Depart from Navy Pier on the Spirit of Chicago cruise ship, and sail for 2 hours on Lake Michigan while enjoying the views of the world famous Chicago skyline at sunset. Relax in a casual atmosphere and dine on a freshly made buffet-style dinner and sip on cool cocktails through the evening, mingling with friends and family as you cruise the glossy waters of the Lake.
Enjoy from your choice of four decks, three enclosed, climate-controlled and panoramic decks and one open air deck that each offer buffet options, an open bar, and enjoy a dance floor on two of the enclosed decks.
About the Spirit of Chicago
Sail comfortably in the Spirit of Chicago cruise ship that has a capacity of up to 650 guests and offers three enclosed decks and one top-side lounge deck. Each enclosed deck houses a dance floor, and every deck offers a full open bar for your convenience. The Spirit of Chicago sails in all weather conditions year round, thanks to enclosed, climate-controlled decks.
Attire - For dinner cruises, business casual and dress attire is appropriate. For all other cruises, relaxed casual attire is allowed. Jeans, sneakers and collarless t-shirts are discouraged.
Seating - Seating is cruise-style, and tables normally accommodate 4-8 guests. Some may be seated with other parties.
Things to See:
- Adler Planetarium - Opened in 1930, the planetarium was the first modern planetarium in the western hemisphere and features three full-sized theaters, as well as housing some of the worlds finest collections of antique astronomical instruments.
- Willis (Sears) Tower - At the time of its completion in 1973, the tower was the tallest building in the world with 108 stories, and held that rank for almost 25 years. An observation deck called the Sky Deck was built in 1974 on the 103rd floor.
- Shedd Aquarium - The Aquarium opened to the public in 1930 and has stayed true to the original architecture of the building, as well as boasting the best of early 'Age of Aquariums' characteristics from the 20th Century and 21st century advances in overall animal care.
- Aon Center - The 3rd tallest building in Chicago, the Aon Center was completed in 1974 and has 83 above-ground floors, with 88 floors total. It neighbors the Blue Cross and Blue Shield building on Chicago's skyline.
- John Hancock Center - With 100 stories, the John Hancock center was the tallest building in the world upon its completion in 1968 before being surpassed by the Willis Tower in 1973. The building has the nickname 'Big John' and houses an observation area called 360 Chicago.