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Shoreline Sightseeing

Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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TripAdvisor ranked Shoreline Sightseeing as the #1 Most Booked Tour in America! Shoreline Sightseeing is Chicago's leader in river and lake cruises! Featuring state-of-the-art tour boats and expert guides, Shoreline presents the Chicago skyline as you've never seen it before. With so many options among our lake and river cruises, we're sure to offer a tour your whole group will love. Our famous Architecture River Tours are led by knowledgeable and entertaining guides showcasing the city's rich architectural heritage. We also offer skyline lake tours, romantic sunset tours, and exciting fireworks cruises from which to see dazzling displays throughout the summer. Themed offerings include wine tasting cruises, brew cruises, 4th of July options, and St. Patrick's Day cruises. So set sail with Shoreline today, where every day is a celebration of Chicago!
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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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"architecture tour"
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"chicago river"
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"navy pier"
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"great tour"
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"architectural river cruise"
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"water taxi"
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"chicago architecture"
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"fireworks tour"
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"minute tour"
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"boat ride"
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"different buildings"
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"different perspective"
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"top deck"
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"great architecture"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"well worth the money"
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"visiting chicago"
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I think this was the first sunset tour of the season (departed at 6:45p) any day prior to this had been freezing. As it is was when the sun went down the evening was very cold but that didn’t really matter, but yourself a G...More

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Thanks for being one of the first sunset tour riders of the season! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with David!

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Tressa B
October 22, 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can....also you can purchase drinks and alcohol on the boat before and during the tour.
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VeronicaOtrip
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Ron26067 | Reviewed this property |
They do operate in November but it is wearher dependent. They usually release their schedule about a week in advance for November.
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Marijka L
September 12, 2017|
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Response from carlarA9058KC | Reviewed this property |
They are all very good questions. I was with a bus tour whom had purchased the tickets in advance. We boarded by the Navy Pier and it will end it's tour there as well. You may wish to call the preferred tour company in... More
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