Greeter Visits

A Greeter shows a group of visitors her must-sees in Chicago

Have a Chicago Greeter highlight what they love about Chicago, a free walk for visitors.  

Chicago Greeter and Choose Chicago are committed to providing a safe experience for its volunteers and visitors. Our Greeter visits will be operating with the following safety precautions:

  • Vaccinated participates on Greeter walks do not need to be masked but are encourage to have one available in case of public transport usage and if a building you are entering with your Greeter requires masks. 
  • Unvaccinated visitors may be asked by their Greeter to continue to wear masks at indoors. 
  • Practice social distance for precaution
Get a Local's Insider Perspective on Chicago through a Chicago Greeter Visit
  • Chicago Greeter visits are FREE and can accommodate up to 6 guests;  

  • Greeter visits are offered in over a dozen languages;

  • Greeter visits combine walking, buses and trains, and are the perfect orientation to Chicago’s safe and efficient public transit system;

  • Like having a friend or family member showing you around the city, Greeter visits are fun, informal, and definitely not what you’d find in your average guidebook!

  • Please register at least 10 business days in advance of your arrival in Chicago in order for us to be able to schedule a Greeter visit for you.  If you are unable to register in advance, please look into taking an on-the-spot InstaGreeter walk instead.
  • Offered to visitors to Chicago.