Learn about the dark history of Chicago's South Loop from a historian guide
Hear true tales of Chicago's gangster past and learn how Al Capone ran his empire
Listen to eerie tales of ghosts that are said to lurk around historic landmarks
Explore Death Alley, Chicago Riverwalk, the Palmer House and the Chicago Theatre
Visit the Congress Hotel and learn about the creepy incidents on the 12th floor
Discover a different side of Chicago on a family-friendly guided tour and hear the tales of the ghosts, and gangsters, that haunt the city. Explore the Chicago South Loop district with your historian guide, uncovering the many mysteries hidden behind every turn.
Meet your guide in the heart of the Chicago South Loop, known as a notorious vice district during the 1920s and 30s. Stroll through his now upmarket area of the city which was once home to underground speakeasies, secret tunnels, and bootleggers.
Hear the true stories of Chicago's bloody past and the gangsters who caused havoc in the city. See the places notorious figures such as Al Capone used to party, make deals, and carry out 'business'. You will also enjoy a short rest stop at a famous former gangster hangout.
Discover the legends of the ghosts that are said to lure along the Chicago Riverwalk and the aptly named Death Alley. Stop at haunted locations including Palmer House, and the Chicago Theatre, before finishing with a visit to the Congress Hotel, one of the most haunted places in Illinois.
Guided walking tour
Visits inside the Congress Hotel and the Palmer House
This tour is not recommended for people with infants
The tour is 1.5 miles total walking, with a 20-minute break at a famous gangster hangout
Children aged 6 and under can join this tour for free
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund