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Shoreline Sightseeing

Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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TripAdvisor ranked Shoreline Sightseeing as the #1 Most Booked Tour in America! 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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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Reviewed 2 days ago

VEry enjoyable cruise, especially when the temperature is 94 degree. The boat slowly slides over the river, the guide introduces the buildings along the banks: history, style, and some background stories. Will definitely recommend.

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We appreciated this beautiful and informative architecture tour .Ben, our tour guide, made the experience amazing. Engaging, funny, and so knowledgable.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I had an informative and relaxing boat tour. Ben was a great guide! Definitely glad we went!

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Did this tour on a whim because I had a meeting cancelled and had time to kill in Chicago. The tour was well done and just the right amount of time to keep your interest. Ben did a great job describing the architecture on the...More

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Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
...More
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geggersdii
June 21, 2018|
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Response from chicagohartnett | Property representative |
You would need to contact the Shoreline call center.
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Brenda S
June 1, 2018|
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Response from chicagohartnett | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are welcome on board all of our tours and water taxis free of charge.
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Abwhaley
May 14, 2018|
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Response from chicagohartnett | Property representative |
We do have a few double decker boats that have a covered bottom level, there are open windows on that level though. We recommend calling our call center and they would have a better idea of what type of boats are scheduled... More
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