Alabama – Quimby's Cruising Guide
River Festivals

Let’s face it, 2020 was not the best of years for nearly everything — including events. Luckily, with the official 2021 boating season just around the corner, events are back — and that means the sound of boats on the water and people on the banks of river festivals around the Heartland. Take a look […] Read More

2024 Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

Fairhope Docks Marina Continuing Updates

In 2017, the city of Fairhope took back the local docks and management of its Marina. This involved some needed renovations starting in early 2019. The normal transient docks at “A” dock and “G” dock will likely be completed in January or February of 2020, just in time for the next boating season. When completed, […] 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

Six Great Heartland Boating Lakes

Perhaps the most compelling reason to cruise America’s inland rivers is the chance to experience our country — its raw beauty, charming towns and gracious people — at your own pace, under your own power. But have you considered what you’re missing by sticking to the waterways? The U.S. also is home to thousands of […] Read More