Take In Chicago's Architecture and a Fireworks Show!
Shoreline Sightseeing is a unique and memorable way to discover the beauty and history of Chicago’s famous architecture.
Discover why Shoreline Sightseeing's Architecture River Tour, which was rated the #1 Tour in America by TripAdvisor, is a must-do adventure for both locals and visitors from around the world! Led by Shoreline’s experienced, educated, and entertaining docents, this 90-minute tour includes details, facts, the history of more than 40 buildings that line the Chicago River, and ends with a fireworks show at Navy Pier. Find out how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Chicago Fire to become the birthplace of the skyscraper and how Chicago has ties to architecture marvels like the Burj Khalifa.
Enjoy breathtaking views and outstanding photo opportunities as you cruise down all three branches of the Chicago River. Shoreline Sightseeing has two docks, both conveniently located at popular Chicago attractions. Depart on your open-air boat from the NW corner of the Michigan Ave Bridge or make an Architecture River Tour the first thing you do when you arrive at Navy Pier.
This 90-minute tour is runs every Wednesday and Saturday evening between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Wednesday fireworks tours depart at 8:15pm and Saturday fireworks tours depart at 9:00pm.