Kimmswick MO (Missouri)

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Kimmswick MO cruise port

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Local Time
2024-05-22 09:27

min: 60 °F (15 °C) / max: 77 °F (25 °C) 68°F
Wind: 296°/ 3 m/s  Gust: 4.5 m/sWind: 296°/ 3 m/s  Gust: 4.5 m/sLight breeze
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Min / Max Temperature77 °F / 25 °C
60 °F / 16 °C
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Port Kimmswick MO 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 Kimmswick MO, Missouri. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

1 July, 2024
American Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineAmerican Duchess
6 July, 2024
American Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineAmerican Queen
20 July, 2024
American Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineAmerican Countess

Kimmswick is a Mississippi River cruise port and a small town in Missouri USA (Jefferson County) wit population under 200. Port Kimmswick is the homeport of the Delta Queen Steamboat Company (headquartered here/at 6035 2nd Street) which currently operates the 1927-built paddlewheeler Delta Queen.

In April 2021 was completed Kimmswick's new boat landing dock. The facility is directly connected to downtown via a paved street.

As cruise port, Kimmswick MO is included in the regular schedule of one of the USA's largest river cruise companies - AQV-American Queen Voyages/fka AQSC-American Queen Steamboat Company. Kimmswick is visited/included as call port in AQV's 8-night/9-day Ohio and Mississippi voyages.

AQV's itineraries are themed as "Nashville to St Louis" (prices from US$2800 per person) and "St Louis to Louisville" (from US$3400 pp). Both voyages are cruisetours (combine the voyage with land tours in all river ports plus hotel stays) and operated by AQV's paddle-wheel riverboats American Queen (1995-built) and American Countess (2021).

8-Night "Nashville to St Louis Cruise Tour" itinerary

8-Night "St Louis to Louisville Cruise Tour" itinerary

Kimmswick MO is also visited during fall relocation voyages ( from St Louis down to Memphis Tennessee, visiting Illinois (Grafton), Missouri (St Louis, Kimmswick, Cape Girardeau), as well as Kentucky's Paducah and Missouri's New Madrid.

The settlement was founded and named in 1859 by Theodore Kimm (a German merchant from St Louis who purchased a tract of land/large parcel here in 1950) and started to develop following the completion of the St Louis Iron Mountain Railway (between St Louis and Pilot Knob MO) in 1858.

Kimmswick Historic District (developed in the period 1859-1940 ) encompasses 44 buildings, a site, and a structure. Among the District's most popular buildings/tourist attractions are the 19th-century buildings Barbagallo House (1850), Franz A Hermann House and Brewery (1859), Bernard Klein House and Horninghauser House (1865), Phillip Meyer Building (1875), The Old Market (1877), Martin Meyer Building (1880), Rauschenbach Building (1884). In the 20th century were built the City Hall (1903) and the Post Office (1914).

Kimmswick's other tourist attraction is the Windsor Harbor Road Bridge (1875-built truss bridge) spanning 123 ft/28 m over the Mississippi and has a width of 20 ft/6 m. The historic bridge was dismantled in 1928 and rebuilt in 1930 at its current location. Since an adjacent bridge was constructed (to serve motorized traffic), the Windsor Harbor Road Bridge is now open only to pedestrians.

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