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“Awesome night cruise and fireworks show”

Shoreline Sightseeing
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise
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$124.00*
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities
Orlando, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Awesome night cruise and fireworks show”
Reviewed September 17, 2011

We took this cruise at night and its was very nice. We saw the buildings from a totally different perspective at night and learned a lot of history on each one. We also saw some of the neighborhoods that were near the water. I recommend this tour as well. You can take it at night or during the day. About $30 pp.

Visited September 2011
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San Rafael, California
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“Interesting, educational and beautiful!”
Reviewed September 14, 2011

Excellent tour on the Chicago River of some of the city's architectural landmarks. The guide was very good - maybe a little over enthusiastic. A number of schools of architecture are represented and discussed in historical context. Downtown Chicago is well worth visiting. This tour is an excellent value.

Visited September 2011
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“Night time architecture tour”
Reviewed September 13, 2011

Took the night architecture tour and really enjoyed it. One of our favorite parts on our recent vacation in Chicago! A little pricey, but still definetly worth it. The boats also have a bar on board for those who want a drink while they soak up the skyline at night. Staff was very friendly and our guide was excellent, very knowledgeable. Would go on it again if we ever return to Chicago. Fun for all.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Nice way to see Chicago's architecture”
Reviewed September 12, 2011

The tour was on the river, an hour or so long. The tour guide was knowledgable, not only did she provide the name of the building but some history to it as well. It was enjoyable despite the hot weather. Recommended for everyone who visits Chicago

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Detroit, Michigan
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“magnificent”
Reviewed September 11, 2011

We went on an architecture tour on the boat,the view of the buildings from here is simply breathtaking.......knowing about the story behind each building was fun.....must watch....

Visited September 2011
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