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Kayaking Architecture Tour
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Price: $65.00
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For an awesome view of Chicago’s skyscrapers and other jaw-dropping buildings, this Chicago architecture tour is hard to beat. You’ll ride down the Chicago River in your very own kayak and see firsthand why the Windy City’s structures are so highly regarded. The 3-hour paddle tour is perfect for beginners and experts alike; just grab a kayak and get ready for some fun.

Expect to see skyscrapers galore on this Chicago architecture kayak tour. The Windy City is home to more than 1,200 high-rise buildings, including the tallest building in the United States. Willis Tower. During the Chicago kayak tour, you’ll learn all about these impressive buildings and pass by notable locales like Al Capone’s hideout; the gangster is famous for smuggling and bootlegging liquor in Chicago during Prohibition. Aside from learning about Chi-Town’s architecture, you’ll also hear about the rich history of the Chicago River, which is part of the 156-mile system that connects the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes.

Prepare to get a little wet during your Chicago tour. You’ll more than likely get some drip from the paddle on yourself, so dress accordingly. Although cameras are allowed, it’s recommended that you bring them in a waterproof bag to minimize risk of damage. You should also consider using sunblock and a hat. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of city life, book your Chicago kayak tour today for a memorable escape. This is an excellent way to get some exercise while you sightsee along the mighty Chicago River.

Tour Size
Tour Type
Cultural, Scenic, Active, Water/Beach
Tour Duration
3 Hours
Tour Departs From
W. Lemoyne
Activity Level
Food/Beverage Provided
Bring drinks and snacks if you plan on being out for an extended period of time. We highly recommend staying hydrated; bring ample water to reduce heat exhaustion. We do carry water and power bars at most of our locations.
Recommended Dress
Come prepared to get a little wet from the drip of your paddle and be out in the sun. Dress for the weather. Lightweight, synthetic clothing is best. Sunglasses, sunblock and a hat are also recommended. You can bring cameras, but they do have the possibility of getting wet, so bring a water proof bag.
This tour has a weight limit of 300 lbs. Children under 12 years of age will not be able to have their own single kayak.

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