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“Very Interesting Tour”

Shoreline Sightseeing
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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: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Very Interesting Tour”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

We did the Architecture boat tour leaving from near the magnificent mile. We really enjoyed the tour and commentary that came along with it. The tour guide did a great job of describing the buildings along with fun facts about each. We cruised up all three branches of the river briefly and ended up back where we started. The tour took about an hour. I would say that this is a must do for your trip to Chicago.

Visited May 2013
Thank Robert K
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Gorgeous Chicago Architecture”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

We took the Architecture River Cruise from Michigan Avenue. Our tour guide, Victor, was very knowledgable and clearly loves Chicago. A beautiful was to see the city and learn about its architecture, river branches and bridges. We were Chicago natives and international guests. Everyone enjoyed it very much! I recommend it!

Visited May 2013
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Jeff was EXCELLENT....”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We bought the following Architecture River Cruise....from Navy Pier....
All was excellent especially the guide named Jeff ............

Visited April 2013
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“A lovely tour with lots of informations”
Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

I definitely recommend this shoreline tour for anyone especially if you visit chicago for the first time like us.
We took the shoreline architecture tour from navy pier, the boat was very clean and in very good condition, the tour guide JEFF was very knowledgable about the history of the buildings and funny, the sceneries are amazing, we took some great pictures for the city, it is really amazing city.
I highly recommend taking a jacket with you because it might become windy and get cold

Visited May 2013
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Windsor, Canada
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“Very relaxing and informative”
Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

We took this tour just before heading home after 3 action packed days in Chicago. It was a great way to unwind and enjoy the scenery while learning more about Chicago. Would definitely do it again!

Visited May 2013
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