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Cancellation Policy: Pursuant to Chicago Municipal Code no horse drawn carriage may operate if the temp is below 15 degrees or greater than 90 degrees. In these cases, rain checks will be offered. Great Lakes Horse & Carriage offers no refunds under any circumstance.


20 minute carriage ride

Short and sweet. Offering a taste of the historic Streeterville neighborhood.

40 minute carriage ride

Your ride can feature either the beautiful Lake Michigan or a more extensive tour of Streeterville.

60 minute carriage ride

See the Gold Coast's historic mansion district, including the original Playboy Mansion, the Cardinal's Mansion, and many more.  

One Hour, fully Guided carriage ride of the Near North and Gold Coast or Near North, South Michigan Ave, and the Loop

Let your driver be your guide for this informative journey around some of Chicago's most beautiful and interesting sights. 

MILLENNIUM Park carriage Ride, 75 Minutes

Take a beautiful ride featuring one of Chicago's crowning glories. You will see Cloud Gate, affectionately dubbed "The Bean" by locals, as well as Crown Fountain and Millennium Monument. You will also get to take in Michigan Avenue, as well as State Street and Chicago's Theater District.

Extended River and Loop carriage Ride, 90 Minutes, available after 6 pm Monday through Friday, Holidays, and all day Saturday and Sunday

This extended excursion features beautiful landmarks inside of Chicago's lively loop as well as gorgeous riverside buildings. 

90 Minute, fully Guided Tour of the Near North, Old Town and Gold Coast or Near North, South Michigan Ave, Wacker Drive and the Loop

Enjoy a nice long ride through Near Northside Chicago. You will see beautiful historic brownstones, cathedrals, and much more. Then journey south to see the Cultural Center, Millennium Park, and the river along Wacker Drive. Your driver will provide you with information as you go along. There isn't much this tour leaves out!

Buckingham Fountain Ride, 95 minutes

View one of the largest fountains in the world, located in the heart of Grant Park. The tour also takes you past Millennium Park, the Cultural Center, and so much more. This beautiful ride is enjoyable for all ages, but is especially appropriate for anniversaries or those wishing to propose!

Two Hour, fully Guided Tour of everything listed above and So Much More!

Let your driver lead the way and see many of Chicago's exciting and historic sights! There will be plenty of time to cover a lot of ground, this ride will give you an unforgettable experience.

all carriage rides pick up and drop off at water tower park located on chicago's MAGNIFICENT mile