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Chicago River Boat Architecture Tours

Chicago, IL, USA
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About Chicago River Boat Architecture Tours
When in Chicago, cruising down the Chicago River is a must. Except with us, you’ll be taking in the architecture of the buildings that line the beautiful river. We provide detailed explanations of the construction and history of over 50 significant buildings, wrapping up at the end of the river.
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Set sail along the Chicago River and admire the city’s ever-changing architectural landscape from the water as you cruise through the Windy City. Listen as your guide points out key landmarks such as the Wrigley Building and the Tribune Tower, and learn about the city’s architectural evolution as you admire historic Art Deco, Neo-Classical, and Gothic buildings, as well as modern skyscrapers.
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Terence M wrote a review Jun 20
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Very knowledgeable guide, amazing views, cast off and returned right on schedule. I definitely recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Vandana S wrote a review Jun 20
Scottsdale, Arizona7 contributions2 helpful votes
Outstanding trip to see the architecture of Chicago. I did this trip by myself in 2015 and loved it and brought my boyfriend back this time to do it again. I was surprised by how much new architecture had gone up in 6 years! The guide was fantastic and the 1 1/2 hour flew by! We highly recommend this as a must do if you come to Chicago!
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Edgar wrote a review Jun 18
Redwood City, California7 contributions
Had the pleasure of going on the tour with Jim as our boats guide. Not only was he engaging, but very knowledgeable about the downtown area’s architecture and gave us an ‘edutaining’, as he described it, experience. He’s definitely one of the best tour guides I’ve ever listed to and would definitely recommend this tour to any solo travelers, families, and first timers in Chicago.
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Schenia J wrote a review Jun 15
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I had the most knowledgeable tour guide. He's name is Jack. Jack, was able to tell the story without needing to ask any questions. There's no motion sickness because you can't even feel the boat moving most of the time. Very night for just a refreshing scene also.
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Cami M wrote a review Jun 14
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One of the best things we did on this trip. Loved the tour. Lynn was a fantastic guide. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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