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Mercury Chicago’s Skyline Cruiseline

112 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL , 60601, United States
TEL: (312) 332-1353
TEL: (312) 332-1368

Started in the 1930’s and now the city’s oldest continually operating tour boat company, Mercury is all about fun, laid-back sightseeing. No reservations are required, and each 90-minute cruise on either the 125-passenger Skyline Queen or 105-passenger Skyline Princess is narrated by guides with insightful stories about popular Chi-Town landmarks, such as Buckingham Fountain and the John Hancock Building, while cruising the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. On the Chicago By Night Tour, passengers can pack their own dinners to enjoy while taking in the illuminated skyline, and special seasonal tours feature everything from fireworks to ghosts and pirates.

Insider Tip:

For the most spectacular photo ops of the city, arrive early to snag a seat on the open-air bow (and be sure to dress according to the weather reports).


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Boating/Cruise
  • Group Tours
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Multi-City/Destination
  • Parking Available

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