Things To Do

Here at the lakeshore we like to enjoy ourselves on and off the water. If you are looking for a place where the fun never stops, then this is the place for you. There are no shortage of things to do, so take some time to discover what the Chicago lakeshore is all about!


Chicago is known as a culinary hotspot and the lakefront is no exception. Find the perfect place to grab a snack during your day on the water.

  • Dockside Cafe at Burnham Harbor
  • Friendship on the Lake
  • The Docks at Quay
  • Pier 31 Restaurant
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Majestic landmarks, scenic river tours, and an epic museum campus – these are just some of world-class attractions found along the Chicago lakefront.

  • Shoreline Sightseeing
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Seadog Cruises
  • Soldier Field
  • Navy Pier
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Yacht Clubs

Want to share the love of the water with friends? There’s a club for everybody no matter what you’re looking for. Explore the yacht clubs at each harbor.

  • Jackson Park Yacht Club
  • Museum Shores Yacht Club
  • Joseph Conrad Yacht Club
  • Burnham Park Yacht Club
  • Chicago Yacht Club
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Whether it’s on the water or along the shore of Lake Michigan -- there are tons of activities that will leave you breathless one way or another.

  • Jackson Park Golf Course
  • Chicago Jet Ski Rentals
  • Chicago Sailing
  • Sail Chicago
  • Diversey Driving Range and Mini Golf
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