Your Grand Tour ticket includes

  • Four-hour tour of Chicago
  • See the North Side, the South Shore and everything inbetween
  • History, facts and trivia from your local tour guide

Hours of Operation

December - April
Daily, tour departs 9:30AM and 11:30AM

Closings & Holidays

Summer (April-November), New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. January-March: No tours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Know before you go

Please present your pass at the Gray Line desk in the Palmer House Hilton Hotel Gift Shop for a ticket for the Grand Tour.

This tour departs from the Gray Line office located at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel. Please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Tour is based on availability on the day of service.

Your Pass allows you to ride ONE bus tour per day. Choose between the North Side, South Shore, or Grand Tour (seasonal). This tour runs during the winter months only and is not available between April-November. Look for Gray Line tour guides, easily identified by their blue shirts. Tours are occasionally not operational due to special events.

Grand Tour

Getting there

Grand Tour

US, IL, Chicago, 60603, 17 E. Monroe Street Palmer House Hilton arcade office,


17 E. Monroe Street Palmer House Hilton arcade office,
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

Closest Subway Stop

Take CTA: Blue Line to Monroe and Dearborn Street