Chicago: Spooky Night Cruise on the Chicago River

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Listen to stories of Chicago's darker side, including mysterious sightings, creepy haunts, mobsters, and more, as you cruise the Chicago River amidst twilight tales of the city you never knew existed.


  • Take in views of Chicago's highrises and sky at night, shimmering on the river
  • Listen to spooky and darker stories while enjoying Chicago's architectural views
  • Hear about the Eastland disaster, the Chicago Fire, and H. H. Holmes in one go


Cruise down the Chicago River on an evening cruise that includes views of the city's most famous landmarks, such as The Chicago Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Merchandise Mart, and Willis Tower. View Chicago's dramatic sky transformed into millions of twinkling lights. As you cruise, hear spooky stories relating to the Eastland disaster, the Chicago Fire, H. H. Holmes, and many more – enough to make your skin crawl. Grab a cocktail and try to enjoy the views while listening to some of Chicago's dark side stories, immersing yourself in history. Leave the cruise with a better understanding of Chicago's sometimes darker past, as well as seeing its renowned riverside architecture.


Round-trip Chicago River cruise Captain Crew

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