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Address: 12244 N Upper Lakeshore Dr, Monticello, IN 47960
Phone Number: 574-583-3545
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Beautiful landscape

Riding on the Madam Carroll is a fun experience, if it is not raining you are able to go up top and see the lake and all the scenery. If you get to hot you can go below and sit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
Katrina W
Monticello, Indiana
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Monticello, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our 50th wedding anniversary was celebrated with our family and friends on the great Madam Carroll. We had it all to ourselves. Their was music, dance and great food catered by the Sportman's restaurant. The views of the lake Freeman were awesome. Our family and friends were so impressed. We all had a great time. What a fantastic 50th it... More 

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Monticello, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Riding on the Madam Carroll is a fun experience, if it is not raining you are able to go up top and see the lake and all the scenery. If you get to hot you can go below and sit down and watch.

Thank Katrina W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

This was the first time we did this dinner cruise. The Jazz band, Rodney Stepp and his group were very professional. Listening to this group all night was a real treat! Kudos to Madam Carroll for booking such a sound! A couple of things that could have made our trip a little better....parking was not organized. Announcements about the flow... More 

1 Thank Wabash O
Muncie, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This was m my first and will be my last time on this cruise. The show was absolutely fantastic but my disappointment in the boat far exceeds a good show. I frequently travel with people who use wheelchairs. When explaining the needs of this guest, I was assured we would have absolutely no trouble on the boat. From the time... More 

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Griffith, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Booked a late cruise on here to see a musician I enjoy who was the evening's performer. The vessel is clean and well-maintained. Seating in the lounge is utilitarian but roomy. Servers were at my elbow almost immediately to take drink orders. Snacks are available on the upper deck, and every transaction on the boat is cash only. I must... More 

Thank KimberlyS4
St. Augustine
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had the Veteran's cruise this July and it was very nice and donated by the owner and crew.It was a very fun and interesting time with all the other veterans.They also have great bands and drinks.

Thank D9417UJgaryb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

On a detour from Indy to LaPorte due to I 65 bridge out I drove through Monticello and saw the boat oh of the corner of my eye and had to turn around for a photo opportunity. Was on the bat 38 years ago with my wife for our junior prom. The owner was there and we had a nice... More 

Thank Paul T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice restful ride for those needing a break or those who want to see how the other side lives (those who can afford waterfront property). Ogle the "rich" if not famous as they try to enjoy their backyard!!

Thank Rae Ann P
Lafayette, Indiana
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went with some friends and family on a Saturday night. They had a live band playing and we had some drinks and enjoyed the ride on Lake Freeman. There is seating inside on the lower level were the band was or you can go outside on the upper lever.

Thank Carl M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

great views of Lake Freeman, nice crew, cold beverages, available for parties of all sorts. Newly painted and clean.

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