Chicago: Architecture River Cruise & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

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Experience the best of Chicago's history and culture with a combination of a live-guided 75-minute architecture river cruise and a 2-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour by open-top bus.


  • Journey through the vibrant streets and scenic waterways of Chicago
  • Experience a sightseeing tour aboard an open-top double-decker bus
  • Enjoy the flexibility to hop on and off at your own pace over 2 days
  • See the Skydeck, Navy Pier, Water Tower, and other iconic landmarks
  • Cruise on the Chicago River, taking in views of the skyline and attractions


Experience the vibrant city of Chicago with a Shoreline Sightseeing and Big Bus Chicago combo pass. Explore the Windy City's most iconic landmarks and attractions, both from the water and the city streets. Start your adventure with a guided 75-minute river cruise, gliding along the Chicago River and marveling at the city's famed skyline, including breathtaking views of Willis Tower, Navy Pier, and the Magnificent Mile. A live guide leads you through the history of Chicago's unique skyline. Then, board a hop-on hop-off tour to go deeper into the Chicago experience. Enjoy panoramic views from an open-top double-decker, allowing you to soak in the sights of Millennium Park, Grant Park, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Learn about the sights through expert digital audio while on the bus, and then hop off to explore at your own pace. Enjoy the flexibility to hop on and off at your leisure, ensuring you don't miss any of the city's must-see destinations.


2-day Big Bus hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour Open-top double-decker bus 75-minute Shoreline sightseeing architecture river cruise Live guide on river cruise

Important Information

  • Spanish language is only available on the hop-on hop-off bus tour. The Architecture River tour is NOT wheelchair accessible.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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