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  • Address: Chicago, USA
Chicago sits on the shores of Lake Michigan, one of the five Great Lakes, which stretches from western Michigan, 118 miles across, to the shores of Illinois and Wisconsin in the west and Indiana in the south.  The lake borders the city of Chicago, and within the city limits there are 26 miles of shoreline, 15 beachfront areas and several marinas housing thousands of boats. In fact, Chicago operates the nation’s largest municipal harbor system, making it easy to get out on the water by boat. There’s even an 18-mile park, the Chicago Lakefront Bike Path where locals and visitors walk, bike and run along the shoreline.

In warmer months, it’s possible to kayak or canoe on Lake Michigan, with boat rentals available right downtown. More passive passengers can opt for a sail or a ride on a traditional schooner, or go for the luxury experience with a lunch, brunch, dinner or sunset cruise on an elegant multilevel ship with indoor and outdoor space and seating for up to 600 people. These cruises often include dancing, entertainment and drinks.

Back along the Lake Michigan shoreline, there’s a beach for every taste. On the north side, Montrose Beach is laid-back and dog friendly, while in Lincoln Park, North Avenue beach is the place to be seen and hang out with friends. There’s even a beach right downtown at Oak Street, which is the perfect spot to watch the Air and Water Show that takes place on and over the lake each August.  

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Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise, Mackinaw City, null
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Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

A one hour cruise departing just before dusk daily, except Tuesdays. It’s the best seat on the Straits for the sunset over Lake Michigan. Breathtaking views of ...  Read more

Location: Mackinaw City, Michigan
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $24.00
Chicago Segway Tour, Chicago, Sunset Cruises
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Chicago Segway Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 194 Reviews

Hop on the most innovative tour to hit Chicago in years! Gliding around the Windy City on your very own Segway, you'll see all the famous sights - Buckingham ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 2 or 3 hours

From USD $70.85
Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet, Chicago, Segway Tours
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Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

4.5 star rating: Recommended 70 Reviews

Celebrate a night out in Chicago with dinner, dancing and sightseeing aboard a three-hour luxury cruise on Lake Michigan. Glimpse top Chicago attractions like ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $104.58
Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise, Chicago, Dinner Cruises
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Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 60 Reviews

Admire all of Chicago's fabulous lakefront sights and attractions on this 40-minute Lake Michigan boat tour. Cruise along Lake Michigan and take in amazing ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 40 minutes (approx.)

From USD $19.60
Chicago Dinner Cruise, Chicago, Day Cruises
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Chicago Dinner Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 37 Reviews

Expect the exceptional on this 2.5-3 hour premier Chicago dinner cruise experience. Newly renovated, this luxury vessel features a newly furnished rooftop ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

From USD $88.26
Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Segway Tour, Chicago, Dinner Cruises
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Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Segway Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

Looking for fun things to do in Chicago? Look no further - Explore Chicago with one of our professional guides on this scenic 7 or 8 mile Chicago Segway tour. ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.67
Chicago Fireworks Segway Tour, Chicago, Segway Tours
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Chicago Fireworks Segway Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Turn an ordinary summer Wednesday night into one to remember on this Chicago Segway tour ending with the Navy Pier fireworks display. Experience the thrill of ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $76.30
Navy Pier Fireworks Chicago Kayak Tour, Chicago, Segway Tours
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Navy Pier Fireworks Chicago Kayak Tour

During the summer, take a kayak out on Lake Michigan at twilight for Chicago’s spectacular fireworks display. You'll paddle out to Navy Pier in a single or ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.00

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