90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
A note about this tour
All Wendella staff is vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.

Overview

Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to enjoy and admire. This comprehensive 90 minute tour will navigate through the heart of the city on all three branches of the Chicago River while your professionally-trained architectural guide tells the story of more than 130 years of innovation in design, style and technique and why it is important today. The Chicago River Architecture Tour is the most authentic and encompassing Chicago experience the city has to offer.

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Average 4.77 out of 5 stars based on 433 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
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Very nice tour.
Yvonne S, Aug 2022 Verified
It was my birthday and I really enjoyed the tour.very informative, would highly recommend this tour.
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
Trisha_D, Jan 2022 Verified
The history and information from the guide was great. He was open to people asking questions as well, which I appreciated. It was a frigid January day, but still enjoyable. I’ll come back in the summer :)
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
Lisa_O, Jan 2022 Verified
Loved it! Went in January and sat outside so it had to be good if I was willing to do that. The guide was fantastic!
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
X8801WAmikes, Jan 2022 Verified
Wow this was a great experience and a good introduction to the beautiful architecture in the city of Chicago .Our guide was knowledgable , fun , bright and entertaining .
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
Laurie_C, Jan 2022 Verified
Our guide made our trip. He was so knowledgeable and entertaining. A walking encyclopedia with a fabulous personality!!!
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
Urrooj_R, Dec 2021 Verified
It was great my little ones loved it. They served snacks on the boat which kept them happy until lunch. i’m glad that i was able to charge my phone too and then able to take more pictures.
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
elizabeth_r, Dec 2021 Verified
What a great tour!!!!!! It was a cold afternoon but our guide was fantastic and gave us so much information in 90 minutes, it was impressive. And he was entertaining, bright, witty, and seemed to love his job. Riding on top is the only way to go. Would do it again and HIGHLY recommend!!!!!!
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
Ivonne_N, Dec 2021 Verified
The tour guide was excellent, very knowledgeable and fun. The tour was on time and very well organized.
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
Kelly_W, Dec 2021 Verified
Our tour guide was phenomenal ~ interesting, educated, funny, intelligent, engaging, knowledgeable, and a great speaker. We enjoyed our tour from beginning to end!
90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
jane_r, Dec 2021 Verified
Loved the views so inclusive of all sides of the river,in cluding going as far as beautiful Chinatown spots. Our guide, Jack, was enthusiastic and informative.

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