afternoon cruise, "Mississippi River Lore", centers on life on the
Mississippi when riverboats were the primary mode of luxury
transportation. There's an extended video created exclusively for the Tunica Queen,
provides an in-depth look at the rich and colorful river-boating era.
Sandwiches, refreshments and specialty drinks can be purchased, while
listening to traditional tunes by a strolling banjo player.
A live narration by the Captain about the river and points of interest, is
featured as the cruise continues. There are also mid-morning Coffee
Cruises, Delta Deli Lunch Cruises, and Dinner-Entertainment Cruises.
Ends: The Gold Strike Casino
at the Tunica Casino Resorts is the tallest building in Mississippi.
Only "Riverboat Casinos" are allowed in the state. They must be able
to say that they're "on the Mississippi". In order to qualify, the
Gold Strike Casino had a channel dug out to extend the Mississippi up to
it. That shiny, modern curved structure in the photos, is the new
River Park Museum, which explores the mystery and majesty of the mighty