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Board your luxurious boat at the Chicago's First Lady dock on the Chicago Riverwalk, just East of Michigan Avenue. Choose your guaranteed outdoor seat on the spacious outdoor deck for endless views of the skyline. Enjoy your 90-minute cruise fully narrated by a certified and local Chicago Architecture Center docent.
Highlights of the tour include more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River. Hear how Chicago grew from a small settlement into one of the world's largest cities in less than 100 years. Visit the full service cash bar (including locally sourced Chicago snacks) on the enclosed lower level. Each boat includes a climate-controlled salon with gracious picture windows, stately décor and elegant bathrooms.
Departures leave promptly, rain or shine. Dress Appropriately. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes early to redeem your voucher for a ticket at the dockside Box Office.
112 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
Returns to original departure point
Live commentary on board
Local guide (docents)
River Sightseeing cruise
Drinks & light snacks (available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off not available
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Your tickets will be held at the dockside box office for collection on the day of the cruise
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Not recommended for children younger than 12 years
Routes, specific vessels, and schedules are subject to change without notice
All seating is General Admission. Boarding is on a first come, first serve basis
Most departures wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Pick a nice day for a cruise or dress for the elements. Our day was perfect.
Knowledgeable understandable guide spoke 90-some % of our tour.
We didn't use the facilities or bar on board, so i can't comment.
I would even take the tour again.
'Just a perfect experience on a beautiful July day. The guide was knowledgeable and offered just the right amount of history to accompany this fascinating tour. Our family of 6 learned so much and came away with great memories. I'd recommend this above other river...More
Pre-statement, for honesty. I hate tours. I don't like crowds. I hate to be preached to.
We loved this tour. The tour guide was great, although he did not have a great sense of humor. He knew his stuff to an almost unbelievable degree. It...More