Architecture cruise in Spanish on the Chicago River from Michigan Ave
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Architecture cruise in Spanish on the Chicago River from Michigan Ave

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Language: Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Marvel at Chicago’s amazing urban architecture from the Chicago River
  • Sail down and admire works of Bertrand Goldberg, Jeanne Gang and Mies van der Rohe
  • Snap amazing photos of the picturesque skyline at Wolf Point
What to expect

This picturesque cruise is led by a professional guide who shares exciting details and the historical significance of the buildings that line the Chicago River. Boarding at the dock on Michigan Avenue, you’ll sail down all three branches of the Chicago River--the main branch, north branch and south branch.

While on the main branch, you’ll marvel at the works of Bertrand Goldberg and Jeanne Gang. You'll then reach the north branch and witness the vast contrast in how architecture on the Chicago River has changed over time. Enjoy amazing photo opportunities at Wolf Point, and then sail down the south branch where you’ll see Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower. You'll even hear the dramatic story of how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Professional narration of tour highlights in Spanish
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 3-12)
    • Infants (0-2): free
    Where

    Michigan Avenue – 401 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

    Meeting point:

    Please note that there is a new flagship Apple store at this dock. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure

    What to remember
    • All passengers over the age of 2 are required to wear a mask onboard. Vessel capacity will be reduced to allow for social distancing and all seating will be spaced to ensure adequate distance between each social group
    • Tours last 75 minutes, except for the months of March and November, where tours run 60 minutes
    • This tour is only available in Spanish. Please click here for the English tour
    • Please note that some boats are double-decker boats with an open upper deck, and some are flat barge vessels. Boats are open-aired vessels with no heating element so dress for an outdoor activity
    • Boats can accommodate wheelchairs up to 30-inches wide. These wheelchairs must be able to navigate a ramp with a 2-inch step at one end
    • Restrooms are located on the boat's lower deck, and can only be reached by stairs
    • Leashed dogs are welcome on the tour
    • You can cancel your ticket for free up to 1 business day (Monday-Friday) in advance; cancellations for Sunday cruises must be made by Friday
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Shoreline Sightseeing
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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