American Sightseeing Tours
Chicago Gray Line
Prairie Trailways
We are the Pioneers of Sightseeing Coach Tours & Shuttle Bus Service
in Chicago
Established 1907

Contact Us:
Toll-Free Nationwide (800) 621- 4153  Local in Chicago (312) 251-3100  Fax: (312) 251-3108
For more information email us at:

"We are Truly the Local Experts"TM... committed to providing you and your group a Great Sightseeing experience in Chicago.

While in Chicago, let us be your downtown transportation to all the local sights in Chicago with one of our Trolleys or Upper Deckers
We are able to provide you with Trolley and Upper Decker , and Coach Bus Tours, for you, your family, or your group, large or small.  We also provide Convention Shuttles for major Conferences and Conventions, Special Group Events or Weddings.
We are Members of...
American Bus Association - American Sightseeing International - Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce - Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau - Gray Line Worldwide - Trailways Transportation System - Travel Industry Association of America
We are proud to say, our company is "Safety Certified" by the U. S. Department of Defense to transport  Military Personnel and Equipment.

We exceed the FMCSA Minimum Guidelines and  have a #1 DOD Department of Defense Safety Rating, the highest safety rating possible, with all our companies, to be able to transport Military Personnel & Equipment.
Owned & Operated by the Henry Ferrone family for 104 Years


Palmer House Hotel
Street Level
17 East Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603

Operating as:

American Sightseeing Tours Chicago

Chicago Gray Line

Donald J. Ferrone, President
Francis A. Ferrone, Executive Vice President
Donald became the Company's President after the death of his Father and after returning from military service in the United States Air Force. Francis joined his brother nine years later, as the Company's Executive Vice President after returning from military service in the United States Army and graduating from DePaul University.
You may Purchase and Redeem your Go Chicago Card and Explorer Pass at our Ticket Office located at:

  Chicago GRAY LINE Ticket Office
   Located at: The Palmer House Hotel
   17 East Monroe Street - Street Level
   We are located in FEELINGS GIFT SHOP

  HOURS:  9:00 am -  5:00 pm Monday - Saturday
                9:00 am - 4:00 pm Sundays
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The Willis "Sears" Tower LEDGEThe John Hancock Tower on Michigan AvenuePeople standing on The LEDGE at Willis "Sears" TowerThe Adler PlanetariumNavy Pier anf the Ships  that provide Lake ToursThe Shedd AquariumThe Willis "Sears" TowerThe FERRIS WHEEL at Navy PierA view of Chicago from the RiverFireworks at Navy PierThe Children's Museum at Navy PierThe Buckingham FountainThe Beer Garden at Navy PierBeer Garden entertainment at Navy PierView of Chicago from Lake MichiganChicago skyline from the Museum Campus Downtown Chicago from Lake MichiganView of Chicago from Lake MichiganChicago from the LakeA view of Navy Pier from Lake MichiganDowntown Chicago viewADLER PLANETARIUMTHE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGOThe Chicago Hilton at Michigan Ave. & 8th StreetMILLENNIUM PARK downtown Chicago on Michigan AvenueTHE FIELD MUSEUMFORT DEARNBORN, was a non-native settlement of Chicago and built in 1803. It served as the Country's major western military garrison until 1812 when it was destroyed by an indian uprising. The second fort was built in 1816 and was later demolished in 1856. Designated as a Chicago Landmark 9/15/1971.The AEROBALLOON RIDE at Navy PierHARD ROCK CAFE located on Ontario Ave at Clark StreetNAVY PIER ENTRANCEThe PALMER HOUSE HOTELTHE SHEDD AQUARIUMTHE SHERATON HOTEL & TOWERSWATER TOWER shopping area and visitors center on Michigan AvenueA Beautiful View of Chicago from Lake MichiganThe WRIGLEY BUILDING on Michigan Avenue
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Our vehicles (Trolleys and Coach Buses) are ADA Equipped with Chairlifts for those passengers who have wheelchairs. Please let us know if you are in a wheelchair and we will make the necessary arrangements to assist you.
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These Trolley Tours are are not operating during the Winter months, we will be back in the Spring.

(Our 2 Hour City Tours)
Tour #1 North Side Tour  -  9:30 am & 1:30 pm
Tour #2 South Side Tour  -  11:30 am & 3:30 pm

(Our 4 Hour North & Side Side Tour)
Tour #3 - Grand Tour  -  8:30 am & 11:30 am and 1:30 pm

ALL TOURS (Trolley & Coach) are 7 Days a Week

See HIGH & LOW SEASON HOURS under "General Information"
This Website Designed and Maintained by: John W. Lamson, Webmaster
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This page was last updated on: July 13, 2012
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