Chicago

Detour's immersive audio walks will show you a side of Chicago that even natives rarely see. Learn the city's secrets from the locals who know it best. Visit the spots that make Chicago famous, including Wrigley Field, Grant Park, the Upright Citizen’s Brigade theater, the Chicago River, Federal Plaza, the Harold Washington Library, and more. Each Chicago audio tour lasts 30 - 90 minutes, and costs only $5. Take them on your own schedule and at your own pace, alone or synced with friends.

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Chicago Architecture Foundation: Secrets of the Loop

Uncover the secret clues to Chicago's past, present and future with Chicago Architecture Foundation's Jen Masengarb.

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Riverwalk: The Turbulent Times of the Chicago River

Discover the historical struggle between Chicago and the river that helped shape it.

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Old Town: Chicago's Great Good Places

Join Tribune reporter Rick Kogan in Old Town and discover its Great Good Places and the rebellious artists who thrived there.

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Wrigleyville: Chicago's Home Base

Stroll through one of America's last ballpark neighborhoods with a die hard Chicago Cubs fan.

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Grant Park: The 150 Year Battle Over Chicago's Front Yard

Radio host Richard Steele reveals the battle between Chicago's most powerful moguls to control the city's famous lakefront.

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Downtown: Outside the Box

Explore the hidden gems of how Chicago's dreamers and idealists shaped the city with Cultural Historian Tim Samuelson.

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Bronzeville: The Rise and Fall of the "Black Metropolis"

Walk through Bronzeville with Jazz performer Maggie Brown and explore the neighborhood’s golden age and unexpected decline.