Surfing in Chicago? Neither you, or us, are geographically challenged in this instance. With the right wind swell, a few brave souls have managed to take advantage of winter storms and have been surfing the Great Lakes for decades. From 2 foot chop to overhead barrels, the Great Lakes can deliver enough wave strength to stave off away-from-the-ocean sickness near Chicago. Third Coast Surf Shop is the place to get your fix whether the lake is pumping or not. It's solace for land locked soul surfers.
Great Lakes Surfing
The address: 32 S.Smith St, New Buffalo,MI (near Chicago)