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3 Day, 2 Night Journey on the Mighty Ohio River to The Kentucky Derby Great Steamboat Race

Embark on a lovely spring trip featuring two days of cruising on the mighty Ohio River, with historic port stops and visits to popular Louisville attractions. This one-of-a-kind experience culminates with one of the oldest river traditions – The Kentucky Derby Great Steamboat Race! You’ll have VIP seats aboard the Belle of Cincinnati for the historic race against the Belle of Louisville.

Enjoy beautiful views and quaint river towns along with delicious meals, entertainment and top-notch service. Each day on the Belle of Cincinnati brings you a variety fun, food, a fascinating trip through a lock and dam, visits with the Captain, and magnificent sightseeing opportunities. This is truly a one-of-a-kind experience that will take you back in time as you cruise from Cincinnati to Louisville.

* Special Note: To enjoy a trip of this nature, participants should be comfortable walking at least 5 blocks at their own pace.

  • 3 tour stops

  • 3 nights hotel accommodations

  • Hotel luggage handling

  • 11 meals - 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and water with onboard meal service

  • On-board entertainment

  • On-board Tour Director

  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation to/from hotel and boat

Cruise Schedule

Day One — November 4, 2018

Board the beautiful Belle of Cincinnati at our Newport Landing and cruise to our first shore stop, historic Rabbit Hash, KY. Continue your cruise until docking for the night in Warsaw, KY and overnight at Belterra Casino and Resort.

Day Two — November 5, 2018

Begin your day with a tour of the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory followed by a cruise through the McAlpin Lock and Dam. Continue sailing downriver to Leavenworth, IN and overnight in Corydon, IN.

Day Three — November 6, 2018

Start off with shopping and exploring in magical Santa Claus, IN followed by our final day of cruising into the lovely riverfront of Owensboro, KY.

Day Four — November 7, 2018

After a morning at Owensboro's brand new International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame, board the coach back to our dock in Cincinnati/Newport Landing.


General Pricing

  • Single (occupancy)

    $1,510.50 per person


  • Double (occupancy)

    $1,272.00 per person

*Transportation provided by BB Riverboats

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