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.

  • Pier 31 Restaurant
  • Dockside Cafe at Burnham Harbor
  • Friendship on the Lake
  • The Docks at Quay
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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.

  • Northerly Island
  • First Merit Bank Pavilion
  • Millenium Park
  • Chicago’s First Lady
  • Chicago Line Cruises
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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.

  • Columbia Yacht Club
  • Diversey Yacht Club
  • Belmont Yacht Club
  • Corinthian Yacht Club
  • Southern Shore 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.

  • Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
  • Chicago Match Race Center
  • Windy City Watersports
  • Jet Ski Chicago
  • Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Program
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