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Windy of Chicago

A $30.00 value, FREE with your Go Chicago Card!

This attraction is seasonal and may be closed during your visit. Please verify when this attraction is open in the getting in tab below.

Tall Ship Windy

Sail on a Tall Ship! The whole family can relax and enjoy this great experience. The Tall Ship Windy is a 150-foot, four masted schooner that is fun to sail aboard and to enjoy a quiet sailing experience. Take in the skyline views from the decks. You can also particatpate in hoisting the sails or have your picture taken at the helm.

Hours


Sail Times:
May–October: Daily, weather permiting: 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:15 pm, and 4:00 pm.

Closings

Closed in Winter (November–April). May be closed major U.S. holidays.

Redemption Instructions

Please present your Go Chicago Card at the ticket office window. It will be validated and returned with a boarding pass for the cruise you have chosen.

Your Go Chicago Card is valid for one cruise per day. You may choose from the Classic Lake Tour, the Architecture River Cruise, or the Tall Ship Windy.

Note

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to sail time. All cruises are weather permitting and availability is based on Coast Guard capacity. Evening cruises are not included with the Go Chicago Card.

Address

600 E Grand Ave
Navy Pier (Dock Street)
Chicago, IL
60611

Driving Directions

Paid parking is available on and near Navy Pier. Please allow extra time for parking.

Public Transportation

Take CTA: Buses #29 (State Street), #65 (Grand Avenue), #56 (Milwaukee Avenue), #66 (Chicago Avenue), #120 (Northwestern/Wacker Express), and #121 (Union/Wacker Express) serve the Navy Pier. #124 Navy Pier Express runs from Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center on weekends. Call the CTA at 312-836-7000 for more information.
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 4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 5 customer ratings)
Average Rating for the Tall Ship Windy
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[1 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

4
great experience
By D & D Verified Reviewer from Colorado on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Windy of Chicago:

For the museums, biking, on boat tours No long lines, lots of attractions included Barcode didn't work, had to go a specific place to get trolley ticket, had to get to attractions before 5:30

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[3 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

5
Fun for the whole family
By Vagabond Barb from Austin, TX on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Windy of Chicago:

We took the entire family on the pirate cruise. Two boys, 7 & 8, mom & dad. There's something for everyone. The views were nice, the pirate stories were interesting for all. We will do this again if in Chicago and we have the opportunity.

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[7 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

5
Awesome experience...tickets hard to get
By Tall ship windy fan Verified Reviewer from Kansas city, ks on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Windy of Chicago:

The tall ship windy attraction it self was amazing, crew members were friendly and fun and always made sure kids were involved and they were having a good time.... [...]

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[8 of 8 customers found this review helpful]

5
Such a wonderful surprise!!
By Mom on vacation Verified Reviewer from Little Rock Arkansas on
Pros:
The views were stunning, Wonderful family fun, Couldn't stop smiling
Best Uses:
Fun for everyone any age,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Windy of Chicago:

The pirates were so friendly, welcoming, and extremely entertaining! The stories were well researched and came alive in the telling. The senic views were breath taking!! I would recommend this to everyone!

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[16 of 17 customers found this review helpful]

5
LOVED IT!
By Dee from Indianapolis, IN on
Pros:
Informative, GREAT FOR ALL AGES, fun
Cons:
none,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Windy of Chicago:

We took the tour on a Saturday at 11:00, the crew let those on the tour hoist the sails if they wanted to. My friend and I hoisted up the main sail, was a very fun experience! The tour was 70 minutes and "pirate" Zach was there for "Story time" telling tales of real pirates from the surrounding area. Was very informative and captured the attention of all aboard. Great for kids all the way to grandparents!

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  • Seasonal
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • No restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • No disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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At a Glance

Address

600 E Grand Ave
Navy Pier (Dock Street)
Chicago, IL
60611

Phone: 312-451-2700

Website: Tall Ship Windy

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