Mississippi River Cruises
Take a trip back in time and enjoy a Mississppi riverboat cruise on the Spirit of Peoria! Travelling up and down the Illinois River—and also the Mississippi River, this authentic paddlewheeler will delight you and your whole family. There’s no other Mississippi river cruise quite like the Spirit of Peoria! In fact, our paddleboat is one of the few authentic paddlewheel-driven boat that offers overnight trips anywhere in the country!
Our Mississippi river cruises feature live entertainment, wonderful buffet-style meals, music, storytelling, and more. Learn the history of the Illinois River and the Mississippi River as you pass the locations discussed. Hear the calliope ring through the valley as you observe the Mississippi River wildlife. So take a Mississippi riverboat cruise today and don’t miss the boat!
“I had a great time with my wife and kids! The food is outstanding and there’s never a dull moment.”
~Scott from Peoria, IL