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Enjoy the summer sunshine with a cruise on Southern Belle!

As the school year wraps up and proms and spring sports seasons come to an end, it’s time to start planning out your summer. As you do that, here’s a helpful hint– a cruise down the Tennessee River on a Southern Belle Riverboat is an absolute must for your summer bucket list!

Everybody loves summer and we’re no different here in Chattanooga. Along with hitting the local swimming pools, golf courses, fishing holes, ice cream shops, and summer movie blockbusters, there are just a few things you HAVE to experience every summer in Chattanooga.

boat Of course, you have to head over to AT&T Field and check out a Chattanooga Lookouts baseball game— is it really summer if you haven’t watched an outdoor baseball game? And speaking of Lookout—there’s no sense spending any time in Chattanooga in the summertime without a nice hike into Lookout Mountain. Lover’s Leap and seeing seven states in Rock City are both just a few miles from downtown Chattanooga. And finally– we’ve saved the best for last—you simply have to take a riverboat cruise down the Tennessee River on a Southern Belle Riverboat!

Float, drink, dine and relax on the water

sunsetHonestly, it would be tough to find a more relaxing way to spend a summer afternoon or evening than taking a breathtaking cruise on the Southern Belle—Chattanooga’s premier sightseeing adventure. The Southern Belle Riverboat offers daily sightseeing cruises that are a must for both visitors and for folks who’ve lived in Chattanooga their entire lives. These hour-and-a-half cruises are full of historic and wondrous sights up and down the beautiful Tennessee River. Passengers are treated to commentary on the history and legends of the river, as well as educational tidbits about the places you’ll see along the way. A deluxe deli lunch is available for purchase on this cruise, along with snacks and beverages at the concession stand during our afternoon cruises.

For a summer evening that is sure to be one of the highlights of your summer, come and join us for our daily Sunsets Cruise on the Southern Belle Riverboat. A two-hour scenic tour that takes place on our open-air deck (the third deck of the Southern Belle), the Sunsets Cruise is a relaxing, breathtaking, luxurious cruise that helps put an exclamation point on any summer day! Grab a glass of wine or a beverage of your choice from our concession stand and kick back and relax while taking in the majestic beauty of the historic Tennessee River.

Summer in Tennessee is a treat and a riverboat cruise on the Southern Belle will certainly be an occasion you cherish forever. Gather up your friends, family, or co-workers and share an afternoon or evening together on a Southern Belle Riverboat cruise—an event that has to be on your summer bucket list!

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