Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago
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$27
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

Interested in exploring Chicago from the perspective of ghosts and gangsters? Want to really immerse yourself in the history of this great American city, right from the locations that started it all? THIS TOUR visits the locations frequented by some of Chicago's most notorious gangsters along with many of the most haunted locations in Chicago!

You can get the best of BOTH worlds with this 2 in 1, history-based guided tour of Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories, right from the famous Chicago Loop Vice District!

The area most associated with gangster era crime and haunting is know as “The Loop”. This was the cities vice district during the roaring 20’s and 1930’s riddled with speakeasy saloons, secret underground tunnels used by bootleggers and the headquarters of famous gangsters such as Al Capone. Guests of the  tour will have the rare opportunity to visit some of these famous haunted locations and old crime scenes throughout Chicago’s downtown. Places like the haunted Congress Hotel, Death Alley and the Palmer House will all be visited along this tour. Bring your camera because you never know when you might see a ghost!

This tour is guided by a Historian. It is not theatrical, but rather the tales are told in a more “around the campfire” fashion. Spooky and verified ghost stories will be shared throughout the tour along with visiting the famous gangster hang outs.

Tour Length and Distance

This is a 2 – 2.5 hour walking tour through the loop area of the city’s downtown district. The tour is about 1.5 miles long with frequents stops and a refreshment/restroom break.

Tour Time and Meeting Location

The tour meets at 8 p.m. nightly next to the Wyndham Grand Riverfront Hotel at 73 E. Upper Wacker Drive on the corner of Wacker Drive and N. Wabash.

Interested in exploring Chicago from the perspective of ghosts and gangsters? Want to really immerse yourself in the history of this great American city, right from the locations that started it all? THIS TOUR visits the locations frequented by some of Chicago's most notorious gangsters along with many of the most haunted locations in Chicago!

You can get the best of BOTH worlds with this 2 in 1, history-based guided tour of Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories, right from the famous Chicago Loop Vice District!