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The Complete Listing of Marinas and Locks on the Inland and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways

Cruising Kentucky

Updated – 7/15/21 Originally Published through Heartland Boating Magazine by Bobbye Miller Kenyon It’s summertime, and the livin’ is especially easy if you happen to be aboard a boat in Kentucky. The Bluegrass State lays claim to some of the most inviting and accessible waters in all of the eastern U.S. — 170 lakes and […] Read More

2021 Quimby’s Cruising Guide Now Available

Long before Route 66 and Highway 101 imbued a sense of road trip wanderlust in the minds of travelers across the country, the nation’s highways consisted of the many navigable waterways that moved from one state or territory to the next — the original road trip, albeit via a floating vessel. To this day, these […] Read More

The Complete Listing of Marinas and Locks on the Inland and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways

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American Cruise Lines Launches New Music Cities Cruise In 2021

Guilford, CT—October 28, 2020—American Cruise Lines has planned the biggest season ever on the Mississippi for 2021; introducing two new modern riverboats, a brand new Music Cities cruise between Nashville and Memphis, fifteen new shore excursions up-and-down the River, all-private transportation on shore, and new enrichment programs on board. From late February through December, American’s […] Read More

Wildlife on The Waterways: Cruising and Camping

  Ohio River Islands   Covering over 362 miles of the Upper Ohio River, this conservation area is a collection of twenty-two islands and four mainland stretches. As the Ohio is one of the nation’s busiest inland waterways – through commercial and recreational interests – the refuge area protects 3,440 acres of land and underwater […] Read More

River Highlights: Historic Bridges on The Waterways

The Inland Waterways are full of historic markers and scenic beauty. One aspect that distinctly sets one mile apart from another is the myriad bridges that span from one bank to the next. A highlight of any thru-boating trip is getting to see these various structures and the communities that they serve. Take a look […] Read More

Dock & Dine

A brief guide to eating your way along the inland waterways By Brad Kovach Part of the fun of cruising on the inland waterways is discovering new places, new people and, for some, new restaurants. To help you reach the highest levels of gastronomic boating bliss during your travels, we’ve compiled a list of spots […] Read More

Profile: Wildwood Resort & Marina in Granville, Tennessee

Serene wooded hillsides, gazebo with Adirondack chairs and outdoor fireplace, smoked barbecue washed down with hoppy beer, singer-songwriters playing quietly in the background. This is late summer perfection at Wildwood Resort & Marina in Granville, Tennessee, just 65 miles east of Nashville on the Cumberland River. It’s when the temperatures grow cooler and the trees […] Read More

Profile: Kuttawa Harbor Marina

Kuttawa Habor Marina is conveniently located off Lake Barkley’s main channel at Mile 42.2. Offering a “Key West” atmosphere with both live and lit palm trees, the marina is situated in the heart of Old Kuttawa off Highways 62 and 295. Lake Barkley can be accessed via the Cumberland River. The marina has been in […] Read More