Chicago by Night!
Chicago, Ill. 60611
Cost: $27.52, $11.01 kids under 12, free under 3.
Hours: The cruise runs at 8 p.m. daily from May 4 - Sept. 30.
Timed to coincide with the sunset, the 90-minute river and lake cruise aboard Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline, provides sunset views of Chicago 's skyline. The highlight of the trip is a brief stop near Buckingham Fountain at 9 p.m. for passengers to view the nightly light show. A complimentary neon light wand lets passengers add their own "night lights" to the experience.