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Chicago Line Cruises

465 N McClurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611-5144
+1 312-527-2002
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Offering Architectural Cruises, covering the north and south branches of the Chicago River, Historical Lake and River, Cocktail Cocktail Cruises and Firework Cruise offered in the evening, all cruises are 90 minutes, and have complimentary Starbucks Coffee and soft drinks.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
465 N McClurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611-5144
+1 312-527-2002

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I booked this tour for two through Groupon. It was good value for what we paid. Tour guide was very knowledgeable! Great way to see the buildings along the river and learn the city history!

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lived in Chicago 35 years and learned a lot. Great way to see and learn about the history of this awesome city.

Thank natoe26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb tour guide, very knowledgeable and keeps it fun! Trip lasts around 1hr 15mins, free coffee and cookies, on board toilet. Can not fault it and would highly recommend!

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This architecture cruise was EXCEPTIONAL. The tour guide was excellent, spoke at an average pace and explained the history in detail. I'd suggest asking your hotel concierge if they have discount tickets, Double Tree did :).

Thank DrTL G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, the tour guide did a terrific job. What a great way to see the city and the great skyscrapers, along with the history too. Amazing!

Thank tmorrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This boat tour was fun and interesting. Our boat, the Ft. Dearborn was wheelchair accessible, though the restroom was downstairs. The crew was helpful and attentive. The tour guide was engaging and mixed in some humor.

Thank Marcus2784
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used a Groupon for the tour ($64 for two people) - worth every penny. We live out in the suburbs, but had out-of-towner guests visiting - so we were tourists for the day. I am fascinated by Chicago history and our docent was excellent....More

Thank MamaP73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architectural tour was a very pleasant way to see the historical buildings of downtown Chicago. It was quite expensive but worth it. The boat was clean and had adequate outdoor seating on the top deck for all the customers. Our guide was a naturalized...More

Thank FunOnly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family did the architectural tour that was really informative and fun. Our guide was full of energy and knowledge about the city's buildings! The refreshments were nice to have especially the cold lemonade and water as it was 90 degrees at 10:00 AM on...More

Thank cmenter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have used Shoreline Cruises in the past & used Chicago Line Cruises as we used a Groupon. This was very nice, our guide was excellent & this tour is so informative. Line offers water, lemonade, soda & eon the house. Also provide choice of yummy...More

Thank Kathy M
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May 25, 2017|
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Response from Terry J | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. The cruise is 90 minutes. The boat ride itself might be an interest. I would say the narration might not be as interesting to this age group. The ride and the sights should be an interest. Jerry B.
Kate T
September 22, 2016|
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Response from Terry J | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. There are no stairs to get to the vessel. Terry
Nancy L
July 20, 2015|
Response from Walter W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not from Chicago so I can't answer; besides you would need to be more precise about the neighbourhood to determine the closest transit station that might have parking nearby. I doubt there's much free parking... More