7 Incredible River Cruises You Can Only Take In Illinois
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published April 16, 2017
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
When most people think of a cruise, they think of life on the open ocean, but you can get a boating experience just as good, if not better, right here in Illinois.
Travel the rivers the way Mark Twain used to as you wind up and down the Mississippi River or make your way through one of the greatest cities in the U.S. on the Chicago River. From riverboats to yachts, and day trips to extended excursions, you can travel nearly the entire state by waterway.