Wisconsin Nature, On The Water June 02, 2018
Have The Meal Of A Lifetime On This Stunning Wisconsin River Cruise
There is nothing more beautiful or peaceful than floating down the Mighty Mississippi on a riverboat. St. Croix River Cruises docks in Hudson and has more than a dozen different dining options on board. A popular wedding locale, these folks know how to provide stellar service and scrumptious food. Whether you’re looking for a fun date idea or a way to get a new view of this part of the state, there’s something for everyone on the calendar at St. Croix River Cruises.
You'll explore the Mississippi River on one of St. Croix River Cruises ships while dining on your choice of eclectic but amazing meal options. There's truly something everyone will enjoy with these folks, from a leisurely lunch to a night of comedy.
Even before you think about the food, these cruises are amazing. You get a totally new and unique view of Wisconsin from the waters of the Mighty Mississippi, and you never know when you might see a bald eagle or other wildlife. It's a serene and peaceful way to pass a few hours.
A great way to break up a long work week is the Fajita and Margarita cruise that features two-for-one margaritas on board and a delicious spread of delicious Mexican food, including pork carnitas, vegetables, black beans, and more. This cruise is $44 per adult.
Friday nights, settle in for a hearty Italian dinner that includes chicken Parmesan with Alfredo sauce, mostaccioli, meat lasagna, chef’s seasonal vegetables, fennel coleslaw with capers, Caesar salad, pasta salad, an Antipasto tray, garlic bread and dessert for just $37.95 for adults!
On select Sundays, there's a theater brunch cruise that includes everything you could ever want from a first meal of the day, including a glass of champagne. The cruise will drop you near the Phipps Center for the Performing Arts in time for a show! Waffles, salads, eggs, pecan-crusted tilapia, beef Marsala, herb-baked chicken, and more make this a meal to remember for $59.95 per person!
When you have a whole day, consider the Casino cruise, which includes a brunch buffet of eggs, waffles, sausage, cheese and crackers, chicken, seafood, vegetables, and more. The cruise takes you to Treasure Island Casino where you'll start with $15 in slot play. Spend four hours at the casino before loading back on the boat to take you home. Tickets are $44.95.
The Sunday Champagne Brunch has waffles, salads, eggs, pecan-crusted tilapia, beef Marsala, herb-baked chicken, roasted potatoes, Kielbasa, and more. The two-hour cruise also includes dessert and a cash bar after your complimentary glass of champagne. The cost is $32.95.
Wednesday through Saturday afternoons, settle in for a leisurely lunch that includes sliced meats and cheeses with fresh bakery roll, assorted salads, fresh fruit, a chef's choice hot entree and cookies for just $27.
Once a month, on designated Fridays, settle in for a stunning evening cruise accompanied by an amazing comedian. The Laff Boat features a meal made by the chef of the Afton Inn that's similar to what you'd find on the Italian Night cruises. These are some of the most popular cruises St. Croix puts on, so plan ahead. Tickets are $58.95 per person.
Holidays are some of the most special time on these cruises. Easter, Mother's Day and Father's Day all feature some of the best menus you can imagine all while providing the scenery for a unique experience you won't find anywhere else. The upcoming Father's Day cruise is $37.95 for adults, $22 for kids and $12 for tots.
Plan way ahead for the special Oktoberfest cruise, with a stunning menu of German favorites. The three-hour cruise includes beer tasting, live music, and all the sauerbraten and schnitzel you can eat for just $49.95. This one takes place on October 20, 2018.
No matter which option you choose, you will not be disappointed. The Afton Inn is a long-standing fixture just across the river and people have been trusting these folks with the biggest day of their lives. The service and food are well worth the cost and you get the added bonus of stunning views while you eat. There's just no better way to experience Wisconsin and share a meal than with St. Croix River Cruises.
St. Croix River Cruises is located at 3291 St. Croix Tr. S., Afton, MN 55001.
Check out their website for all the details on their amazing Mississippi River Cruises. Which of these dinner options have you tried? Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments.
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