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Chicago Line Cruises

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Offering Architectural Cruises, covering the north and south branches of the Chicago River, Historical Lake and River, Cocktail Cocktail Cruises and Firework Cruise offered in the evening, all cruises are 90 minutes, and have complimentary Starbucks...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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465 N McClurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611-5144
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been on several Chicago river tours and always enjoy the experience, with the different guides offering their takes. This was a late afternoon tour actually into Lake Michigan to view the beautiful skyline in addition to the River. Don't miss this on your...More

Thank PhantomRhino
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was already smitten with Chicago and its beauty however this cruise took it to a new level. We were expertly looked after by the skipper Caroline and our guide Lynn. Lynn is the perfect guide, passionate about her city and its beautiful architecture and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on the architectural cruise, which is led by an historian so this cruise blended city history, architecture history, current history and the city's plans for the future. A 90 minute ride that never lagged.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were on the boat tour on Saturday. We got there late and had to sit in the front. The speaker in the front of the boat didn't work. I had to really concentrate to hear anything and was lost when normal city sounds occurred....More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was just along for the ride because my wife wanted to go, but the cruise turned out to be enjoyable and informative. There are so many notable and unique big buildings in Chicago and this is an excellent way to see and hear about...More

Thank BJ_Summers
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great tour. Harry our docent had so much historical information about the river and all the buildings. They also had bar for water, beer or cocktails if you were thirsty. The weather was fantastic, clear skies to view the buildings. A must see when you...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is such a relaxing and informative cruise to take. The last few times I have had family in town we have taken the last cruise of the day and received the benefit of enjoying the city in both twilight and nighttime lights and such....More

Thank Katherine Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great way to spend the afternoon learning about Chicago and the beautiful buildings that make up the sky line. The tour guide was informative and engaging and we were pleasantly surprised at how interesting we found all of the stories! This is...More

Thank Colleen N
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the architecture cruise at 1 p.m. on 13th September, we had an elderly lady as our guide, who spoke non-stop for 90 minutes, without notes and clearly not reciting a text learned by heart, but instead speaking from a position of deeply rooted personal...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time....Lexi was our guide....knowledgeable, funny, and very charismatic! Sweet young lady who enjoys what she does and it's obvious! Worth every penny.....I highly recommend! The view thru the whole tour was breathtaking!

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captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
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Lori T
15 September 2018|
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The Bar Package include access to the premium bar, standard mixed drinks, beer wind and soft drinks, and open bar.
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CrystalB2057
21 June 2018|
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Sorry for the delay, yes the boat will return to the same dock.
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sbhshopping
26 May 2017|
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Sorry for the delay. The cruise is 90 minutes. The boat ride itself might be an interest. I would say the narration might not be as interesting to this age group. The ride and the sights should be an interest. Jerry B.
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