Your next stop will board at the Beale Street Landing, with a 90-minute sightseeing tour of the Mississippi River aboard one of the famous Island Queen paddlewheelers! The Memphis Riverboat tours take you a few scenic miles up and down the river, giving you tons of river history, Memphis history, and some of the best skyline views of downtown Memphis you can find!
This 100 foot enclosed deck vessel provides a comprehensive and interesting narrative of past and present Mississippi River life, while fully entertaining their thousands of yearly guests. Enjoy the history of the cruise line itself as well, as you will learn about the 1955 beginning of the then Memphis Queen Cruise Line. The company was rebought, renamed, and refurbished in 2005 and has since provided insightful entertainment to the city seasonally. Your group can even choose to take the evening dinner or music cruises, one featuring the best Memphis BBQ and the other the best jazz and blues house band in Memphis! Each cruise features an open snack and alcohol bar for full relaxation. Bring your camera for this stop and be prepared to see gorgeous Mississippi River views!