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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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"I would however caution that because the Ohio River is 981 miles long with 21 locks and another 200 or so miles on the Mississippi some of the port calls are too short.If you want full or nearly full days at the port stops this cruise might not be for you...."Read More
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Ohio River

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

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TCoffLax
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

American Cruise Lines does know how to do it right. From top to bottom every officer and crew is friendly, the food is never ending and great. Included is a happy hour each night staffed by generous bartenders. Cindy was our housekeeper, each day, while we were at breakfast, she would get our room straight and clean. Stevie and Don, our main entertainment did everything from the 50's to the ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


not happy

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

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thibaur
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Crew and staff were very friendly and helpful. Training was extremely poor and turnover in kitchen servers lost 40% over the trip with only 20% refilled. This made the hotel manager and his managers to fill in all over the ship. The hotel manager had to show the room help how to properly turn the room down@ night. The bathroom mirror was never cleaned during the 10 day trip. Our room was directly ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Comfortable they provided everything

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

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Enjoy the ride
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

American cruise line has been my choice for a wonderful cruise two years. It is so easy to relax on board this ship. I had wonderful excursions they provided with bus just for us to go see at each port of call. The food was always good and service excellent. I loved all the professional entertainment they hired to come aboard and kept us dancing, singing and painting with them. This is a very good ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


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

Traveled with disabled person


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


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