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“Fun entertainment”

General Jackson Showboat
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Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The General Jackson(R) is a unique 300-ft paddle wheel showboat that cruises the Cumberland River w/ views of the Nashville skyline. Enjoy live entertainment along with a delicious meal and a cruise that you can't get anywhere else. Holiday shows begin mid-November, and special event cruises are scheduled throughout the year, including Valentine's Day, Fourth of July and New Year's Eve. Docking is located on the banks of the Cumberland River on the back side of Opry Mills Mall.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Clemson, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
427 reviews
258 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Fun entertainment”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

A variety show with a 14 mile tour of the river! Entertainment was outstanding and quite a surprise. The food was ok but dont go on this tour for the food go for the entertainment and the scenery. Worth the trip.

Visited April 2013
1 Thank imdarkside
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79 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Show's the Thing”
Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

We saw Steve Hall and The Shotgun Red on board The General Jackson an it was PHENOMENAL. Love country music but this was more. The rest of the cruise was acceptable including an average buffet and a ride on the Cumberland River which has no views save for some instruction and junkyards.
This ticket is really worth it only if you get the right performers for the show. Try and find out before buying tickets if possible

Visited April 2013
Thank Vern B
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Downers Grove, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Did the lunch cruise. Very relaxing. Show nice, could have been a little better. Food very good, contrary to many other reviews.

Visited March 2013
Thank Julie S
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The Villages, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Cigarette smoke ruined outdoor band and lousy food didn't help the rest”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Why wouldn't, they confine outdoor smoking to the back of the boat. We had to leave the top deck entertainment when four people started smoking next to us.

No food choices at these prices is a rip off.

The entertainment was one level below cruise ship production numbers.

Visited April 2013
Thank MitchellSheinbaum
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Show is fine but the food is aweful!”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

The show was great for adults, the food was over cooked and the salad was wilted. The dinner cruise we took they had to turn around due to the fog. The one singer was fair, but I've heard better on American Idol. I would recommend the lunch cruise and skip the meal.

Visited March 2013
Thank Kathleen F
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