Tenn-Tom Waterway – Quimby's Cruising Guide
60 Years Of Providing The Best River Information For Cruising Boaters

Curated by Gary Kramer — Quimby’s Cruising Guide resource, content and feature article contributor from 2006 to 2013 In 1962, a talented, unique and now legendary woman began publishing mimeographed copies of her notes about traveling on the Mississippi River above Dubuque, Iowa. Now, 60 years later, we pay tribute to Mildred Quimby, whose original […] Read More

2024 Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

2022 Quimby’s Cruising Guide

5,000 miles, 11 different waterways and two countries—America’s Great Loop is truly one of the most unique travel experiences in the World. Read More

2021 Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all that participated in the 2021 Photo Contest. Below are the contest winners that will appear in the printed guide — available at the end of February. Keep an eye out for that edition to see the overall winner. 2021 was a great year on the Western Rivers and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway […] Read More

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

Anchoring Along the Inland Waterways

Updated: 5/13/2021 The inland waterways are full of scenic points to anchor for a short period of time or as an overnight stay. There are some important steps to follow when anchoring your boat along these river systems. Short-term Anchoring To anchor for a few hours, it is best to use a light mushroom anchor […] Read More

Marina Profile: Green Turtle Bay

Born thirty-five years ago on April 2, 1984, Green Turtle Bay Marina is located at MM 31 on Barkley Lake. Formerly known as Port KenBar – it began business with a fuel dock, three small covered and two uncovered docks. An open concrete deck over the water housed a hamburger stand that operated periodically during […] Read More

Midway Marina Updates Restaurant

In 2018, Midway Marina had an unfortunate fire take place in their restaurant. Using this as an opportunity to renovate, the marina will open a new restaurant in May of 2019 – just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Conveniently located 150 yards from the transient dock, the new establishment will serve up surf and […] Read More

2024 Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

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