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Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

Type: Architecture, Tours and Excursions

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Best Attractions & Activities: Seeing Chicago's architectural stunners from the decks of a river cruiser is a must for both locals and visitors. One of the city's most unique tours, the CAF River Cruise takes visitors along the north and south shores of the lake in about an hour and a half. Guests will learn about more than 50 buildings and their significance to Chicago's architectural landscape as well as general city history and how it grew from a modest Midwestern outpost to one of the world's most important crossroads. You'll get the 411 on Chicago architecture and its history in 90 minutes. .Tours are available late April through mid-November. Be sure to purchase tickets in advance as they often sell out. Go to the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Dr. and look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance.

Attractions near United Center, Sightseeing: Seeing Chicago's architectural beauty from the decks of a river cruiser is a must for both locals and visitors. One of the city's most unique tours, the CAF River Cruise takes visitors along the north and south shores of the lake. Guests will learn about more than 50 buildings and their significance to Chicago's architectural landscape as well as general history about Chicago and how it grew from a small back-country outpost to one of the world's most important crossroads of today. Tours are available late April through mid-November and run about an hour and a half in length. Be sure to purchase tickets in advance as they often sell out.


Address

112 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

Map / Directions
312-922-3432


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Expert Tips by Jacky Runice

Chicago Local Expert

Best Attractions & Activities: "Tickets sell out so book them as soon as you can."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: CAF River Cruise tours takes cruisers along the north and south shores of Lake Michigan to learn the significance of more than 50 buildings.

Expert Tips by Megy Karydes

Chicago Local Expert

Attractions near United Center, Sightseeing: "Tickets sell out fast so book them as soon as you can."

Best for Attractions near United Center Because: The Chicago Architecture Foundation's River Cruise lets visitors see Chicago from areas few ever get to see while learning some history.

Best for Sightseeing Because: CAF River Cruise tours takes visitors along the north and south shores of Lake Michigan and learn the significance of more than 50 buildings.

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