Self-Guided Walking Tours to Explore Chicago, Illinois

Welcome to Chicago, famous for its rich history, vibrant culture and, arguably, the most beautiful skyline in the U.S. While the city pretty much offers something for everyone, our Introduction Walk will take first-time visitors to some of the most essential sights. Don't miss a trip down the Magnificent Mile – a strip filled with shops, restaurants, hotels, street entertainers and unconventional buildings – and Navy Pier, which is another big hit with tourists. If you're here for brick alleyways, Victorian-era architecture, and a bustling creative arts culture, follow the Old Town Walking Tour; otherwise, the central Loop District is where you'll find many of the city's best-known architecture.

In all, we have prepared 11 self-guided walks for you to explore Chicago, which cover everything from the world's earliest skyscrapers to many popular parks, museums and public sculptures. Not only that, but you can also create your own walk with the attractions that interest you most and even set your hotel as the walk's starting point!

How it works: Download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from Apple App Store or Google Play Store to your mobile phone or tablet. Each walk comes with a detailed tour map as well as photos and background information for the featured attractions. The app's navigation functions guide you from one attraction to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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