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Chicago Riverwalk

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Chicago Riverwalk

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Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady
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Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

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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 sightseeing in any weather, with guaranteed outdoor seating on the spacious deck plus a climate-controlled indoor cabin.
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Charlotte wrote a review Oct 26
Chicago, Illinois6 contributions
It is an average service, the guide is not that experient and the boat is a litle bit old for the service it does.. Dont Recomend.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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L H wrote a review Oct 24
Chicago, Illinois1,536 contributions333 helpful votes
The Riverwalk has gotten better & better over the past few years, now with many restaurants & bars, also nice landscaping, interesting benches/seating, play areas, a kayak rental place at the east end by the lake. Hopefully places will stay open later this season to give people outdoor options for socializing.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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TravelMyty wrote a review Oct 4
111 contributions29 helpful votes
Peaceful, fun and lively area to view the skyline, watch the cruise boats and have a good time. I'd recommend taking a cruise down the river.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Taylor B wrote a review Sep 2020
Chicago, Illinois6,520 contributions5,253 helpful votes
Writing reviews during the Coronavirus pandemic is challenging, to say the least. What hotel, restaurant or attraction hasn't undergone a transition that has affected its commercial value? Many venues have been forced to close and many others wish they had. It isn't the way it used to be. Same goes for the Chicago Riverwalk, an open, pedestrian waterfront located on the south bank of the main branch of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago. It extends from Lake Shore Drive to Lake Street and contains restaurants, bars, park seating, boat and kayak rentals and other activities. Most of all, it affords visitors of a spectacular view of the Chicago skyline, the river and some of the city's most iconic buildings, including Marina City, Wrigley Building and the Furniture Mart. The pandemic has created limitations but plans call for additions and expansion, floating gardens, fishing piers, playgrounds, more restaurants and bars. For now, enjoy the view.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Sophie wrote a review Sep 2020
South Shields, United Kingdom23 contributions6 helpful votes
Great if you just want to walk and admire the buildings and the river, also plenty of places to eat and drink that are reasonably priced.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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