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4th of July Independence Celebration Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship Windy!

4th of July Independence Celebration Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship Windy!

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Chicago, United States
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icon2 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Safety measures
icon2 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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icon2 hours  (approx.)
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Overview

See the sights of Chicago from the water during a 90-minute tall ship sailing tour on Lake Michigan. Sip a complimentary drink as you soak in views of landmarks along the waterfront and the Great Lakes. It's the perfect way to experience the Windy City from a new perspective. The City of Chicago may also have fireworks on July 4th, but officially this has not been announced.
  • 90-minute tall ship sailing tour on Lake Michigan, from Chicago
  • View Chicago's landmarks from the water
  • Glide along Lake Michigan aboard a majestic tall ship
  • Listen to commentary about the Windy City from the knowledgeable crew
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Fully stocked bar with drinks available for purchase
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Navy Pier , 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Tall Ship Windy's dock is located about 400 meters/yards from the front gate, on the South Dock. If driving, parking may be available of the pier. We are located East of the West Parking garage, and West of the East parking garage  (between them, on the south dock).

9:00 PM
This activity will end right where it started.
Make your own way to Navy Pier to board the tall ship for your 90-minute sailing tour of Chicago.

Get comfortable on the stately 148-foot (45-meter) traditional sailing ship with three viewing decks that allow you to enjoy the beauty of Chicago from the waters of Lake Michigan. Your crew provides one complimentary drink during your cruise, and additional drinks are available for purchase.

The knowledgeable crew shares entertaining and informative commentary about Chicago's history, maritime lore and more as you sail on Lake Michigan, one of the five Great Lakes. You have the option to learn about the city from the guide, or you can simply relax on deck in quiet and soak in the views.

At the end of your tour, your ship returns you to Navy Pier.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Tall Ship Windy
Tall Ship Windy sets sail from Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chicago Skyline
Watch the spectacular July 4th Fireworks above Chicago's skyline from the official ship of the City of Chicago; Tall Ship Windy
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lake Michigan
Weather permitting, Tall Ship Windy will anchor off of Oak Street Beach for a period of time enjoying the spectacular July 4th Fireworks
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 148 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Windy of chicago Inc, DBA: Tall Ship Windy
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 4th of July Independence Celebration Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship Windy!?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitisation during 4th of July Independence Celebration Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship Windy!?
A:The policies on sanitisation are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 4th of July Independence Celebration Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship Windy!?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 4th of July Independence Celebration Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship Windy!?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by 4th of July Independence Celebration Aboard Chicago's Official Tall Ship Windy!.

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