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Address: Departing from Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone Number: 312 222 9328
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Description: Shoreline Sightseeing is Chicago's leader in river and lake cruises...
Shoreline Sightseeing is Chicago's leader in river and lake cruises! Featuring state-of-the-art tour boats and expert guides, Shoreline presents the Chicago skyline as you've never seen it before. With so many options among our lake and river cruises, we're sure to offer a tour your whole group will love. Our famous Architecture River Tours are led by knowledgeable and entertaining guides showcasing the city's rich architectural heritage. We also offer skyline lake tours, romantic sunset tours, and exciting fireworks cruises from which to see dazzling displays throughout the summer. Themed offerings include wine tasting cruises, brew cruises, 4th of July options, and St. Patrick's Day cruises. So set sail with Shoreline today, where every day is a celebration of Chicago!
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Excellent Architectural Tour

My family and I took this tour a couple of weeks ago and were very very pleased! The tour was very informative and humorous. If you want a good time and learn a bit of history I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

My family and I took this tour a couple of weeks ago and were very very pleased! The tour was very informative and humorous. If you want a good time and learn a bit of history I highly recommend this tour. One recommendation would be to check the weather forecast and dress appropriately. Our tour started at Navy Pier and... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

While in Chicago, it always seems we are too busy or cold to get on the boat tour everyone always talks about. Well my friends - its a must! What a great way to see Chicago. The river is filled with history and the city's architecture is amazingly beautiful. Its bridges, skyscrapers, riverside restaurants and pubs, people watching, railway, metro... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The architectural boat tour was scenic and very insightful! Becky was a great guide, very knowledgeable and made the trip really interesting! Glad we did it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

James was very informative and hilarious. would recommend to anyone visiting Chicago. price was also lower than the other options.

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Ostend, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Dear H R; We were visitors of the great city of Chicago and went on one of your boat tours the 11th of April. Our tour guide 'Victor' was just amazing. We learned a lot during the tour and not only did Victor talked with so much passion, he was also very 'likable' and 'the right kind of funny'. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We went on a windy morning to see this tour. We had purchased GoChicago cards (highly recommended) and got right on the boat. Our tour guide, Victor, was amazing. He has an architecture background and you could hear the passion in his voice. He was so knowledgable and enthusiastic, which made for a very entertaining experience. Hope to do this... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I took the trip today. Victor, our excellent guide, provided us more than an hour of interesting information, and a remarkable insight of Chicago's fascinating architecture. We had a wonderful time!! Besides, the views from the river are marvelous. No doubt the price is more than reasonable. Thanks Victor!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We wanted to have an Architectural tour as one of my son's want to study Architecture and Chicago has such a reputation. I thought this trip would be great for him and ok for us. However the whole experience was very well run and very informative. We had already bought "seats" with Chicago Go Card and we simply presented the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Guide (Victor) brought Chicago to life from the river. Fantastic, informative and funny - a total 'must do' and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My friends and I went on this architecture tour on a beautiful, but very cold, day in March. Despite feeling the cold by the end of the 70 minute tour it was well worth it. This, for me, is the top of the list of things that I recommend to people in Chicago. The guide was exceptional and held a... More 

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