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Taking a Chicago Trolley will allow you to experience an extensive part of the popular attractions in Chicago in a comfortable environment.

Trolley tours offer you the independence, and flexibility to get on and off at certain locations of your choice to spend time as you please.

Chicago (© iStockphoto.com/Fenykepez)When you take a trolley there are so many stops at many popular Chicago attractions, that you won’t have to worry about running out of places, and things to see.

Michigan Avenue, Chicago (© iStockphoto.com/RiverNorthPhotography)

Trolley companies can give you the option to ride on both double decker buses, and trolleys.

So based on your preference and the views on the bus that you are looking for, you can opt to choose a company that supplies upper deck, and even open upper deck views.

Trolley companies make stops that are usually every 10-15 minutes.

So their address for a pick up, and drop off will vary in the Chicago area that they cover.

These companies also can offer Neighborhood Tours that include: Chinatown, Greektown and Little Italy, The Gold Coast, Historic Old Town, Lincoln Park, The Loop, and much more.

There are optional routes that include touring the South Neighborhoods route with Hyde Park, Jackson Park, and Lakefront.

Christmas Ornaments by the Picasso (© iStockphoto.com/jrromanj). The Chicago Trolley/Double Decker Company offers a Holiday Lights Tour.

So if you want to check out the stunning winter attractions in Chicago some stops include the:

    • Magnificent Mile that’s all lit up with lights.
    • The Macy’s Holiday Windows that has a different Christmas theme every year. So many families gather at this spot every year.
    • The John Hancock Tree, or the Navy Pier’s Winter Wonder Fest, and Buckingham Fountain.
    • The Daley Plaza Tree, and Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza where the winter, and holiday crowds from all over gather to eat, have fun and enjoy the festivities.
  • The Art Institute lions and the Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo, which is a winter wonderland of two million lights.

Holiday Lights Tour Location:

Michigan Ave. & Pearson St. Chicago IL 60611 Phone: 773.648.5000

Here’s a list of some Trolley companies in Chicago:

The Chicago Trolley/Double Decker Company

Location: Address varies, Chicago IL 60601 Phone: (773)648-5000

Grayline Tours is another company that was founded in Founded in 1910. They offer the The Hop On Hop Off Trolley and Upper Decker Tour.

These tours also visit many popular Chicago attractions.

Gray Line Bus Tours: Trolley and Upper Decker Tours

17 E. Monroe St. Chicago IL 60603 Phone: 312.251.3100

Free Trolley (AN NGUYEN / Shutterstock.com)

Speaking of Trolley’s Navy Pier has a free Trolley service operating Fridays through Sundays, September 9 – October 30.

This isn’t a touring trolley but it will get you back and forth to Navy Pier where you can tour and have a great time enjoying the fun entertainment and special events.

Operation Time: Fridays: 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturdays: 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sundays: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The Navy Pier Trolley services the Grand Ave. Corridor from Navy Pier to State Street at the CTA “L” Redline Stop.

Navy Pier:

600 East Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 595-PIER (800) 595-PIER

References: The Chicago Trolley & amp; Double Decker Co., Grayline Tour Co., www.navypier.com