Chicago Riverwalk Architecture Walking Tour

Highlights

  • Marvel at the modernist architecture during your scenic walk through the city.
  • Admire stunning views of the Chicago River – the only US river that flows backwards.
  • Learn about the history of the city and its famous buildings through the live guide.
  • See the Merchandise Mart – the largest building in the world when it first opened.

Overview

What better way to spend the morning in Chicago than on a scenic riverside walking tour. Showcasing the city’s stunning architecture and beautiful river, spend two hours roaming the city and hear fascinating facts from the expert guide along the way.

In the 1800s, Chicago was home to the world’s first skyscraper, known as the Home Insurance Building. Today, the city is filled with towering skyscrapers and is famed for its incredible architecture.

During this Chicago riverwalk tour, you’ll see the astonishing Tribune Tower – an iconic part of the city skyline, the Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Statue – a tribute to the founder of Chicago, and one of the most iconic buildings in the city – the Wrigley Building. With plenty more sights and renowned buildings, see the best of the city on this walking tour.

Stroll along the Chicago Riverwalk and admire gorgeous views of the famous Chicago River. Hear why the river is the only one in the US to flow backwards as you admire the surrounding landmarks and sights. The guide will keep you informed throughout the tour as you uncover secrets hidden in plain sight!

Inclusions

  • 2-hour walking tour in Chicago
  • Live guide

Exclusions

  • Entry to attractions

Additional information

Start time: 10am daily
Meeting Point: Next to the Tribune Tower by Jack Brickhouse Statue at the front of Pioneer Court (near Michigan Ave.)
End point: The Riverwalk near Wacker Drive and Lake Street.
Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the meeting time. Your guide will be wearing an orange hat that says, 'Experience First'.
This tour covers around 1 mile at a leisurely pace.
This tour is wheelchair accessible with some slight alteration in getting down to the Riverwalk area.
Our tours go on rain or shine. If we have to cancel due to severe weather conditions, you’ll get a full refund.
Free cancellation and amendments up to 48 hours before scheduled tour.
From £28.00
From $34.00
From €32.00

Highlights

  • Marvel at the modernist architecture during your scenic walk through the city.
  • Admire stunning views of the Chicago River – the only US river that flows backwards.
  • Learn about the history of the city and its famous buildings through the live guide.
  • See the Merchandise Mart – the largest building in the world when it first opened.