainer for US soldiers before they shipped off to fight overseas. Today, after a full restoration in 2003 that returned it to its youthful glory, civilian passengers are transported to those proud days as they sit side-by-side in the biplane’s spacious open-air cockpit behind a windscreen that protects their faces from flying bugs and raspberries from passing beagles. Thanks to the careful executions of the pilot in front of them, they watch the ground slowly pull away as the biplane carries them anywhere within a 25-mile radius of the airport, whether that be a low buzz over the downtown lakeshore or a leisurely cruise over nearby farms, forests, and Midwestern expanses.
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    130 S Clow Int. Pkwy.
    Bolingbrook, IL US

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