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31st Street Harbor

31st Street & Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
+1 312-225-6464
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This is my first year at the 31st Street Harbor and I love it. It is still so new, beautifully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steven A
Chicago, Illinois
Nice beach, beautiful views, dislike the parking

More times than not I either walk or ride my bike to this beach and therefore the parking issues... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
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“nice beach” (2 reviews)
“boats” (6 reviews)
“neighborhood” (2 reviews)
31st Street & Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
+1 312-225-6464
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 14 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
Reviewed 30 May 2016

There isn't room for more than 20-30 cars in the parking lot. Parking costs are $1/hour on weekdays & $2/ hour on weekends. But, once we got settled we were pleased! the view is beautiful. The water, the boats, & the skyline backdrop are all...More

Thank leogirlj
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Parking is a nightmare if you don't get there early. Very limited parking. We had a family cookout near the beach. It was a really good day. The weather was perfect, the water was nice. There was live music at the concession stand.

1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 3 August 2015

31st street beach is one of the many places from where you can get a great view of the Chicago skyline. Its a great place to spend a Sunday evening during summer.

Thank aniket91
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Victoria M
Is there trailer parking?
5 June 2017|
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