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American Queen to dock again at Clarksville’s McGregor Park, Friday

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The American Queen of the American Queen Steamboat Company will be making another stop at McGregor Park on October 31st.

Make your way down to the Cumberland River on Friday, and you can see the largest steamboat in the world dock. There you can take look at the massive American Queen, a “genteel, floating antebellum mansion”, as their website describes it.

American Queen back in Clarksville, Friday

American Queen back in Clarksville, Friday

The ship, which is the largest steamboat in the world, is 418 feet long and 96 feet wide with 420 overnight passengers and 175 crewmembers.

It is also the largest American flag passenger ship on inland waters. The staff works year round with the exception of six weeks of boat maintenance in the winter.

The stop in Clarksville is a part of the steamboat’s latest group tour, which started in Savannah, TN.

While the boat isn’t open for the public to climb aboard, it does host several trips a year along the Mississippi River, Ohio River and Tennessee River and trips can be booked online.

Most trips on the American Queen last seven days. During the trip, passengers can enjoy three full-service dining rooms and nightly entertainment offering a variety of music.

For information about booking a trip on the steamboat, visit the website at www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com


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