Optional Event

Friday, September 22 - Optional Afternoon Event

Chicago Architecture River Boat Tour

Experience the “top tour in Chicago and one of the top ten tours in the U.S.” according to TripAdvisor users. The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAF-certified volunteer tour guides—called docents—interpret more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River. You’ll find out how Chicago grew from a small settlement into one of the world’s largest cities in less than 100 years. In 90 minutes, get the real story on Chicago architecture and its history.


Tour time is 2:00pm to 3:30pm

group will meet at hotel at 1:15pm to walk as group to dock.


$50.00 additional registration fee per person - please register via the online registration form