Take Shoreline’s guided 75-minute Architecture River Tour to discover Chicago’s amazing landmarks as presented by our famously knowledgeable and entertaining guides. You’ll learn how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 to become the birthplace of the skyscraper and a major influence on the school of modern American architecture. Shoreline’s Architecture River Tour features commentary on more than 40 of the city’s most famous buildings, representing three different centuries of distinguished Chicago architecture. These tours depart day and evening from both the southwest corner of Polk Bros Park at Navy Pier and the northeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. For more information, click here.
Shoreline’s 40-minute Classic Lake Tour offers a relaxing way to experience the panoramic of the city’s famed skyline as seen from majestic Lake Michigan. The tour covers the entire lakefront with vistas of the city’s landmark buildings and noted attractions including the Shedd Aquarium and Oceanarium and Buckingham Fountain. A recorded narration covers the highpoints of Chicago’s dramatic history and architecture. Shoreline’s Classic Lake Tours depart from Navy Pier. For more information, click here.
With convenient day and evening departures plus great group rates, a Shoreline tour is the ideal outing for social or corporate groups. Shoreline also offers additional pre-scheduled tours for School and Camp Groups. Advance booking for all Group Tours is required and may be made online at http://shorelinesightseeing.com/misc/group-booking/ or via our group sales department at 312-373-7258. For questions or to request information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For tour descriptions, please visit http://shorelinesightseeing.com/group-tours/.
Navy Pier hosts fireworks every Wednesday and Saturday night during the summer and the best way to experience them is on Shoreline Architecture Fireworks Tours.
This dramatic, nighttime cruise takes you down all three branches of the historic Chicago River for a glittering view of our city’s iconic skyscrapers. The evening ends with an up-close view of Navy Piers spectacular fireworks from the mouth of the Chicago River. Shoreline’s 75-minute combination Architecture/Fireworks Cruises depart from our docks at Polk Bros Park in the Chicago River, near the entrance of Navy Pier.
Departure times are Wednesday evenings at 8:15pm and Saturday evenings at 9:00pm. Adults $38 to $45, Children $18 to $22, Infant Free. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure time.
*Our Navy Pier dock is wheelchair accessible. Boarding begins 15 minutes before departure. A cash bar is available on board. For updated scheduling information for the Chicago Architecture Fireworks Tour please check today’s schedule or call 312-222-9328.
Take Shoreline’s Water Taxis for scenic connections to top touring destinations on lake and river routes. Hop on our taxis at Union Station/Willis Tower, the Michigan Avenue Bridge, Navy Pier and the Museum campus. Both single fares and one and two-day passes are available. For more information, click here.