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90-Minute Chicago Architecture Boat Tour One, Two, Three, or Four (Up to 40% Off)

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Chicago river tour paired with architecture & history lessons about the city’s most popular landmarks

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19 hours ago
Our Tour guide Hillary was awesome!!! As a Chicagoan, I can honestly say that she is very knowledgeable, pleasant, funny and informative. Bar and bathroom on Board as well. Money well spent. Would definitely recommend this tour to any one visiting Chicago, even locals. You can always learn something new
13 ratings7 reviews
1 day ago
Loved it. The tour guide was funny and I learned a lot.
2 days ago
My husband and I had a great time learning about the architecture of our city buildings and about our bridges. The tour guide hillary was amazing and so very funny! You can tell she loves what she does and so very knowledgeable! We would do it again jus so she could be our guide!!!
4 ratings2 reviews
2 days ago
The captain and tour guide both did a great job. Hilary made sure to give context to supplement the facts. It was a very interesting tour! Food and drinks are served on the boat.
10 ratings5 reviews
3 days ago
Had an amazing time Learned so much about the buildings and also how many bridges we have. Beautiful views Hillary was awesome !!!
6 days ago
Fantastic tour. Hillary was very knowledgeable about the city’s architectural facts.
August 1, 2020
This was an outstanding boat tour. Hillary was our guide and was funny and knowledgeable. Customer service was great. The loading place is not what you would expect- a kind of sketchy parking lot. But the tour itself was probably the best one of its kind. We felt safe with Covid precautions and would go again 100%. Bring cash for a was well deserved but we didn’t have cash on us.
2 ratings2 reviews
July 28, 2020
Hillary was fabulous! A great trip with fun new facts, even after going on several other tours the past few years.
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  • What’s included: a leisurely architecture boat tour of downtown Chicago
  • Departure times: Click here to see the schedule and availability as well as information on parking and directions.
  • Departure location: 900 South Wells St., Chicago, IL 60607
  • Notable sights: the Wrigley Building, Willis Tower, Aqua Tower, Chinatown and other classics, as well as new developments like Riverline and the new CNA Center.
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and snacks are available for purchase onboard.
  • Kids 5 and younger ride free, but must be included in your online reservation on the merchant website.
  • Parking: Parking is located right next to the marina.
  • Vessel: Full service bathrooms, bars and staff assist with passenger’s needs

Each architecture river tour is narrated by a professional guide which leads passengers down the Chicago River to discover the city’s most renowned landmarks. In addition to historical insight on well known structures such as the Civic Opera House, Trump Tower & the Merchandise Mart, passengers will also get a chance to learn about current and upcoming developments. The Chicago River Cruise navigates the three primary branches of the river including the main branch to Navy Pier, the north branch to Goose Island and the south branch to Chinatown.

How to Schedule

  • After purchasing your voucher, you’ll receive instructions and a link to schedule the date and time of your tour.
  • Available dates and times can be viewed here.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2021. Online reservation required. Limit 25 per person. Voucher isn't a ticket, must register on Eventbrite prior to your arrival. Valid only for option purchased. Order confirmation has redemption instructions. No refunds if you or your party are late or are unable to attend your selected reservation. Recommended to arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. For any questions or concerns, please contact customer support using the information found on your voucher. Must supply email address at checkout which will be shared with the merchant to facilitate redemption. Amusement tax not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Tours and Boats

Chicago's decorated past lives on through captivating stories told by the knowledgeable guides at Tours and Boats. These Windy City experts usher groups of travelers to myriad landmarks while sharing anecdotes that paint a vibrant picture of the city's history. During the company's sightseeing river cruises, their boats float by well-known structures such as the Merchandise Mart, Navy Pier and Willis Tower while passengers learn about the city's famed architecture.

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