Adeline’s Sea Moose is the ideal choice for families looking for the ultimate in unique family activities in Chicago or unique places to stay while in Chicago, who appreciate value and want to have a memorable unique vacation experience that surpasses staying at even the finest of Chicago hotels. Adeline’s Sea Moose offers you and your family one of the most unique places to stay in Chicago and 68 feet of luxury all to yourself.
Family vacations in Chicago or a weekend getaways with the family on Adeline’s Sea Moose truly offers you the best of all unique family activities in Chicago while having a memorable vacation experience AND even more value when you consider… with Adeline’s Sea Moose can have your extended family and friends aboard “your very own” 68 foot of private yacht for food, drink, merriment and what surely will be a unique activity for all. There’s plenty of room to roam for family and friends and when the gathering is over, you and your family can continue to enjoy all the amenities the yacht has to offer for the rest of your vacation.
NOW, that’s only being on the Adeline’s Sea Moose! Think of all the unique and unforgettable views you can only have from the yacht, the pleasurable sensations from being on the water, the memorable moments you’ll have on your private 68 foot floating playground and then compare that with what a hotel has to offer you and your family! For more unique family activities while in Chicago we’ve added a list below of fun things to do with the family while in Chicago.
Our surf and turf option; If you are having extended family visiting along with you in Chicago or you don’t want to spend your entire visit on the water, we also offer a land based option here in Chicago at www.chicagoprivatehomerentals.com
Unique Family Activities While Visiting Chicago
1. Our Navy Pier has been a unique Chicago landmark since it opened in 1916.It now showcases a unique collection of restaurants, shops and plenty of entertainment. At Navy Pier you’ll find the Chicago Children’s Museum, an IMAX theater, Crystal Gardens (an indoor botanical park), the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows.
2.The Art Institute of Chicago is one of the world’s great art museums, with collections dating from 3,000 B.C. through the present, including famous French Impressionist paintings and drawings, fine unique and decorative arts from America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America; photography, textiles, architectural works and more.
3.Take time to explore a world-renowned garden located right in Chicago’s backyard. The Chicago Botanical Garden is a 385-acre, living museum features 23 specialty gardens set on a series of islands and lakes. The Garden is always in bloom, featuring year-round exhibits, festivals, tours and special events.
4.Come and discover Sue, the largest and most complete T. Rex ever found! At The Field Museum, you can get a bug’s-eye view in Underground Adventure, descend into an Egyptian tomb, watch a glowing lava flow, be amazed by al the unique sparkling gems, come toe-to-toe with the man-eating lions of Tsavo, and learn about the worlds cultures and environments.
5.The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio complex has served as Wright’s private residence, studio and architectural laboratory during the first twenty years of his career from 1889 to 1909. The Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust offers guided interior tours of the Home and Studio.
6.Take the kids to the Chicago Children’s Museum there are hands-on exhibits and new unique activities daily make every visit unforgettable for toddlers to ten year olds and adults, too! Dig deep in Dinousaur Expedition, try to stay dry in Water Ways, or climb up to the crow’s nest on the Kovler Family Climbing Schooner.
7. Close by our location the Shedd Aquarium houses the world’s largest indoor aquarium offers over 20,000 marine animals from around the world.
8. Chicago’s most identifiable claim to fame resides in its architecture. In fact, the city is a veritable museum of modern architecture. It is the birthplace of the skyscraper, and its architects have initiated international architectural styles and movements, the most notable being the Chicago School and the Prairie School. The Chicago Architecture Foundation offers tours, and lectures, and lists current exhibits and events.
9.Chicago’s football history goes back to the 1930’s and the Chicago Bears play at the newly renovated Soldier Field located on the shore of Lake Michigan just south of downtown.The Bears will be starting their 2012 season this September.
10.The Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks play at the United Center which is a tourist stop for those wanting to see a life-sized bronze statue of former Bulls’ star Michael Jordan. The Bulls and Blackhawks will not be playing in September but the check out the United Center’s schedule of events.
11.Chicago is truly a baseball town with the Cubs and White Sox playing in town. The Sox will be away during HFSE but the Cubs are home wrapping up their regular season against the Pittsburgh Pirates!
12.Since 1959, The Second City has established itself as a Chicago landmark and a national treasure. The theatre that launched the careers of such comic greats as John Belushi, Mike Myers, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, and more offers nightly comedy shows, as well as a variety of other programs and services.
13.Chicago is home to a unique and vital, vast and varied community of theatrical companies, as well as several smaller independent theaters, where you’ll find everything from traveling Broadway mega-hits to experimental theater, to Chicago’s famous improvisational groups that display the wit and humor of the Second City.
14.Here the nicest contrasts of the city are superbly reflected in music. At Symphony Center, you’ll find the world-famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by musical director Daniel Barenboim. A short stroll will take you to Buddy Guy’s Legends nightclub, named for its legendary blues guitarist owner. The blues, jazz, reggae, modern rock and more are alive in Chicago, with dozens of clubs all over town.
15.The 94th-floor observatory, more than 1,000 feet above Chicago at the John Hancock Center, features a unique open-air Skywalk, the Midwest’s highest open-air experience; Sky Tours, which takes you on a personal audio tour of Chicago’s incredible sights and remarkable history; Sound scope 3-D “talking” telescopes that speak in four languages and create startling real sound effects; a Chicago history wall; and a theme park-style ticketing area that recreates the construction of the John Hancock Center.
16.One of the best views of Chicago is from one of the world’s tallest and unique buildings. The Sears Tower Skydeck offers FREE touch and tell computers featuring Chicago’s landmarks in six languages.
18.Millennium Park is located in the heart of downtown Chicago just minutes away from Adeline’s Sea moose. It’s bordered by Michigan Avenue to the west, Columbus Drive to the east, Randolph Street to the North and Monroe Street to the South. Today, with its unprecedented combination of architecture, monumental sculpture and landscape design, the 24.5 acre Millennium Park has become the crowning achievement for Chicago in the tradition of its original founders.
19.The Magnificent Mile offers 460 stores in eight city blocks. Beyond the Chicago favorites like American Girl, Crate & Barrel and Nike town, choose from delectable restaurants, unique shops and several museums and galleries to round out your day on the mile. 900 North Michigan Shops features Bloomingdale’s Fashion department store, with six levels of upscale retailers, including several restaurants, full service salon and spa and a state-of-the-art fitness facility.
20.Water Tower Place at 835 North Michigan Avenue features Marshall Field’s, Lord & Taylor and more than 100 popular stores. A unique themed food court and restaurant are also on the mezzanine level. Chicago Place at 700 North Michigan Avenue features Saks Fifth Avenue, over 50 unique stores, a beautiful floral shop and a food court on the scenic eighth floor.
21.Westfield North Bridge is an elegant specialty center anchored by the Midwest flagship Nordstrom. Popular retail stores and innovative restaurants are enclosed in a four-level concourse at 520 North Michigan Avenue.
22.Dining Out – Chicago mainstays like a perfect steak or deep-dish pizza, the city’s unique and diverse dining offerings feature everything from ethnic dining to traditional family fare to the hottest new restaurants.