Chicago Riverwalk Tours

Come explore the city's Second Lakefront, the Chicago River Walk! After obtaining a $100 million Federal loan, the City has greatly expanded the River Walk with six new "Rooms".

Rates

Adults: $20.00
Seniors: $15.00
Children 12 and under: $15.00


Duration

90 Minutes plus a short boat tour


About

  • Tours begin at Peet’s Coffee & Tea – 400 North Michigan Avenue – Wrigley Building Plaza  – across from Walgreen’s. FYI, the closest intersection is Michigan and Wacker and 400 North Michigan is one block north of Wacker on the west side of Michigan Avenue.  Tour ends at the River Theater on the River Walk – Clark & Wacker Streets
  • The River Walk now spans from Lake Shore Drive to Lake Street and contains lush new green spaces, cafes and retail spaces including many places to sit back and relax or get a bite to eat or drink.
  • Come learn what makes Chicago one of the most unique cities in the world and the vital role the River played in the emergence of Chicago as the great Metropolis of the Midwest.
  • View the iconic buildings located along the river while hearing riveting tales of the stories behind the buildings. Our tour guides thoughtfully reveal the stories about these structures and the fascinating characters that once occupied them. As we like to say, every building in Chicago has its own story!
  • Some of the buildings discussed include; Wrigley, Tribune, Aqua, Aon Center, London Guarantee & Accident, Mather Tower, Trump Tower, Jewelers, Carbide & Carbon, Willis Tower, John Hancock and Intercontinental Hotel.
  • Trivia challenge with prizes and restroom break on all of our tours.
  • Plus – guests enjoy a short boat ride along the Chicago River during the tour while they view the city’s incredible skyline!