Riverboat cruise returned to Evansville Monday

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Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 9:37 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2022 at 7:22 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A riverboat tour stopped at the Evansville riverfront on Monday.

As we first reported, American Cruise Lines’ American Heritage docked at the old LST dock.

Visit Evansville officials say it’s a traditional paddleboat with 150 passengers.

There was a welcome ceremony with greetings from the mayor, community ambassadors, and other city and county officials.

There were excursions downtown for paddleboat passengers from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

According to a press release, Visit Evansville, along with the city of Evansville and Inland Marina, recently entered into an agreement to manage the old LST 325 dock in order to attract riverboats and cruise ships.

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