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Land and River Architectural Tour
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See Chicago two ways: on land and on the water. Board a bus for a two-hour narrated tour of either the city's north or south sides. Afterward, hop on a cruiseliner for a 90-minute tour down the Chicago River.
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Your two-hour narrated land tour visits either Chicago's North or South sides. Then, it's time to board a cruiseliner from the Lake Boat Company for a 90-minute journey down the Chicago River. Among the sights to see include the Chicago Locks, the Navy Pier, the Coast Guard Station, the Boat Harbors, and The River East/Art Center Building.

Inclusions :
  • 2-hour sightseeing bus tour
  • 90-minute boat cruise
  • Pick-up service from select downtown hotels

4 hours


Departure time and location:
9:30 or 11:30 AM; from the lobbies of select downtown hotels

Return time and location:
1:30 or 3:30 PM; boat dock at The River East Art Center Building

Reservation confirmation is required. Children ages 4 and younger may participate free of charge with an accompanying adult. Tour guide gratuity ist not included and is at your discretion.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
How to redeem voucher(s): Please call Gray Line of Chicago at least one day prior to your tour departure to reserve your tour date and time.Vouchers must be redeemed ahead of time for tour tickets at the Gray Line Ticket Office. Present voucher and photo ID to Gray Line of Chicago representative in exchange for tour tickets to be used on day of tour. Pick-up is available from select downtown hotels; please call Gray Line of Chicago for details.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.