Chicago’s largest tour boat operator has also unveiled a full docket of special events for summer 2015, ranging from its perennially popular fireworks tours and sell-out brew cruises to first-time Butch McGuire’s Ribs on the River and Zanies Comedy cruises.
Architecture River Tour – 75-minute tour features stunning views and entertaining stories of Chicago’s history, architects and famous landmarks delivered by knowledgeable guides. Tours depart from Shoreline’s Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue docks every 30 to 45 minutes.
Classic Lake Tour – 40-minute tour explores Chicago’s skyline from the beautiful vistas of Lake Michigan. Multiple tours daily departing from Shoreline’s Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue docks.
Fireworks Tours – A truly dazzling experience! Extended (90-minute) Architecture River Tours and (60-minute) Classic Lake Tours coinciding with Navy Pier’s Wednesday and Saturday night firework displays throughout the summer.
Water Taxis – A scenic, fun and fast way to see some of Chicago’s top attractions. Shoreline’s Lake Route connects Navy Pier with the Museum Campus (Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum of Natural History and Adler Planetarium). The River Route serves Navy Pier, the Michigan Avenue Bridge and Willis Tower/Union Station.
Shoreline Summer Events
Ribs on the River – NEW FOR 2015! – Two Chicago legends, Shoreline and Butch McGuire’s, serving up finger-licking fun on the river, June 26, July 24 and Aug. 28.
Comedy Cruises – NEW FOR 2015! – Standup comedians, straight from Zanies Comedy Club, setting sail for two laugh-filled Fridays, Aug. 7 and Sep. 18.
Brew Cruises – Almost always a sell-out success, this summer’s brew cruises will feature award-winning craft beers from hometown-favorite Revolution Brewing, June 19, July 17 and Aug. 14.
July 4th Fireworks – There’s no better place to take in Chicago’s spectacular July 4th fireworks than aboard a Shoreline boat. Four separate July 4th cruises range from a two-hour DJ party on a climate-controlled cruiser, to a 60-minute panoramic Lake Michigan tour. All offer a front-row seat for the fireworks.
Wine Tasting Cruises – Featuring the knowledgeable staff and acclaimed wines of Chicago-area Lynfred Winery, July 16, Aug. 21 and Sep. 10.
For more information on tour schedules, special events and ticket sales, visit shorelinesightseeing.com.