Maxson Riverboat & Restaurant
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Welcome to the Maxson Riverboat and Restaurant, formally the legendary
Maxson Manor Restaurant. and the Pride of Oregon, an authentic
paddlewheel boat located just one mile north of historic Oregon,
Escape to our pristine banks for a truly unforgettable
experience at the restaurant and on the riverboat. A beautiful backdrop
on the scenic Rock River creates the perfect venue for a banquet, from
reunions to business meetings. With an incredible natural setting just
a two-hour drive from downtown Chicago, Maxson Riverboat and Restaurant
are the region’s premiere location for a destination wedding.
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as a traditional paddlewheel boat, the Pride of Oregon, is a 102-foot
replica of the famous Rosie O’Shea paddleboat, and is unique in all of
Northern Illinois. Couples enjoy dinner and drinks while skimming the
still waters of the Rock River on romantic, moonlit river cruises.
Children stay captivated during family outings on a river cruise past
Lowden State Park. The 15-mile journey takes passengers under the
watchful eye of Chief Black Hawk – the largest concrete monolith in the
Onshore, Maxson’s glass-enclosed riverside dining room,
reveals a stunning panoramic vista. Just outside, a sprawling deck
allows you to dine in the midst of nature, perched on the shores of
the beautiful Rock River.
Maxson Riverboat and Restaurant is one mile north of the quaint town of Oregon on IL Route 2. A 40-room hotel sits a few steps from Maxson Manor, and a 12-room motel offers lodging across the highway.
- Business Meetings, Conferences and Parties
- Family and Class Reunions
- Lunch and Dinner River Cruises
- Sight Seeing Cruises
- Fine Dining
- Waterfront Dining
- Stunning View of Chief Blackhawk Statue