There's Only One...Belle of Louisville.
The historic Steamer Belle of Louisville, built in 1914, is the
oldest operating steam-driven river paddlewheeler in the country. This
beautiful National Historic Landmark offers sightseeing excursions on
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting Memorial Day with special event cruises through the end of October . check website for cruise information.Cruises originate at the downtown Louisville Wharf. The Spirit,
the Belle's sister riverboat docked at the same downtown wharf, is a
replica of the fabled riverboats of by-gone days. Air conditioned and
heated, she cruises on scheduled dates from February through New Year's
Eve, offering lunch, dinner, & sightseeing cruises. (502) 574-2992
or 1-866-832-0011 www.belleoflouisville.org
The Belle turns 100 in 2014. Check out this video about her birthday bash.