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You may have driven past them or rode by on bike paths, but have you ever really explored the nature preserves on both sides of Lakeshore Drive? This year's Parks by Bus tour will take you to four parks near Lake Michigan, with time to stop and smell the flowers!

4 Hours
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Get on the bus!

From March to November, CAC is offering several one-time-only bus tours! Explore different architecture topics throughout Chicagoland and save up to 40% off the public price when you book multiple tours in the series. These tours are expected to sell out quickly, so purchase your tickets today! For a list of all the tours included in this offer, visit


$50 public / $42 members
Buy two tickets to multiple tours and save 20% on the public price
Buy 3 or 4 tickets to multiple tours and save 25% on the public price 
Buy 5 or more tickets to multiple tours and save 40% on the public price
Discount will automatically apply when tickets are added to the cart.

Upcoming Parks by Bus Tours

The annual departure of this special CAF tour will be scheduled again next year. To get tour updates, sign up to receive our monthly e-news at