Cruise Down the Cumberland River on the General Jackson Showboat
Showboats have long been a colorful part of American history, and this most unique Nashville attraction epitomizes the grace and grandeur of the Old South. One of the largest showboats ever built, the grand General Jackson is an elegant triumph of American ingenuity. The General Jackson Showboat is named after the first steamboat to operate on the Cumberland River in 1817 which was named after President Andrew Jackson.
A showboat cruise lets you experience Nashville as it can best be seen from the beautiful Cumberland River. You’ll enjoy stunning views, a delicious meal freshly prepared by General Jackson Showboat chefs and toe-tapping entertainment in the two-story Victorian Theater in the center of the boat.