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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

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

7 Things Every Great Looper Should Know

Updated: 10/15/20 Ever dreamed about cruising the 6,000 miles of America’s Great Loop in your own boat? Sure you have. It’s one of the greatest boating adventures in the world, circumnavigating eastern North America by water. Short of hitching a covered wagon to a team of horses and hitting the trail, there’s no better way […] Read More

Cruising The Tennessee River

The boat is ready to go, and your course is charted. Traveling the river is a way of life for some and a bucket list adventure for others.  A cruise on the Tennessee River from Knoxville, Tenn., to Paducah, Ky., will take you through nine locks and dams and pass by river communities, historic sites […] Read More

Virtual Town Tour: Lake City, Minnesota

History, legend and stunning landscapes combined with plenty of modern amenities all help make Lake City, Minn., a paradise for boaters. The city is located along the widest stretch of the Mississippi River, on the banks of Lake Pepin, the largest naturally occurring lake on the river. Known as the birthplace of water skiing, boaters […] Read More

Virtual Town Tour: Alton, Illinois

Think the Mississippi River only runs from north to south? Look again. In Alton, Ill., the river does something unusual: it bends and flows west to east. That’s just one characteristic that makes the river, and Alton, an out-of-the-ordinary destination for boaters. Home to the largest lock and dam on the river, the city also […] Read More

Virtual Town Tour: Mobile, Alabama

EXPLORING MOBILE By Bobbye Miller Kenyon Situated on Alabama’s southern coastline, Mobile sports mild temperatures and scenic locales with lots to see and do, combined with a 300-year history. Also known as “The Port City,” Mobile is the oldest city in the state. It is home to the second largest river delta and wetland in […] Read More

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

Virtual Town Tour: Paducah, Kentucky

By Shelley Byrne At the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers, Paducah, Ky., offers rest and relaxation with an award-winning transient boat dock adjacent to a newly constructed park extending into the Ohio River. Within two blocks of the dock are the seasonal farmers’ market, the National Quilt Museum of the United States, Holiday […] Read More