Jet Express

Cruise Schedule

Friday, July 8 Wine Tasting Cruise

Friday, July 22 Rockin' on the Jet

Friday, August 19 Ladies' Night Out

Sunday, September 18 Browns vs Baltimore Ravens Game 

Saturday, October 1 Island Wine Festival

Departs from Lorain (9:30 AM)

Sunday, October 9 Browns vs New England Patriots

Sunday, October 30 Browns vs New York Jets

Jet Express Trips

Wine Tasting Cruise

The Jet Express will leave from Black River Landing at 7:00 PM for a two hour cruise on Lake Erie. This cruise features four wine samples, with the option to purchase more of course! There will be dinner included as well. Enjoy the sights of Lorain from the deck of the Jet Express for the evening. 

*Trip includes admission to Rockin’ on the River concert! 

Ladies' Night Out Cruise

The Ladies’ Night Out Cruise includes a two hour ride aboard the Jet Express. The boat departs from Black River Landing at 7:00PM and will venture down the Black River and out onto Lake Erie for a beautiful sunset, before returning at 9:00PM. The Ladies’ Night Out Cruise is an exclusive trip for the ladies, featuring a drink special and light hors d'oeuvres.

*Trip includes admission to Rockin’ on the River concert!

Island Cruise

Take a trip to Put-in-Bay for the day! The Jet Express will depart from Lorain to head to Put-in-Bay for the annual Wine Tasting Festival held there. The Festival runs from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Enjoy samples from over a hundred different wineries, as well as the great sights the island has to offer. The Jet will depart from Put-in-Bay at the conclusion of the festival.

Rockin' on the Jet

Love Rockin’ on the River? How about going Rockin’ on the Jee! Take a hour long cruise out on Lake Erie on the Jet Express while you are at Black River Landing for the evening. Rockin’ on the River presents Absolute Journey Tribute at Black River Landing, which you can enjoy before and after the ride. Arrive back to the concert in style aboard the Jet!

*Trip includes admission to Rockin’ on the River concert!

Boat to the Browns

Take the Jet Express into Cleveland for a Browns Game! Trips depart from Lorain at 10:30 AM for a ride right into downtown Cleveland. Enjoy the short walk over to the stadium for a fantastic football game. Tailgate at Black River Landing before the game, and even store your coolers on the Jet Express to tailgate in Cleveland before the game some more! The boat departs from Cleveland one hour after the game ends.

 

 

Boat Tours

Brunch on the Water

Enjoy your lunch on the water with an afternoon cruise around the harbor and a short trip up the Black River. Whether you want to pack up a picnic or bring along a brown bag lunch, you can enjoy your meal on the water as you can enjoy this memorable cruise.

  • Departure Location:  Black River Landing
  • Duration:  1.5 hours
  • Cost:  $16

Casual River Tour

Cruise the beautiful and scenic Black River and learn the history of the river that runs through the heart of Lorain Ohio. This 1 hour excursion includes a tour of the river from Black River Landing, past the Steel Mills and around Monkey's Island. This cruise departs from Black River Landing.

  • Departure Location:  Black River Landing
  • Duration:  1 hour
  • Cost:  $14

Encompassing Nature Tour

Cruise the shores of the beautiful Black River on an all-inclusive tour of Lorain's waterfront areas. This two hour excursion includes a tour of the river, harbor, and a pass by the historic Lorain Lighthouse. Learn about the wildlife that lives in your backyard, and maybe even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle! This cruise departs from Black River Landing.

  • Departure Location:  Black River Landing
  • Duration:  2 hours
  • Cost:  $16

Fall Foliage

If you love the colors that autumn brings, then this trip is for you! See the most magnificent landscapes as you travel up the Black River into a wonderland of imagery. This one-and-a-half hour trip will strike you speechless as you take in the site and wildlife. 

  • Departure Location:  Black River Landing
  • Duration:  1.5 hours
  • Cost:  $16

History Excursion

Cruise the Lorain waterfront and learn the importance the waterways played in the development of Lorain that began at the mouth of the Black River.  This 2 hour history tour will be narrated by a member of the Lorain Historical Society and will cruise past the Lorain Lighthouse and other historic landmarks. The excursion will view the waterfront harbor and continue on the riverfront past the sites of industrial giants, American Shipbuilding and United States Steel, to witness the rebirth of wildlife preserves on the Black River.  

  • Departure Location:  Black River Landing
  • Duration:  2 hours
  • Cost:  $20

Lighthouse Dinner Cruise

Join us for this specialty cruise that not only involves a fantastic dining experience at the Lighthouse, but also includes a tour of the structure. Dinner and wine pairings provided by the Jackalope Restaurant. This cruise departs from the Jackalope Dock at Spitzer Lakeside Marina. To purchase tickets, call 440-984-1012.

  • Departure Location:  Spitzer Lakeside Marina
  • Duration:  3 hours
  • Cost:  $125

Lighthouse Tour

This cruise involves a shuttle ride to and from the historic Lorain Lighthouse, as well as a tour of the interior of the lighthouse. Learn about the history of the structure as volunteers stand by to answer any questions you may have.

  • Departure Location:  Black River Landing
  • Shuttles run every 30 minutes
  • Cost:  $20

Sunset Cruise

After dining on the waterfront and enjoying an evening stroll on the recently renovated pier, enjoy an evening cruise around the harbor and a short trip up the Black River. Bring your camera so that you can enjoy this memorable cruise at sunset as we cruise by the historic Lighthouse. This cruise departs from the Jackalope Dock at Spitzer Lakeside Marina.

  • Departure Location:  Spitzer Lakeside Marina
  • Duration:  1.5 hours
  • Cost:  $15

Twilight Trip

Have you ever wanted to take a ride up the river at night? How about catch a glimpse of the lighthouse lit up in the dark? Join us for this night ride which will give you the chance to see the night wildlife up the river and venture into the harbor for some photos of the lighthouse at night. What a spook-tactular evening ride!

  • Departure Location:  Black River Landing
  • Duration:  1.5 hours
  • Cost:  $15