Had a wonderful experience and would highly recommend this tour! Nick was awesome! Also, we were stuck dragging our luggage and the crew was so helpful. Bonus: they also have a water taxi that took us to Union Station.
Get views of Chicago’s most famous buildings, as well as insider info from an expert guide, on this architecture-focused cruise. You’ll see all the most important buildings on one tour, a hard-to-accomplish task by foot. View the skyline from the Chicago River while listening to live commentary. Snap photos of the Willis (Sears) Tower, Old Post Office, 360 Chicago Observation Deck, Wrigley Building, and Aon Center.
Make your way to the specified departure place, either the Michigan Avenue riverfront or Navy Pier, in time for your chosen cruise departure—look for the Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture Cruises sign. Since you’ve prepurchased, you'll skip the ticket line and have no worries if this popular Chicago tour sells out.
Find a comfortable seat and settle in as your guide, an architecture expert, gives an introduction to Chicago's architectural history. Pass by more than 40 distinctive buildings, including the Aon Center, 360 Chicago Observation Deck, Willis (Sears) Tower, Wrigley Building, and IBM Building, and learn which buildings famous architects Mies van der Rohe, Helmut Jahn, Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill designed. You’ll have plenty of photo opportunities. Some cruises include a full bar.
Your cruise ends at its starting point.
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Just got back from a short trip to Chicago. This architecture river tour was great! Our tour guide Ben was very knowledgeable, funny and personable. It's clear he loves Chicago and was able to answer all questions. We were on a sold out tour but...More
I really enjoyed my time on this architectural tour! I had a ticket for the Navy Pier location, and they easily helped me transfer it to the Michigan Avenue location- saving me another hot, sweaty walk! The staff on the ship, as well as land...More