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“Very informative and entertaining - the tour guide Andy was excellent, views were outstanding, bar on board for refreshments and could sit downstairs in the shade when the July sun got too much!”
Explore all three branches of the Chicago River on a journey through the heart of the city. This riverboat excursion introduces passengers to Chicago’s legendary architecture, narrated by a professionally trained...read more
“Once in Chicago we took a river boat tour that showed us insights of the city that ended up at spectacular Lake Michigan, which allowed us to admire the impressive city skyline as sailors arriving at a mystical land.”
To truly appreciate Chicago's famous skyline, admire it from the water on this top-rated Lake Michigan architecture cruise. While most sightseeing boats remain on the Chicago River, this one gives you a panoramic...read more
“It was an excellent introduction to Chicago’s unique architecture – great views of the skyscrapers and other buildings from the river level and very interesting guidance by the knowledgeable CAC docent on board –...”
See dozens of landmark buildings that line the Chicago River on the only architecture cruise lead by expert docents from the Chicago Architecture Center. The vessel—Chicago’s First Lady—is designed for prime...read more
“We had a really fun time learning about the architecture of the city and we were especially impressed by our guide's passion for some of the amazing records set by women architects and his recommendations for book...”
“Excellent walking tour from the Chicago Architecture Center to the Merchandise Mart.”
Tour the lobbies of five opulent Art Deco skyscrapers built near the banks of the Chicago River during the business boom of the Roaring '20s. Learn how Art Deco reflected the era’s fun-loving optimism with lavish...read more
“She is high energy, entertaining, and has a wealth of knowledge and fun facts about Chicago and it's architecture.”
Everyone does a boat tour when they come to Chicago -- it's "the thing to do." But how many people ever get BEYOND that? Imagine all the amazing interiors just waiting to be explored! This 2-hour walking (*not...read more
Welcome to Chicago’s scenic Riverwalk. Spanning from Lake Michigan west to Franklin Street. Called the city second Lakefront', the Riverwalk contains restaurants during the summer months, seating areas to relax,...read more