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    KID-APPROVED ADVENTURES: GET OUT ON THE WATER WITH MERCURY CRUISES

    Take the entire family (pets included) on a fun Chicago sightseeing cruise.

Looking for a sightseeing adventure your whole family will love? Spend some time out on the Chicago River or Lake Michigan with Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline, which offers an exciting lineup of fun excursions that kids, parents (and even pets!) will love.

For a signature sightseeing tour along the main branch of the Chicago River and the shoreline of Lake Michigan, book the 90-minute Urban Adventure Cruise. You'll glide through the Chicago River Lock onto Lake Michigan and past iconic buildings for picture-perfect views of Chicago's dramatic skyline. 
$35 adults; $14 for kids 5 - 15; free for children under 5

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If you're looking for a kid-friendly nighttime activity, don't miss the 90-minute Chicago By Night Cruise, featuring a river and lakefront voyage, where you'll see glittering views of the Chicago skyline, as well as the spectacular light display at Buckingham Fountain. Bonus: Everyone on this cruise gets a complimentary neon light wand, which adds an extra element of fun for kiddos. 
$35 adults; $14 for kids 5 - 15; free for children under 5

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Cruises aren't just for people-bring your furry family members on the 90-minute river and lake Canine Cruise, a dog-friendly adventure with special amenities such as water bowls and newspaper-lined restrooms. Have a seat in the spacious outdoor area, and enjoy a narrated tour highlighting Chicago's famous architecture and dog-friendly sights. You'll even get a Chicago Dog-Friendly Map to enjoy on the rest of your trip. 
$35 adults; $14 for kids 5 - 15; $8 for dogs; free for children under 5

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Twice a week all summer long, Chicago's night sky fills with dazzling fireworks from Navy Pier, so make the most of this quintessential summer experience on the two-hour 3D Fireworks Cruise, where you'll get the best views while cruising on Lake Michigan. Put on your complimentary 3D glasses and get ready for the show.
$35 adults; $14 for kids 5 - 15; free for children under 5

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Know Before You Go: 

Mercury Cruises departs from Chicago's Riverwalk at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive (112 E. Wacker Drive.) Cruises run from late April to mid October, and departure times vary according to season.

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