The Chicago River runs 156 miles through the greater Chicago area, including downtown. The river is especially known for the local custom of dyeing the water bright green for St. Patrick's Day.

The Chicago River runs 156 miles through the greater Chicago, IL area, including downtown. The river is especially known for the local custom of dyeing the water bright green for St.

This 17 x 40-inch poster features the 10 bridges (all double-leaf trunnion bascule bridges) that span the main branch of the Chicago River. They are listed in order from east to west, top to bottom:

Chicago Bridges Poster

This 17 x poster features the 10 bridges that span the main branch of the Chicago River. They are listed in order from east to west, top to bottom: - Lake Shore Drive - Columbus Drive - Michig

View of the Chicago River from a helicopter. Pinned by #CarltonInnMidway - www.carltoninnmidway.com

View of the Chicago River from a helicopter.

Whether you crave a new brunch spot, a chill lounge, or an open-air space to kick back with some tunes, there’s a rooftop bar for you. #Chicago #HappyHour #Bars #Travel

Chicago’s Best Rooftop Bars

Whether you crave a new brunch spot, a chill lounge, or an open-air space to kick back with some tunes, there’s a rooftop bar for you.

Fun FACT: Every St. Patrick's Day, the Chicago River is dyed green

What The Chicago River Looks Like On St. Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day From Moscow to New York via Vilnius & the pyramids of Egypt, St Pat's Day is celebrated w/parades & a lot of green face paint!

Strolling along the Chicago River. Photo by Michael Muraz

Walk long the Chicago River in Downtown Chicago to discover the history and the architecture of the city from some of the best vantages points.

Take a Chicago River Cruise on Chicago's First Lady. This 90 minute tour is led by docents from the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Its a great way to see the city! | Chicago, IL (USA)

Chicago River Cruise on Chicago's First Lady

Take a Chicago River Cruise on Chicago's First Lady. This 90 minute tour is led by docents from the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

Chicago, Illinois, Midwest, Skyjack, Willis Tower, Sears Tower, Magnificent Mile, shopping, Millennium Park, The Bean, Food, deep dish pizza, Lake Michigan, Chicago River, Navy Pier, Wrigley Field, baseball, Cubs, Wrigleyville

Chicago, Illinois, Midwest, Skyjack, Willis Tower, Sears Tower, Magnificent Mile, shopping, Millennium Park, The Bean, Food, deep dish pizza, Lake Michigan, Chicago River, Navy Pier, Wrigley Field, baseball, Cubs, Wrigleyville

Chicago River.  Take a Wendella Boat ride on the river on a lovely day.

The Chicago river flows through the heart of the city and is bordered with remarkable skyscrapers. A sightseeing boat trip on the Chicago river is a great way to view the many buildings along the river.

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20 Ultimate Things to Do in Chicago

Chicago River downtown bridges

Chicago Riverwalk: Chicago River bridges [ From Cityscape Bar, Holiday Inn]

When people think of Chicago, they think of downtown. The Sears (Willis) Tower, Chicago River, the Bean: these are the iconic sights tourists flock to. This trip, I’m skipping downtown and st…

When people think of Chicago, they think of downtown. The Sears (Willis) Tower, Chicago River, the Bean: these are the iconic sights tourists flock to. This trip, I’m skipping downtown and st…

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