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Most do not know that Illinois is home to some of the best houseboats to rent in America. If you love the lake or just love boating, this getaway experience is a must. Stunning views, clear waters, and fresh air attract Illinoisans near and far.

Getting back to nature doesn’t have to involve a tent. Check out this wonderful overnight boating vacation.

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Lithia Springs Marina is located at 2060 E 1500 North Road in Shelbyville, and you can get more information on its website or Facebook page.

For a more upscale boating experience, try one of these 7 cruises you can only find in Illinois.

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