Souvenir Shopping Part 2, Chicago

Souvenir Shopping Part 2, Chicago
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It would be a pity to leave Chicago without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Chicago, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Souvenir Shopping Part 2 Map

Guide Name: Souvenir Shopping Part 2
Guide Location: USA » Chicago (See other walking tours in Chicago)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.9 km
Author: Daniel
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Lincoln Antique Mall

1) Lincoln Antique Mall

Situated on West Irving Park Road in Irving Park, Chicago, Lincoln Antique Mall abounds in antique furniture, jewelry, stained glass, paintings, posters and various tchotchkes. Among other antiques, the shop offers a large choice of chandelier lampshades and items spanning different styles - from Victorian to mid-century modern to Art Deco to Traditional to Mission to French. With over 7,000 square feet of commercial space, the mall houses more than 50 antique dealers showcasing a variety of...   view more
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Half Acre Beer Company

2) Half Acre Beer Company

What to buy here: locally brewed beer.

Half Acre Beer Company is new on the Chicago beer scene, but is quickly becoming a northside neighborhood staple. Their beer is brewed and packaged on-site at 4257 N. Lincoln Ave., where they offer tours every Saturday at 1 p.m. for $10. In 2010 Half Acre became the first Chicago brewer to can beer. Take home a six-pack of their Daisy Cutter, Gossamer or Over Ale beer for $8.99 or try one of their specialty brews, which vary by season. You can also fill...   view more
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Enjoy, An Urban General Store

3) Enjoy, An Urban General Store

What to buy here: Chicago Ties.

Every weekday, an average of 1.6 million rides are taken on the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), the nation’s second largest transportation system. When you’re commuting to work back home, show your love for Chicago with a Josh Bach El map tie ($42). Locals vary their spelling between “L” and “El,” which stands for “elevated,” since the majority of the train system is above ground. The 100-percent silk tie showcases the red line on the northside...   view more
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Koval distillery store

4) Koval distillery store

What to buy here: Koval Distillery Spirits.

The name “Koval” is Yiddish for “blacksmith,” but can also refer to someone who does something out of the ordinary – a fitting name for the first craft distillery in the city of Chicago. Since 2008 they’ve been making their own spirits entirely in-house in their Ravenswood distillery, which you can tour every Wednesday and Saturday for $10. Enjoy one of their single-grain white whiskeys that got them started, such as their smooth-tasting...   view more
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Wrigleyville Sports

5) Wrigleyville Sports

What to buy here: Sports Jerseys.

Chicago has been voted Best Sports City three times by “Sporting News.” The Windy City is one of only four US cities to have all five professional teams. Customize your favorite team’s jersey with your own name, or choose your favorite player’s, like Jay Cutler’s authentic Bears white jersey for $245 or a $160 Patrick Kane jersey. Wear it and pretend you scored the winning overtime shot to win the Blackhawks the Stanley Cup in 2010. If you’re a...   view more

Walking Tours in Chicago, Illinois

Discovering Chinatown

Discovering Chinatown

Located in the Armour Square, the Chinatown in Chicago was first established in 1912. It is considered the best example of American Chinatown. Here, you will find a wide range of unique boutiques, specialty shops, amazing religious buildings, Chinese medicine stores and Chinese restaurants. Take this walking tour to discover Chicago's Chinatown.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour

Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour

Chicago is considered to be one of the most important destinations where Jazz & Blues developed. In the 1920s this city became a center of hot jazz. At the same time blues started to invade Chicago. So if you are a fan of Jazz and/or Blues or you simply like listening to great music, take this walking tour and don't miss the chance to visit some of the best Jazz & Blues clubs in Chicago.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Architectural Walking Tour in The Loop District

Architectural Walking Tour in The Loop District

Chicago features an outstanding architectural legacy. This city has long been connected with some of architecture's most important names: Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Mies van der Rohe, and Holabird & Root. The Loop District offers an extensive number of Chicago's famous architectural "must-see" buildings such as Old Post Office, Sears Tower, Old St. Patrick's Church, or Rookery Building. Take this walking tour to explore the most famous constructions of the Loop District, Chicago.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Chicago without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Chicago, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.9 km
Lake Shore's Museums Walking Tour

Lake Shore's Museums Walking Tour

Chicago is the thirds largest city in the United States, it is located on the shore of Lake Michigan, and it offers numerous vibrant tourist attractions. This city features some world-famous museums and galleries. Take this walking tour to explore the best museums in the Lake Shore neighborhood.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.2 km
Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Legendary Cocktail Lounges play an important part in Chicago's nightlife. Here you can feel the city pulsing with the beat of extraordinary performances of live jazz, blues, rock, folk and country. At Chicago's cocktail lounges you can meet the trendiest people and relax over the magnificent cocktails. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous cocktail lounges that Chicago has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km

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