Tall Ship Windy
600 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, Ill. 60611
Cost: $25-45, $15-40 seniors and students, $10-25 kids 3-12, $1 kids 2 and under
Hours: The season runs from April-Oct. Check website for specific sailing times.
During the 60- or 75-minute cruise, passengers can help hoist the sails and pass commands from deck to deck. Windy sails with the winds, so every cruise is different. Crew members answer questions about sailing or the skyline, and narration is offered on every sail until 8:30 p.m., which is the sunset sail. You will find pirates aboard during most cruises telling stories. Tickets are sold at the Navy Pier Windy booth, advance tickets are available online.