Did You Know?
The Chicago Bears’ nickname “The Monsters of The Midway” was adopted from the University of Chicago's football team after the school dropped its football program in 1939. "The Maroons," as they were known, played their games in a stadium near the green expanse of the Midway Plaisance in Hyde Park.
Tour guide Michael Corcoran presents Chicago in the palm
of your hand! Michael weaves stories of the city's architecture, art treasures,
and movie locations together with a history of its colorful past to provide
a unique spin on this modern metropolis.
Michael is certified by and a member of the Chicago Tour-Guide
Professionals Association. LGBT friendly.
Welcome to Brainsnack Tours!
Whether your group, small or large, needs a quick tour,
in-depth information on Chicago's great buildings, or a guided glimpse
of the Art Institute of Chicago, Michael Corcoran, CTG, can design a tour
just for you.
Browse through our site to see the very best Chicago and
Brainsnack Tours has to offer!