Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

Discover the history of the Windy City with Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. With a fleet of 27 open-top double decker buses, we have perfected the hop-on, hop-off tour. Tour famous locations in the city, or enjoy a customized private tour. Field trips can be customized to fit your Chicago history curriculum. Group discounts are available.
Contact Info
Address: 4400 S. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL 60609. Cook County.
Tel: 773-648-5000.
Email: n/a.
Hrs: Daily 8AM-5PM.
Entertaining tour guides will provide students with interesting facts about Chicago as they tour through the city aboard one of our environmentally friendly trolleys or double decker buses. Tour highlights can include the site of the first Fort Dearborn, and the location of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire. Trolleys seat 32 and double decker buses can accommodate 75 (55 on the upper deck). Field trips can be customized to fit your Chicago history curriculum. We can pick you up at your school or at any location you desire. Request a quote and start booking today!
Contact Info
Phone: 773-648-5000.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5 hours.
Recomm.Ratio of Students to Staff: n/a.
Registration: Online.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
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Supports Classroom Learning In: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: bus tour, Chicago history, history, sightseeing, social studies.

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A sightseeing tour can provide your youth group with an opportunity to see entire cities in a short amount of time and learn about many aspects of that city such as, architecture, history, geography, and culture. Students gain knowledge about specific places they’ve toured through a variety of activities. ... Continue