Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline, Chicago

4.4
#21 of 50 in Outdoors in Chicago
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  • What a wonderful day , After a very short wait we got on board and took top deck seats , our narrator was chatting with a number of people even before we got under way . The tour it self was 100% the ...  more »
  • This was a great way to tour the skyline of Chicago from the water. Cruising through downtown Chicago also gave a great overall glimpse and history of the city. Thanks to a knowledgeable guide on the ...  more »
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  • We took the 90 minute Mercury Urban Adventure cruise and it was fantastic. It's different than a typical architectural boat tour because you go on lake and river. You get to experience the locks and hear a fascinating explanation. Great views from the lake! You do the west branch of the river - other tours go south and north, but I think it's worth it to miss a little architecture on those branches and see the lake. Our guide was Blanca and she was fantastic. Informative, fun and just the right amount of funny. Also liked that she didn't jabber continuously like some of the other guides, you'll find it very relaxing as well as educational. same architectural lecture on the lake.
  • Very good tour. One of the only ones that I could find which offers a combination of river and lake tour. Tour guide was knowledgeable and funny. Was nice to walk around and offer to take pictures of passengers when he was not doing the tour. Only thing I would change is implement more breaks. Sometimes it would be good to walk around the boat and enjoy the skyline view, I didn’t need to hear every little bit of detail about every building for 80min straight. Highly recommend it. Also, there is a full bar on the boat!!!

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