Boat Tours

History and everyday life in Frankfort have been shaped by the flow of the Kentucky River. 

Providing transportation for early settlers and entrepreneurs, it also powered early industries. It inspired artists, both painters and photographers.

Touring the Kentucky River

Take a relaxing and informative trip on the scenic and historic Kentucky River aboard the Nancy Wilkinson. This tour highlights the history and the scenic beauty of the Kentucky River.

A tour boat sails down the Kentucky River

Tour Information

Tours run Memorial Day through October 31, weather and river conditions permitting

Tours last for 90 minutes and begin at the following times:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:30 a.m.
  • By Appointment

Embark at the Kentucky River View Park Landing. The boat dock is located at 404 Wilkinson Boulevard, not far from the Capital Plaza Hotel.

The tour is free, but reservations are required. Call 502-209-0632 to reserve a space, or visit the Capital City Museum.