Day 1 Board the TWILIGHT at 7:30 am in Le Claire, Iowa. We will have coffee, sweet rolls, yogurt parfaits, fresh fruit and orange juice waiting for you. Depart Northbound for Dubuque, IA. at 8:00 am. Nothing prepares you for the experience of seeing the valley from the river side. This vast wilderness is hidden smack in the center of the densely populated center of our country. This is the river Mark Twain knew, not the one from our school geography books. Lunch and dinner will be served onboard as well as a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack. Arrival time in Dubuque is approximately 6:15pm.
Day 2 After breakfast, board our complimentary shuttle that will take you to various Port of Dubuque attractions. Included in your fare are tickets to the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. This award winning facility opens at 8:30am for our passengers. The Twilight will be departing no later than 11:30 am, arriving back in Le Claire at approximately 6:30pm. A delicious lunch, mid-afternoon snack and dinner are served on the return trip while you enjoy another afternoon of entertainment, history and the beauty of the Mississippi River.
What better way to see the river than from the deck of an old-fashioned riverboat? Treat yourself to a 1 ½ hour sightseeing cruise aboard the Riverboat Twilight. These cruise will depart and return from the Port of LeClaire IA.
The Twilight will travel north and take in the sights of the Mississippi River, it’s wildlife and the river towns of Pt Byron IL, Princeton IA and Cordova IL. The Captain will give a brief history of the area and facts about the river and its commerce. Our gift shop is located on the bottom deck and offers a variety of Twilight souvenir items. Smoking or Vaping is allowed outside on the back of the main deck only.
Phone reservations will not be available the day of the cruise. Any remaining tickets will be available to purchase online or first come/first serve at the boat landing. Visa, Mastercard, Discover or cash will be accepted.
This special one-day cruise departs from the Port of Dubuque Ice Harbor. Board at 7:30am depart at 7:45am and return by 5:00pm
This cruise heads North from Dubuque and takes in one of the most beautiful areas of the Mississippi River. Includes continental breakfast upon boarding, a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack, full lunch, historical narration, great scenery, Eagles, more relaxation than you have allowed yourself in years, plus local favorite LA Suess on banjo. Free parking is available in the public parking lot located in the Port of Dubuque near the National Mississippi River Museum and Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque IA. If river conditions allow, we will dock in Guttenberg and give our passengers the opportunity to depart the boat and spend an hour or so in this quaint little river town.
*We reserve the right to change the direction of this cruise should river conditions warrant it. (Such as a bridge or lock closure or delay.)