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The legacy of the river runs deep.

From the Shawnee who hunted and fished it to early European settlers who depended on it for commerce and supplies, the mighty Ohio River sustains life and Louisville. It remains the heart of our city: the epicenter of the world’s Bourbon and horse racing industries, a city that fosters entrepreneurship, medical breakthroughs, and new technology . . . and a city that proudly welcomes visitors, families, and businesses alike.

Come explore history.
Or simply make some.

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Soak up the history of Louisville or just soak up the sun — there are lots of reasons to embark upon an adventure on the Belle. It’s also a wonderful way to blow off steam.

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We’ve got to start
meeting like this.

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Instead of the same old space, wade into something different. For meetings, gatherings, or special occasions, there’s nothing like the Spirit to test your outright capacity for fun.

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Featured Cruise

  • Apr. 16

    EASTER BRUNCH CRUISE

    Belle of Louisville
    1:00 PM–3:00 PM
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    Hop on down to Louisville’s waterfront and have a bunny fun day on the Steamer Belle of Louisville! The Easter Bunny will be on board to add to the children’s delight as we take a two-hour cruise on the Ohio River. A scrumptious brunch buffet is included, and music from a DJ will round out the day! Bring a basket or bag for your youngsters for gathering Easter candy! Tickets (plus tax): Adults – $40, Seniors – $39, Children (ages 4 – 12) – $26

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    March 22, 2017
    Belle of Louisville to acquire 565-passenger Georgia Queen

    Louisville, Kentucky – The Belle of Louisville is launching an exciting new era that will result in expanded opportunities for visitors […]

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