Cumberland River – Page 2 – Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

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

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

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Booze Cruise: Bars Along the Inland Waterways

It’s the dog days of summer, the sun is beating down, and you’re restless and hot. To break up the cruise and treat your crew at the end of the day, you decide to seek out a dock and grab a cold one. But where do you go? Insert shameless plug: If you have a […] Read More

Profile: Commodore Yacht Club

June 28, 1975, started out as a typical Saturday at Nashville’s Commodore Yacht Club. But by 2 p.m., tragedy would strike the marina in what would become one of the city’s most costly fires on record. The fire, which began after a houseboat’s engine exploded, took 90 minutes for local firemen to bring under control. […] Read More

Special Delivery: From Lake of the Ozarks to Florida, Part 1

Many people I run into say that I’m living the dream. As a delivery captain, I get to drive another person’s boat, use their fuel and see a lot of the country. They’re right. I am living the dream, but it’s a lot of work and not a pleasure cruise. Want to know what really […] Read More

River Roots: Exploring the Mississippi Delta

The Mississippi River Delta Region spreads across eight states: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Traveling along its many waterways — including the Mississippi, Yazoo, Atchafalaya, Ohio and Tennessee rivers — offers a myriad of wonders along a vast cultural, historic and geographic landscape. No matter what your interest, for boaters, the […] Read More

Tennessee River State Parks Cruise

The Tennessee River is perhaps the most beautiful inland river in America. It was made navigable by a series of locks and dams constructed in the mid-1900s. Amazingly, the builders planned for marina sites both public and private along the banks and in coves formed when the water rose. It’s a wonderful and safe river […] Read More

Destination: Land Between the Lakes

The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL), a peninsula about 50 miles in length and bordered on either side by Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake, has long been an attraction for Midwest boaters — and for good reason. These lakes, created by the impounding of the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, offer excellent opportunities […] Read More