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Shoreline Sightseeing

Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
+1 312-222-9328
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TripAdvisor ranked Shoreline Sightseeing as the #1 Most Booked Tour in America! Shoreline Sightseeing is Chicago's leader in river and lake cruises! Featuring state-of-the-art tour boats and expert guides, Shoreline presents the Chicago skyline as you've never seen it before. With so many options among our lake and river cruises, we're sure to offer a tour your whole group will love. Our famous Architecture River Tours are led by knowledgeable and entertaining guides showcasing the city's rich architectural heritage. We also offer skyline lake tours, romantic sunset tours, and exciting fireworks cruises from which to see dazzling displays throughout the summer. Themed offerings include wine tasting cruises, brew cruises, 4th of July options, and St. Patrick's Day cruises. So set sail with Shoreline today, where every day is a celebration of Chicago!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
+1 312-222-9328
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Unfortunately, we did this tour mid November and it was freezing! No where warm to defrost on the boat so my advise is...save the tour for warmer months!!! Seeing the city from the water was amazing and learning some city history through the architecture was...More

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We headed out for this tour on a cold, rainy Saturday morning. As it turned out, there were only a total of 6 off us on the boat. We were able to all stay under the cover of the overhang so we could still see...More

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Our tour guide was extremely funny and had so much knowledge so it kept it very interesting. Definitely one of the best things to do in Chicago.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was great. I got to see all of Chicago and it fine architecture through a water perspective. Nick was an excellent narrator, very funny and informative. I definitely would recommend this tour!

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Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
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Tressa B
22 October 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can....also you can purchase drinks and alcohol on the boat before and during the tour.
21 October 2017|
Response from Ron26067 | Reviewed this property |
They do operate in November but it is wearher dependent. They usually release their schedule about a week in advance for November.
Marijka L
12 September 2017|
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Response from carlarA9058KC | Reviewed this property |
They are all very good questions. I was with a bus tour whom had purchased the tickets in advance. We boarded by the Navy Pier and it will end it's tour there as well. You may wish to call the preferred tour company in... More