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Top Philadelphia Night Cruises

October 10, 2010 1:09 AM

Several restaurants, shops and cafes sit along Philadelphia’s unique waterfront, and if you want to get off dry land to catch a unique view of the city, dinner cruises offer a fun alternative to traditional evening outings. 

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The Spirit of Philadelphia (credit: http://www.clubzone.com)


Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner & Moonlight Cruise

401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(866) 455-3866

Featuring three decks that can hold up to 550 guests, the Spirit of Philadelphia yacht takes diners on a wonderful waterfront excursion. Take in a scenic view of the City of Brotherly Love as you enjoy dinner, dancing and drinks with friends and family. The cruise also offers a live DJ who spins tunes after dinner until about 2 a.m.

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Philadelphia Tours Cruise (credit: http://www.phillytours.us)


Philadelphia Tours

Penn’s Landing
(888) 478-1479

Much like the Spirit of Philadelphia, Philly Tours offers a three-hour dinner and dancing cruise along the Philadelphia waterfront. Waiters and entertainers perform musical numbers for you while you dine, and a DJ plays dance tunes for when you feel like kicking the energy up a notch. The ship departs from Penn’s Landing and cruises down the Delaware River.



Penn’s Landing
401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 923-2500

The Moshulu is a historic ship that offers a romantic evening experience on the Delaware River. Though the ship is now docked, it offers one of the hottest nightlife experiences Philadelphia has to offer. Specialty lighting has been added to the main dining area to create a particular ambiance in which to indulge in the delicious American, French and Southwestern cuisine offered.

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Liberty Belle Paddleboat (credit: http://www. thelibertybelle.com)


Liberty Belle Paddleboat

High and East Pearle streets
Waterfront Promenade
Burlington, NJ 08016
(215) 757-0800

The Liberty Belle Paddleboat dinner cruise originates 20 miles up the Delaware River in New Jersey. The ship has a large outdoor deck for observation, and various tables and chairs are offered to enjoy a drink at or simply sit and chat. An on-board full-service bar accompanies the buffet-style dinner that is served. Themed, specialty and sit-down full-service dinner cruises are offered throughout the year.

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