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Address: 12244 N Upper Lakeshore Dr, Monticello, IN 47960-4701
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The boat trip is complete with food from the sportsman inn. the people are friendly and know the lake.even people that pass in smaller boats wave to you.the homes along the lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kokomo, Indiana
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Kokomo, Indiana
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat trip is complete with food from the sportsman inn. the people are friendly and know the lake.even people that pass in smaller boats wave to you.the homes along the lake are something to see. the dinner cruise is the best. at 37.50. the boat is beautiful.

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112 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

If you like to party to live music, on a great boat, on Lake Freeman. Then, this is where it's happening! www.madamcarroll.com

Thank CWG51
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It was a nice boat ride! It was clean, staff were friendly, and the trip was a good time had by all.

Thank Jill M
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

One of the few major things to do in Monticello that has seen improvements thanks to new owners and operators. The new owners continue to impress and improve with the Madam Carroll since taking over a few years ago. They've improved the comfort of the upper level with the awning, even though it does look weird, it makes a HUGE... More 

Thank TravelGavin
Kokomo, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The Toy Factory is a great band from Indy. I was aware that they had played on the MC before, but somehow I always missed it! Not this year! I informed lots of my friends and consequently, we had a group of about 40 people from Kokomo who came and a good time was had by all! Most of us... More 

Thank thecloser765
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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267 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I rode with a group of friends this weekend; fun ride on the lake. The Madam Carroll has snacks for sale and drinks. You can sit up on the top deck for a great view and catch the rays, or you can sit on the lower deck in a big room, if there is a program on board. Our cruise... More 

2 Thank Randy S
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

New ownership a few years ago has given this boat a new life. Great bands are booked to entertain the passengers on an evening cruise. Usually leaves the dock around 7 to 8 pm. Returns in two hour for those that prefer to get off but leaves for another 2 hour trip for those that wish to continue to party.... More 

Thank Bill M
Danville, Indiana
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This boat ride was awesome they had 2 bands and for $20 a great cheap night of entertainment. Parking is minimal so get here earlier we went to the restaurant up the street and went up to the third floor of the boat, we could hear the bands just fine and got to see all the houses and the sunset... More 

Thank kristencoondog
Monticello, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Our 50th wedding anniversary was celebrated with our family and friends on the great Madam Carroll. We had it all to ourselves. Their was music, dance and great food catered by the Sportman's restaurant. The views of the lake Freeman were awesome. Our family and friends were so impressed. We all had a great time. What a fantastic 50th it... More 

1 Thank 50GoldenYears2013
Monticello, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Riding on the Madam Carroll is a fun experience, if it is not raining you are able to go up top and see the lake and all the scenery. If you get to hot you can go below and sit down and watch.

1 Thank Katrina W

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