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Northeast Illinois Boat Rentals

Boats For Rent in Northeast IllinoisChoice boats for rent in northeast Illinois at boat dealers, rental centers, outdoor stores, and boat rental agent locations offering a variety of watercraft for rent. Find pontoon boats, fishing boats, family boats, canoes and kayaks, plus deck, ski and speed boats for rent in northern and eastern Illinois.

Boat rentals in northeast IL

Listed below find boat rental dealers and other resources offering boats for rent for use on Channel Lake, Fox Lake, Heidecke Lake, Lake Clinton, Lake Michigan, Fox River, Mackinaw River and other waterways in Illinois. Rental locations are listed nearby cities and attractions. Cities listed include Bloomington, Chicago, Joilet, Arlington Heights and Aurora. Contact these boat rental services to see if they have the ideal boat for you to rent.

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Northeast Resources

Arlington Heights

Boat US Marine Center
63 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
847 398-0606


Ward Lumber Rental Center
540 North Broadway
Aurora, IL 60505
630 897-8485




Rentners Marine Inc
13535 S Forest Ave
Chicago, IL 60827
773 468-3776

Chicago River Canoe & Kayak
1726 W Leland Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
773 769-3198

Chicagoland Canoe Base Inc
4019 N Narragansett Ave
Chicago, IL 60634
773 777-1489

Skipper Buds
3600 North Recreation Drive
Chicago, IL 60607
773 244-0523

Skippers Marina
13421 South Vernon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60827
708 841-1300



Channel Lake


Fox Lake


Heidecke Lake


Lake Clinton


Lake Michigan


Fox River


Mackinaw River


Chain O'Lakes State Park


Des Plaines Fish & Wildlife Area


Gebhard Woods State Park



Northeast IL Boat Rental

Locate boat rental dealers and other boat rental locations within or nearby cities and attractions in Northern and Eastern Illinois.

If you are looking for a specific type boat for rent, chances are one of these dealers can assist you. Boats offered for rent typically include canoes, family boats, pontoon boats, fishing boats, inflatables, jon boats, ski boats, aluminum boats, electric boats, jet skis and others. Some boats offered are confined to specific lakes while others are available for travel to other bodies of water.

Northeast IL Boating

To enhance your boat renting experience, click here to locate resources for safety equipment, water toys and boating gear in Northeast Illinois.

Find the ideal rental boat to fit your specific boating needs. Having the right boat can greatly enhance your experience on the water as well as impact safety issues.

Boat rentals at marinas.

Some marinas may offer boat rentals for use on the lake where the marina is located. Check with Hidden Cove Marina, Pistakee Lake Marina or Sequoit Harbor Marina for information on local boat rental options and recommendations.

Pontoon boats are ideal for large groups or when taking small children boating. Most often they have a safety railing and a canvas or metal top to reduce the amount of sun rays absorbed by passengers.

Runabouts are great for families and small groups to go sight seeing and cruising the lakes.

Ski boats and speed boats are well suited for of three to five who enjoy water sports such as water skiing and wave boarding.

Aluminum boat rentals are best suited for parties of one to four planning to travel short to mid-range distances.

Bass boats are designed for two passengers and are ideal for most fresh-water fishing, and some inshore fishing.

Lake boat rental...find a boat to rent and take the family and friends out on the water for a day of making memories. Before boating, become familiar with local boating laws and regulations.

Check with your insurance agent to be certain you are covered while boating in a rental boat.

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