CAF River Cruise - See Our Cruising Schedule

Experience 90 Minutes of Amazing™ with the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises!

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CAF River Cruise - See Our Cruising Schedule

The Perfect Place to Tie the Knot.

Say "I do" with the city as your witness on your own private vessel cruising the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Superior service and incredible skyline views included.

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The Perfect Place to Tie the Knot.

Welcome Chicago's Classic Lady!

Cruise on our newest vessel for your special event, party or wedding! Perfect for groups 100 - 250.

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Welcome Chicago's Classic Lady!

The Skyline as Your Backdrop.

Impress your guests with a memorable event they won't be able to stop talking about. Choose to Cruise with Chicago's First Lady. Reserve your 2014 or 2015 date today!

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The Skyline as Your Backdrop.

Take a Virtual Video Tour of Our Vessels

Meet our five lovely ladies and get a look - inside and out - with a quick video tour for each vessel.

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Take a Virtual Video Tour of Our Vessels

CHICAGO'S FINEST FLEET - click boat images for virtual tours!

THE FIRST LADY
THE LEADING LADY, THE CLASSIC LADY
THE FAIR LADY
THE LITTLE LADY

TODAY'S BEACONS

We are the official partners of the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Awarded 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.
We have been named Chicago's Best Tour by the Chicago Reader!
Save the date for your 2015 wedding or rehearsal cruise!

Choose to Cruise and Plan a Trip to Remember

Chicago's First Lady offers Chicago's finest fleet of cruising vessels. With five boats that can accommodate groups ranging from two - 250 people, Chicago's First Lady is an excellent choice for all of your special events, wedding ceremonies and receptions, civil unions, birthday party cruises, chartered boat tours and much more. Chicago's First Lady Cruises is the official cruiseline with the Chicago Architecture Foundation and is proud to present the official Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise. Whether you choose to cruise on the Chicago River or Lake Michigan, we promise your party will be a night to remember. 

Come explore Chicago for yourself — Chicago's First Lady is the first name in Chicago cruises.

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