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  • Lise R
    Lafayette, CO54 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This tour was one of the highlights of our trip in Chicago! Our guide Kacey was fantastic... knowledgeable, spoke clearly and interesting. We saw so much more from the river than we could have from the street. We highly recommend this tour and this company. the money we bring also helps fund their youth education initiatives.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • Diana P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I’m sure that it was going to be great! However, I missed it with my family 😭 As we came to Downtown at 8pm and we couldn’t find any parking slots. We did find one at 9pm but it was too late since we had to be there 30min before (8:45pm)
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • Gary H
    Naples, FL1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ronnie Ho was an incredibly knowledgeable docent. Very enjoyable. Captain Jorge was excellent- the boat ride was very smooth and safe.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • Sharon D
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic cruise in Chicago
    Would recommend and do again if in Chicago again we travelled with family and we all enjoyed it .
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • Susan L
    Peachtree City, GA12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful cruise! The weather was terrible…pouring rain for several hours right before, but the skies cleared and we actually had a sunset! Terrific crew and fun for all our family, including sometimes hard to please teens. Highly recommend 😊
    Written 8 July 2024
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  • Trisha M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So much fun. Joseph was an amazing tour guide. He was fun and friendly. We got to see the city and hear ghostly tales and gangster stories. A must when visiting the city!!
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • Alan F
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our tour guide was GREAT! He was a wealth of knowledge about Chicago with lots of jokes sprinkled in.

    The Pizza at Gino’s East was great & we loved learning the history of Chicago style pizza!
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • Dawnkia M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I love it. Great view of the Windy City 🏙️ will definitely go back. Great experience. I hope they keep this attraction going.
    Written 15 July 2024
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  • ColleenG15
    New Lenox, IL29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We thoroughly enjoyed the boat trip and were really glad we took it. Hillary was very friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining. She made the trip for us. We definitely recommend it.
    Written 12 July 2024
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  • Rob G
    19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We didn’t have a lot of time in Chicago so we decided to get the most bang for our buck by first doing the 360 Chicago observation (also highly recommend) and then this tour. This is a wonderful way to truly see the skyline of Chicago, from both the river as well as the lake, and learn a lot about the history, architecture, etc. of Chicago. During this tour we saw and learned about several places that have us wanting to return to Chicago and spend more time exploring what it has to offer.
    Written 30 June 2024
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  • Susana c
    Clearwater, FL4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    You will only have 90 seconds to take your pictures on the clear balcony. They fit 2 groups/ families per balcony. Make sure you have a plan and your camera ready! That time includes the picture they take of you for you to purchase.
    Written 24 June 2024
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  • ksmm
    Winchester, KS299 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A worthwhile and pleasant tour on a beautiful day. The two speaker systems need to be integrated. The recorded info thru the speakers was good, but the driver’s commentary didn’t “break in” to the recorded info and was almost inaudible, even if you took out the earphones.
    Written 11 July 2024
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  • Oscar M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Grant had an excellent style and approach to the tour. His voice carried well in louder places and utilized excellent volume in the interior spaces. Had a great time, we highly recommend the tour with Grant.
    Written 12 July 2024
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  • dbartelli
    Placentia, CA1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent tour. The guide took time to meet with people on board to make the experience more personal before setting out. Extensive knowledge of history and architecture with lighthearted antedotes too. Highly recommended!
    Written 13 July 2024
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