Eli's Cheesecake World
Chicago, Ill. 60634
Cost: Free; space is limited, first come first serve
Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed holidays. Walk-in Tours: 1 p.m. Monday-Friday for groups of 9 or less; groups of 10 or more by reservation only
Learn about Eli's history, philosophy, and how they make their desserts, see their decorating department at work, and then enjoy a slice of cheesecake. Many different packages available. For safety reasons, everyone must wear rubber-soled, low-heeled, closed-toe shoes. No cameras or camcorders allowed. Call for reservations. Visit website or call for more information. Recommended for ages 5 and up. No strollers allowed inside the bakery portion of the tour. Tours at 1 p.m. daily.