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Chicago Lakeside Architecture Tour provided by Tall Ship Windy

Chicago Lakeside Architecture Tour

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You'll start at
600 E Grand Ave
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USAWe are located on the South side of the Pier, between the Billy Goat Tavern and the Riva restaurant.
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  • Pass by Lake Michigan
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    Tall Ship Windy
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
    Chicago's Official Tall Ship, Windy has been delighting audiences for the past 22 years. This family owned and operated business is a highlight to any trip to the Windy City.
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    Pass by Navy Pier
You'll end at
600 E Grand Ave
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USAWe are located on the South side of the Pier, between the Billy Goat Tavern and the Riva restaurant.
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Important Information
Departure Point
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Duration
1h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Live audio commentary
  • Entry/Admission - Tall Ship Windy
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Candi F wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
What a unique, fun and beautiful way to explore Chicago!! The crew was excellent, the information was very interesting, and we even got to help hoist the sails and steer!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Alisa P wrote a review Nov 2019
Lafayette, United States27 contributions9 helpful votes
I purchased these tickets on Groupon and I couldn't be happier. I surprised my BFF girlfriend with this tour and plan to do it again next fall. The day was perfect with a blue sky, low humidity, a dash of clouds and perfect touch of wind. Little did I know she gets seasick BUT I
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Date of experience: September 2019
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mtnvu wrote a review Sep 2019
9 contributions4 helpful votes
What a fun, unique way to enjoy Chicago's lakefront on a real topsail schooner! After boarding, we were invited to sit back and enjoy the narrated tour or assist the crew in raising the sails. There were so many great photo ops of the Chicago skyline, the lighthouse, etc. And
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Nicole S wrote a review Sep 2019
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Such an amazing experience definitely suggest to anyone wanting a fun tour with hilarious crew. Do not miss!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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JanetP61 wrote a review Sep 2019
Port Byron, Illinois43 contributions13 helpful votes
Wasn’t what I expected , had to sit on main deck. Couldn’t see most of the buildings and couldn’t hear. Picked this tour I thought there would be mostly adults, but lots of kids very noisy,. I would recommend the river taxing tour over this one, very disappointed
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Tall Ship Windy
BaileyRLJr
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Afternoon Cruise
Had a really good time with Windy today. Beautiful weather, fair winds and a friendly captain and crew. Thanks Capt
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shiobanl2020
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Don’t ever book with this company
Don't support this business. We pre-booked a large party weeks in advance for my friend's husband's 35 birthday. Th
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MikeScott22
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Great and unique experience.
My family enjoyed the experience of a true sail boat out on the lake. The crew was friendly, fun and engaging. The
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paojw
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Great cruise
We took friends who were visiting from out of state. This was our first time but we wanted to show them the Chicago
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Vonny1952
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Twilight tour September 2019
We took the twilight tour on Tall SHip Windy in September 2019 whilst staying in Chicago, prior to starting Route 6
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okie56
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Tall Ship Wendy
Touristy, but very fun! Our pirate-guide was personable and knowledgeable. In high season, buy your ticket early!
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PotterMoose
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Best view of fireworks
The waiting wasn’t well organised: we had to ask where VIP priority boarding was as we couldn't see a sign, we had
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Jeremy B
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Fun trip through Lake Michigan
This was a fun short trip through Lake Michigan. "Ms. Kidd" told a fun story of pirates on the Great Lakes.
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lovesfinedining14
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AJ Meerwald Tall Ship Schooner
We had the pleasure to go out on the AJ Meerwald. It was docked in Cape May N J. It was a wonderful exciting ex
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Gina R
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TALL SHIP WINDY
Spur of the moment trip downtown. It was going to be a beautiful day and we wanted to do something different. Wha
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Scott W
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Excellent Pirate themed tall ship adventure
Last day in Chicago, and i'd seen Windy out earlier in the day. Walking along Navy pier for a look, and she's board
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Kenny519
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Look for a clear day for a great sunset cruise
We have done the boat tour and the Chicago river cruise. The tall ship sailing was something different. Grea
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David M
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Capt'n we couldnt here the Ohhs and Ahhs!
1st let me say the Tall Ship Windy and crew were great. The fireworks show was awesome except for one minor drawbac
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961PaulC
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Crap for 2 reasons
High hopes for this tour dashed on the rocks very early on. Firstly it's probably the most boring thing you could d
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Tony S
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A great day on the water
We had a perfect day to go sailing with this crew. We opted for the pirate voyage which was a little juevenille fo
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 15m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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