All cruises are weather permitting and availability is based on Coast Guard capacity. Redeem your pass at Navy Pier or Michigan Avenue! Please check the website for most up-to-date hours.Insider tip: Visit the cruise during the weekday to experience a shorter wait time!
Explore Chicago on board an Architecture River Tour. This picturesque cruise is led by a professional guide that gives the exciting details of the buildings that line the Chicago River, as well as their historical significance.
On board you’ll sail down all three branches of the Chicago River, on the main branch you’ll marvel at the works of Bertrand Goldberg and Jeanne Gang. On the north branch you’ll see a vast contrast in how architecture on the River has changed over time and you’ll have a great photo opportunity at Wolf Point. Then start sailing down the south branch where you’ll dive into the dramatic story of how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 and you’ll see Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower.
Home to iconic buildings by Mies van der Rohe, Skidmore Owings Merrill, and Helmut Jahn, the urban Chicago landscape is a living record of twentieth century architectural movements. Don’t miss out on this Architecture River Tour, it’s the picture-perfect cruise that’s fun for the entire family.
What your Shoreline Architecture River Cruise ticket includes:
Your Shoreline Architecture River Cruise ticket includes a guided tour onboard the ship past all the famous buildings and structures along the river.