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Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to enjoy and admire. This comprehensive 75 minute tour will navigate through the heart of the city on all three branches of the Chicago River while your professionally-trained architectural guide tells the story of more than 130 years of innovation in design, style and technique and why it is important today. There is no reserved seating, as seating is first come first served. Located on the bottom deck of our climate-controlled lounge are restrooms and a full service bar with snacks, such as chips and candy (no meals or food are served), and a selection of beers, wines, cocktails and soft drinks. All vessel bars accept cash and all major credit cards.
During the dinner cruise, guests have an opportunity to admire Chicago’s skyline, enjoy buffet-style entrees, and dance to a live DJ’s music
The Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady has long been the gold standard among all Chicago tour experiences, and is the only Chicago architecture boat tour led by highly trained expert docents. On this 90-minute cruise, you will enjoy an overview of historic and modern architectural styles including stories about the people who designed and built Chicago. No visit to Chicago is complete without experiencing this award winning tour, so accept no substitutes.
Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal
Female impersonators put on a show every 30 minutes as diners clink martini glasses and trade bites of savory entrees
Teatro ZinZanni: High-Flying Cirque Dinner Theater
Monday Night Sunset Happy Hour Cruise
Welcome to Chicago River Boat Architecture Tours! We’re proud to present you with an in-depth, expert architectural-based river boat tour that delves into one of the most remarkable American cities today. Known for unique, daring, and historical architectural pursuits, it’s hard to cover all of the design and building treasures that make up the Windy City today. If you’re ready to learning more about the designs, people, and innovations behind these creations, throw on your captains hat and get ready to cruise along the Chicago River and see what architects from around the world travel to see in Chicago.
Audiences watch a rotating guest lineup of drag performers and male entertainers strut their stuff onstage while sipping champagne
Guests can enjoy a three-course meal while admiring Chicago Landmarks from a glass-enclosed ship
Glide along the Chicago River and Lakefront as you’re dazzled by the sparkle of the city at night. Enjoy breathtaking views of the dramatic skyscrapers and Buckingham Fountain’s spectacular light display. Hear lively commentary and wave your complimentary “neon light wand” as you feel the night breezes and see Chicago’s skyline transformed into a glittering jewel. Family-friendly boat tours are our specialty!. Seeing Chicago’s skyline at night is a Chicago bucket list must for all.
With the sunshine reflecting off the lakefront, there’s no better place to enjoy an afternoon in Chicago than aboard a Spirit lunch cruise. Departing from Navy Pier, Spirit of Chicago lunch cruises are perfect for family sightseeing, lunch dates, travel groups and corporate outings.
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Yacht Party Chicago’s Halloween Late Night Booze Cruise
Enjoy a private two-hour sailing experience for up to six people along Chicago’s beautiful lakefront. Kick back, relax, and let the US Coast Guard licensed captain treat you to stunning views of Chicago’s spectacular skyline. Make the experience your own. The flexibility of a private charter allows customization of virtually any aspect of the sailing adventure from guest list to music selection to sailing route. All charters are NON-SMOKING experiences.
After a light brunch, guests enjoy a sultry, yet humorous burlesque performance and then participate in a sexy dance lesson
Don’t miss Chicago’s famous sights and fabulous views on this award-winning small-group sightseeing tour of the city. Travel through Chicago with an expert guide on a comfortable minibus, stopping at iconic locations like early skyscraper “The Rookery” (Frank Lloyd Wright architecture), Museum Campus (for the BEST skyline view in town), Millennium Park (The Bean), Buckingham Fountain, The Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park, Chicago River, The Gold Coast, Lake Shore Drive and more! Along the way, your guide will provide historical and informational commentary about the area and its beautiful attractions. The small-group atmosphere with maximum of 12 people ensures a more personal experience. The city tour ends at Millennium Park.You also have the option to upgrade to include a 75-minute Architecture Cruise down the Chicago River! This popular open-top boat tour offers the perfect vantage point to admire the city’s renowned buildings.
This fun evening cruise will feature a traditional German dinner paired with wonderful Oktoberfest brews
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