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360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory) Admission with Prosecco

360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory) Admission with Prosecco
1 day
USD 70.00
Savor a half bottle of bubbly as you take in spectacular views of the city from 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory) with this convenient package. From your vantage point 1,000 feet (304 meters) above the Magnificent Mile, admire top Chicago attractions such as Navy Pier and the Willis (Sears) Tower. Enjoy your half bottle of Italian Prosecco, making toasts high above the hustle-bustle of the streets. This experience, not available for purchase at the tower, is an ideal way to relax and get your bearings or cap off a special night in the city. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into 360 Chicago.

Chicago River Ghosts and Gangsters Kayak Tour

Chicago River Ghosts and Gangsters Kayak Tour
2 hours 30 minutes
USD 65.00
Discover the 'shadier' side of Chicago during a late evening kayak tour that takes you to reportedly haunted sites along the Chicago River. As you paddle past landmarks built during the city's unprecedented 19th-century boom, you'll learn about Chicago's mob-filled past and the legacy left by gangsters such as Papa Johnny Torrio and his protégé, Al Capone. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 8 to 10 people per each professional guide.

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Chicago O`Hare Airport (ORD) Parking & Passenger Pickup

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 ORD Chicago O`Hare Airport Parking & Costs

Chicago O'Hare Airport ranked #2 on the Most Expensive Airport Parking in America list (Travel + Leisure, February 2014). With on-site ORD parking priced at USD 9-35/day, T+L's recommendation of off-site hotel parking at O'Hare Inn & Suites     for USD 8/day is a more affordable alternative (read more    ).


Levels 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the main parking garage is suited to long term parking. Rates are USD 31 per day (or USD 4 for 3 hours or less). The garage is a short walk to Terminals 1, 2 and 3.


Level 1 of the Garage. Level one is NOT recommended for stays in excess of 3 hours; the daily rate on this level is USD 51.

In addition:

  • For parking in excess of 30 days, arrangements must be made in advance.
  • All parking areas are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis (no reservations).
  • Payments for parking are made upon exiting.
  • The clearance in the Main Parking Garage is 6' 6".
  • Vehicles larger than one parking spot are not permitted.
  • Disabled Accessible Parking is available in all parking areas.


Soon electric car drivers will be able to charge up at seven electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at O'Hare International Airport. The publicly accessible electric charging stations include six Level II stations, which can charge a vehicle in four to six hours, at each airport, and one Level III DC Fast Charger station, which can fully charge a vehicle in less than an hour.

 Chicago O`Hare Airport Passenger Pickup

ORD Chicago O`Hare International Airport has a cell-phone parking lot where family and friends can wait free of charge, until the arriving passenger calls to say they are ready for pick-up. Vehicles must be attended at all times. The cell phone parking lot is located at Economy Parking Lot F, less than 4 minutes from the terminals.


The airport also has a Kiss 'N Fly - Drop Off / Pickup Area. The Kiss 'n' Fly point provides passengers with transportation to the Airport Transit System (ATS), which quickly shuttles them to any of the airport's four terminals.

The cost for Chicago O`Hare Airport passenger pickup parking is free.

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Last Updated: 14 Feb 2021