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Mark knows everything!

We did the river tour... Mark, our tour guide clearly loves his city and conveys a HUGE amount of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Albany
Park District adult day trip

Went on my first Park District Adult day tour. Did the Wendella Architechure Tour. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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400 N Michigan Ave, Departing from Michigan Ave at the historic Wrigley Building, Chicago, IL 60611-4104
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the river tour... Mark, our tour guide clearly loves his city and conveys a HUGE amount of information during the tour. Highly recommend!

Thank DebWB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on my first Park District Adult day tour. Did the Wendella Architechure Tour. It was fabulous. Great weather & the tour guide Stephen was very informative about all the buildings up & down the Chicago river

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the sunset cruise on a Monday night and it was fantastic. Crew was very informative and helpful. Plenty of room to move around and take photos. Nice bar on the lower level, which is air conditioned. And the price is very reasonable.

Thank BillAZ47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect way for sightseeing! See how the windy city has a lot with water. Nice views, especially from the lake! Boat and tourguide was good. Why not 5 stars? Well, the explanations about history all start after the first settlement. Why not telling a thing...More

Thank MJbLimbricht
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the river and lake tour and really enjoyed learning about Chicago’s buildings and history. We went on a weekday morning so it wasn’t crowded. Tour guide (Dave) did a very nice job answering questions and making the information interesting.

Thank ck252017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An architectural tour of the Chicago river was on our list of things to do on our quick trip, and Wendella seemed to have the best fit for our timeline. We did the tour of just the river. It lasted exactly 1 hour and everything...More

Thank Mizzou2002
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very well versed in architecture and offered great insights into Chicago buildings. We had a bit of blip on the evening, as severe fog threatened to shut things down. Originally scheduled to do a tour of Chicago River and then out onto...More

Thank HAV847
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great river tour and we did it on our 2nd day. I would recommend doing this at the beginning of your trip since you'll learn about all the architecture and it will make more sense as you're walking around the city throughout...More

Thank Anna732017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great way to see the city. Tickets were $78 for 2 people doing the river and lake tour. Our guide was David who is born and bred in Chicago and was funny and informative and brought the tour to life for us....More

Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this tour; I wish I had done it right when i got to Chicago and not after. It’s funny, educational and gives you a introduction to Chicago. The architecture tour may sound like a tourist trap, but it’s not, actually i think is...More

Thank Camila P
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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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10 July 2018|
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Response from ChicagoWaterTaxi | Property representative |
No, the Water Taxi fireworks tour does not. Wendella's Fireworks tours included an abbreviated narration.
6 June 2018|
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Response from WendellaBoatsChicago | Property representative |
Yes we do, however the cruises are sold out. Our Chicago Water Taxi will do a river fireworks cruise if interested.
David T
6 May 2018|
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