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Shoreline Sightseeing Company


Navy Pier, Chicago IL 60611

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Join Shoreline for a dramatic, guided Architecture River Tour, exciting Classic Lake Tour or thrilling Fireworks Tour! Discover why TripAdvisor named Shoreline’s Architecture Tours the most popular day cruise tour in America in 2018, 2019 and 2020! Our expert, entertaining guides will share the inside stories behind Chicago’s world-famous landmarks and dramatic history. Learn how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 to become the birthplace of the skyscraper and the home of modern American architecture as you view more than 40 landmarks by world-famous architects. Shoreline’s Skyline Lake Tours cover the entire panorama of Chicago’s world-famous skyline and are accompanied by professional narration on the city’s history and landmarks. Shoreline is also famous for Fireworks tours with two options; Architecture/Fireworks Tour or Lake Michigan Fireworks Tour. See our website for complete details on all cruises and tours . Day and evening departures from multiple docks March through November. Great group rates. Shoreline also offers Water Taxis from multiple docks including Navy Pier, Museum Campus, Michigan Ave. Bridge and Willis Tower May through October.

Health and Safety

Health & Safety Policy URLView Policy

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Mobile Payments Accepted

Complimentary Policy1 per 20, plus tour guide

Average Visit/Tour Length1 hour

Maximum Group Number200

Miles from Midway Airport10.0

Miles from Downtown

Open Seasonally

Hours of OperationApril - November


Preferred Catering Providers

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)200

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)70

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style200

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)175

Max Capacity, Classroom Style200

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)70

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space200

Max Venue Capacity200

Private Meeting Space Available

Private Dining Available

Group Breakfast Available

Box Lunches Available

AAA Rated

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Shoreline vessels on the Chicago River at twilightShoreline Sightseeing's Classic Lake Tours depart from Navy PierShoeline's Classic Lake Tours are a family favorite!Shoreline's Architecture River Tour was rated #1 most booked tour by TripAdvisor for 2019A Shoreline Tour is ideal for Group Events including family outingsThere's not better way to take in Chicago's summer fireworks than on a Shoreline TourA Shoreline Special Event Cruise on the Chicago RiverShoreline's Classic Lake Tour heads back to its convenient Navy Pier dockShoreline Water Taxis run on the Chicago River and across Lake MichiganShoreline's panoramic Classic Lake Tour offers wonderful views of Chicago's skylineA Shoreline Lake Fireworks Tour offers ideal views of the fireworks from Navy PierShoreline's popular Brew Cruises are a summer tradition in ChicagoShoreline's Tours provide amazing photo ops!

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