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Chicago Architecture River Cruise
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise

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6400
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$44.69
From
$44.69
Cruise down the Chicago River to see the city's famous architecture on this boat tour. With commentary from your onboard guide, watch the spectacular skyline glide by, including more than 40 notable buildings like Navy Pier, the Wrigley Building, and the John Hancock Building. Cover all three branches of the Chicago River, passing the East Bank Club, the old Post Office Building and the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower).
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* A traveler said: "Friendly staff from the ticket booth to the tour and Becky our tour guide was so informative and obviously loved her job! Worth every dollar!"


90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

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1113
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$40.00
From
$40.00
Discover the architectural gems of the Windy City from an ideal vantage point on a cruise down the Chicago River. Offered several times throughout the day, it’s easy to fit the leisurely excursion into your itinerary. Covering more than 130 years of architectural history, the tour is the perfect opportunity to see a huge area of the city without the hassle of taxis and public transit.
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* A traveler said: "The buildings - brought tears to my eyes. So beautiful! The river and its color! The guide was great!"


Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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864
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.10
From
$26.10
Don’t spend time figuring out what to see in Chicago and how to get there—this hop-on hop-off tour provides a mapped-out itinerary of the city's top sights. With several strategically located stops, the tour allows you to explore the Windy City at your own pace. See the world-class Art Institute and landmark skyscrapers, while audio commentary onboard gives you insight into the city's colorful history.
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* A traveler said: "All of it. Ricardo was engaging and provided helpful tidbits. The ride was comfortable and safe. I would do it again."


Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour

Chicago Favorites Ultimate Food & Walking Tour

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250
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.99
From
$65.99
Stroll through downtown Chicago on this walking food tour. Visit Millennium Park, the Palmer House Hotel and other city landmarks. Taste quintessential Chicago foods such as deep-dish pizza, hot dogs, plus chocolates and pastry. All food tastings are included, and the tour covers an easy 1.5 miles (2.4 km) suitable for most fitness levels. Upgrade your tour to include three pours of local craft beer.
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* A traveler said: "Giordano's pizza was amazing and put the deep dish pizza debate to rest for me! Our guide, Justin, was great. I probably would prefer the tour to be a bit shorter for time and one less food item would be fine with me!"


Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

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480
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$40.00
From
$40.00
Step aboard a boat for a comprehensive cruise that details the history of Chicago's architecture. Enjoy views of the Chicago skyline accompanied by architecture-focused commentary that points out each of the landmark buildings. As you cruise through Lake Michigan, snap photos of you and your party against the stretch of Chicago's 26-mile shoreline.
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* A traveler said: "In general all was perfect. The speaker guide was excellent. The only thing , it was no access for handicap."


Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

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303
  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.25
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$27.25
Take in iconic views of the beautiful Chicago lakefront and its many landmarks during this 40-minute Lake Michigan sightseeing boat cruise. Climb aboard your vessel for a laid-back ride, enjoying panoramic views of the Windy City's skyline from a unique perspective. Along the way, you'll listen to informative commentary and take in views of the John Hancock Center and Willis Tower, along with many other landmarks. Plus feel free to bring your own lunch or grab a drink at the onboard bar, during your ride.
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* A traveler said: "It was so beautiful & fun for our family. The boat was clean & everyone was very friendly. We also got a cool picture of our family at the end"


Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

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426
  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$39.95
From
$39.95
Explore Chicago's iconic landmarks on this sightseeing tour led by an expert guide. Board a comfortable, large-windowed minibus and explore downtown and Northside neighborhoods. You have a chance to get out and visit several locations and hear about the historical and cultural factors that make Chicago unique. Upgrade your tour with a popular open-top boat tour on the Chicago River that focuses on the city's renowned architecture.
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* A traveler said: "Chicago is like New York City in Venice, a little more condense and beautiful. The bus narrator and the boat narrator did an excellent job besides being jovial and funny. We thought it was two hour tours, but the bus tour took two hours and the boat a ten minutes less. We would have loved to continue on the boat forever."


Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

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1037
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
From
$45.00
Explore Chicago's gangster past on this mafia tour in a coach vehicle. Drive around the Windy City to see where Al Capone, The Untouchables, Hymie Weiss, and John Dillinger, among other thugs hung out. A history-savvy guide introduces you to some of the most storied locations of Chicago’s criminal past, including Holy Name Cathedral, Biography Theatre, and the site of the bloody St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. You'll be able to get out and pose for pictures in front of a historic courthouse, among other infamous sites.
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* A traveler said: "The history learned was really cool. Tour guide Mike was very knowledgeable and fun. My kids enjoyed as well"


45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile
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45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile

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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.00
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$23.00
Get a front row perspective on the exquisite buildings that line the Chicago River during a 45-minute architecture cruise. Hear live commentary about the history and architectural heritage of Chicago on this family-friendly tour, which highlights landmarks such as the Chicago Riverwalk, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Wrigley Building, and Willis Tower. Sit on the open-air top deck or the sheltered bottom deck for the ultimate view of Chicago.
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* A traveler said: "Working with our time and very informative trip. A lot of fun and very safe. Relaxing and affordable"


Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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1912
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$27.00
From
$27.00
Experience a colorful side of Chicago history with this Gangsters and Ghosts Tour. With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide, Kai, was great! They were very energetic and funny. The tour was enjoyable and educational. I would definitely recommend it!"


Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour

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124
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$104.00
From
$104.00
An excellent choice for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city and hits on both classic attractions and little-known sites. Beginning at the Chicago Theatre, work your way to the Chicago Pedway, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and the Magnificent Mile, then embark on a food tour to taste some of the city’s famous foods.
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* A traveler said: "Kelly was awesome! So much knowledge of Chicago! It was the perfect tour for our first day in the city! We loved it!"


Go Chicago Explorer Pass with SkyDeck and 360 Chicago
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$59.00
The easiest and most affordable way to explore some of Chicago's top attractions at your own pace, the Go Chicago Explorer Pass saves you up to 45 percent on regular ticket prices. Create your own sightseeing itinerary by choosing 2, 3, 4, or 5 attractions, tours, and activities from among more than 30 top sites, including SkyDeck, 360 Chicago, the Field Museum, a shoreline sightseeing cruise, a hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier, and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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* A traveler said: "So fun! The River architecture boat tour was my favorite. We saw the Field Museum as well and it took a whole day to attempt to see it all"


Underground Donut Tour: Chicago's First Donut Tour

Underground Donut Tour: Chicago's First Donut Tour

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281
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
Sample some of the Windy City’s tastiest donuts on this Underground Donut Tour, celebrating the magic of Chicago’s tastiest sugar-filled concoctions. Donut-lovers are sure to enjoy this visit to some of Chicago’s tastiest donut purveyors, offering a chance to savor all of your favorite varieties, on the city's only donut-themed excursion. All tastings are included, and vegan, gluten-, and nut-free options are also available.
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* A traveler said: "We were worried about the 2 mile walk, but it was a great pace. Slow enough to take photos and not feel rushed. Nick was our guide. He was funny and smart and made the whole thing so enjoyable!"


Chicago Pizza Tour
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Chicago Pizza Tour

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232
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
From
$60.00
Enjoy Chicago’s only bus guided neighborhood pizza tour.  Eat like a local as you travel off the beaten path into Chicago neighborhoods to savor the best pizza.  Your local guide will teach you the science behind ingredient selection and baking as you sample slices from historic pizzerias.  In just a few hours, you’ll leave stuffed, and with an understanding of why pizza is such an important part of Chicago’s culture.
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* A traveler said: "Very knowledgeable!!! Guide was fun and enthusiastic! All the four was good and the staff was friendly. I would highly recommend."


Chicago Premier Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
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Chicago Premier Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan

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141
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$158.98
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$158.98
Take a gourmet dinner cruise on a high-end luxury yacht with the stunning skyline of Chicago serving as your backdrop. Climb aboard your recently renovated vessel, featuring a sumptuously-appointed rooftop lounge and stylish interior design, for your cruise along Lake Michigan. Then sit down for a 3-course dinner, informed by some of the world’s top celebrity chefs and composed of fresh ingredients cooked right on-board. After dinner, enjoy coffee and tea, captivating views of Chicago landmarks like the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower and Navy Pier, plus musical entertainment provided by the onboard DJ.
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* A traveler said: "The food and service was good. The DJ didn’t do a great job engaging the crowd. The dance was empty most of the night."


Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour

Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour

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312
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.99
From
$84.99
Chicago dogs, deep-dish pizza, cupcakes and craft beer are all sampled on this half-day bike tour through the Windy City. Cover about 13 miles (21 km), following an informative guide at a moderate pace through the Chicago neighborhoods of Wrigleyville, the Gold Coast, Old Town, Lakeview and Lincoln Park. Stop along the way at a popular downtown bakery, pizza shop, hot dog stand and two breweries for a taste of local flavors.
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* A traveler said: "The highlight of our trip to Chicago. So much fun. Julia was the best tour guide ever. The stops foe Brews and Bites were amazing."


