Tickets for Chicago: Architecture River Cruise From Michigan Avenue

Take America's most popular river cruise and see Chicago's epic skyline

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Registered address: 474 N. Lake Shore Dr. #3511, 60611, Chicago, IL, US
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Duration: 1h 15mins
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Live guide: English
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What's included

Skip-the-line access
75-minute Architecture Cruise
Unique views of 40+ landmarks including the Tribune Tower, the Wrigley Building, and Marina City
English-speaking guide

What's not included

Boarding photo
Food and drinks (available for purchase)

Meeting point

401 North Michigan Avenue, 60611, Chicago

  • Marvel at the epic skyline of Chicago from the ultimate vantage point – cruising along the Chicago River
  • Relax aboard a comfortable cruise ship, with a live guide and a well-stocked bar (seasonal)
  • This award-winning cruise departs from Michigan Avenue and is the most popular river cruise in the US!

Set sail from Michigan Avenue and treat yourself to America's most popular river cruise! Cruise merrily down the Chicago River, and soak up some spectacular views of the Windy City's world-famous skyline.

There's no better place to admire Chicago's stunning architecture than from the water, and your expert guide will stuff your brain with trivia, facts, and fun.

Chicago's epic skyline is a melting pot of eclectic designs and gigantic skyscrapers. Now's your chance to get up close and personal with some of the world's greatest buildings, on this award-winning cruise.

Departing from Michigan Avenue, your comfortable ship will take you on a whirlwind tour of over 40 Chicagoan landmarks, including the Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Marina City, and more.

All you have to do is sit back, soak in the sights, and enjoy the educational facts and stories of your charming guide.

Insider tip

  • This is your boarding ticket
  • Please go to the Michigan Ave Dock (401 N. Michigan Avenue, 60606), and proceed directly to the boat for redemption
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

Ratings & reviews

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3 reviews
Greg,  United States United States
28 Mar 2024
2nd time on trip, and I loved it. Brook is excellent and made it very interesting.
Chicago: Architecture River Cruise From Michigan Avenue
Chantel,  United States United States
26 Feb 2024
Highly recommend. Our guide was entertaining and knowledgeable.
Chicago: Architecture River Cruise From Michigan Avenue
Nadia,  United States United States
09 Jun 2022
Fantastic and informative river cruise! Staff was friendly and well educated on Chicago’s interesting history. Definitely recommend!
Chicago: Architecture River Cruise From Michigan Avenue

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