American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews

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86 American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews
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mariancruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
No matter what your interests are, you will find it on this cruise. For history lovers, there is Civil War galore. A visit to Vicksburg's National Military Park was fascinating. Nature lovers will love the swamp tour in Louisiana where ... Read more
cwth3
Member Since 2017
1 review
The cruise on the lower half of the Mississippi River was a thoroughly enjoyable week. I wanted to observe traffic on the river, as well as check out what development is or isn’t (or once was) on the banks of the river. All of that ... Read more
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suzyqj
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was our first cruise with American Cruise Line, but it will not be our last. Everyone on the cruise was so friendly, guests and crew, that you felt like being on a family reunion for the week. The Queen of the Mississippi had a golf ... Read more
jakennedy
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise with American. The trip met or exceeded our expectations on all aspects. The boat was only two years old; is maintained in excellent condition. The boat crew and hotel staff folks were all efficient, highly ... Read more
WA Beach Girl
Member Since 2017
1 review
I have sailed 3 cruises with American Cruise Lines and had the highest 5 Star service on all three cruises (Chesapeake Bay, Martha's Vineyard/Nantucket and the lower Mississippi). The crews are exceptionally well trained and showed great ... Read more
augie1
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
My husband and I have always cruised on larger ships and wanted to try the small ship cruising experience. Also, while we have traveled oversees many times, we really haven’t seen as much of the U.S as we’d liked and felt it ... Read more
cjane
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose a 4 night cruise because we had not been on a cruise in the last fifty years and wanted to be sure we would like it before taking a longer one. We were treated to an overnight stay in New Orleans the night before embarkation and ... Read more
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FNSLWS
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
Our friends and my husband and I always wanted to do a Mississippi River cruise. Chose American Cruise Lines. Sailed on the Queen of the Mississippi. We had a wonderful time. Cabin had ample room, balcony had room for 2 chairs and a ... Read more
Dennis Medwid
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The ship is magnifigant vessel. Very quiet and you can feel no motion of water travel.It is very roomy and has a multitude of rooms and activities. The organization is fantastic and at no time are you left uncertain or wondering what is ... Read more
Maggiefritz
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Choose this as it was in US. Really liked the all inclusive feature of hotel the night before the cruise, tips and most shore excursions. The onboard lectures were informative of the Civil War, and the river. Entertainment were local ... Read more
Ct. Yankee
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We did not want to leave the country.. Everything was great. Attention to details was superb The crew was very attentive and service oriented. The food was wonderful with plenty of good choices. Special requests regarding diets were ... Read more
luckyexplorersus2
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
With last minute change to Nashville we were treated to a stay at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel as well as an evevning at the Grand Ole Opry. Great fun. Cruising the Cumberland River was a treat and with our Naturalist Steve Marking and ... Read more
Joe07
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I was invited by family to join them on this cruise. It was my first cruise and the whole experience was delightful.Because of the probable river surge on the Upper Mississippi the cruise had to be re-routed. This was done very well, and ... Read more
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everyone12345
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
Never take this cruise. They talk about some great tours and cancel many of them along the way. The food is not good, the service is mostly done by interns that are learning and it is super over priced for receiving close to nothing. ... Read more
pmakofka
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
for the experience of a river cruise we chose this one. The length seemed right and we wanted to see the south. Being able to do a pre & post stay was also why we selected this cruise. We have done about 10 cruises in the past- but ... Read more
Cruisngbuddy
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
If you want to be around other people and develop new friendships this is the cruise line for you. We also loved the fantastic service given from the crew from very friendly crew members that are recruited from colleges across the US. They ... Read more
LWoodC
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We were referred by a friend/colleague who had been on more than one cruise with this company. The cruise is designed for more mature passengers which was very nice. No one was loud, rude or drunk on this cruise. When I considered that ... Read more
chetandmary@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We are experienced ocean cruisers who wanted to give river cruising a try, as well as stay in the USA. This was a round trip, New Orleans to New Orleans, on a paddle wheeler. The average age of the guests (about 185) was 75-80 with many ... Read more
enarver
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
The cruise left New Orleans, went up to Vicksburg, Mississippi, and returned to New Orleans. Highlights included 3 plantation homes (each very different), a working cotton plantation with roots going back to the late 1700s, and the ... Read more
Ckligfeld
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We had a delightful introduction to River-cruising in the USA with American Cruise Lines up the Mississippi. Their attention to every detail made the trip pure pleasure for us. And we thank their wonderful chef for accommodation to our ... Read more
Carolina Senior
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Best experience anyone could imagine unless their are more hours in a day. Staterooms, bath, and balcony were exactly as advertised with room to share for two. Ideal to be able to listen (or not) to river historian on ship radio broadcast ... Read more
americancruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Everything was taken care of for us from before we arrived at the ship. We arrived and was greeted by a familiar face - a crew member that we had sailed with in the past. The service throughout the cruise is highly personalized due to ... Read more
Shimano1
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was cruise number five for us on American Cruise lines and we continue to be impressed. This time we did the upper Mississippi river from St. Paul to St. Louis. We picked the week that a Mark Twain impersonator was onboard and it was ... Read more
JasmineS
Member Since 2013
1 review
133 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We embarked from a dock very near to the St. Louis Gateway Arch. The walk down to the boat was somewhat steep but assistance was offered and we left our luggage with crew near the roadway. River travel is laid back and easy. We ... Read more
pathcat
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
I chose back to back one week trips for this adventure. I have traveled on American Cruise Lines many times on many ships and have never been disappointed. This trip was on the paddlewheeler Queen of the Mississippi. I flew to Memphis ... Read more

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