Augusta KY is an Ohio River cruise port and town in Kentucky USA (Bracken County) with population around 1,200. The settlement (named after Virginia state's Augusta County) was founded in 1786 as a trading post, and incorporated in 1850.
Kentucky Route 8 (east-west highway between Francisville and South Portsmouth) runs through Augusta. Cincinnati OH is approx 42 mi (68 km) to the northwest. Maysville KY is approx 19 mi (31 km) to the southeast. The town's largest employer is Berry Global Inc (1967-founded manufacturer of plastic packaging products) that makes here plastic films.
As a cruise port, Augusta KY is included in the schedule of one of the USA's largest river cruise companies - AQSC-American Queen Steamboat Company. The next table shows a 7-night/8-day itinerary (from Pittsburgh to Louisville) as port sequences.
|Day 1||Departing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Day 2||Wheeling, West Virginia|
|Day 3||Marietta, Ohio|
|Day 4||Huntington, West Virginia|
|Day 5||Augusta, Kentucky|
|Day 6||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Day 7||Madison, Indiana|
|Day 8||Arriving in Louisville, Kentucky|
Prices start from ~USD 2700 per person (with double occupancy). Traditionally for AQSC, the cruisetour is operated by paddle-wheel riverboats.
Port Augusta KY cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Augusta KY, Kentucky. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|18 June, 2021|