End your first day of fun Knoxville adventures with a true star attraction, the Star of Knoxville Riverboat. This authentic sternwheel riverboat is USCG approved to fit 235 passengers comfortably and can boarded on Neyland Drive off of the Tennessee River. On any of the many different offered cruises here you will get an up close and personal look at the historic Tennessee River, a truly breathtaking viewing opportunity filled with history and culture tidbits, as well as local natural beauty everywhere you look. As an authentic paddlewheeler you will get the most accurate, yet safe, experience you can cruising along the river. Enjoy the enclosed and heated/air conditioned main deck, or scurry over to one of the two bars, the dance floor, or the band stage.
The inside of the Star of Knoxville Riverboat has elegant and entertaining decor and was designed host a wide range of events, from black tie charity to weddings to simple football charters. Choose between such cruises as the Prime Rib Dinner Cruise, Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise, Country Dinner Cruise, Sunset, or Gospel Dinner Cruise. There are also holiday cruises, special event cruises, and lunch cruises, such as the Dogwood and Tulip seasonal cruises. On a simple Sightseeing Cruise you will personally get to know Knoxville as well as fill up on regional Civil War history and delicious Tennessee BBQ. You will be eating foods such as baked chicken, pulled pork bbq, prime rib, and comfort sides and sweets during meal cruises, and you will be seeing such great sites as the Sunsphere, Neyland Stadium, Body Farm, and Sequoyah Hills. This is a truly amazing way to immerse yourself into the history, culture, and natural beauty of the city of Knoxville!