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American Queen of the Mississippi Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Queen of the Mississippi
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

26

Very Good

5

Average

3

Poor

2

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

37

River Cruises

35

Group and Theme Cruises

11

First-Time Cruisers

10

Family Cruises

9

37 American Queen of the Mississippi Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


JC Cruise avatar

JC Cruise

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Not Up To The Standards or Other Cruises We've Taken

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On day 1, we arrived at Lambert's Landing in St. Paul to find no boat at the dock. When we called the office to find out why, they said there was a last minute change and the boat had been docked in Red Wing, MN and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Meadon

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mississippi River cruise

Cruise began in New Orleans (on my bucket list) and we went on a Wednesday and our cruise didn’t begin until Saturday, so we had time to see NOLA or a couple of days. The French Quarter was having a music festival ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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DAKCNJ

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rolling on the river

First, the cruises offered by ACL are geared towards mature audiences - 60's and up, although there very people much younger on this cruise. Actually who's on the cruise really doesn't matter to me, as long as ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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callmecruiser

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Mississippi River Cruise

Great Cruise with top notch food, entertainment and service. In addition, very enjoyable and informative cruise tours at the ports. This cruise is focused on older adults as not much that would interest children. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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SheHistory

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I loved it!

This was my second cruise with American Cruise Lines. I was a solo female traveler. I gave myself two days in downtown Pittsburgh and enjoyed myself very much. I stayed at the same hotel as the cruise line's ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Wine maker

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mississippi experience

Location of cruise and area that interested us. Had been on New Orleans to Memphis cruise in past and wanted to try different area of river. Much different views unencumbered by the levees lower on the river. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Jeff Kepley

1 Review Written

GREAT, GREAT vacation

I truly enjoyed my week on the Mississippi River. I learned a lot, enjoyed all the tours and loved the small boat where all passengers ate at one time in one dining room. The staff was truly enjoyable as they ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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novelreader

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Simply Splendid!

From the moment we boarded the Queen of the Mississippi in Memphis, we enjoyed the luxury of all aspects of the ship. The directors attention to details, the room, every meal experiences and the menu choices, all ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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augie1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rediscover America

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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cjane

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Extremely relaxing cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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FNSLWS

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful.

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Dennis Medwid

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

American Dream

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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New Mexico Don

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mostly great

The cruise was supposed to go from St. Paul, Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana but high waters in Minnesota required last minute changes in plans. American Cruise Lines (ACL) rescheduled us to start in Nashville ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Cruisngbuddy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising with new friends

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Shimano1

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Great Cruise in America

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Carolina Senior

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

5 Star Experience

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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JasmineS

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Mississippi; Northern Mississippi River Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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crawshaw04

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Our first cruise with American was on the Columbia River. We were so pleased we signed up for another cruise before we left the Columbia. This most recent cruise was from Minneapolis/St Paul to St Louis in August, ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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cruiselazy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A great way to spend a week doing nothing.

First time cruising of any type. Picked a small ship since we didn't want to be over whelmed with people. Mostly had a great time. Met some great fellow cruisers, and some excellent dedicated staff. Cabin ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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pathcat

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Memphis to Nashville to St. Louis on American Cruise Lines

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Dutchactor avatar

Dutchactor

1 Review Written

49 Helpful Votes

The cruise from hell

NEVER, EVER AGAIN! If you book a cruise after reading my review below, all I can say is “I warned you.” We booked back-to-back Mississippi River Cruises in August, 2015. First one was from St. Paul, MN to St. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Di4mae

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Harbors and Coast of Maine

This was our 3rd cruise with ACL and we enjoyed it just as much as the first two. The coast of Maine is beautiful and the excursions they had chosen for us to chose from were great. The entertainment on board was ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Terph

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Southeast Alaska

This was our first cruise with ACL. We had a great time visiting small towns like Petersburg, Kake, Haines, Skagway and sailing through Tracy Arm and Glacier Bay. The trip was fun and educational with local ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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The Nerons

1 Review Written

Watching Maine Go By

This was our first cruise with ACL. It was wonderful! I enjoyed our cabin-with a view of the coast of Maine. It was just stunning. Watching Maine go by with the lighthouses was like being in a movie. In fact, ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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judinsd

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful way to travel

We embarked the Queen of the Mississippi in New Orleans, this was our first small boat cruise, what a wonderful experience, no lines or waiting EVER. The boat went north on the river up to Memphis, they had ...
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Sail Date June 2015


Queen of the Mississippi Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Entertainment4.1
Public Rooms4.5
Fitness Recreation3.3
FamilyN/A
Enrichment4.1
Service4.4
Value For Money4
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