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We can't wait to welcome you aboard in 2024!
Luci K. TripAdvisor, Los Angeles, California
Experience it all—Chicago's glorious skyscrapers, iconic bridges, and buildings and other modern marvels—on Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline's most popular tour, the Urban Adventure Cruise! Relax and unwind on a scenic Chicago River boat tour and Lake Michigan cruise. Beginning on the Chicago Riverwalk, enjoy the lively narration of Chicago's rich history as you take in the Willis Tower, Aon Center, 875 N Michigan Ave, Museum Campus, Marina City and more. It's fun for the whole family!
May 24 - July 12
Departing Monday - Thursday at 10:15am, 12:15pm, 2:15pm, 4:15pm & 6:15pm
Departing Friday - Sunday at 11:15am, 1:30pm, 3:45pm & 6:00pm
Departing select weekends at 10:15am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm & 7:00pm
July 13 - October 14
Departing Monday - Thursday at 10:15am, 12:15pm, 2:15pm, 4:15pm and 6:15pm
Departing Friday at 11:15am, 1:30pm, 3:45pm, & 6:00pm
Departing Saturday - Sunday at 1:30pm, 3:45pm & 6:00pm
Departing select weekends at 10:15am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm & 7:00 pm
Julie G., Facebook
Glide along the Chicago River and Lakefront as you're dazzled by the sparkle of the city at night. Hear lively commentary as you feel the night breezes and see Chicago’s dramatic skyline transformed into a glittering jewel. Family-friendly boat tours are our specialty!
May 24 - October 14
Departing Monday, Thursday, Friday
& Sunday at 8:15pm
Jordan J., TripAdvisor
Experience a getaway without leaving the city on our 3D Fireworks Cruise, departing Wednesdays and Saturdays from the Chicago Riverwalk every week during the summer months. Enjoy lively narration and capture stunning photos of Chicago’s skyline. Then put on your complimentary “3D” glasses and enjoy a musical soundtrack as you take in an unbeatable view of a spectacular fireworks display!
May 25 - August 31
Departing Wednesdays at 8:00pm (river only)
& Saturdays at 8:30pm (lake only)
John N. Facebook, Chicago, IL
Dogs on boats? Yes! Bring your pooch on a leash and enjoy quality time with your dog while cruising on Chicago's waterways. Sit back, relax and soak in the city as you enjoy a lively narration of Chicago’s rich history and architectural marvels with dog-friendly highlights. Keep your dog on your lap, in a seat or on the deck. Our dog cruise boat offers plenty of safe outdoor seating, water bowls and an exclusive newspaper-lined restroom for your pet. Enjoy a great day out of doors with your favorite companion.
July 13 - October 13
Departing Saturdays & Sundays at 11:15am
MomAnd3TravelingBoys TripAdvisor, New York
Arrange a school field trip or summer camp group outing to spend a day of fun, science and learning on Chicago’s majestic river and Lake Michigan! Cool experiments, slimy creatures, and skyline views make for an engaging Chicago science field trip that students will never forget. Learn more about our educational "Science is Fun Cruise" for school, camp and scout groups here.
Departing Select Weekdays
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“What an amazing tour. I've lived in Chicago for 12 years and was shocked to find how much I didn't know!”
Katherine O. Yelp, Chicago, Illinois