Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

Price — $19.00 – $45.00

Explore Chicago's Architecture and History on Shoreline's Award-winning Tour

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 Day Cruise in America for 2018 by TripAdvisor, is a must-do experience for both locals and visitors from around the world! Led by Shoreline’s expert, entertaining guides, this 75-minute tour includes more than 40 buildings that line the Chicago River. Find out how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Chicago Fire to become the birthplace of the skyscraper as well as what future landmarks are in the planning stages. 

Enjoy breathtaking views and outstanding photo opportunities as you cruise down all three branches of the Chicago River. Shoreline Sightseeing has two docks located at popular Chicago attractions; the NW corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge or Polk Bros Park at the suthwest cornerr of Navy Pier. Multiple departures daily begin at 10:00 a.m.

Shoreline also offer its popular Spanish Language Architecture River Tours with bi-lingual guides on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 a.m., departing from the Michigan Avenue Dock. Shoreline’s complete tour schedule is posted daily at www.shorelinesightseeing.com.

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

  • Mon-Fri 10:00AM – 9:00PM
  • Saturday 10:00AM – 9:00PM
  • Sunday 10:00AM – 9:00PM

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