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Address: 100 NE Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602
Phone Number: (309) 637-8000
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Fun Fall Cruise

We had a coupon for buy one get one free from our local news channel and decided to go on the second to the last cruise of the season. I have lived on Peoria my whole life and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
kittyjss
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East Peoria, Illinois
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East Peoria, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a coupon for buy one get one free from our local news channel and decided to go on the second to the last cruise of the season. I have lived on Peoria my whole life and had never been on this boat. My husband, daughter and I went for an afternoon cruise. We loved it. It was a... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a fun little trip up and down the River. There are coupons all the time for buy one, get one -so search online before buying your tickets. We have enjoyed a nice summer leisure ride up and down the river with Dixie-type music. You can walk freely up and down the decks, and sit inside if you need.... More 

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Burlington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was wonderful. The peaceful, quiet of a paddle wheel boat going to St. Louis. Crew were extremely helpful and polite. Entertainment was fun, but I spent most of the time outdoors. The food was excellent! I will go again!

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I've been here for both sightseeing and the Mother's Day Brunch Cruise. Food and drinks were delicious but the boat needs some serious updating. Would go again for sure, though.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
48 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I have ridden many riverboats such as the Belle of Louisville, Natchez, Delta Queen, etc. This boat was unique, and I loved it. All river cruises are relaxing, and this one certainly was. The quaint boat is smaller than other boats I've been on, but it was so beautiful and soothing that I didn't care. I cruised on the Spirit... More 

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Litchfield, IL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were told that the Illinois River has about the best fall colors in the nation because they are closer to you and the colors are more vibrant. The trees were just turning when we took our 2 day cruise Sept. 29 and 30. The colors are suppose to last about a month. 4 cousins had wanted to take a... More 

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Polo, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We took the overnight cruise to Starved Rock. It was a wonderful trip!! The staff was excellent! Plenty of wonderful food and entertainment. We especially loved the history told about the river and communities along the river. It was very relaxing to sit and watch the beautiful scenery!

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Peoria, Illinois
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211 reviews 211 reviews
38 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was an annual short river cruise, insisted upon by our five year old grand daughter, but, as always, children know best. The 1.5 hour cruise was great family time together and, we learned stuff. The narration has been updated and includes trivia ranging from the requisite history of the 11,000 year human habitation at this spot and the very... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I took the above mentioned cruise in August and, for the most part, enjoyed it. The food was plentiful and tasty, but we were informed that they would be calling tables for the buffet but they did not. When 100+ people make a beeline for the buffet table it's not a pretty site. The dining salon is not large and... More 

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Hamilton, NJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Relaxing cruise, excellent service & food from dining room staff, great entertainment (guitarist and piano player) and helpful crew. Narrative was interesting but it would have been nice to have one place on the ship where you could just enjoy peace & quiet. Other than that, an A+ attraction!

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