October 2023


In this blog, we finally escape from Lake Michigan and enter the river system with our flotilla to go through the locks. We navigate 300 miles down the Illinois River, reach the Mighty Mississippi, and reward ourselves with a visit to Fast Eddie’s in Alton, Illinois. This is a near-real-time update as we are in Alton as of this posting!

In this edition, we start our trip down Lake Michigan. We visit a few towns on the Michigan side of the Lake, then cross to Wisconsin. We visit Sturgeon Bay, Green Bay, and Kewaunee, WI. Our days in port are determined more by the weather on the Lake rather than things to do, so I am able to catch up on the blog! This edition brings us to September, 30th.