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!
I am a Chicago native. I walk around downtown everyday to go to work, and this tour has given me a totally new perspective on the city. Thanks in huge part to Victor! He was such a fountain of interesting information—from the buildings themselves to the space in between. Amazing tour. I'm definitely now looking up.Anna P., Chicago, Illinois | Source: Yelp 11/6/2014
Our tour guide, Sarah… AWESOMEEEE…
Fun and interesting tour. Should take this tour again next time we visit Chicago.
The best architecture tour in Chicago! Would highly recommend to locals and tourists. Beautiful and educational—our tour guide Heather was awesome!!Becky G., Hialeah, Florida | Source: Yelp 9/25/14
Best tour guide ever. James was funny, interesting and very knowledgeable. One of the best attractions we've done in Chicago. Highly recommended!Franc0isR1, Quebec, Canada | Source: Trip Advisor 10/30/2014
In Chicago for a few nights with grown-up family members, we were delighted when one of our sons booked us on this tour. We had a great insight into the layout of the city, its history and some of its most striking and interesting buildings—of which there are many. Our guide was well-informed and amusing, without being silly. A really worthwhile trip.Iain M., Great Malvern, United Kingdom | Source: Trip Advisor 11/1/2014
Victor our guide was terrific! He was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We would highly recommend it.Colleen K., Riverdale, New Jersey | Source: Trip Advisor 11/3/2014
This is a first class tour! It is a great way to see Chicago and to learn about the various buildings on the riverside. Our guide, Javier, was very knowledgeable and delivered the commentary in an entertaining way which made the trip most enjoyable. The boat was clean and the staff members were all very courteous. A must-do when visiting Chicago!Alison083, Arbroath, Scotland | Source: Trip Advisor 10/30/2014
During Chicago’s fall and winter season Shoreline will be operating tours on seasonally mild days. Tour departure times will be listed only a day or two in advance based on the weather.
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