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    American Queen Mississippi River Cruises

  • There's no more unique way to enjoy a Mississippi river cruise and experience the history, heritage and culture of America's heartland than a voyage aboard a genuine steamboat like the American Queen. Stroll through charming towns and vibrant Mississippi river cities. Explore historic ports of call like New Orleans, Natchez, Mark Twain's Hannibal, Chattanooga and Pittsburgh.
  • New Orleans Round-trip

    This roundtrip New Orleans voyage features the classically iconic southern communities from Oak Alley to St Francisville. Also, stop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana's capital.

  • New Orleans - Memphis

    Enjoy this journey along the Lower Mississippi River that provides stops in charming and historical towns including Natchez and Vicksburg.

  • Memphis - New Orleans

    Embark in our homeport of Memphis, TN for this 7-night journey ending in New Orleans, LA. The Lower Mississippi will be your conduit for steamboating into the historic towns along the way.

  • Memphis - Louisville

    Experience the history, culture and passion of bourbon making from the region's premier bourbon experts on this enriching journey through America's heartland and into the roots of Kentucky's abundant bourbon region.

  • Louisville Roundtrip

    Join American Queen Steamboat Company Chairman John Waggoner and his wife, Claudette, on a round-trip cruise from their hometown, Louisville. Find out what they enjoy and go along with them on shore excursions in quaint towns such as Maysville, Augusta and Madison.

  • Louisville - St. Louis

    Let the musical sounds of the 50s and 60s whisk you away on this nostalgic journey through America's historic heartland. Dance and sing the nights away and fill your days with cultural exploration on this magnificent voyage from Louisville to St. Louis.

  • St. Louis - Minneapolis

    A timeless voyage from the scenic bluffs of Red Wing to St. Louis' bustling Union Station district. There's no better place to begin a journey through America's Heartland than lively St. Louis, "The Gateway City."

  • Minneapolis Roundtrip

    Two fabulous themes fall under this special itinerary in which you can celebrate summer with a journey to the historic towns and cities in the Heart of America that served to define the classic traditions that we all hold so dear.

  • Minneapolis to New Orleans

    Experience a journey along the Lower Mississippi River that provides stops in historical towns including Chester and Paducah.

  • Memphis - Nashville

    Enjoy two popular forms of American music that have more in common than you might think as you cruise from the Home of the Blues to the Home of Country Music.

  • Nashville - Chattanooga

    America's rivers are its natural highways and the perfect avenue to explore the interior United States as you enjoy nature's colorful handiwork displayed in a myriad of autumn colors.
American Queen, American Empress & American Duchess Savings Offer: Savings is per stateroom based on double occupancy cruise fare for new bookings made by 3/31/17 for select 2017 voyages as listed. Save $800 per stateroom ($400 per person): Valid on double occupancy cruise fare for American Queen 2017 voyages departing 2/26, 3/05, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 7/02, 7/09, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/06, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 11/26, 12/03, 12/10, 12/17 and 12/25; American Empress 2017 voyages departing 3/05, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 11/12 and 11/19; American Duchess 2017 voyages departing 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 11/26. Save $600 per stateroom ($300 per person): Valid on double occupancy cruise fare for American Queen 2017 voyages departing 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 6/04, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 9/03, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 11/05, 11/12 and 11/19; American Empress 2017 voyages departing 4/23, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 10/01, 10/08, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29 and 11/05; American Duchess voyages departing 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 9/17, 9/24, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/15, 12/22. Save $400 per stateroom ($200 per person): Valid on double occupancy cruise fare for American Queen 2017 voyages departing 5/07, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 10/01, 10/08, 10/15 and 10/29; American Empress 2017 voyages departing 6/04, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/02, 7/09, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/06, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/03, 9/10, 9/17 and 9/24; American Duchess 2017 voyages departing 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 12/28. Not valid on Group bookings. Full payment is required at time of booking; immediate penalty fees will apply for changes and cancellations. Offer is based on cabin availability and only while inventory lasts. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn without notice.