45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile
Experience Chicago's legendary architecture and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing legacy for all to admire. This family-friendly introduction to the Windy City's rich history and architectural heritage features highlights from Wendella's full-length architecture tours. Hop aboard our world class vessels as our local authentic tour guides showcase our amazing city.
Stop At: Chicago River, Chicago, Illinois
Cruise along the main and part of the south branch.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago, Illinois 60601
Learn about the history of the Riverwalk.
Pass By: Michigan Avenue Bridge, 333 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60601
Hear the history of the bridge.
Pass By: Wrigley Building, 410 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611
The Wrigley Building at 400 N Michigan Ave is named for one of Chicago's most famous industrialists.
Pass By: Merchandise Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plz, Suite 107, Chicago, Illinois 60654
One of the largest buildings in Chicago, and the country, the Merchandise Mart is a sight to behold.
Pass By: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60606
Learn about he Lyric Opera House, Chicago's grand venue for live performance, business, and entertainment.
Pass By: Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, 233 S Wacker Drive, entrance on Jackson Blvd (south side of building), Chicago, Illinois 60606
Marvel at Chicago's tallest Skyscraper.
Pass By: Marina City, 300 N State St, Chicago, Illinois 60654
Pass by these iconic mixed-use apartment buildings - "a city within a city" with their unique corn-cob exterior.
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including the address and parking information if applicable - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 45 minutes (Approx.)
- Return Details: Returns to original departure point
- All Fees and Taxes
- Gratuities (Optional)
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks are available for purchase on board
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
- Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
- Service animals allowed
- Public transportation options are available nearby
- Suitable for all physical fitness levels
- Weapons prohibited by US Coast Guard
- Outside alcohol is prohibited
- All bags subject to search
- Arrive 30 minutes prior to your departure time
- Contact tour operator for wheelchair & ADA access
- Indoor and outdoor seating is available on a first come, first served basis
- Special requests entered at checkout cannot be guaranteed
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This tour requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
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