- 1 hour 15 minutes (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
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.
- River Sightseeing Cruise
- Tours are narrated by professional tour guide
- Indoor and outdoor seating available
- indoor seating is climate controlled
- Full bar in vessel cabin accepts cash and card
- restrooms on board
- Tours are narrated by professionally trained tour guide
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
400 N Michigan Ave, 400 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Returns to original departure point
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Wendella Sightseeing Boats, Chicago, Illinois
Vessels depart from Wendella's docks at the northwest corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge (DuSable Bridge), at the foot of the Wrigley Building.
Duration: 15 minutes
Pass By: Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, Chicago, Illinois
The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere
Pass By: Centennial Fountain and Water Arc, Chicago, Illinois
Dedicated in 1989 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, known for reversing the flow of the Chicago River in 1900. For the first five minutes of every hour, the fountain shoots a water arc across the river from a tiered waterfall.
Pass By: Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois
The largest commercial building in the world.
Pass By: Michigan Avenue Bridge, Chicago, Illinois
Michigan Avenue is home of the Chicago Water Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, and the shopping on the Magnificent Mile.
Pass By: Wrigley Building, Chicago, Illinois
This white, terra-cotta landmark was built in 1922 as headquarters for the Wrigley chewing gum company.
Pass By: Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago, Illinois
An open, pedestrian waterfront called the city's 'Second Lakefront.'
Pass By: Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Second-largest opera auditorium in North America, with an Art Deco interior
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Weapons prohibited by US Coast Guard
- Outside alcohol is prohibited
- All bags subject to search
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 275 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.