Ride the Dewey Line

An Award-Winning Experience Awaits You

American Association for

State & Local History

2022 Albert B.

Corey Award

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Historical Society

2022 Outstanding

Collaborative Project

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Society of Innovators

at Purdue Northwest

2022 Team Award


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Pick Your Voyage

Your excursion on magnificent Cedar Lake will depart from the Cedar Lake pier. Check-in is required at The Museum at Lassen’s Resort front desk.

Premium Route

From Coffin’s Shady Beach at the south end to Midway Ballroom at the north shore, discover Cedar Lake’s resort-era history. Note: Steamer Dewey capacity limited to 16 passengers for this route.

45 minutes
$35 adult/$30 child under age 13

Monon Route

Journey to the site of the former Monon Railroad Depot from Lassen’s Resort while you learn the science of steam power and how Cedar Lake became a resort destination.

20 minutes
$15 per person

Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a taste of Cedar Lake history on the nostalgia cruise aboard Baby Dewey (6 passenger electric boat) featuring small plates inspired by traditional resort menu items.

70 minutes
$450 per charter

Pick Your Vessel

Steam Through History Week

Baby Dewey

Experience a taste of Cedar Lake nostalgia on a sunset dinner cruise aboard Baby Dewey featuring small plates inspired by traditional resort menu items. Reserve select Mondays & Thursdays from June 20th to September 26th. Call for current menu 219.390.9423.

Steam Through History Week

Steamer Dewey

Steam across Cedar Lake in an authentic 1915 steamboat. Seats up to 20 passengers. Choose from multiple routes on Wednesdays from June 12th to September 25th. Special Event: July 24th – Steam Through History Day

2024 Steamboat Sponsors

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Charter a Vessel

Looking for a unique experience for your special occasion, business meeting, or group outing? Consider chartering a Dewey Line vessel. Charter availability is limited to weekdays.

Cedar Lake Venue Rental Party

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Advance purchase is strongly recommended. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time. Walk-ups are permitted, but the buy one, get one free promotion will not be available.