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Shoreline Sightseeing Company

Temporarily closed


Navy Pier, Chicago IL 60611

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Shoreline Sightseeing’s award-winning Architecture River Tours are running daily from our dock at the northeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge, 401 N. Michigan, weather permitting. Shoreline’s Architecture River Tour was named TripAdvisor’s most popular tour in America for 2020. Led by Shoreline’s expert, entertaining guides, these 60-minute Tours highlight more than 40 of Chicago’s world-famous landmarks. Tours also offer close-up views and excellent photo ops along the Chicago River. Customers are encouraged to make reservations online and choose the “print at home” ticketing option to activate a bar code on their phone for scanning upon arrival. On-site tickets will be available by credit or debit card only; no cash will be accepted. Masks required in boarding areas and while on Shoreline vessels. See call 312-222-9328. Complete Health and Safety information:

Health and Safety

Health & Safety Policy URL View Policy

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Mobile Payments Accepted

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

Complimentary Policy 1 per 20, plus tour guide

Average Visit/Tour Length 1 hour

Maximum Group Number 200

Miles from Midway Airport 10.0

Miles from Downtown

Open Seasonally

Hours of Operation April - November


Preferred Catering Providers

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 200

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 70

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 200

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 175

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 200

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 70

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 200

Max Venue Capacity 200

Private Meeting Space Available

Private Dining Available

Group Breakfast Available

Box Lunches Available

AAA Rated

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