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Founded in 1939, Shoreline Sightseeing operates Chicago's largest and most diverse fleet of cruise boats and water taxis with 10 major tour vessels and six water taxis. Shoreline’s Architecture River Tour is led by expert and entertaining guide who highlight Chicago’s history and architecture on a 75-minute Chicago River tour. This tour was TripAdvisor’s #1 most popular tour in American for 2017. Shoreline also offers a 40-minute Classic Lake Tour covering the entire length of Chicago’s world-famous skyline with a narration on the city’s history and landmarks. Also available; two types of Fireworks Tours to see the Navy Pier fireworks displays and a variety of special event cruises spring through fall. Shoreline Tours depart from two convenient dock locations; Navy Pier and the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Water Taxis travel two routes; the River Route with stops at Navy Pier, the Michigan Avenue Bridge and Willis Tower/Union Station, and the Lake Route with stops at Navy Pier and the Museum Campus. Tour schedule is update daily on the Shoreline website.