American Queen cruising on Mississippi River
Mississippi River view from Pikes Peak
American Queen Steamboat Mississippi Cruises

American Queen River Cruise | Mighty Mississippi
New Orleans to Minneapolis - 23 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: Mighity Mississippi

Mississippi River

X Mighty Mississippi 23 Day Cruise Itinerary Map

Mighty Mississippi Cruise Itinerary: New Orleans to Red Wing (Minneapolis)

Cruise Schedule Destination
June 23 New Orleans, LA - Hotel Stay
June 24 New Orleans, LA - Depart 5:00 PM
June 25 Nottoway, LA
June 26 St. Francisville, LA
June 27 Natchez, MS
June 28 Vicksburg, MS
June 29 Greenville, MS
June 30 River Cruising
July 1 Memphis, TN
July 2 River Cruising
July 3 New Madrid, MO
July 4 Paducah, KY
July 5 Cape Girardeau, MO
July 6 Chester, IL
July 7 St. Louis, MO
July 8 Alton, IL
July 9 Hannibal, MO
July 10 River Cruising
July 11 Clinton, IA
July 12 Dubuque, IA
July 13 La Crosse, WI
July 14 Red Wing, MN
July 15 Red Wing, MN - 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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