Throughout the Southeast it’s “all aboard” for touring with a twist as groups set sail with near-endless opportunities to see the sights via river and rail.

Scenic railway excursions and sightseeing cruises provide groups welcome relief from “road routine,” allowing them to gain not only a refreshing perspective on their tour destination but access to sights that many times can’t be experienced any other way.

The Pickwick Belle is an authentic paddlewheel riverboat cruising Pickwick Lake between Florence, Ala. and Pickwick, Tenn. Various themed cruises are offered for sightseeing, lunch or dinner. She can be chartered for large groups. (