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Illinois Boat Rentals

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With its beautiful blue waters and wonderful weather, Illinois is iconically known as the "Prairie State" for its farmland, forests, rolling hills, and wetlands. Located in the Midwest, it borders Indiana to the east and the Mississippi River to the west, is arguably one of the prime locations in the United States for a boating trip. Illinois is also home to the Chicago harbors and skylines, the famous Port of Chicago, and one of the world’s busiest airports, O’Hare International Airport. The northeastern part of the state is bordered by Lake Michigan, making it the ideal spot for avid boaters. If you are planning a boating trip to Illinois, there are plenty of destinations that will interest you while traveling here.

The seasons are open for boating all year round in Illinois, but the best time of year to enjoy the water and find a boat rental in Illinois is during the summer season. Illinois itself as a great state for boating and fishing enthusiasts. Most people don’t think of the Midwest when they think of beaches, but Chicago and Lake Michigan has some great areas for relaxing and enjoying the city’s beautiful summer weather. Illinois is known for a continental type of climate, which includes hot summers and pleasant spring and fall seasons. The temperate weathers and relaxed waters makes the time of year ideal for your travel plans and adds its own charm to explore the waterways.

When visiting Illinois, most tourists go boating in the Chicago area. As the third largest city in the U.S., Chicago is a vibrant urban destination with a lot to do and see. Its picturesque location on Lake Michigan, its stunning architecture, and its position as a cultural leader make Chicago a popular tourist destination. Many people love to visit the city and go out on the water to see Chicago’s beautiful skyline. From the water, you can see an number of iconic skyscrapers like the sleek Willis Tower and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower.

Although famous for being the Windy City of Chicago, boat lovers know that this nickname rarely does justice to Chicago. You have endless options for finding boat rentals, yacht charters, and fishing charters in Chicago. You can choose to rent from powerboats, cruises, pontoon boats, motor yachts, fishing charters, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and more.

Lake Michigan is one of the biggest lakes in the U.S. and perhaps the most exciting in terms of boating activities. It is shared by four U.S. states: Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. Its waterfront in each state is very different, giving the lake’s visitors the opportunity to explore the beautiful and unique scenery. Fishing is a natural part of the lake’s popular activities. There is a huge variety of fishing boats for rent, on a daily basis. Recreational boating in Lake Michigan is also a thrilling venture due to the plentiful islands, harbors, and lighthouses. The boating season in Lake Michigan usually opens up in the middle of May and extends through October.

With so much to offer both on land and on the water, your boating vacation in Illinois is sure to be one of the most action-packed and memorable trips that you have ever taken. The Windy City, Lake Michigan, and internationally-renowned attractions make it a natural choice for boaters with a wide variety of interests. Whether you enjoy cultural experiences, historic education opportunities, exciting nightlife, or gorgeous beaches, the cities of the Midwest can give boaters the chance to enjoy some of the best activities of the United States.

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hour$180
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

Captained Charter this 36' C & C Cruising Monohull in Chicago, Illinois

hour$235
IllinoisEvents
6 guests

33' Captained Yacht Charter in Chicago Aboard SeaVibes!

hour$200
IllinoisEvents
6 guests

Book a 6 person Motor Yacht in Chicago, Illinois

hour$467
IllinoisEvents
6 guests

Charter 40' Cabin Cruiser Motor Yacht In Chicago, Illinois

hour$300
Illinois
6 guests

USCG CAPTAIN SeaRay 41 foot Motor Yacht Charter in Chicago, Illinois 31 St Marina, Licensed for up to 6 Passengers

day$0
IllinoisPowerboats
8 guests

2018 Rates are now posted. Only a few open days left for summer 2018

hour$400
IllinoisEvents
6 guests

42' Motor Yacht rental in Chicago

hour$350
IllinoisPowerboats
12 guests

26' Deck Boat Charter in Chicago, Illinois

hour$500
IllinoisEvents
12 guests

50' Multi-level Luxury Yacht with Captain Party up to 12

hour$500
IllinoisSailing
13 guests

38' Cruising Catamaran Charter in Chicago, Illinois

hour$50
Illinois
2 guests

Southern Illinois Fishing Charters

hour$1,085
Illinois
49 guests

Sophisticated Lady 2 to 49 passengers private yacht

hour$195
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

Beautiful Catalina 36 Sailboat w/Professional Captain for Charter in Chicago

hour$195
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

Classic Shannon Sailboat w/Professional Captain for Charter in Chicago

hour$300
IllinoisEvents
12 guests

30' luxury cruiser yacht. Playpen, Dinner cruises fits 12

hour$150
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

32' Cruising Monohull Charter in Chicago, Illinois

hour$225
IllinoisEvents
6 guests

Enjoy Your Own Captained Yacht For The Day!

hour$225
Illinois
6 guests

Charter 38ft "Jolly Mon" Sun Dancer Motor Yacht In Chicago, Illinois

hour$500
IllinoisSailing
13 guests

Rent a 38 ft Cruising Catamaran, Lagoon 380 in Chicago, Illinois

hour$150
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

Affordable Luxury Aboard the S/V Nightswimming

hour$110
MissouriEvents
8 guests

Vintage Cabin Cruiser on Mississippi River

hour$90
MissouriPowerboats
4 guests

Captained Private Boat Cruise in Portage Des Sioux, Missouri

night$1,200
IllinoisEvents
6 guests

Sleep Aboard Adeline’s Sea Moose: 68 ft Private Yacht @ Burnham Harbor

hour$180
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

Sailing Charter On 36' Catalina Cruising Monohull In Chicago, Illinois

hour$225
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

Charter 40ft "Nebula" Beneteau Sailboat In Chicago, Illinois

hour$1,167
IllinoisEvents
45 guests

Chicago Private Yacht Rentals @ Burnham Harbor

hour$150
IllinoisSailing
6 guests

Charter a 31' Pearson Cruising Sloop, Chicago

hour$390
Illinois
16 guests

36 ft "Many Times II" Motor Yacht Fishing Charter or Party Cruising in Chicago, Illinois

hour$450
IllinoisEvents
12 guests

Motor Yacht Chicago

hour$800
IllinoisPowerboats
20 guests

Enjoy Chicago, on a beautiful Party Boat "FunTime 1"

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