Historic Chicago Southside Tour

Starting at the Palmer House Hilton this tour will take you past all the sights of Chicago's Historic South Side. You will head south out of the Loop down Michigan Avenue past Art Institute of Chicago, the starting point of historic Route 66, Grant Park and the site of Chess Records. Your journey will continue along Lake Michigan on South Lake Shore Drive. Traveling on you will see President Obama's home, Robie House, University of Chicago and Jackson Park and the Museum of Science and Industry.


Highlights include: Art Institute of Chicago Starting point of historic Route 66(Adams Street) Grant Park(Chicago’s Front Lawn) Chess Records site Lake Michigan along South Lake Shore Drive President Barack Obama’s Home Robie House(U.S. National Historic Landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright) University of Chicago including Rockefeller Memorial Chapel Jackson Park – Location of Chicago’s World Fair of 1893 Museum of Science & Industry Museum Campus – Solider Field, Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium & Field Museum Buckingham Fountain Neighborhoods include: Chinatown, Kenwood, Hyde Park & Woodlawn.

Tour Exclusions

  • Food and beverage during tour
  • Optional gratuities

Tours operated by:
Gray Line Chicago
17 E Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: +1 312-251-3100