Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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An authentic Chicago tradition since 1935, this is the tour that started it all. This unique excursion tells the story of more than 200 years of fascinating social, cultural and political history, and explores more than a century of groundbreaking architecture. The journey begins with an up-close perspective of Chicago's internationally-known architecture as seen from the Chicago River. Then venture through the Chicago Lock on to the calm, cool waters of Lake Michigan for expansive views of Chicago's extraordinary 26-mile skyline. Take the selfie of a lifetime on this inspirational experience!

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Average 4.74 out of 5 stars based on 641 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
nikoletaj831, Oct 2022 Verified
What a great tour. The tour guide was great with lots of knowledge and he was really funny. He made the experience way much better.
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
janenek2016, Oct 2022 Verified
We had a great tour guide who actually enjoyed her job! the tour was very interesting and informative, and the guide made it fun, as she told some jokes and engaged the kids as well as adults! Everything was great, other than waiting a bit to get through the lock and dam system. (It was a very hot day with little breeze), but you could go downstairs to cool off!
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
F6673TElindac, Oct 2022 Verified
Great narration about the architecture. Fascinating, I learned a lot. Boat very comfortable, felt safe. I could hear and understand the narration, and that's frequently not the case.
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
Suzanne_C, Oct 2022 Verified
Beautiful day to be on the water with a treasure trove of information from the guide about Chicago history, architecture and culture.
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
Olga_R, Oct 2022 Verified
Beautiful Trip - Great Views! So many different shapes and sizes and historical buildings - loved them all. Chicago is Beautiful.
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
Hassan_K, Oct 2022 Verified
Amazing tour guide, great views, excellent weather. The ticket host accommodated our reschedule as we'd missed the original time we were in for. Highly recommend Wendella Tours
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
Heidi_B, Oct 2022 Verified
Great tour guide!! We were there for my birthday!thank you for a great and educational experience! Good time!
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
Bethany_K, Oct 2022 Verified
Our guide was great..learned so much from her…views were beautiful! Definitely a great family activity!
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
Reggie_r, Oct 2022 Verified
The trip was informative interesting and fun and would definitely recommend it to friends and family
Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
Eric_O, Oct 2022 Verified
We had a great time on the tour. We heard Interesting stories about all of the buildings along the way. We also met other passengers who were pleasant.

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