Riverboat cruises along the Mississippi River may be found in Kentucky, Minnesota, Wisconsin or Mississippi states, but such cruises will also depart from Illinois or Iowa. If you are interested in cruises which leave from these locations, you will be able to choose from various cruises stocked with live music performers and casino games, or if you prefer themed cruises, you will have the option of choosing a murder mystery dinner cruise as well.
There are a few Mississippi River cruise tours which will feature casino games which may tempt your inner gambler. Jumer`s Rock Island cruise, which is based in Rock Island, Illinois, will feature more than seven hundred games in addition to table games.
According to Destination Quad, the Isle of Capri River Boat & Hotel, which is based in Bettendorf, Iowa, will combine a gaming river boat with a luxury resort-style guests service.
Live Music Cruises
A lot of river boat cruises will feature live music performances, like Celebration River cruises, which are based in Moline, Iowa. Cruises during the day from Celebration will include all meals of the day, guided narration as well as live entertainment. Dinner cruise tours will features a buffet-style dinner, live entertainment and a wide area exclusively for dancing.
Rhythm City, a cruise which is based in Davenport, Iowa, will feature dinning, live music and a music-themed pavilion. Gaming could be an option on the Rhythm City cruise as well.
Other Themed Cruises
There are many other available themed riverboat cruises which are based in Iowa, if cruises that offer live music performances or gaming will not interest you. The Spirit of Peoria, which is based in Peoria, Iowa, will feature an impersonator of Mark Twain among many other normal performers. Such theme riverboat cruises will include tropical rock`n`roll, holiday, murder mystery, mother`s & father`s day as well as Jimmy Buffet-style cruises will be departing from Iowa.