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Historic and Architectural Cruise on a Chicago Fireboat

Chicago, IL

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Chicago, IL
Cruise over the waters of Chicago as you marvel at the many iconic buildings, learning the awe-inspiring history of this midwestern jewel along the way!
  • Board a historic fire boat, a floating museum complete with pictures from the boat's heyday
  • Watch as the sparkling Chicago landscape rolls by and catch sight of its famous towers
  • Learn about the architectural development of the city from expert guides
  • Cruise from Lake Michigan through the Chicago locks and into the Chicago River
  • This 1.5-2 hour tour will take you from stockyards to steakhouses and beneath million-dollar apartment buildings!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

April - October:
Friday through Sunday - 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM

Essential Information
  • All ages welcome
  • Tour duration can vary depending on the lock system and boat traffic
This experience lasts approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This experience can accommodate groups of all sizes.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

Chicago, IL

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