Two friends at The Bean in downtown Chicago.

Explore Chicago with a local

Discover Chicago's highlights and hidden gems with a friendly Chicagoan by your side. Learn more about our free Chicago Greeter program.

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A group of travelers admires storefronts in the Chinatown neighborhood on a Chicago Greeter visit.

Greeter visits

Immerse yourself in our unique neighborhoods and downtown sights during a Chicago Greeter visit. These free visits are a great way to explore the city with the insider perspective of a friendly local. Learn more about Chicago Greeter and sign up for a free visit today.

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A Greeter and two visitors near a fountain in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.

Volunteer with Chicago Greeter

Becoming a Chicago Greeter requires no previous experience — just a passion for Chicago. We're always looking for friendly, knowledgeable locals to help welcome visitors from around the globe to Chicago. Find out how to become a Chicago Greeter for your favorite neighborhood.

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