Primetime: Canal Boat Tour

Primetime: Canal Boat Tour

Sep 18, 9am-4pm

Experience life in 1848 with our period-dressed "salty" boat crew and a friendly mule as your guide on a historic journey along the Illinois & Michigan Canal. This hour-long ride takes you from Lock 14 to the Little Vermillion Aqueduct and back. After soaking in the fresh air and scenic beauty, enjoy a hearty Boat Captain’s Lunch, catered and served at the I&M Canal Visitors Center.

Event Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, September 18
  • Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost: $50 (includes all activities and lunch)
  • Departure: Elmhurst CRC at 9 AM
  • Return: By 4 PM

Your $50 fee covers:

  • Travel by coach bus to the tour site
  • I&M Canal Boat Tour
  • Lunch at the Lock 16 Cafe, featuring: Caesar Salad, Baked Tuscan Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Signature Apple Cake, Beverage


  • Sign up below
  • For questions, contact Bert DeJong at (630) 306-7051


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