Do you want a holiday that is more thrilling than relaxing? In Chicago you can select your personal adventure. Kayak through a canyon that is a skyscraper or climb an outdoor rock wall or walk out onto the glass ledge that’s over 1,000 feet above the ground. Here are some ways to make your adrenaline swell in Chicago.
Kayak down the Chicago Riverwalk
Discover the city’s sights from a different perspective which is the water. Go into Chicago Riverwalk. Chicago Riverwalkwhere Urban Kayaks provides guided tours as well as kayak rentals for exploring independently. You’ll be able to paddle past the bustling Chicago Riverwalk, historic city bridges, and skyscrapers that rise to the sky as you enjoy the outdoors. To add a bit of excitement, consider an evening kayaking excursion to see the show of fireworks that light the lake up on Saturdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer.
Rock climb at Maggie Daley Park
Try your hand at Chicago’s very first and only outdoor climbing area located in Maggie Daley Park. The exclusive urban Green Space is home to two rock climbing structures that are divided between a beginner and an advanced wall. The surfaces can hold between 25 to 100 climbers at any time. The best part is that you will enjoy spectacular Chicago view of the skyline. The climbing wall is open April through October, and operates on a first-come-first-served basis.
Beat the clock in an escape room
Enjoy the thrill of indoor play with the Escape Game Chicago in River North that puts players in an immersive experience with themes including Gold Rush, Prison Break, The Heist, and Mission: Mars, all with intricately detailed sets. Your group and you are racing against time to discover clues, complete challenges, and finally get out of the room. Other popular escape rooms include Escape Artistry or The Fox Inside the Box.
Go on the water with speedboats
Take a flight through Lake Michigan’s waters. Lake Michigan on this high-speed adrenaline-filled ride. Seadog Cruises promises you full-throttle action with rapid twists and turns while you race along the shores of Lake Michigan. There will also be the sounds of music, views of the skyline, and a lively commentary on Chicago during your cruise. One word of caution You’ll get wet.
Jet skis on Lake Michigan
Another way to be off the shore is to Explore the waters of Lake Michigan with a jet ski. Pick from the best-of-the-best range of jet skis at Chicago Water Sport Rentals located at 31st Street Beach. Rentals include an Coast Guard approved life vest along with orientation along with a wetsuit. Take a trip at Jet Ski Chicago on bustling North Avenue Beach.
Take off above the water with the flyboard
Experience something totally unusual by renting a flyboard at Chicago Water Sports Rentals located at 31st Street Harbor. It is basically a jet-powered water source that lets riders fly up to 40 feet above the lake to experience the most thrilling adrenaline thrill.
Skateboards at Grant Park
There are many skateboarders who are awestruck by this Skate Park located in Grant Park. There will be rollerbladers and BMX enthusiasts taking advantage from the multi-skill cement ramps and grinding rails and handrails for a chance to try the tricks they love.
Reach new levels
Skydeck Chicago with at more than 100 floors above on the Willis Tower is a must-see Chicago experience. It provides stunning views across the four United States, as well as interactive displays and — drum roll please! The Ledge, an all-glass balcony that extends for four feet above within the structure. It’s like walking on the air, with over 1,350 feet above the city.
In 875 N. Michigan (formerly the John Hancock Center) the observatory on the 94th floor, 360 Chicago is where you can experience the TILT. This unique thrill ride is an hydraulic glass platform that can literally tilt your head to view the magnificent Mile at a height of a height of 1,000 feet high to give you a breathtaking and heart-pounding experience.