Big Bus Chicago Night Tour

Big Bus Chicago Night Tour

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64
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.00
From
$29.00
See Chicago's dazzling skyscrapers lit up for the night during this 75-minute Big Bus tour. The entire loop takes passengers from Navy Pier, down the Magnificent Mile to Michigan Avenue, through the Museum Campus and around the architectural gems on the Loop skyline. Live and audio commentary available in English.
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* A traveler said: "Awesome tour! Our guide was funny and informative. We saw great sites! We stopped on Museum Campus for a night time city sky line photo opt. It was the best thing we did while in Chicago! Highly recommend!"


Chicago River Floating Tiki Bar Cruise

Chicago River Floating Tiki Bar Cruise

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34
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
From
$35.00
See Chicago the Island Party way. Our floating Tiki Bar offers you the opportunity to take in all the sights and sounds as you relax and enjoy a beverage. Have questions about the buildings you'll see along the river? Our helpful staff will be happy to answer questions.
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* A traveler said: "Wow! What an experience 10/10 recommend. Had so much fun and it was beautiful! Bartender was also great!"


360 CHICAGO Observation Deck Admission (Hancock Center)

360 CHICAGO Observation Deck Admission (Hancock Center)

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298
  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.50
From
$41.50
Tower above the Windy City’s world-famous skyline with admission to 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory). Ascend 94 stories to the observation deck of one of the tallest buildings in North America aboard its lightning-fast elevator. Then check out bird’s-eye views of landmarks like the famous Willis (Sears) Tower and the lakefront shoreline, and enjoy a variety of educational exhibits on site. Upgrade your ticket to include TILT, a thrill ride that offers visitors unique, downward facing views from 1,030 feet. Or, choose the Sun and Stars package for two visits to the observation deck within 48 hours. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into 360 Chicago.
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* A traveler said: "Ths was the 1st trip I've taken using viator and I was very pleased with the experience Our tickets took us right in and put us in the express line Views at the top were amazing and the Tilt was just enough that even my teenagers were impressed"


Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour
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Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour

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98
  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
From
$50.00
Discover the ‘dark side’ of the Windy City thanks to this 2.5-hour, bus-based, nighttime crime history tour of Chicago. Explore the lives of notorious mobsters like Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Bugs Moran, and more as you explore infamous crime scenes like the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, learn about ‘The Enforcer’s Safe,’ and stop by local watering holes.
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* A traveler said: "Katie was very informative and entertaining. Enjoyed seeing the neighborhoods we went through and many restaurants."


Chicago Architectural River Cruise
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Chicago Architectural River Cruise

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704
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.05
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$49.05
See the towers, piers and iconic landmarks along the Chicago River on an architectural cruise through the heart of the city. Enjoy complimentary refreshments on deck as you cruise down the historic waterway, while listening to fun stories and facts throughout the tour. Spot gargoyles that keep watch high above the city, and buildings that range from Neoclassical to Art Deco. Take in over fifty sites from Lake Point Tower to the Navy Pier, and see the Second City from the water.
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* A traveler said: "My daughter is attending college in Chicago for architecture and for her birthday we felt it would be fun to take the river boat tour, we were not disappointed"


Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option

Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour with Private Tour Option

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253
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.53
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$84.53
Explore Chicago's buzzing food scene with a small group on this small group walking tour. Stroll around the 'Loop', stopping at hidden gems and hearing tales of the city from your guide. Taste classic Chicago foods, from deep-dish pizza to dipped Italian beef sandwiches.
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* A traveler said: "Deanise was very nice and knowledgeable. It felt like walking with. Friend from Chicago versus someone paid to show us around . The food places where delicious , would recommend taking this tour."


Chicago CityPASS

Chicago CityPASS

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333
  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$109.00
From
$109.00
Get the most out of your trip to Chicago as you enjoy discount access to five of the city’s top attractions with the CityPASS. This easy-to-use mobile ticket grants you free entry into top-tier sights including the Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago (Opening with reimagined experience in Spring 2021), and the Field Museum plus your choice of admission to 3 of the following attractions: Adler Planetarium, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, and the 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck. Also enjoy a wealth of useful Chicago tips and savings at a variety of other venues and retailers.
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* A traveler said: "The city pass is great to get into some of the highlights of Chicago. The museums are a day event to see all the amazing displays. The Willis tower and Chicago 360 give some great views and I’m looking forward to seeing the aquarium next!"


Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

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494
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
From
$56.00
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.
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* A traveler said: "The information was fantasy . The person giving the tour was awesome. Friendly funny and informative"


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