River District Canal Cruises

River District Canal Cruises
River District Canal Cruises
Address
139 Virginia Street
Canal Turning Basin
Richmond, VA 23219
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Date(s)/Time:
Friday, April 04, 2014 - Friday, November 14, 2014
Phone: (804) 649-2800
Fax: (804) 788-6477
Website www.venturerichmond.com/experience/canal/rides.html

Enjoy 40-minute historically narrated tours of the James River & Kanawha Canal along the historic Canal Walk in one of our covered boats, which accommodates up to 35 passengers and departs on the hour from the Turning Basin, between 14th and Dock Streets in downtown Richmond’s River District. Richmond’s canals were first begun in 1789 after George Washington lobbied the General Assembly to proceed with his vision of a canal and turnpike system that would connect the harbors of the east to the trade and market opportunities in the west.  

Dates and times vary throughout the season from April 2 to November 14. Check the website for details.



Admission Fee: Adults: $6; Children 5-12: $5; Seniors 65 and older: $5; Children 4 and younger: Free

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Canal Walk Historic Sites
Last Updated: 3/1/2013 9:57 AM
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