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American Queen Steamboat Company Itineraries

American Queen Steamboat Company
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American Queen Steamboat Company Itineraries

American Queen cruises the upper and lower Mississippi, as well as the Ohio and Tennessee rivers on five- to 14-night sailings. Cruises depart from New Orleans; Memphis; St. Louis; St. Paul, Minnesota; Cincinnati; Pittsburgh; and Chattanooga, Tennessee, among other places, and themes include Civil War Vacations, Epic Civil War, Springtime on the River, Old-fashioned Holiday Vacations, Southern Culture, Music of the 1950's, Baseball Legends, Blues and Bourbon, and Fall Foliage. The boat is laid up between early January and early February.

Upper Mississippi cruises explore towns shaped by early explorers and American Indians, such as Joliet, Illinois; Red Wing, Minnesota; and Dubuque, Iowa. Lower Mississippi cruises explore what was once the dividing line between warring North and South. Ohio and Tennessee rivers cruises recall the great wilderness through Bluegrass country, once the territory of Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, the Cherokee and the Chickamauga.

Seasons and holidays are also recognized with themed itineraries. Cruises celebrate Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmastime, Mardi Gras and fall foliage along the Upper Mississippi.

American Empress sail the Columbia and Snake rivers. Eight-day itineraries will take passengers from Portland, Oregon, or Vancouver, Washington, to Clarkston, Washington, or from vice-versa.

Passengers will follow along in the footsteps of explorers Louis and Clark though some of the most scenic areas in the world. Wildlife plays a major part in these cruises; you might see soaring bald eagles or masses of sea lions.

Wine, of course, is also a big part of cruises to the Pacific Northwest, so port stops will include visits to wineries throughout the region.
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American Queen Steamboat Company Member Reviews

84% Loved It

First sailed on the Queen when she was new (1998) so was interested to see how she has fared during this time with multiple owners and being ... Read more

by Geraldmacboingboing

We have been on many cruises (11), four of them river cruises. I am a history buff so the ship itself is important to me. The American Queen is ... Read more

by Martysteam

Our package was two nights stay in Memphis, 7 nights on the American Queen followed by 2 nights in Mew Orleans. The Registration at the Hotel ... Read more

by BRIND

The stay at the Hilton Hotel was just ok. The Hotel is very large and difficult to navigate. We checked in at the hotel because we did the premium ... Read more

by rossgregg

Due to a mistake on MY part, my wife, mother-in-law, and I showed up for our cruise one year to the day early (I signed up for a 2015 cruise ... Read more

by DavidandPamela
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