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

  • Mar. 4

    SIGHTSEEING / DINNER CRUISE

    Spirit of Jefferson
    7:00 PM–9:00 PM
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  • Mar. 11

    SIGHTSEEING / DINNER CRUISE

    Spirit of Jefferson
    7:00 PM–9:00 PM
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  • Mar. 17

    ST. PATRICKS DINNER

    Spirit of Jefferson
    7:00 PM–9:00 PM
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    We don’t have a green river, but we do have the green beer! Cruise with us and bring all of your friends. Ticket pricing: TBD

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