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Valley Gem Sternwheeler


category : Pioneer History
The gentle splash of the paddlewheel reminds you of a bygone era, but this modern-day sternwheeler has all the amenities to make your sentimental journey tranquil and relaxing. The Gem is a clean and comfortable boat, Handicapped Accessible, and United States Coast Guard Approved to carry 296 passengers. See Marietta on the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers from the decks of the Valley Gem.

Public Sightseeing Cruises are available at 2:30 pm Tuesday thru Sunday, June thru August and Saturdays in September. Monday Morning Muffin Cruises are available at 10:30am thru Aug. 13th. Groups of less than 20 do not need a reservation for these trips. Tickets are sold 30 minutes prior to departure at the Valley Gem Landing.

Grand Buffet Dinner Cruises are available Saturday Evenings thru October. This 2-hour cruise departs at 5pm. Remaining dates: Aug. 11, 18 and 25th. Sept. 1, 8, and 15th and October 20th.


Hours: Sunday: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Address: Valley Gem Landing

601 Front St.

Under Washington St. Bridge

Phone: (740) 373-7862
Our Email: vgem@frognet.net
Our Website:www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

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