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Embrace the Spirit of Spring Break in Chicago: Unforgettable Adventures Await

Views of the Chicago Skyline from the midship deck of Tall Ship Windy

Even though our ship remains docked along Navy Pier for the winter season until we reopen in May, we understand that the arrival of spring brings a desire to break free from routine and explore the vibrant energy of the season. While all eagerly await our opening weekend, Chicago stands ready to offer a plethora of exciting alternatives to make your spring break memorable.


Exploring Millennium Park

Spring in Chicago marks the awakening of Millennium Park, where locals and visitors gather to witness the iconic Cloud Gate sculpture, fondly known as The Bean, amidst budding flowers and crisp spring air. The Lurie Garden bursts into bloom, offering a serene escape amid nature’s awakening.


Cultural Immersion in Museums

The city’s renowned museums invite exploration, with exhibits and events catering to diverse interests. From the Art Institute of Chicago housing timeless masterpieces to the Museum of Science and Industry’s interactive displays, spring breakers can delve into art, history and science.


Outdoor Adventures at Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park bursts into life during spring, offering a myriad of outdoor activities. From strolling through the Lincoln Park Zoo, witnessing the blossoming gardens at the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, to picnicking by the pond, there’s ample space to enjoy the season’s warmth.


Festivals and Events

Spring break coincides with Chicago’s lineup of lively festivals and events. From the Chicago Flower and Garden Show to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, the city buzzes with energy and merriment, providing opportunities to immerse in cultural experiences and revel in the festive spirit.


Culinary Delights and Rooftop Views


Spring break is the perfect time to explore Chicago’s culinary scene. As outdoor dining spaces open up, visitors can indulge in diverse cuisines at rooftop restaurants and vibrant eateries while relishing stunning views of the city awakening from its winter slumber. 


Final Thoughts

In conclusion, though we eagerly await your return in May, the city of Chicago has plenty to offer in the meantime. Spring break here promises an unforgettable tapestry of experiences, whether you’re embracing nature’s beauty, delving into culture and history, or savoring the culinary delights that make Chicago a truly unique destination. Your break can still be filled with exploration and discovery, even if our doors are temporarily closed. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!