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Our most recommended Illinois Day Trips

Chicago: 45-Minute Private Helicopter Flight for 1-3 People

1. Chicago: 45-Minute Private Helicopter Flight for 1-3 People

Enjoy spectacular views of Chicago from an MD500 helicopter. This helicopter flight over Chicago covers all the important highlights of the city from McCormick Place and Soldiers Field in the South to Wrigley Field in the North. Depart from Schaumburg Regional Airport and see some of Chicago's highlights including the Willis Tower, the John Hancock Building, Navy Pier, and Lake Michigan with its beaches and picturesque shoreline. Also see the Chicago River, Grant Park, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, and Museum Campus. Make sure you also look out for Wrigley Field, home to the Chicago Cubs, and the United Center, where the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks both play. This is a private helicopter experience for 1 to 3 passengers. Travel in complete safety with a professional pilot who will provide you with live commentary through noise-canceling headphones. In the summertime, have the added thrill of the doors being able to be off during the flight.

Naperville: Scavenger Hunt Adventure Walking Tour

2. Naperville: Scavenger Hunt Adventure Walking Tour

Inject some fun into your trip to Naperville and turn the city into a giant game board. Immerse yourself in the world of adventure and embark on an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of a race with a one and a half-hour sightseeing tour of the city. Guided from any smartphone, make your way through Naperville, and discover overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. The adventure begins in the heart of downtown and takes you to the scenic Riverwalk. Explore the outdoor art, historic memorials, and fantastic views along the river as you have fun deciphering clues and completing challenges. Walk around the city for approximately 1.6 km, and visit the Millennium Carillon Bell Tower, DuPage River, Quarry Lake, and the 911 Memorial. Enjoy the luxury to start the tour at your own leisure and determine your pace of play, so why not stop for a tasty lunch or a refreshing beer along the way?

Chicago: 2.5-Hour Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

3. Chicago: 2.5-Hour Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Turn downtown Chicago into your own personal giant game board with Urban Adventure Quest, an interactive Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt that allows you to do just that. On this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour of Chicago, you’ll be guided from your smartphone through the city on a fun, team-building journey. This is the perfect tour for groups – large or small – looking to make their way to the most well-known sites, as well as to those often-overlooked hidden gems the city keeps secret. Race to be the first to finish the game, or take as much time as you need, solving clues, completing challenges, and learning about local history along the way. The adventure will start riverside among the historic buildings and will take you along a game route that will show you the rich history, strong focus on public art, and indelible culture of this great city.   Points of interest on your quest: Riverfront Hard Rock The Bean Art Institute of Chicago Palmer House

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What people are saying about Illinois

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4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Amazing first helicopter ride. Pilot Kenny guided us well with all instructions. He was friendly and pleasant. we definitely want to ride again.

Great pilot ! We have done many chopper rides and her skills made the ride more than just a sightseeing run. Great value for money as well.

Was a very exciting and thrilled ride...Especially with the doors off. It was a sunny day with great views of the city

They had great communication and the flight was AMAZING!!! Sara was an amazing pilot and we had a ton of fun!!

We loved it . Sara was excellent pilot! Unforgettable experience ❤️