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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

    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 to Memphis

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

  • New Orleans to Minneapolis

    New Orleans to Minneapolis
    Traveling on the Mississippi and its tributaries, you will be transported back in time to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. Storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities combine with the sweeping panoramas and deep blue lakes which inspired the works of Mark Twain.

  • Memphis to New Orleans

    Memphis to 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 to Louisville

    Memphis to 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

    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 to Pittsburgh

    Louisville to Pittsburgh
    Uncover America's bucolic heartland as you travel the tranquil waters of the Ohio River from Louisville to Pittsburgh, the iconic city where names like Carnegie and Bessemer created the steel-making capital of the world.

  • Louisville to St. Louis

    Louisville to 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.

  • Minneapolis Roundtrip

    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

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

  • Minneapolis to St. Louis

    Minneapolis to St. Louis
    Mark Twain's vision of the Mississippi River holds true on this timeless voyage from St. Louis' bustling Union Station marketplace to the scenic bluffs of Red Wing.

  • Memphis to Nashville

    Memphis to 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 to Chattanooga

    Nashville to 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.

  • Pittsburgh to Louisville

    Pittsburgh to Louisville
    Embrace all of the grandeur, history and romance that the American Queen is renowned for while enjoying daytime exploration of intriguing towns and nightly Big Band performances.

  • St. Louis to Memphis

    St. Louis to Memphis
    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 St. Louis to Memphis.

  • St. Louis to Minneapolis

    St. Louis to 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."

Up to $2,400 SAVINGS Offer: Valid on new, paid-in-full bookings based on double occupancy made by 12/28/18 for travel as specified above. Full payment at time of booking is required to redeem this offer. Offer is based on cabin availability and only while inventory lasts. Not valid on Group bookings or existing reservations. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn without notice. Not combinable with other promotions or discounts, except Pleasant Holidays' Exclusive $50 per person onboard credit offer. American Queen offers not valid on categories OS, SO and SI. American Empress offers not valid on category CS. American Duchess offers not valid on categories OS and LFS.

AQSC Exclusive Onboard Credit Offer: Onboard credit (OBC) is per person for 2018 sail dates on the American Queen™, American Duchess™ and American Empress™. Travelers receive $50 per person OBC for cruises of 7 onboard nights or $25 per person OBC for cruises of 6 onboard nights or fewer. Note: pre-night hotel stay, when applicable, does not apply to the cruise duration as an onboard night. Consecutive sailings for the same passenger will receive the applicable OBC amount for each leg (includes all Mighty Mississippi cruises). The onboard credit is exclusive to American Queen Steamboat Company bookings made through Pleasant Holidays.