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Don’t let the cold weather deter you from admiring Chicago’s stunning architecture! Hop aboard Big Bus Chicago and hear the stories of great architects and leaders who shaped the city while taking in twinkling holiday and building lights.

1.5 Hours
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.
    • Top level Big Bus tickets are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    • Although the top level is covered, it is not climate controlled. Please plan to dress for the weather.
    • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
    • Tour ends at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, one block east of the CAC.

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Big Bus Tours' sightseeing formula has been designed to provide a flexible approach to city discovery. Formed in May 2011, Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 18 cities across three continents.

Upcoming Holiday Lights, City Lights Tours

Scheduled departures for this tour will return next season. To be notified when tickets for our next tour season go on sale, email