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  • Chicago Skyline Lake Tour: 40-Minute Sightseeing Cruise

    1. Chicago Skyline Lake Tour: 40-Minute Sightseeing Cruise

    Whether you’re a local or a visitor to the city for the first time, taking in the spectacular views of Chicago's skyline from the lake makes for a perfect outing. This 40-minute Lake Tour takes you on a sightseeing cruise that highlights Chicago's most significant landmarks from beautiful Lake Michigan. You’ll see the city as never before, while listening to informative commentary on Chicago's dramatic history and architectural gems. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sights as you admire the striking buildings that make up the Chicago skyline that has appeared in so many movies and TV shows.

    The staff on board were very friendly and helpful ! The tour was informative and fun!

  • Chicago: Westside Food Tasting Bike Tour with Guide

    2. Chicago: Westside Food Tasting Bike Tour with Guide

    Go around the world without leaving Chicago! Sample the best of Chicago’s West side neighborhoods decadent food options. Learn the stories of the immigrants from all over the world who helped make Chicago the city it is today, while tasting their delicious foods. Gaze at the historic homes, warehouses, and skyscrapers of Chicago's most historic neighborhoods. Ride along the new elevated 606 trail and the beautiful Lakefront Trail. Begin your tour in Chicago's bustling River North. Cross the iconic Chicago river, then ride through historic meatpacking district Fulton Market, now Chicago's restaurant and tech ground zero. Sample a delicious Mexican torta and a beer at a celebrity chef's new brewpub. Then ride past Google's new headquarters and some beautiful murals before arriving in Ukrainian Village, where you will taste the world's best Polish pierogis. From there, pass gorgeous 19th-c...

    Excellent tour! The bikes were good and easy to ride; the food was terrific and the tour guide was attentive, funny and knowledgeable. Highly recommend!!!

  • Chicago: Millennium Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

    3. Chicago: Millennium Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

    On this self-guided walking tour where your phone is your personal guide, explore Millennium Park’s best sights and dive into some of Chicago’s little-known history along the way. This tour has been developed by local guides, creative writers, and professional voice artists. Begin your tour at the park’s north end, by Harris Theater for Music and Dance. From there, simply follow the audio instructions and the route via the app that will be your guide, narrator, and map in one. Head south toward the Pritzker Pavilion while learning some background on how the park came into existence. As an added perk, most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms. Once at the impressive pavilion, learn about the vast array of performances held here and the high-tech design which makes it all po...

  • Chicago: Riverwalk Self-Guided Walking Tour

    4. Chicago: Riverwalk Self-Guided Walking Tour

    Learn about Chicago's history, culture, and architecture on a self-guided tour via an app. Enjoy animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms. Download the app before you head to the starting point by the historic DuSable Bridge. Learn about this picturesque bridge and the iconic terracotta Wrigley Building. From there, head west, past Wabash Bridge, once voted America’s Most Beautiful Bridge. Snap a photo or two. After that, see the Chicago Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a moving tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives during the Vietnam War. Next, stop by the 600-foot Marina Towers. Learn how these towers function as a “city within a city.” Then, head to the Dearborn Street Bridge and hear why an angry mob once gathered here with axes before continuing your stroll. As you walk, listen to the tale of one o...

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What people are saying about Chicago

This boat ride was amazing! It wasn’t packed, there was enough space, and the length of the ride was perfect. It was worth the price and would definitely do it again. My mom loves boats which made the experience was priceless for me.

Learned so much about Chicago that I didn't know. And it was a relaxing cruise on the water.

Amazing experience. Smooth ride and lovely sunset views of the Navy Pier and the skyline.

The staff on board were very friendly and helpful ! The tour was informative and fun!

Caleb was a very cool, informative, & humorous guide, made the tour fun