Explore Chicago’s Amazing Architecture and Dramatic History with special savings for advance online ticket purchases.
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 75-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 and from Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier.
Spanish Language Architecture River Tours depart several times weekly; please see website for times and departure locations.