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Steamboating Season Is Back! | April 2015 Cruising Directory

KENTUCKY- Finally, the frigid weather of winter has withheld, and we can welcome a new weather, and the opening of the steamboating season. We’re excited to release our cruise directories back out on what we consider “opening day (even though most boats started earlier).” It’s great to be back, and to kick you off, we will list recommended riverboat cruises coming up in America in April. 320 more words

Steamboat Cruising

Six New Vikings For The Mississippi

by Kevin Griffin of our London office

Viking Cruises chairman Torstein Hagen announced the selection of New Orleans as the home port for Viking River Cruises’ first North American river cruise itineraries. 384 more words


American Cruise Lines to give U.S. river cruising a new look

American Cruise Lines (ACL) has big plans for the future of U.S. river cruising that go far beyond the handful of paddlewheelers currently plying the Mississippi and Columbia rivers. 947 more words

American Cruise Lines

Oak Alley Plantation - Mississippi River

The Oak Alley Plantation is just across the levee for the Mississippi River. I hopped the plantation fence at the end of the Oak Alley and climbed up the levee to be rewarded with a view of the… 20 more words


November 2014 Riverboat Cruising Directory

Hello! Welcome to November 2014’s Monthly Special! Every month we will release a special, highlighting cruising of many riverboats, and special occasions*.

*All events listed below are subject to change. 191 more words

Steamboat Cruising

Reviewed: "American Queen: The Rise and Fall of Kate Chase Sprague" by John Oller

John Oller’s cumbersomely titled AMERICAN QUEEN: THE RISE AND FALL OF KATE CHASE SPRAGUE – CIVIL WAR “BELLE OF THE NORTH” AND GILDED AGE WOMAN OF SCANDAL is a surprising biography of a woman I’d never heard of. 595 more words


Centennial Festival of Riverboats- Oct. 19 Riverboat Cruising Guide

OCT 19

Belle of Louisville Cruises

11:00 am- Brunch/sightseeing Cruise

3:00 pm- Race

6:30 pm- Dinner/sightseeing Cruise

Belle of Cincinnati Cruises

8:00 am- Breakfast Cruise… 61 more words

Steamboat Cruising