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We wish ‘tis the season for Chicago downtown boat tours, but since it’s a bit chilly on the water for Chicago boat cruises, we’ll just have to wish you happy holidays from afar!
It’s understandable why summer gets all the attention here in Chicago with the rooftop get-togethers and music-and-food festivals. But, there’s no reason why we can’t have as much fun during the colder weather months.
From all of us here at Mercury Cruiseline, we want to send out a heartfelt thank you to each and every one of you that stepped foot on one of our boats this year.
Is there anything cuter than dogs in costumes? Join us for two special Halloween Canine Cruises on October 2 and 3, 2021 at 10:15am. Bring your pup in costume (humans can dress up, too!) for a 90-minute River and Lake cruise. Prizes for best costumes!
Keeling Carter loves mac n’ cheese, the John Hancock building and running with the bulls! This fearless comedian is a tour guide for Mercury Cruises and he's the center of this week's Feature Friday.
Chicago is the birth place of deep dish pizza. Whether you're a fan or curious to try for the first time, here are a few local spots to taste this "pie casserole" before or after your cruise.
No matter the time of year, Chicago always has something fun going on. And with so many indoor options to choose from, there's no need to let the cold put a damper on your family fun! Here are a few fun, indoor ideas that will keep the kids entertained as they anticipate the warmer months and cruising season!
When dreams of becoming a ninja turtle didn't translate to viable career path, Cameron took his passion for history and made the boat his stage, welcoming and entertaining guests from around the world. Something you might be surprised to know about him? For someone whose job it is to talk, when off the mic...he doesn't really talk much.
Is there anything cuter than dogs in costumes? Join us for two special Halloween Canine Cruises on October 6 and 7, 2018 at 10:15am. Bring your pup in costume (humans can dress up, too!) for a 90-minute River and Lake cruise. Prizes for best costumes!
If you’re a local to Chicago, by now you’re probably aware (and maybe proud) of how dog-friendly the city is. From many restaurants and shops welcoming in our beloved 4-legged companions to dozens of shelters and organizations focused on protecting them, Chicago is truly a dog's paradise.
If you’ve ever been on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises, you’ve most likely learned about Chicago’s famous movable bridges. Within the city limits there are a total of 52 movable bridges with 43 of them still operable. However, if the cruise peaked your interest and you wanted to learn more about the famous bridges, then head down the riverwalk to the McCormick Bridgehouse Museum.
There’s nothing better than Chicago in the summertime, especially when you get to spend it with your special someone. Whether it’s taking a stroll along the lakefront or exploring a new neighborhood there is so much to do around the city. To help you plan your next perfect date night, we’ve created a list of some of the best places to bring your guy or gal. From fun and cozy dinner spots to a romantic cruise on the water, this list is sure to inspire your next date night.
Chicago is a city with so much to offer in terms of shopping and food. But if you’re wanting to explore more off the beaten path, Chicago’s city markets are a great option. But with so many markets to choose from we know it can be difficult to figure out where to go. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the 6 best markets to visit right after a cruise along with some of our favorite vendors.
Figuring out what to do for the 4th of July can be overwhelming with the vast amount of activities and events going on. In order to ensure this 4th of July is the best one yet, we've created an agenda of the best things to do in Chicago this fourth.
Chicago has a lot to offer for us money-savvy budgeteers. From parks and playgrounds, to the best window shopping and where to see 150+ pieces of history in the exterior wall of a famous building, follow our guide to a fun-filled day of free family activities.
Entertaining the whole family can be a difficult task, but Chicago makes it easier by offering a wide variety of activities for all ages! With all of the opportunities for fun, your whole family is sure to have a memorable summer in Chicago.