American Queen Steamboat on Mississippi
AMAwaterways European Cruising
Snake River Cruise by American Queen Steamboat Company

River Cruises | River Cruise Tours

Browse our worldwide river cruise selections. From The mighty Mississippi in America to the historic Danube and Rhine rivers in Europe, the choices are endless. Let the cruise experts at Pleasant Holidays create a cruise travel package that will fit your vacation needs while adding value and peace of mind.

Columbia & Snake River Cruises

Columbia River Cruise

American Cruise Lines Columbia River Cruise

5-Day journey encapsulates everything wonderful about the legendary Columbia River.

Columbia & Snake River Cruise

American Cruise Lines Columbia & Snake River Cruise

8-Day cruise with spectacular scenery through the Columbia and Snake River, featuring the finest cuisine in the region and the most spectacular scenery.


Mississippi River Cruises

American Harmony Cruise

Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Delve into the history of the Civil War on this unforgettable cruise along the Lower Mississippi aboard the American Harmony (maximum capacity: 190 guests)

Mississippi River Cruise

Highlights of Mississippi River Cruise

5-Day sojourn through the Mississippi River featuring exquisite Cajun and Creole cuisine.

Mississippi River Cruise

Highlights of Mississippi River Cruise

5-Day sojourn through the Mississippi River featuring exquisite Cajun and Creole cuisine.

Mississippi River Gateway Cruise

Mississippi River Gateway Cruise

11-Day journey from New Orleans to St. Louis featuring delectable cuisine, stunning scenery, and fascinating historic landmarks

Mississippi River Gateway Cruise

Complete Mississippi River Cruise

While cruising Lower Mississippi, explore fascinating ports, antebellum plantations, and Civil War battlefields led by our local expert guides. As you journey up the river, discover a land of sprawling nature preserves and vivid American towns that bring you back to an earlier time.  

American Duchess Steamboat

American Duchess Mississippi River Cruises

The American Duchess is the first all-suite paddlewheeler on U.S. rivers, a floating, intimate masterpiece that can carry up to 166 guests through America's heartland. The paddlewheeler, created from a 1995 hull, was completely reconstructed to become one of the most luxurious river cruising vessels in the country, featuring single-seating main dining and entertainment venues, soaring ceilings, and all of the features guests have come to expect on other American Queen Steamboat Company cruises.

American Empress Steamboat River Cruise

American Empress Columbia and Snake River Cruises

Nowhere is the timelessness of rivers more apparent than here in the pristine Pacific Northwest where the Columbia and Snake Rivers wind through gentle hills, impressive mountains, vertical canyons and fertile fields.

American Countess Steamboat

American Countess River Cruises

This newly renovated luxury paddleboat provides a comfortable home away from home as you cruise the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee and Illinois rivers. Walk in the footsteps of Mark Twain, explore Civil War history or experience the magic of the "Mighty Mississippi." You'll enjoy gourmet cuisine prepared with local ingredients, plush accommodations and fascinating shore excursions that bring the unique culture and heritage of these rivers to life.

American Queen Steamboat, Mississippi River Cruise

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.

Great Lakes at sunrise

Great Lakes Grand Discovery Cruises

Unforgettable experiences include the crossing of the historic Soo Locks, which connect Lake Huron with the pristine waters of Lake Superior and more

Victory Cruise Lines

Victory Cruise Lines by American Queen

The only luxury all-inclusive coastal cruise experience on the Great Lakes featuring all meals, wine, beer & cocktails, fine dining, personal service, onboard enrichment programs with historians, immersive shore excursions and more.


East Coast River Cruises

New England lobster bake

Grand New England River Cruise

Discover the majestic seafaring heritage of coastal towns and quaint island villages on the 11-day Grand New England cruise.

Harbor in Maine at sunrise

Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

People have been drawn to the spectacular coast of Maine throughout history. As your small ship winds through scenic rivers, sparkling bays, and historic harbors, discover the undeniable magic found along Maine’s coast.

Sailing on Hudson River in autumn

Hudson River Cruises

Surrounded by the Catskill Mountains on the western shore and the Taconic and Berkshire Hills to the east, the Hudson River is rich in both history and beauty.


European River Cruises

Emerald Waterways

Emerald Waterways European River Cruises

Like a boutique hotel on the water, Emerald Waterways offers a modern river cruising experience in Europe.

Scenic Luxury River Cruises

Scenic Luxury European River Cruises

Scenic offers all-inclusive luxury cruises on some of Europe's most beautiful rivers. Enjoy exclusive excursions, gourmet dining and attentive butler service on your journey.

Boat on scenic River Cruise, Europe

AMAWaterWays European River Cruises

AMA Waterways luxury river cruises feature innovative ship designs, spacious staterooms, premium amenities, exceptional cuisine and impeccable service.


Asia Cruises

Stone Face Asura, Angkor Thom

Riches of the Mekong River Cruise

2 Nights in Hanoi, 1 Night in Ha Long Bay, 3 Nights in Siem Reap, 7-night Prek Kdam To Ho Chi Minh City Cruise and 2 Nights in Ho Chi Minh City


Nile River Cruises

Steigenberger Legacy

Nile Cruises

Cruise up the renowned Nile River in Egypt. Before embarking in Aswan, visit the Aswan High Dam, one of the largest embankment dams in the world, and Philae Temple, an island-based temple complex and treasure trove of Greco-Roman ruins.

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