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Now Departing Wednesday - Monday
Katherine O. Yelp, Chicago, Illinois
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, John Hancock Building, Museum Campus, Marina City and more. It's fun for the whole family!
10:15am, 12:30pm, 2:45pm, 5:00pm
90 minutes (approximate)
Julie G., Facebook
Glide along the Chicago River and Lakefront as you're dazzled by the sparkle of the city at night. Enjoy breathtaking views of the dramatic skyscrapers and Buckingham Fountain's spectacular light display. Hear lively commentary as you feel the night breezes and see Chicago’s skyline transformed into a glittering jewel. Family-friendly boat tours are our specialty!
Departing Select Evenings at 8:15pm
90 minutes (approximate)
Jordan J., TripAdvisor
Enjoy a stunning getaway right in the city with our Chicago fireworks cruises, departing Saturdays from the Chicago Riverwalk every week during the summer months. Capture stunning photos of Chicago’s lakefront skyline on a lively narrated cruise past Buckingham Fountain, Museum Campus, the Chicago River Lock and more. Then put on your complimentary “3D” glasses and enjoy a musical soundtrack as you take in an unbeatable view of a spectacular fireworks display!
Departing Wednesdays at 8:15pm & Saturdays at 9pm
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.
Departing at 10:15am Saturday & Sunday, beginning July 10th
Luci K. TripAdvisor, Los Angeles, California
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.
“What a great cruise! My sons - ages 12, 10 and 6 - have been traveling for 2 weeks cross country, and they all agreed it was a trip highlight! Mark was the perfect blend of knowledge and humor making the experience outstanding. Great first night in Chicago!”
MomAnd3TravelingBoys TripAdvisor, New York