Tours With Mike makes architecture and history fun and interesting through unique tour experiences, like Ugly Buildings and Underground Chicago (Plus Rats!).
Mike McMains has been delivering high-quality tours since 2005 first as an award-winning, volunteer docent for the Chicago Architecture Center. In 2021 he made his passion his profession by launching his solo company, Tours With Mike, and now creates and delivers one-of-a-kind in-person and virtual tours. When you book a public or private Tours With Mike experience, you know you’re getting an experienced, knowledgeable, and professional guide. His Ugly Buildings tour was the Chicago Reader’s runner-up for Best Tour of 2021, Tours With Mike is ranked within the top 10% of TripAdvisor experiences globally, and WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer calls Mike “a tour guide’s tour guide.”A small gallery of images which advertise this business