Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise ab...
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours | Day Cruises
The Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady has long been the gold standard among all Chicago tour experiences, and is the only Chicago architecture boat tour led by highly trained expert docents. On this 90-minute cruise, you will enjoy an overview of historic and modern architectural styles including stories about the people who designed and built Chicago. No visit to Chicago is complete without experiencing this award winning tour, so accept no substitutes.
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 75 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. There is no reserved seating, as seating is first come first served. Located on the bottom deck of our climate-controlled lounge are restrooms and a full service bar with snacks, such as chips and candy (no meals or food are served), and a selection of beers, wines, cocktails and soft drinks. All vessel bars accept cash and all major credit cards.
Chicago CityPASS, with Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago...
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes | Sightseeing & City Passes
Chicago CityPASS® — Discover Chicago's best attractions at one great price and skip most main-entrance ticket lines. Spend less, experience more. Includes premium admission to 5 must-see attractions: • Shedd Aquarium • Skydeck Chicago • Field Museum • Option Ticket 1: Adler Planetarium OR Art Institute of Chicago • Option Ticket 2: Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, OR 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck
Explore Chicago at your own pace during this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Choose between our different tour options based on your time. See tons of highlights quickly, without worrying about navigation, and enjoy onboard commentary from a local expert as you ride. Our app also offers audio and readable versions of the tour in English, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Mandarin.Add our Night Tour and/or Wrigley Field/Lincoln Park Zoo Route to get the most out of your visit.Stops include: Sheraton Hotel, Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower, Chicago Theatre, Art Institute, Hilton Chicago/Grant Park, Adler Planetarium, Field Museum/ Shedd Aquarium, Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, The Magnificent Mile, The Water Tower, 360 Chicago at 875 N. Michigan Ave. and Hard Rock/River North
Experience one of the world’s most beautiful cities on a 75-minute cruise on the historic Chicago River. On this architecture cruise, head down the main branch of the Chicago River, up the north branch to the East Bank Club, and then south past Willis Tower (Sears Tower) to the old Post Office Building. Take in magnificent city skyline views as you see more than 40 notable buildings, including the John Hancock Center and the Wrigley Building, and learn about their distinctive architecture from your onboard guide, an expert in architecture.
The lakeside metropolis of Chicago is famous for its striking skyscrapers, world-class museums and colorful history. Explore the “Windy City” at your own pace, with the choice of a Classic, Premium or Deluxe ticket, all which include a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour with stops strategically located near the city’s top attractions. Hop on to experience sites like the Adler Planetarium and Navy Pier or hop off along the Magnificent Mile to shop, see the great city at heart-stopping heights from Willis Tower’s Skydeck or visit the Chicago Architecture Center, which is included in the Premium and Deluxe tickets.
Chicago Small-Group Tour With Optional Architecture Cr...
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours | Day Cruises
Don’t miss Chicago’s famous sights and fabulous views on this award-winning small-group sightseeing tour of the city. Travel through Chicago with an expert guide on a comfortable minibus, stopping at iconic locations like early skyscraper "The Rookery" (Frank Lloyd Wright architecture), Museum Campus (for the BEST skyline view in town), Millennium Park (The Bean), Buckingham Fountain, The Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park, Chicago River, The Gold Coast, Lake Shore Drive and more! Along the way, your guide will provide historical and informational commentary about the area and its beautiful attractions. The small-group atmosphere with maximum of 12 people ensures a more personal experience. The city tour ends at Millennium Park.You also have the option to upgrade to include a 75-minute Architecture Cruise down the Chicago River! This popular open-top boat tour offers the perfect vantage point to admire the city’s renowned buildings.
A Chicago family 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!
Chicago Criminals, Mobsters and Gangsters Bus History ...
Cultural & Theme Tours | Historical & Heritage Tours
Some of the world’s most notorious criminals, mobsters and gangsters bamboozled their way through Chicago. On this Chicago crime tour, escape into the city’s criminal underworld as you investigate stories about Al Capone, The Untouchables, the Chicago Mob and more. From a luxury coach, see the sites of storied crime scenes including Biograph Theatre, Holy Name Cathedral, and the St Valentine's Day Massacre, one of Chicago's most notorious murders. Snap photos of the historic criminal courthouse, and hop off the coach to walk the path that Chicago gangsters John Dillinger and Hymie Weiss followed just before their deaths.
Interested in exploring Chicago from the perspective of ghosts and gangsters? Want to really immerse yourself in the history of this great American city, right from the locations that started it all? THIS TOUR visits the locations frequented by some of Chicago's most notorious gangsters along with many of the most haunted locations in Chicago!You can get the best of BOTH worlds with this 2 in 1, history-based guided tour of Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories, right from the famous Chicago Loop Vice District! Tour departs from 71 E Wacker Drive.
Gaze upon the city sights from the pinnacle of Chicago, the Skydeck. Located on the 103rd floor of Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower -- the third-tallest building in the world -- the Skydeck offers spectacular sweeping views and is full of interactive exhibits. To complete your exciting Chicago experience, head to the Ledge, a glass balcony showcasing unbeatable views of Chicago’s top attractions like Wrigley Field and the Navy Pier. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the SkyDeck
Private Arrival Transfer: Chicago Airport to Downtown ...
Transfers & Ground Transport
Why stress about finding a taxi at Chicago's busy airports when you can book a private car in advance? Ensure a smooth ride from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) or Midway Airport (MDW) to downtown Chicago and complete your journey in style!