TripAdvisor users rank the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady as the city's #1 boat tour.
Pre-Season March 15 - 29
Saturdays and Sundays
Season Opening: April 3 - 12
Early Spring: April 13 - 30
Late Spring: May 1- 21
Summer: May 22 - October 12
Early Fall: October 13 - November 1
Late Fall: November 2 - 22
Get a front row seat to the St. Patrick's Chicago River dyeing, then celebrate your green heart out with a festive cruise complete with food, drinks and plenty of fun.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
– Departures Magazine
Experience our renowned daytime CAFC River Cruise in the glow of the setting sun. Take in the city’s magnificent architecture bathed in golden light as it begins its transition from day to night.
Nightly, May 22 - October 12
Designed with the photographer in mind, this Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise pauses three times to capture the perfect shot in the early morning light.
May 23 - October 12, 2020
– Hannah B
Get your stretch on during our Sunday morning yoga cruise. Each cruise features a 45-minute yoga session taught by certified instructors followed by a 15-minute cruise along the river to relax and enjoy the views.