Mules, Mansion & Mimosa Boat Tour
September 1 @ 10:00 am - October 28 @ 3:00 pm$45.00
Combine an afternoon brunch at Lock 16 Café, a historic 1-hour mule pulled boat ride on the I&M Canal Boat, and a 1-hour tour of the historic Hegeler Carus Mansion.
Start your tour by taking a step back to 1848 and take a ride on the I&M Canal on The Volunteer, a mule-pulled Canal Boat. Meet our guides and hear their stories of life along the canal in 1848, when the I&M Canal first opened and Illinois was the western frontier.
After your boat tour come into the Lock 16 Cafe/I&M Canal Visitor Center to receive a delicious mimosa & a brunch.
Then visit the National Historic Landmark, Hegeler Carus Mansion. Experience the grandeur of a bygone era and the heritage of a fascinating family whose history is woven tightly with that of the Illinois Valley and the United States, as well as internationally.
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, click below for full schedule.
Reservations required, limited availability.
For group tours call (815)220-1848.
Check in at the Lock 16 Cafe/I&M Canal Visitor Center: 754 First Street LaSalle, IL 61301
Hegeler Carus Mansion: 1307 7th Street LaSalle, IL 61301