Escapes From Sun Valley
You know I, Jose Mier, love Sun Valley, but with our Burbank airport so close it’s easy to take a trip just about anywhere. Chicago often gets overlooked, but it shouldn’t. Read on for some Chicacgo cruise ideas. Yes, I said cruise. Remember Chicago is on one of the great lakes, Lake Michigan.
Lots of cruises depart from the historic Navy Pier by Lake Michigan and most routine journeys are through the summer months. One cruise integrates a gourmet table served meal, cocktail service, musical revue and floor show with dance music from the 1940s to today. They provide the option of a supper buffet or lunch buffet, which includes things like entrees, side meals, salads and of course dessert followed by tea or coffee.
The sights on this unique Chicago Dinner Cruise as well as other cruises consist of places like the Adler Planetarium, Grant Park on the lakefront and famous Soldier Field, which is home to the Chicago Bears. The boat also goes by Sears Tower (yes, we know it’s been renamed,b ut for us it will always be the Sears Tower, the 110-story structure, the highest one on the planet up until 1996. There is also a version of this cruise that consists of a firework display.
The Chicago Lakefront Escape Early Dinner Cruise has a light buffet meal with a DJ spinning dance records and a live blues band on the external decks. Unique occasions and holiday seasons are wonderful to celebrate on a Chicago Dinner Cruise. For the romantic at heart, there is a Valentine’s Day cruise that consists of a champagne toast, high-end supper buffet and live entertainment.
New Year’s Eve is the best time to let your hair down and the Gala Cruise lasts for 5 hours and includes a luxurious buffet and open bar. There is a DJ, champagne at midnight and a fireworks show at the Navy Pier. The 4th of July Chicago Dinner Cruise also uses a viewpoint for a fireworks show and a floor show.
Christmas is another chance to go out on the river and there is a Christmas Holiday Cruise and a Santa Lunch Cruise where the special visitor is, obviously, Father Christmas. Other special event cruises consist of Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and St.Patrick’s Day.
The Chicago Land and Lake Tour combines the very best of the city’s sights with travelling on an elegant luxury yacht. The trip takes in business district, designer shopping location and boating along the coastline on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, under the bridges and through the Chicago Locks. Chicago Dinner Cruises are definitely flexible and a tribute to a dynamic city.
The things to see on this Chicago Dinner Cruise and other cruises like it consist of Soldier Field, the Adler Planetarium, the lakefront Grant parkand other famous places. If you opt for the Chicago Lakefront Escape Early Dinner Cruise you’ll find it has a light buffet meal with a DJ spinning dance records or perhaps a live blues band on the external decks. If you’re there in Summer, the 4th of July Chicago Dinner Cruise also offers a vantage point for a fireworks show and a floor show.