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Chicago River

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2.5-Hour Cupcake Tour Of Chicago
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Lake Michigan and Chicago River Architecture Cruise by Speedboat
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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"boat tour"
in 79 reviews
"dyed green"
in 19 reviews
"architectural tour"
in 56 reviews
"st patrick's day"
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"water taxi"
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"different perspective"
in 17 reviews
"great city"
in 11 reviews
"navy pier"
in 33 reviews
"nice walk"
in 10 reviews
"sunny day"
in 11 reviews
"people watching"
in 13 reviews
"michigan avenue"
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"architecture"
in 166 reviews
"boats"
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"waterway"
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"skyscrapers"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you've never been to Chicago, it's a nice place to visit. Especially if you know where to go and not to go. And, absolutely, if you get to go home - to another state!!! Downtown Chicago has some of the most beautiful architecture in...More

Thank M&ALongGrove
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place at night is simply incredible to see! The atmosphere is lively and special. It's romantic and beautiful! We ate at Wollensky's on the river. Great food but watch out for the $20 glass of Merlot!

Thank 536aletaw
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a delightful walk along the river in Chicago looking at the various boats going by, the awesome architecture and great eating spots along the way.

Thank Niknut57
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a late lunch at a Riverwalk restaurant after visiting various sites in Chicago. What a way to end a visit.

Thank conniek511
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Reviewed 6 days ago

great option to be out on a sunny day, spend the time on the cafes on the shores of the river or try a ferry ride on the chicago river meandering through high rises including the imposing Trump tower

Thank jindgar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you can spare 2 1/2 hours then it is worth while to buy tickets ahead of time (esp. in busy times) for a boat cruise of the River, and I personally recommend the one they sell as an architectural cruise (you find out all...More

Thank Derek B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's lovely and authentically Chicago to walk along the river while you're in town. I rowed on it for four years in college, and I'm still awed by the way it makes the city glow.

Thank Leah v
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a nice experience for teenagers allowing to see the city and the landmarks from the Chicago river. Great for family outing

Thank mzbee2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Buildings, architecture, bridges, boats.. there's a lot to do on and around the river, worth taking time to explore.. I recommend walking and the architecture tour

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chicago River used to be an embarrassment; now, people kayak down it and enjoy drinks and food on its banks. The River Walk will be expanded all the way to Chinatown (south) eventually, but even now, you can enjoy walking all the way from...More

Thank Sherry R
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