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American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) Cruise Reviews

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Looking down on the AMERICAN HERITAGE at port
WWII museum, New Orleans, LA
American cruise line motorcoaches follow the ship on land to personally escort you to your excursions in comfort
WWII Navy veteran sitting beside a statue of President Roosevelt a the WWII museum in New Orleans, LA
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Cruising from Memphis to New Orleans on a STEAMBOAT!
"We even found a player who had played 3-handed bridge with her grandmother so we played 3-handed.It was okay but we found another single bridge player the next time we played and that we even more fun...."Read More
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PERFECT 'BUCKET LIST' CRUISE FOR OUR FATHER

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to U.S.A.

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vacationreporter
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My father-in-law had heard our "river stories" as we came home from other American Cruise Line vacations. (We are ALL IN for small ship cruising!) At the last minute, two weeks before the proposed sailing, we asked him if he wanted to come for his 96th (he is a medical marvel!) birthday. He 'fretted' about whether he would be able to handle the tours and the airport travel. 4 days before we ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

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Reasonably Good Cruise until the Last Day.

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to U.S.A.

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lcruise94
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to travel on the Mississippi and learn about the South and the Civil War. The cruise and the excursion were reasonably good. but the last day was a disaster. We docked in Tunica Mississippi which was 45 miles from downtown Memphis. We were not advised of this change in advance and had signed up for two bus tours to see Memphis and the museums. We spent over four hours total driving ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Cruising through History with some Music on the Side

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to U.S.A.

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Diane 4 art
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

In March 2022 My husband and I took a wonderful Cruise on American CruiseLine. The trip was on the American Heritage, and we traveled down the Mississippi River from Memphis to New Orleans. We began our trip exploring on our own. I wish I had taken the precruise option. Many people I met did and had an awesome experience. We visited a few places on our own. We went to Sun Studios, and Beale ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Newly named "AMERICAN HERITAGE" debuts on the Mississippi

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to U.S.A.

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vacationreporter
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were looking for an escape but our business schedule only allowed room to travel on the week of February 26-March 5. I had poured over the American Cruise Line book and realized that the most practical and available cruise was returning to the Mississippi on the newly named and redesigned American Heritage. We had been on the ship (formerly known as the Queen of the Mississippi) a year ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


AMERICAN HERITAGE DEBUTS ON THE MISSSISSIPPI

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to U.S.A.

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airandseatraveler
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is the site of a horse training facility, where the owner, a wonderful ambassador for Natchez, takes problem horses from all over the world and trains them with trust and respect. We got an amazing demonstration from an ‘equine client’ who was climbing and jumping through an obstacle course. We were assigned 4-wheelers and had a vigorous ride through the grounds, on both flat land and up ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


A Little Bit Heaven

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to U.S.A.

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goodgolfer2
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

So many previous passengers had recommended American Cruise Line ships that I had to see for myself. River cruising has always been one of my favorite vacations. ACL topped them all . The dining was superb serving the most thought- through meals every day morning, noon and night. The waiters were so attentive and informative about everything being served. The dining room as well as the ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Summer on the Mississippi

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to North America River

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Rrguitars1966
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Long time lurker, first time poster! We just returned from a cruise on Queen of the Mississippi ship (actually at the airport - flight delayed! Thank you American Airlines!) on the New Orleans to Memphis route. Overall it was an enjoyable cruise, but I will agree with some other comments I’ve seen on these boards that it seems the biggest struggle for ACL is having a crew that is trained and ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


round trip cruise on the Queen of the Mississippi - Memphis to New Orleans and return

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rhflachbart
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

This cruise was selected because we had not been exposed to the Southern States along the Mississippi We were interested in learning about the history of the South and more about the Civil War and the plight of the slaves. This itinerary offered what we were looking for. We explored plantations, cemetaries, historical sites, modern day and antebellum architecture. The buses provided for these ...
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Sail Date: May 2021


We love small ship cruising!

Review for American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) to U.S.A.

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Lyndab3
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Crew and staff were always friendly and helpful. The open dining was a great option. Food and service was excellent We loved seeing new parts of the United State that we had never visited begore. We enjoyed being in different port each day and the variety of excursion opportunities. The onboard lectures, classes, etc. were excellent. We enjoyed the evening ...
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Sail Date: May 2021


Cruising from Memphis to New Orleans on a STEAMBOAT!

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tadams61
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

My wife and I were celebrating our 53rd wedding anniversary on April 20th, 2021 and after not being able to do ANYTHING the previous year, I wanted to do something special. Neither of us had ever been to either Memphis or New Orleans so when I found this cruise it was just what we were looking for. Not only that, but the ship is a STEAMBOAT! We also signed up for the 2 day Elvis and GRACELAND ...
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Sail Date: April 2021


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