Party Mark Twain style on an overnight cruise on Illinois' only authentic paddle wheel boat.

Take An Overnight Cruise Without Leaving Illinois

There are some boat rides you can take throughout Illinois especially in Chicago on Lake Michigan. I have been on many of them in my lifetime. They are a lot of fun. If you want to take an overnight trip though, usually you have to leave the state and go on one of those huge cruise ships that are based on the ocean.

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If you would take an overnight cruise without even leaving Illinois, I have found just the place you can get that done. Even better, it is like a trip back in time. You will be able to party Mark Twain style.

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Only Authentic Overnight Paddle Wheel Boat Cruise In Illinois
Photo from Spirit of Peoria YouTube Channel
Photo from Spirit of Peoria YouTube Channel
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According to onlyinyourstate.com,

"The Spirit of Peoria offers several overnight cruise options that offer gorgeous scenery, accommodations, meals, entertainment, and more."

 

Photo from YouTube Spirit of Peoria Channel
Photo from YouTube Spirit of Peoria Channel
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"The Spirit of Peoria offers plenty of options aboard its riverboat from 1.5-hour scenic cruises to five-day overnight cruises along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers."

 

Photo from YouTube Channel Spirit of Peoria
Photo from YouTube Channel Spirit of Peoria
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"The Spirit of Peoria offers plenty of options aboard its riverboat from 1.5-hour scenic cruises to five-day overnight cruises along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers."

This looks like a great way to spend some time with your friends and family.

Photo from Spirit of Peoria YouTube Channel
Photo from Spirit of Peoria YouTube Channel
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For more info, HERE.

If you don't like boats, you can always take a nice car trip. See the Must-Drive Roads in Every State

If you don't enjoy boats or cars, you can just take a hike