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31st Street Harbor

31st Street & Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
+1 312-225-6464
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Unorganized and Misinformed

This was the second third time in the last several years we have attempted to use 31st Street... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Independence Day Evening Visit!

My family and I chartered a yacht and enjoyed the skyline, Lake Michigan, Navy Pier and engaging... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
M Markell M
Clayton, NC
via mobile
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“nice beach” (2 reviews)
“navy pier” (2 reviews)
“boats” (3 reviews)
31st Street & Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This was the second third time in the last several years we have attempted to use 31st Street Harbor. Last year with a reserved slip it took us an excessively long time to check in as they could not initially find our reservation and ultimately...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I chartered a yacht and enjoyed the skyline, Lake Michigan, Navy Pier and engaging conversations on the evening of the 4th of July 2017. We concluded the night watching The Navy Pier fireworks celebration. Everything and everyone were fabulous!

Thank M Markell M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The beach is clean, uncrowded, and family friendly. Right next to it is a wonderful playground with a couple of water features. A great place for the kids to finish rinsing the sand off after the beach. Recommend for families with kids 12 and under.

Thank Kimjoyt
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is my first year at the 31st Street Harbor and I love it. It is still so new, beautifully built, not overly crowded yet, friendly staff and amazing fellow boaters. The pool is great, the places to dine, the abundance of water rental toys,...More

1  Thank Steven A
Reviewed 11 June 2017

More times than not I either walk or ride my bike to this beach and therefore the parking issues don't bother me. (They have built an additional pay lot however as of yesterday it was not open, there is a free lot a couple of...More

Thank FruGlo
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The 31st street beach is a nice lake beach. Clean and well staffed with decent facilities. The lifeguards are very attentive (almost overly so, but I respect that) and plentiful. Nearby is a very well done playground for when the kids are beached out. Note:...More

Thank dustyzz75
Reviewed 13 July 2016

i brought my 15 year old daughter and 19 year old nephew and rented a 2 person jetski for me and my daughter,and a single person for my nephew. It was the BEST thing we've ever done in the city! And we've been to every...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We wanted a day at the beach and this place was recommended. We were lucky to find parking as son as we pulled in. The beach free more crowded as the day went on. Plenty of sites to see. There was also a great view...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 17 June 2016

View of downtown are spectacular. If you come here on Saturday or Sunday after 10am you won't find parking around. You would have to park on the other side of the highway. If you plan to sail that day make sure you return for your...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 13 June 2016

My wife and I took the kids to the 31st Street Beach over the weekend and had a fine experience. The view is great... probably the best part of being here is seeing the downtown skyline soar over the tree line. The water was freezing...More

Thank GramCPA
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Kathy M
1 August 2017|
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Response from M Markell M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We rented a yacht and it was wonderful.
24 June 2017|
Response from FruGlo | Reviewed this property |
The #3 King Drive bus we drop you off approximately 6 blocks west of the harbor, and you can just walk eastbound on 31st. There is a Metra stop on 26th Street, but all of the trains don't stop there and it would be a longer... More
Victoria M
5 June 2017|
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
No camper trailer parking. If you were referencing a boat trailer parking, then yes.