The Dates: Various dates in September and October, 2014
Details: Vibrant red, orange and gold tones will surround autumn lovers onboard American Queen Steamboat Company's American Queen for the Fall Colors theme cruise. Five unique itineraries will visit festive towns where passengers can enjoy pumpkin patches, children's face-painting booths, baking contests, apple-bobbing barrels and more. Each spanning eight nights, the cruise options include September 12 - 20 from St. Louis to Minneapolis, September 19 - 27 from Minneapolis to St. Louis, September 26 - October 4 from St. Louis to Minneapolis, October 3 - 11 from Minneapolis to St. Louis and October 10 - 18 from St. Louis to Jeffersonville. All fares start at $2,549 for an inside cabin.