Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Cost: $12, $10 seniors, free kids 15 and under
Hours: Jan. 16-20, 2014. noon-9 p.m. Jan. 16; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Jan. 17; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Jan. 18; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 19; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 20
Boating lovers and outdoor enthusiasts can find the best deals on hundreds of boats, RVs, marine accessories, camping equipment, fishing gear and travel destinations, plus fun attractions for all ages. Interactive activities for kids include the new Gypsy Rose III Landship, a life-size pirate ship full of hands-on fun for families; the "Be a Diver Pool" where kids can learn how to scuba dive in a heated pool and get their picture taken underwater; a paddlesports pond; a trout fishing pond and Rockin' Rollin Bubbles, which is similar to a hamster wheel on water.