Chicago Riverwalk Mobile Tour Guide

Welcome to Chicago’s scenic Riverwalk. It's an open, pedestrian waterfront on the south bank of the main branch of the River.

Popular Highlights


McCormick Bridgehouse and Museum

The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum celebrates the Chicago River and its world-famous movable bridges. Enter the historic bridgehouse at river level, where you’ll marvel at the massive gears that power Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue Bridge.


Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza commemorates the events of the war and the servicemen from Chicago and Illinois who fought and died there. Built in 2005, it consists of a terraced lawn, a waterfall, and a reflection pool. Dozens of military plaques and emblems can be found throughout the memorial, honoring the branches of the military that served in Vietnam.


Wrigley Building

The Wrigley Building is a skyscraper located directly across Michigan Avenue from the Tribune Tower on the Magnificent Mile. It was built to house the corporate headquarters of the Wrigley Company.

Key Stops for Chicago Riverwalk Self Guided Tour:
Stop1: Welcome
Stop2: Wrigley Building and Hotel Intercontinental
Stop3: Michigan Avenue Bridge
Stop4: Trump Building
Stop5: Wabash Street Bridge
Stop6: Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Stop7: State Street Bridge
Stop8: Marina City Towers
Stop9: Dearborn Street Bridge
Stop10: Eastland Disaster
Stop11: Reid Murdoch Building
Stop13: Merchandise Mart
Stop14: WolfPoint
Stop15: McCormick Bridgehouse and Museum
Stop16: Tribune Tower
Stop17: Columbus Dive Bridge/Dorsey
Stop18: NBC Tower
Stop19: Lake Michigan and Lock
Stop20: Conclusion