One of the best ways to see Savannah is aboard a Riverboat Cruise! As the summer weather sweeps into the city, seeing the beautiful sites can be best enjoyed from the cool seat on a Savannah Riverboat Cruise. We, here at the Presidents Quarters’ Inn, want you to see all that there is to see in our wonderful city. To help you decide which Riverboat Cruise to sail aboard, we have made a list of a few of our favorite ones to take! Read on to find out more!
1. Savannah Riverboat Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
Passengers aboard the Harbor Sightseeing Cruise will learn about the fascinating tales and intriguing historical facts of Savannah from the Captains while they sail along the Savannah River. As you tour the river that was once used by the founders of the city, you will see the statue of “the waving girl”. Guests should take advantage of the large-pane window views in the dining room and canopied, open-air third deck! During the months of April through October, the Harbor Sightseeing Cruise departs daily at 2 P.M., 4 P.M., and 12 P.M. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets for adults cost $21.95, children 5 to 12 cost $12.95, and children under 4 are free!
2. Riverboat Dinner Entertainment Cruise
This two hour dinner cruise is a fantastic way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the southern city of Savannah at night! The Riverboat will slowly take you down the Savannah River while you enjoy a buffet dinner with your significant other. From shrimp and grits to bourbon peach pork loin, the dinner will take your taste buds to another level. The menu also includes fresh garden salad, lemon and artichoke chicken with spinach, the fresh catch of the day, and much more! After munching on all the delicious food, hit the dance floor to tunes from the 50’s through today! The cruise boards at 6 P.M., takes off at 7 P.M. and returns at 9 P.M. Adults cost $56.95, children 5 through 12 $32.95 and children under 4 are free!
3. Moonlight Entertainment Cruise
Be transported to a simpler time aboard the Moonlight Entertainment Cruise. Passengers aboard the cruise will escape the commotion of everyday life as they watch the moon float in the dark night sky. You can dance the night away on this 1½ hour cruise as the riverboat entertainers play popular music! If dancing is not your thing, relax under a blanket of stars on the open-air third deck as you cruise the historic Savannah River! This is one of the top Savannah Riverboat Cruises to take!
Savannah offers so much for visitors, and a Savannah Riverboat Cruise is one of many things you should do while visiting the city!! As you are deciding which one to go on first, make sure to check out The Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, the Inn has one that is sure to fit your needs. This charming bed and breakfast is a wonderful place in which to relax. We hope to see you soon!
Photo courtesy Ron Cogswell.