Illinois Spirit – August 21-23, 2017

The Spirit of Peoria PaddlewheelerStarved Rock State ParkWine Tasting 

Monday – Wednesday
August 21, 2017 – August 23, 2017 

$489.00 per person double
$469.00 per person triple
$449.00 per person quad.
$599.00 per person single 

Depart Lafayette at 8:00am. 

Includes motorcoach transportation, full day River Cruise, admissions per itinerary, wine tastings, 5 meals (3 breakfasts & 2 lunches), and Imperial Escort. 

Starved Rock Lodge Enjoy a great Tribute to the Stars show and included lunch buffet in the historic ambiance of the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge 

Starved Rock State Park – A local step on guide will join us for a Historic tour. 

First stop is the Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center where we’ll watch a short video about the area. Then, we’ll explore the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center where we can check out Starved Rock from across the river and hopefully see cargo barges pass through the lock system. Next, we head to historic Utica and learn about the Illinois and Michigan Canal. 

Spirit of Peoria Paddlewheel – Enjoy a scenic 70 mile cruise on the Illinois River including live rag time entertainment, included snacks and luncheon buffet. The Spirit’s own riverlorian will bring to life the history of the Illinois River through a delightful mix of stories and historical facts. Relax and enjoy the slower pace of life on this unique paddlewheeler! 

Par-A-Dice Casino – Free time for some casino fun! 

White Oaks Vineyards – Located in the Heart of Central Illinois, White Oak Vineyards is pleased to share their passion for wine, love for the land and their German heritage. Enjoy a tour of their Vineyards and sample several of their wines. 

Alto Vineyards Tasting Room – Enjoy some of the finest wine produced in the United States. The Renzaglia family takes great pride in growing high quality grapes to produce award-winning wines. We will visit their tasting room in Champaign, Il and sample a few of their wines. 

Wyldewood Cellars Winery – Wyldewood Cellars has earned over 500 international Wine Awards over the years! We’ll tour their production facility and enjoy some wine tasting.