17 May 2013 American Cruise Lines announced today its Fall Cruise Collection – according to ACL this is a selection of cruises handpicked to showcase the beautiful 2013 fall season. Cruise itineraries include the Columbia & Snake Rivers, the… more
10 May 2013 Efforts are under the way to bring the hisoric paddlewheel steamboat Delta Queen back on the rivers as a cruise ship in 2014. A group of potential investors and Delta Queen enthusiasts are planning to… more
Today in Steamboat History
17 May 1854: the Wheeling suspension bridge - first bridge over the Ohio River - was completely destroyed by a storm
17 May 1947: sinking of the GOLDEN EAGLE (# 2366) at Tower Island.
Check out our website cruisetricks.de if you're interested in the big and not so big ocean-going cruise ships. Though in German language, you'll find the comprehensive cruise ship picture galleries as interesting as the interactive 360 degree panorama pictures from cruise ship's interiors.
Check out our compilation of unique and very special gifts for steamboat fans and family. You'll not find these in any regular gift shop. Just added: New highly recommended book - "A Page out of History" by Karen "Toots" Maloy.
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Learn about steamboat related attractions all along the US inland rivers, from the Upper and Lower Mississippi all the way to the Columbia River. Our online Travel Guide is also available as printed book, "The Steamboat Traveller", for your guidance when travelling.
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Note: Phyllis does not book day excursions.