Chicago, Illinois Cruise Port, 2024, 2025 and 2026 River Cruises from Chicago, Illinois | The Cruise Web

Chicago, Illinois Cruise Port

The Chicago River, which cuts through downtown Chicago as it flows from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River, offers incredible views of the city’s skyline. Whether beginning or ending your river cruise in Chicago, you will enjoy your time in this big city with a Midwestern sensibility and friendly people. Chicago is America's third largest city and home to such American luminaries as President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams and many more wonderful people. The “Windy City” is a large metropolitan area that offers incredible beauty through its architecture, thriving nightlife and downtown area. Contact our river cruise experts for help planning a river cruise to Chicago.

  • Explore the Shedd Aquarium which is home to more than 80 habitats and an Oceanarium that has beluga whales, Alaska sea otters and more exotic sea life.
  • For the art lover, be sure to visit the famous Art Institute of Chicago to browse its incredible artwork that spans over 5,000 years.
  • Soar to the top of the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and make your way to the Skydeck Chicago for an incredible, eye-popping view of Chicago and beyond.
  • Chicago’s Navy Pier is located on the prime Chicago lakefront and offers shopping, restaurants, gardens, museums and other activities.

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