American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi) Review

Up the Mississippi

Review for North America River Cruise on American Heritage (formerly Queen of the Mississippi)
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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Aug 2018

Wanted to do a river cruise, but didn't want to fly to Europe. Shopped for itineraries, and decided on the Mississippi. Shopped Cruise lines and decided on American Cruise Line. It was a really good package, including a pre-cruise hotel in St. Louis, all-inclusive cocktails and wine, highly rated cuisine, relatively new river boat, and an itinerary that sounded interesting.

All-in-all, it matched our desire for a pleasant, relaxing vacation. Came home rested....not exhausted. It was an "age appropriate" experience for us

They fed us well, kept us entertained with river talks, wildlife talks, evening entertainment by two very enjoyable entertainers, plus guest entertainers. It was all quite low key, with no high energy razzle dazzle to wear us out.

Cabin Review

Cabin AAR

Very nice...bigger than on Ocean cruises. Way bigger bathroom. Nice large balcony.

Port Reviews

St. Louis

Pre-Cruise in Drury Plaza Hotel - very nice - right at the Arch


Iteresting history about Samuel Clemons (Mark Twain)


Very nice Aquarium - two sections for salt water and fresh water fish.

Also a vey convenient casino.

La Crosse

Nice excursion, good shopping.

Red Wing

Again, interseting excursion, historic St. James hotel, good shopping.

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