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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%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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"
in 266 reviews
"navy pier"
in 365 reviews
"great tour"
in 169 reviews
"architectural river cruise"
in 55 reviews
"water taxi"
in 97 reviews
"chicago architecture"
in 94 reviews
"fireworks tour"
in 28 reviews
"minute tour"
in 73 reviews
"boat ride"
in 66 reviews
"different buildings"
in 26 reviews
"different perspective"
in 33 reviews
"top deck"
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"great architecture"
in 32 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
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"well worth the money"
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"visiting chicago"
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It’s nice way to get to know the city and the crew was very friendly! It was the first thing we did on our trip.

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Thanks for making us part of your trip to Chicago! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour!

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Amazing tour which helps you shape the city under a architectural lens. Whether you are into architecture or not, this is a must do tour as the views are stunning. Our tour guide JJ was great!

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Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with JJ!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While in Chicago for a fun friends weekend, we booked the River Architecture tour as a way to see the city from a different POV. We were not disappointed. The funny, historically interesting narration by Ben gave us insights we would never have otherwise fully...More

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chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for riding with us while you were in town! We're so glad you enjoyed the tour with Ben! We do recommend dressing for the weather - it does tend to be a bit cooler on the water.

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Tressa B
22 October 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
21 October 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
12 September 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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