A cruise that’s about morethan just getting somewhere.

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About The Spirit

Times change. Names change. Spirit doesn’t. The Spirit of Jefferson is the fourth regeneration of a boat that has been cruising American waterways since 1963. With the look and feel of an old-time riverboat steamer complete with updated modern conveniences, the Spirit offers Jefferson’s visitors, residents, and businesses a unique river-cruising experience.

Built
1963, by Dubuque Boat and Boiler Company, Iowa, named Mark Twain

Year-round Passenger Capacity
150

Specifications
Fully heated and air conditioned • Concession stand and bar • Dance floor and stage • On-board sound system • Non-smoking

Line art of the Spirit of Jefferson

Upcoming Cruises

  • Feb. 11

    VALENTINE DINNER CRUISE

    Spirit of Jefferson
    7:00 PM–9:00 PM
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    Give your sweetheart an evening to remember with a two-hour Valentine Dinner Cruise on the riverboat Spirit of Jefferson. With guaranteed inside seating, a delicious buffet meal, a DJ, and the Ohio River providing ambiance, it will be a perfect way to celebrate!   Tickets (plus tax): $66.00 per person – all ages (including children)

  • Feb. 12

    VALENTINE BRUNCH CRUISE

    Spirit of Jefferson
    1:00 PM–3:00 PM
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    It’s the season of the heart, so share it with your sweetie on the riverboat Spirit of Jefferson’s Valentine Brunch Cruise. A scrumptious buffet, music from a DJ, and the Ohio River will all make it an experience to remember! Tickets (tax added on at purchase): Adults – $38, Seniors – $37, Children (ages 4 – 12) – $28

  • Feb. 14

    VALENTINE DINNER CRUISE

    Spirit of Jefferson
    7:00 PM–9:00 PM
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    Give your sweetheart an evening to remember with a two-hour Valentine Dinner Cruise on the riverboat Spirit of Jefferson. With guaranteed inside seating, a delicious buffet meal, a DJ, and the Ohio River providing ambiance, it will be a perfect way to celebrate! Tickets (plus tax): $66.00 per person – all ages (including children)

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