As part of the 2012 ATRIP Congress, Delegates are invited to attend a Reception dinner at the Chicago Cultural Center and aBoat Dinner Cruise along Lake Michigan that offers stunning views of the Chicago skyline. To further experience and learn about Chicago's rich history, culture, and world class architecture, a variety of tours are suggested:
Architectural ToursThe Chicago Architecture Foundation offers a variety of tours for exploring the city's architectural history. Whether by boat, foot, bus, bike or even Segway, enthusiastic and highly-educated guides give you unexpected insights into why Chicago is known around the world for its spectacular architecture. Guides are certified with the skills and knowledge to provide authentic stories behind the city.
- Price: $16 - $85
- Website: www.architecture.org
Segway ToursSegway Tours offer a fantastic orientation of Chicago and an opportunity to see virtually all of the sites you know from movies, postcards and history.
- Price: $60 (2 hours) - $70 (3 hours)
- Website: www.citysegwaytours.com/chicago
Chicago Grand TourThe Chicago Grand Tour provides a comprehensive tour of everything Chicago has to offer in both the North and South Side business and residential districts. This tour also includes admission to the 94th Floor Observatory at Hancock Tower, which features a panoramic view of Chicago's skyline. Downtown Chicago hotel pickup is included.
- Price: $50.00
- Website: www.chicagotours.us
Walking ToursChicago Detours offers cultural tours to interact, learn, and explore. All tours include: an interactive dynamic, historic photos or videos on iPads or screens, lively commentary by top guides, and valuable extras.
- Price: $17- $26
- Website: www.chicagodetours.com