Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

Price — $19.00 – $41.00

Explore Chicago’s Amazing Architecture and Dramatic History with special savings for advance online ticket purchases.

Health and Safety protocols include systematic deep cleaning, protective masks required for passengers and crew on all Shoreline vessels, and social distancing for boarding and while on the tour. 

Buy tickets online using code WEB2021 for $3 off adult, $1 off child Architecture Tour tickets. limit four tickets.

All sales are credit and debit purchases; no cash accepted. Schedules and complete information posted daily at shorelinesightseeing.com or call (312) 222-9328.

Discover why Shoreline Sightseeing's Architecture River Tour was named as TripAdvisor's #1 Travel Experience in the United states for 2020! Led by Shoreline’s expert and entertaining docents, this 60-minute tour includes the dramatic history and inside stories behind more than 40 architectural landmarks lining the Chicago River route. Find out how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Chicago Fire to become the birthplace of the skyscraper and a leader in modern American architecture.

Enjoy breathtaking views and outstanding photo opportunities as you cruise down the Chicago River. Tours depart daily, weather permitting, from Shoreline's dock at the northeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge, 401 North Michigan Avenue. Additional tours will be added from Shoreline’s Navy Pier dock once the Pier reopens for the 2021 season. 

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

  • Mon-Fri 11:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Saturday 11:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Sunday 11:00AM – 6:00PM


  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Gift Certificate
  • Pets Allowed
  • Private Parties
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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