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We took visitors fm No. Carolina, and a couple weeks later, fm Canada.

It's our #1 tourist attraction when we have out of state or out of country viwitors.

Chicago River Architecture Cruise Reviewed by David, 11/04/2018

Docent Javier was outstanding, excellent and quite knowledgeable.

Enjoyed the tour very much, despite the off-and-on ran drops. I've taken a similar tour several years ago with another operator. Both were quite inspiring, especially noting the new buildings that have been compleeted since the last time. I would recommend this to anyone.

Chicago River Architecture Cruise Reviewed by Steven, 10/11/2018

This was the best thing we did on our first visit to Chicago.

I'm a civil engineer and my husband works in construction admin so we have somewhat of an interest in architecture, although we chose this tour because of the river. Not only did we enjoy it even more than we expected, our son and his two Navy sailor buddies enjoyed it. The boat was comfortable, the docent (Chris) was great and the drinks were awesome! It was a great deal.

Chicago River Architecture Cruise Reviewed by Patricia, 10/01/2018

Will do this tour whenever I am in Chicago

Our guide, Ben, was excellent. Knowledgable about Chicago history and architecture and witty. This is my 4th time doing this type of tour, and it's always interesting, fun and educational.

Chicago River Architecture Cruise Reviewed by Anna, 09/23/2018

Excellent tour on a perfectly beautiful day.

We enjoyed seeing and hearing about the beautiful buildings along the river. The guide was knowledgeable and pleasant.

Chicago River Architecture Cruise Reviewed by Rosalie, 09/14/2018

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