• Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Duration: 40 minutes (approx.)
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Take in superlative-worthy views of the beautiful Chicago lakefront and its many landmarks during this 40-minute Lake Michigan sightseeing boat cruise. Climb aboard your vessel for a laid-back ride, enjoying panoramic views of the Windy City's iconic skyline from a unique perspective. Along the way you'll listen to informative commentary and take in views of the John Hancock Center and Willis Tower, along with many other landmarks. Plus feel free to bring your own lunch, along or grab a drink at the on-board bar, during your ride.

Highlights

  • Narrated 40-minute sightseeing cruise on Lake Michigan
  • Enjoy fantastic panoramic views of Chicago's skyline
  • See Chicago's major skyscrapers like the John Hancock Center, Aon, Trump Tower and Willis Tower (Sears Tower)
  • Bring a lunch to enjoy on board during your boat tour

What You Can Expect

Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

Skyline Lake Michigan Tour

Get a unique perspective on Chicago's world-famous skyline during this 40-minute sightseeing boat cruise on Lake Michigan. Whether you're looking for some unexpected views of the city's striking architecture, or simply want a chance to relax on Chicago's famous waterfront, this tour is a great option.

Start your cruise from Navy Pier's Dock Street, leaving every hour of the day between 10am and 5:30pm, heading out for a 40-minute ride on the water. Along the way you'll listen to interesting commentary surrounding Chicago history, and hear colorful details about its most famous landmarks.

During your ride you'll have a chance to view some of the Windy City's most famous (and tallest) buildings, including the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), John Hancock Center, the Aon Center and Trump Tower. You'll also be able to spot downtown neighborhoods like Streeterville and the Gold Coast, plus attractions like Navy Pier, Grant Park and the famous Buckingham Fountain.

If you're feeling thirsty, feel free to grab a refreshment at the on-board bar (cash only). Or pack a lunch, as you enjoy your meal while you cruise. No matter how you choose to spend your relaxing boat ride, it's sure to offer a great time for the entire family.

Please note: This cruise is seasonal and does not operate in the winter due to weather conditions.

Customer Reviews

Glenn F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This was a beautiful cruise around a small section of the lake. Great views of Chicago and the Navy Pier. Fantastic photo opportunities. I would have liked to have gone further out into Lake Michigan.

James K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Staff very helpful, smooth ride, interesting narration. Worthwhile and enjoyable.

Claire C T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

It was such a relaxing cruise. Vey informative!

Arun I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

It was Nice !

hullumum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

It was very enjoyable, informative and refreshing. The views were spectacular, the weather was perfect. This tour was one of the highlights of our Chicago vacation.

jean c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

The lake Michigan boat ride was very enjoyable,it was worth the money.I'm glad I went,had a great time.

Wendy R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Beautiful trip, loved seeing Chicago from the water.

Joel P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Excellent value for the money. Enjoyable albeit short tour that I would not hesitate to repeat in the future. Very friendly staff.

Audra S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Nice cruise around a small section of the lake. Great views of Chicago and the Navy Pier. Fantastic photo ops.

Mary W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Short tour of the Lake but worth the trip.

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