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

Virtual Town Tour: Chattanooga, Tennessee

With the nearby scenic landscapes and wildlife viewing of the Tennessee River Gorge along with a vibrant, walkable downtown and the Tennessee Aquarium, there is so much to see and do in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Tennessee River curls around downtown Chattanooga, once a trading post named Ross’s Landing for John Ross, a chief of the […] 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

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

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Pebble Isle Marina Maintaining Course in 2019

In 2018, The McBird group. – a joint venture between the Mckmackins and Bird families – took over operations of Pebble Isle Marina. With a strong history and solid reputation, the goal was not to make sweeping changes but to maintain that reputation that people have come to trust. Cruising into 2019 – other than a […] Read More

Profile: Kentucky Dam Marina

Bordering the west side of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky Lake is a major (160,300 acres!) reservoir on the Tennessee River that’s considered one of the best boating areas in the Midwest. Whether you want to fish, sail, paddle, golf, camp, dine or simply relax at a waterside resort, the lake […] Read More

Volunteer Landing Dock Reopens in Knoxville

The City of Knoxville reopened its 360-foot-long boat dock at Volunteer Landing near Calhoun’s restaurant Friday. “The dock is a key amenity of Volunteer Landing,” said Chip Barry, the city’s deputy chief of operations. “In addition to daily public use, Visit Knoxville and local nonprofits make use of the dock for major public events, which is […] Read More

Special Delivery: From Lake of the Ozarks to Florida, Part 2

Eds. Note: You can read Part 1 of this story at https://quimbyscruisingguide.com/special-delivery-from-lake-of-the-ozarks-to-florida-part-1/. I’m a firm believer in the idea that the most dangerous thing on a boat is a schedule. A schedule makes you go faster than you should, leave when it would be better to stay put, and push later and farther than you […] Read More

Paducah: Kentucky Confluence

William Clark, of Lewis and Clark fame, would not recognize the riverfront area of Paducah, Ky., if he saw it today. History tells us that in 1795 his older brother George Rogers Clark, a general during the Revolutionary War, claimed the 37,000 acres the city now occupies. After the general died, the claim went to […] 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