Surf’s up in … Chicago?

It’s not the beaches of Hawaii, but Chicago does have its own summertime fun. Now, thanks to the Chicago Kimpton Hotels, you can surf Lake Michigan and hang 10 with your buddies on the beach (or something like that).

Apparently, surfing is legal in Chicago at Montrose Beach and 57th Street Beach, so Kimpton got creative and threw together a package worthy of riding a few waves. Grab an overnight stay, free “parking” for surfboards at the hotel, $50 certificate at Chicago surf shop Windward Sports, transportation to a surfing beach and two “Surf’s Up” drinks in the hotel bar starting at $220 for two people. You can use the rate code surf1 when booking on Kimpton’s website.

We can’t promise you’ll walk away a professional surfer, but hey – you can certainly say you tried something new while you were in Chicago.