Spend A Perfect Day On This Old-Fashioned Paddle Boat Cruise In Iowa

The Mississippi River is a big part of life in Eastern Iowa, and it’s a source of folklore and stories from history that seem almost unreal. Luckily, it’s easy to cruise the mighty river and see firsthand how it helped build our nation! Sail on the Celebration Belle on a 100-mile All Day cruise from one of Iowa’s historic ports and get in touch with your Hawkeye State roots.

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To book your cruise, visit Celebration Belle online, or call (309) 764-1952. Cruises vary in price depending on location, duration, and theme, so browse their website to pick your cruise, or speak with an agent by calling the number above, to find the best cruise for you!

There’s something so majestic about seeing the Mississippi River up close. If you want to get even more in touch with our mighty river, consider a camping vacation on a houseboat that allows you to live on the river for a few days, and paddle the backwaters. Read about Staying In These Incredible Iowa Houseboats and plan the trip of a lifetime!