For more than 10 years now, the Accidental Tour Guide has been providing tours to visitors  from all over the world. Whether he is at home giving a highlights tour of Chicago, the greatest city in the world - or he is taking a group of school-aged kids to Springfield to get up close and personal with Abe Lincoln - Paul combines his acting skills with his improv training to share his wealth of knowledge and offer a unique and memorable experience. 

Paul has been a certified tour guide since 2011, but has been giving tours since 2004. 

Bus Tours

Some of the tours offered include: Gangster Tours - Culinary Tours - Sports Tours - City Highlights Tours - Seasonal Tours - Musical Tours.

The Accidental Tour Guide has access to trolleys and buses if needed - or he can hop in to your vehicle.  

He also goes over the road to a variety of local destination such as Springfield, IL, Milwaukee WI, and Parke County, IN.

Trolley Tours

Haunted Tours

The Accidental Tour Guide welcomes you to Chicago

City Highlights Tours



I am Paul Barile