Pet Friendly Tours in Illinois

Sightseeing Cruises, Chicago

Cruising down Lake Michigan, with the wind in your hair and the sun on your face is a wonderful experience. One that you and your pet can enjoy together. There are many cruise companies that offer pet friendly tours. So, you don’t need to leave your furbaby behind at the hotel when you go on a cruise. Some cruises even offer water bowls and makeshift pet restrooms aboard their boats for pets traveling with their pawrents. You get to see numerous landmarks while on a cruise and learn some of Chicago’s history.

Ghost Tours, Chicago

People have stories to tell. Not all those stories cease to exist once they die. In fact, sometimes, those stories become even more interesting. The stories of the ones who walked in the shadows- be it gangsters or someone ordinary who was simply trying to make a living. Embark on a ghost tour and learn about the interesting lives and even more interesting deaths of the people who used to walk the streets of Chicago. Most ghost tour companies allow pets to tag along with their pawrents. So this is something that you and your pet can do together. How awesome is that?

Scavenger Hunt Tours, Chicago

While on a scavenger hunt in Chicago, you and your loyal sidekick (your pet) get to figure out clues and visit popular attractions along the way. You even get to learn about the history of the area where a particular scavenger hunt is being organized. Different tour companies organize scavenger hunts in different neighborhoods of the city. Pick one that you think you would like to explore and set off on an adventure along with your pooch. These scavenger hunts are designed keeping pet friendly travel in mind. The tours last for about two hours. So, neither you nor your pet would get too tired from all the walking. In fact, discovering the city’s attractions by foot would be a great experience for you both. Some of the neighborhoods where these scavenger hunt tours are quite popular are Chicago Loop and Magnificent Mile.

Walking Tours, Chicago

If scavenger hunts are not really your thing, then you can take a simple walking tour in different parts of the city to truly experience the essence of Chicago. Many local tour companies offer dog friendly tours. So, you can take your pupper with you while exploring all the gems of the city. Walking tours are available in numerous neighborhoods such as the Magnificent Mile, Chinatown and Lincoln Square.

Disclaimer: Due to Covid-19 related restrictions, the services and business hours of some of the places mentioned above may be different than usual.