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American Duchess River Cruise | St. Louis to St. Paul - 9 Days

The upper reaches of the Mississippi River are rich with frontier tales of fur traders and pioneers set among picturesque geography and abundant wildlife. The region reflects the spirit of the people who worked this land even before steamboats came to the river.

Cruise Information: St. Louis to St. Paul

La Crosse, WI

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American Duchess St. Louis to St. Paul Cruise Itinerary

Cruise Schedule Destination
Day 1: St. Louis, MO
Day 2: St. Louis, MO
Day 3: Alton, IL
Day 4: Hannibal, MO
Day 5: Burlington, IA
Day 6: River Cruising
Day7: La Crosse, WI
Day 8: Red Wing, MN
Day 9: St. Paul, MN - Disembark 8:00 AM

St. Louis to St. Paul River Cruise Highlights

  • Mark Twain’s Hometown and Literary Inspiration
  • Scenic River Views and Towering Bluffs
  • American Bald Eagles
  • Indigenous Wildlife
  • Scandinavian and German Heritage
  • Abundant Locks and Dams
  • Charming Small-Town America

Cruise Themes

Samuel Clemens Statue

Mark Twain's Mississippi

Visit Mark Twain's hometown of Hannibal, Missouri from where much of his inspiration for his stories of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn is derived. Witness his words and wit brought to life by expert tribute artist Lewis Hankins. Delve deep into the life and work of Samuel Clemens through special daily presentations from special guest speakers Cindy Lovell and Henry Sweets, executive directors of Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Missouri and Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut respectively. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to share the Mississippi River with Mark Twain.

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