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Chicago's First Lady Cruises

Price — $46.29

Our 2020 season has ended. We can't wait to welcome you aboard in May of 2021!

Chicago's First Lady Cruises is the official cruiseline for the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) and offers 90-minute Architecture River Cruises.


Safety is our #1 Priority. 

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Along with the renowned CAFC River Cruise, we will offer new ways to safely enjoy the outdoors, including the 90-minute Lady Grebe Chicago River Experience and a dockside, floating rooftop bar


The Official Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises is the city's number one cruise based on TripAdvisor reviewers. This must-do tour is led by CAC-certified volunteer guides - called docents - and highlights 53 historic and architecturally significant sites that line the Chicago River.

Specialty architecture river cruises include the beautiful Evening Cruises and a summer weekend 9am Photography Cruise. Conveniently located within walking distance to Magnificent Mile hotels, Chicago's First Lady Cruises offers a fleet of luxurious vessels with upper-deck seating for all and a climate-controlled salon deck for inclement days. The yachts are also available for private charter rentals every evening and for daytime charters on select weekdays.

Chicago's First Lady Cruises

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Facilities

  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Private Parties
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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