Mississippi River view from Pikes Peak
Mississippi River snaking its way through the south
American Queen Steamboat Mississippi Cruises

American Queen River Cruise | Mighty Mississippi
Minneapolis to New Orleans - 16 Days

 
Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? Traveling on the Mighty Mississippi and its tributaries aboard the American Queen, you will be transported back in time, to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. Storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities provide a bit of excitement between peaceful fields of gold, majestic panoramas and high bluffs. There is no better way to see America than from the perspective of the river, for the river has played a tremendous role in the shaping of this beautiful country and the lives of the people who inhabit it. After extensively cruising amidst the charms and gracious style of the American Queen, you will forever be changed.
 

Cruise Information: Mighty Mississippi

Mississippi River

X Mighty Mississippi 16 Day Cruise Itinerary Map

Mighty Mississippi Cruise Itinerary: Minneapolis to New Orleans

Cruise Schedule Destination
August 11 Minneapolis, MN- Hotel Stay
August 12 Red Wing, MN - Depart 5:00 PM
August 13 River Cruising
August 14 Dubuque, IA
August 15 Bettendorf, IA (Quad Cities)
August 16 Burlington, IA
August 17 Hannibal, MO
August 18 St. Louis, MO
August 19 St. Louis, MO
August 20 Memphis, TN
August 21 Helena, AR
August 22 Vicksburg, MS
August 23 Natchez, MS
August 24 St. Francisville, LA
August 25 Nottoway, LA
August 26 New Orleans, LA Disembark 8:00 AM

Included with These 16- to 23-day Cruises:

  • One-night premium hotel stay to begin your journey with breakfast, taxes, porterage and transfer to the American Queen
  • Comprehensive, guided Hop-On Hop-Off Shore Excursions in each port of call
  • Visit more than seven states and traverse abundant locks and dams
  • Broadway-caliber entertainment nightly
  • All onboard meals with delicious regionally inspired cuisine
  • Wine and beer with dinner
  • Coffee, tea, cappuccino, espresso, bottled water, soft drinks, ice cream, popcorn and freshly baked cookies
  • Wi-Fi/Internet service
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian

Cruise Themes

Mississippi River

The Mighty Mississippi

Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? Traveling on the Mighty Mississippi and its tributaries aboard the iconic American Queen or the all-suite American Duchess, you will be transported back in time to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. Storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities provide a bit of excitement between peaceful fields of gold, majestic, soaring mountains and high bluffs which inspired the works of Mark Twain. There is no better way to see America than from the perspective of the river, for the river has played a tremendous role in the shaping of this beautiful country and the lives of the people who inhabit it.

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