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Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

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    Stop At: Wendella, Chicago, IL

    All tours depart and return to Wendella's Michigan Avenue Dock Located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

    Boarding for each tour will begin 15-30 minutes before the tour time. There is no reserved seating, as seating is first come first served. All groups should arrive 30 minutes prior to the tour time. All tickets are non-refundable, however, in the event you are unable to make your scheduled tour date or miss the boat, all tickets are transferrable to another time, date, or tour. Tours depart rain or shine. 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.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chicago River, Chicago, IL

    Lake and River Architecture Tours begin at Michigan Avenue and explore Chicago's amazing architecture along the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. All tours are narrated by professional tour guides.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Michigan, IL

    Your tour travels along Lake Michigan and explores Chicago's beautiful skyline.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Centennial Fountain and Water Arc, North bank Chicago River at McClurg Court 400 N McClurg Ct,, Chicago, IL 60610

    Dedicated in 1989 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, known for reversing the flow of the Chicago River in 1900. For the first five minutes of every hour, the fountain shoots a water arc across the river from a tiered waterfall.


    Pass By: 222 Merchandise Mart Plz Suite 107, Chicago, IL 60654-1103

    The largest commercial building in the world.

    Pass By: Michigan Avenue Bridge, 333 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-3901

    Michigan Avenue is home of the Chicago Water Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, and the shopping on the Magnificent Mile.

    Pass By: Wrigley Building, 410 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-4213

    This white, terra-cotta landmark was built in 1922 as headquarters for the Wrigley chewing gum company.

    Pass By: Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago, IL 60601

    An open, pedestrian waterfront called the city's 'Second Lakefront.'

    Pass By: The Lyric Opera House, 20 N Wacker Dr 60606, Chicago, IL 60606-2806

    Second-largest opera auditorium in North America, with an Art Deco interior

    Pass By: Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, 233 S. Wacker Drive Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-7147

    The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    400 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - Wendella
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We took the lake and river architecture tour on May 9, 2019. On that day the river was running high and it was uncertain as to whether the tour would run or be cancelled. By checking the website we found that the tour was “on”. We had just enough time to gather our party and
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    Great tour, fantastic views- Taking the tour that goes on to the lake allows you to view the entire Chicago skyline, which is amazing. I recommend including the lake for the views and to go through the locks, which was also interesting.
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    If you have to pick one event to do, this is it! Anything else is relatively free with a drink or dinner...and lots of walking. But this shows you everything in Chicago that you need to see and everything you need to take home to remember. The docent was entertaining and
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    This tour was easily the best part of our trip to Chicago!! The tour was long, informative, fun, and beautiful. Our tour guide was very engaging and knowledgeable, giving great recommendations on restaurants and activities! The bar on the boat was a great escape from the cold
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    Really interesting and glad did the one with the lake too. highly recommended. The guide knew a huge amount of info.
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