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. Anyway… here we go!
Hello! Welcome to April 2015’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. I do not have any relations with the companies that operate these boats.
Last remaining overnight steamer in America, and the largest steamboat ever made at 418 ft.
New Orleans to Memphis | March 27, 2015 – April 04, 2015
Memphis to New Orleans | April 3- April 11
New Orleans to Memphis | April 10- April 18
Memphis to New Orleans | April 17- April 25 SOLD OUT
New Orleans to Memphis | April 24- May 2
Belle of Cincinnati
Beautiful sternwheeler that can be found plying the rivers on most days.
Belle of Louisville
100 year old true steamboat offering 2 hour cruises on the Ohio.
April 5- Easter Brunch Cruise
April 18- Thunder over Louisville on the Belle of Louisville (Not a cruise)
April 25- Girl Scout and Boy Scout Cruise
April 29- Great Steamboat Race
Quaint little riverboat at Moody Gardens.
Authentic sternwheeler in New Orleans.
General Jackson Showboat
Large sternwheel showboat and attraction at Opryland.
Everyday (except for 20th)
Steamboat in New Orleans.
Queen of the Mississippi
The newest overnight riverboat on the rivers, building finished in early 2014.
New Orleans Roundtrip | March 28- April 4
New Orleans- Memphis | April 4- 11
Memphis- New Orleans | April 11- 18
New Orleans- Memphis | April 18- 25
Memphis- New Orleans | April 25- May 2
Spirit of Jefferson
Quaint riverboat, and sister to Belle of Louisville.
Cruises on April
4, 9, 20, 11, 14, 16, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 29, 30
Spirit of Peoria
Beautiful in Peoria, taking overnight and excursion cruises.
(Showing overnight and all day cruises only, as the Spirit of Peoria also offers 2 hr. cruises)
Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher (STL)
Small riverboats in St. Louis.
Though she has no paddlewheel, she’s incredible inside and out.
Delta Queen status update:
Getting towed to New Orleans for renovations.
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