3 Reasons Why Maiden Voyage Tours Make for the Best Day Trip

Have you ever dreamed of sailing away from all your stress and worries? We have the perfect activity for you! Sign up for a trip with Maiden Voyage Tours and discover the Mississippi River like never before. It’s the perfect day activity for you and your loved ones. and you will not believe all the wonderful things you see: lush forests, wild animals, and even some secret spots! Get a unique view of the legendary river and spend the most magical day aboard one of the Maiden Voyage Tours.


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Explore the Mississippi River With Maiden Voyage Tours


A Unique Experience

Maiden Voyage Tours are a great opportunity to discover nature and get a scenic tour of the Mississippi River. Barely an hour away from the Westby House Inn in Mcgregor, IA, it’s perfect for nature lovers and the young at heart. Board one of the boats and get ready for a unique experience! Forget everything you think you know about the Mississippi River and let its dark waters reveal their secrets to you.


The Tours

Several tours are available to you and your loved ones:


  1. Tom Sawyer Adventure


Ride the waves of the Mississippi River back in time on the Tom Sawyer Adventure, a two-hour tour of the river that takes you to backwaters and sandbars. Get a peek at diverse wildlife like fish and birds, and admire the gorgeous vegetation! Learn about nature in an authentic and interactive way as Captain Robert tells you all there is to know about the area.


If you want to turn your Mississippi adventure into a bird watching experience, sign up for the Bird Eco Tour! Sail along the river and observe eagles and neotropical migrant birds in their natural habitat. In the summer, the trees are filled with wildlife, and it makes for some spectacular views. Don’t forget to bring your camera!


Start the weekend off well with a Friday Night Music Cruise! This activity is well-loved by locals and tourists alike. From June until the end of August, guests can board one of the Maiden Voyage Tours charters and enjoy a fun evening with live Mississippi River folklore music! Drinks and snacks are provided, so don’t miss out on the fun.


Unwind for a Weekend at the Westby House Inn


Maiden Voyage ToursHave a glorious day exploring the Mississippi River on a Maiden Voyage Tour and come home to a relaxing room at the Westby House Inn! Our traditional and elegant accommodations are the perfect place for you and your significant other. We want you to have the best experience possible, and we provide high-quality services as well as comfortable amenities.


Book our Westby Room and travel back in time to a charming 19th-century accommodation. This room features a stunning mahogany-carved bed as well as a large electric fireplace with historic cherry finishes. Take a hot bath in your private bathroom and get a good night’s sleep. You’ll feel fresh and ready for the next adventure! Wake up the next day to a delicious homemade breakfast and try our lime-peppered bacon and freshly baked muffins.

Book your stay today and have the most pleasant weekend at the Westby House Inn!