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Five Ways to Add New Life to an Old Boat

Five Ways to Add New Life to an Old Boat

Updated 10/8/2020 We all know that boats need regular attention to keep them in good condition and to allow for trouble-free days on the water. But aside from routine maintenance, there are a number of simple DIY projects that almost anyone can do that will not only...
The Illinois & Mississippi River Confluence

The Illinois & Mississippi River Confluence

Looking for a great spot to stop for a few days on the Great Loop? Look no farther than the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. This area makes for a perfect layover point between the two waterways — hosting two world-class marinas, outdoor recreation,...
Cruising The Tennessee River

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...
Virtual Town Tour: Alton, Illinois

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....
Virtual Town Tour: Mobile, Alabama

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...