For most people, Chicago stops at the shoreline. Sure, they may get a few toes in the water at North Avenue Beach or feel the breeze off the lake at Northerly Island but that’s about it. Lucky for you, you’re not most people. Beat the odds and enjoy Lake Michigan to its fullest with today’s Swoop: $79 for a BYOB two or two and a half hour semi-private cruise for two from Offshore Adventures (up to a $220 value). Your cruise options include:
- Two-hour cruise Saturday at 5 p.m. or Sunday at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.
- Two and a half-hour cruise Monday through Friday at 12 p.m., 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. (excluding Wednesdays 6 p.m.)
Whether you want a relaxing cruise to lay out on the deck or a chance to learn some tricks of the sailing trade, this is the cruise for you. Choose a time and date to join Captain Rick, a Coast Guard Master Captain, aboard his ship, Alpha Puppy, for the best time on Lake Michigan. With no more than six people aboard for your semi-private cruise, you'll find there's plenty of space to stretch out on the boat's 35-foot deck. With BYOB beverages and music of your choosing, you’ll be able to take in views of the city from Chicago’s watery east side in both style and class that will make your shore bound friends seasick. Offshore Adventures provides all the flatware, plates, cups, ice, napkins and a cooler as well as a cd player and mp3 connection. If you have a lot to cool, feel free to call and they’ll supply extra ice or coolers for no charge. So swoop in on today’s deal and stop letting Chicago end at the beach and start enjoying the 22,300 square miles of Lake Michigan that lie in front of you every day.