More boats, more tours to suit your schedule.
Explore Chicago’s rich history, famous architecture and awesome skyline. Choose from:
- Guided Architecture Tours on the Chicago River
- Classic Tours on Lake Michigan
- Dramatic Lake Fireworks Tours and Architecture Fireworks Tours
- Special events, such as our Brew Cruises and Wine Tasting Cruises
- Shoreline Water Taxis
- Shoreline Charters also hosts memorable events from casual get-togethers, to corporate meetings, to special celebrations for your family and friends.
We look forward to welcoming you on a Chicago sightseeing cruise or tour with Shoreline!
Our customers love us!
My best friend was visiting Chicago for the first time and I decided the Architectural Tour would be a great way for her to see the skyline up close. The 75 min tour was worth the money and our tour guide Victor was the best. He we informed and educated on each building, the Architects and the history of each building. Well worth the money!Arlene S., Chicago, IL | Source: Yelp 8/2/15
Our architectural tour was excellent thanks to our docent Jim, (former engineer) his perspective and wonderful narrative made the city buildings have such a history and strategy. We will bring our friends. Thank you!Sandy B., Northville, MI | Source: Yelp 7/18/15
Great architectural river tour, fun host, very knowledgeable and just all around fun for the family. From kids to adults, amateurs of architectural design and structural engineering to experts, David, our tour guide, answered any and all questions! I highly recommend this tour, it is about 75 minutes and well worth not only your time, but also your money.Elliot K., Pacific Palisades, CA | Source: Yelp 7/9/15
First time to Chicago where I had time on my hands to tour. Absolutely loved this tour. I travel a lot and rarely do touristy excursions. This was a must do. So glad we did it. Jake was the guide. It was 75 minutes of learning about Chicago history and about the architecture of most of the buildings in the skyline. They have a night tour as well and when I return to Chicago I would definitely do another tour with Shoreline.Sarahlee40, Atlanta, GA | Source: TripAdvisor 8/9/15
We loved our architecture tour with Heather! The tour was very informative- Heather provides us with a clear overview of the various architectural styles, well timed to our views of the buildings. She also had a great personality, enthusiastic and funny enough to keep our kids (ages 12, 7, and 4) engaged. Highly recommend!Chicagomomofthree, Chicago, IL | Source: TripAdvisor 8/9/15
Victor did a fabulous job describing the amazing architecture visible from the river. We loved every minute of this trip. Thanks guys!S-ABSussex, London, United Kingdom | Source: TripAdvisor 8/2/15
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