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Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour

Chicago Craft Brewery Barrel Bus Tour
3 hours 30 minutes
USD 84.00
<p>There's never been a better time to be a beer drinker — and Chicago, with its thriving brewery scene and many destination-worthy beer bars, is the perfect city for suds lovers. Visit four of its craft breweries on this all-inclusive, 4-hour tour, where you'll get to tour brewery production facilities and enjoy copious samples of local brews. To keep things interesting, you'll travel in a barrel-shaped bus. Morning and evening departure times are both available.</p>

Chicago Architectural River Cruise

Chicago Architectural River Cruise
90 minutes
USD 49.28
Take in the views on this 90-minute Architectural Tour, a jaw-dropping excursion through a city that defied all expectations … even the laws of gravity.

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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 Dec 2020