Cruise on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan: discover Chicago's architecture (1h30)

Cruise on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan: discover Chicago's architecture (1h30)

Cancellation Non-refundable, non-modifiable

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Discover the city from the Chicago River
A different view of Chicago from Lake Michigan
A pleasant cruise to discover Chicago's unique architecture
Your expert guide's stories and anecdotes

Essential information *

1 hour 30 minutes



Opening hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


Admire Chicago's impressive architecture on a cruise of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan!

On this cruise, you'll first cruise the Chicago River, discovering the city's iconic architecture. You'll enjoy a unique view of the many skyscrapers and bridges that dot the metropolis and admire some of Chicago's most important buildings. You'll pass by the city's lighthouse, the Tribune Tower, the famous Marina City buildings and the Willis Tower, one of the city's most famous buildings!

Then, you'll discover Chicago from a new perspective, from the famous Lake Michigan. From here, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city's buildings and monuments. With commentary from your expert guide, you'll learn more about Chicago's turbulent past and gain a better understanding of why its architecture is so bold and distinctive. As the city with the second highest number of bridges in the world and internationally renowned architecture, Chicago will leave you with unforgettable memories of your time on the water!

Departure place

Good to know

  • Seasonal activity: April to October only
  • Availability: every day (except under exceptional circumstances)
  • Opening times: usually 9am-10pm in summer and 10am-6pm in other seasons
  • You will be asked to choose a time slot when booking. The exact time of the cruise will be shown on your official ticket, please arrive 15 to 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time
  • All luggage is subject to inspection on board
  • Drinks and snacks are available for sale on board (wine, local beer, craft cocktails, soft drinks, assorted snacks).

Price includes

  • 1h30 cruise on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan
  • The services of an English-speaking guide

Price doesn’t include

  • Personal expenses on board
  • Tips
  • Any other extras



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