Nashville's Pontoon Saloon Is the Best (and Booziest) Way to See the City

River cruises are one of the best ways to see a city. River cruises that are also a honky tonk? Sign us up, because that has to be fun. Nashville's Pontoon Saloon takes guests on a two-hour cruise through the heart of the city on the Cumberland River.

Noting that they are Nashville's only honky tonk on the water, the Pontoon Saloon offers 40 guests at a time the chance to see downtown Nashville while listening to music, dancing, and indulging in beverages on a 50-foot floating saloon.

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Pontoon Saloon

The open top bow on the party barge offers panoramic views of the Nashville skyline during the BYOB cruises, but in case of a little rain, there's a cover over most of the boat, which also has some table top seating.

In keeping with the honky tonk theme, check out the cool guitar-shaped tables!

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If you're looking for some sunset cruise action with amazing views or a place to watch the stars come out, the river is a great place to be.

And a boat party is definitely the place to practice #squadgoals.

Or get your whole crew together for some booze cruise fun.

And it is Nashville, so doing something for the Country Music Awards is a must.

And the Stanley Cup, too.

And a floating saloon is a great place for a going away party.

It's a must-do for a Nashville bachelorette party (bachelor party, too).

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The unique experience has a top rating on TripAdvisor, with an overall traveler rating of excellent. Pontoon Saloon does public cruises, private cruises, and cruises for special events. The boat tours leave from the East Bank Landing and Cumberland River Park located at 2 Victory Ave.

You can find out more about the cruises here.
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