Aikman Wildlife Safari

The Adventure Park has more then 150 different animals, and over 50 different species, just waiting to be seen. Living in the Midwest, this is about as close to an African Safari as we can get with out a passport. Aikman Wildlife Adventure is currently offering several great ways to experience this unique park. A walk through adventure, a drive through adventure, and a wagon ride adventure! This tour is narrated by knowledgeable guides and is a great learning experience for everyone. Aikman Wildlife Adventure is located at 125 North County Road 425E Arcola Illinois 61910 for more information, click here.

Firework Tour

The Fireworks Tour at Kayak Chicago is the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation. It’s this reason the tour has become one of the most popular, with kayak enthusiasts traveling from all over the world to take part in this amazing float. This legendary tour lasts 3 hours and is only available on Wednesday and Saturday nights from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The tour begins near the North Branch of the Chicago River, on the peaceful back channel of Goose Island.  From there you will travel down stream through the heart of Chicago past some of the most iconic buildings on Earth! Finally you arrive just past Lake Shore Drive, in time for the amazing Fireworks Spectacular at Navy Pier! Several other tours are also available, more information can be found by clicking here.

Chestnut Mountain River Cruise

Go ahead, take that Mississippi River cruise you’ve always wanted to. Our 1.5 hour Mississippi River Cruises take you for a scenic voyage down the mighty river where you’ll view wildlife, learn a bit of the area’s history, see geographical curiosities and glimpse the breathtaking riverscapes on one of the area’s most compelling adventures. All cruises include Alpine Slide and Scenic Chair Ride to and from departure area. Chestnut Mountain Resort is located at 8700 W. Chestnut Mountain Rd Galena Illinois. For more information, click here.

Grafton Zipline Tours

Grafton Zipline is the premier zipline course in the Midwest, with 7 incredible lines totaling 2 miles in length. The ziplines range  from 300 feet to the longest line checking in at just over 1600 feet.  As is the case with any zipline course, it’s only as good as the views around it.  At Grafton Zipline you soar high above a lush forest  overlooking the confluence of the Illinois & Mississippi Rivers.  Grafton Zipline is located at 14 West Main Street, Grafton Illinois. For more information, click here.

Wendella Boat Tour

Awe-inspiring with a casual vibe, watch the sun slowly set behind Chicago’s architectural backdrop. This lake cruise is light on narration and heavy on incredible and spectacular! Our narrated tours focus on Chicago’s rich architectural history, with expert tour guides on board to educate & entertain you. Hop onboard one of our cruises to socialize with friends and family, and enjoy skyline views from the water. We offer something for everyone, as each cruise provides its own unique experience. For more information, click here.