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Chicago Architecture River Cruise

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Highlights
  • See all of Chicago's architectural masterpieces in a single tour
  • Choose from multiple departure times to fit your busy schedule
  • Learn about the city's architectural history through an expert's live narration
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise
From US$41.44
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10am Navy Pier DepartureMost Popular
Departs at 10am from Navy Pier.
US$41.44
10:45am Navy Pier Departure
Departs at 10:45am from Navy Pier
US$41.44
2:15pm Navy Pier Departure
Tour departs at 2:15pm from Navy Pier
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Overview

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.

What to Expect

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.

Reviews (3,234)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Awesome Tour

The architectural tour was amazing. Our tour guide, Rachel, was very informative and fun. Highly recommended when your visiting this great city!

Thank Ahmad H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Chicago weekend

Ben did a great job, fun informative tour! Perfect for family groups. If your from Chicago or out of town

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Activity!!!!!!!

Tour was a must for visiting in the city. Rachael was excellent. Would highly recommend. Have done the tour twice, and will do again when I visit.

Thank steven m
Reviewed 2 days ago
Highly Recommend

We learned a lot about Chicago’s history, Liz our tour guide was great. She was energetic, knowledgeable and passionate about Chicago.

Thank lemmits
Reviewed 3 days ago
Informative and well done

I got on the boat at the navy pier. Tours was very good and the guide very much into it. Great way to see and learn about Chicago's architecture. A must.

Thank AndreGiroux
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Margarete M
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Yes, there is a ramp that leads to the boat.
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About an hour give or take.
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