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North America River Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
North America River
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

9

Average

3

Poor

1

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

176

Group and Theme Cruises

82

Entertainment Cruises

47

Cruises for the Disabled

38

Romantic Cruises

34

34 North America River Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Awesome as Always

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Love American Queen Steamboat Company and the American Queen Steamboat. Cruised many times with this company and it remains our favorite. The American Queen is a classic riverboat giving you the feel of the old ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Gardening Granna

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Friendly crew, excellent experience, beautiful boat!

We love American Cruise Lines and delighted to sail on newest boat Harmony. Absolutely fabulous boat, superior crew and service. Our fourth trip on this line and we signed up for another ACL destination in 2020. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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BJHeard549

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise experience

The Victory II ship was recently renovated and they did an excellent job. The ship is fresh, clean, and very well appointed. Every staff member we have met is attentive and concerned for our satisfaction. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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KGlasgow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Many Hits, but a few misses

This cruise for for my 10th anniversary. We were the youngest couple on the boat (not a critique, just an observation). It was the first river boat experience for both of us. There was one port-of-call change ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Stephen and Rhonda

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Comfortable but below expectations!

We chose this cruise to get a lifetime experience on the Mississippi River. The advertising of the cruise was very effusive about the standard of the service and the experiences that were to be enjoyed. But, let me ...
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Sail Date June 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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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Beautiful boat

AQSC has river cruising figured out. The Duchess is an awesome vessel and continues the tradition of first class river cruising started by her mother, the American Queen. Our cruise from Nashville to Chattanooga ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Rachel Wu

8 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Smooth sailing up the Mississippi River

there was a credit of $800.00 from a previous sailing with the American Queen Steamboat company. We wanted to try the American Queen - the biggest of the 3 ships in the American Steamboat co. We were waiting ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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KeithandLiz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An American Dream come true on American Queen

This was probably the best cruise experience my wife and I ever had in over 16 years of cruising on a variety of cruise lines. The all-American crew provided first class service and did put some meaning to the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Bruce1968

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

Wanted to see the northwest and brochures for American Cruise lines was inviting. The queen of the West American Cruise Line trip was very disappointing. The ship was old, food mediocre, overpriced, noisy going ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Garyveeder

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bucket list trip

We chose the American Duchess as it was mainly suites and fewer quests. We went from Memphis to New Orleans, The cabin was very comfortable and not confining. There was a house band that was good would have liked ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Marybethgum

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Saw alligators,plantations and battlefields with interesting historians

My husband wants to see all 50 states, so we added on LA and MS. The history was fascinating, great historian on board and on tours. Most beautiful plantation of all was Houmas House. Being a gardener, I was quite ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Smilingvillager

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Could Be Better

We chose this cruise because it was on my “bucket list,” and the safety of the United States. The boat is beautiful, but could use some maintenance, as far as paint, etc. We were in the Owner’s Suite with ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Gringo Dave

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

America Exceeded Expectations

This was my wife’s first cruise so I booked the owner’s suite. Truth be told while it provided a larger cabin and a few more perks, just about every cabin on this boat has a veranda, a great hotel room ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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CraftsOnCruises

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

TOP-NOTCH CREW IS HIGHLIGHT OF AMERICAN DUCHESS EXPERIENCE

Created from a 1995 hull, 340 foot-long paddlewheeler, American Duchess, features four decks and employs 80 American crew to run the boat and manage its 80 suites—the first all-suite paddlewheeler to cruise U.S. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Alsowran

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Treated like Royalty

Well we started planning our American holiday two years ago, and found the cruise while we were surfing the web. From the first contact requesting a brochure the service was amazing. When it came tie to book ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Tessietrueheart

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Should Be Called Flushing Meadows

We have family in the Pacific Northwest and wanted to both see them and tour the region. We are in our seventies and found most of the passengers just around our age bracket. The boat is easy to both board and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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mwjack

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent Adventure

I chose this cruise for two reasons 1) I had traveled on the American Queen and had a great time and 2) the Snake and Columbia Rivers were places I wanted to explore. That being said, one must be philosophical ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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southampton observer

19 Reviews Written

97 Helpful Votes

Big wheel keeps on turning.

. We particularly enjoyed the entertainment and felt that the actors and musicians were superior to nearly all the acts we have experienced on many cruise ships. The service, from the all American Staff, was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Pegmarw

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

So Great We Booked Another Cruise

We always wanted to go to New Orleans and to cruise the Mississippi. So, the cruise on the paddle wheel America from New Orleans to Memphis was a dream come true that surpassed all expectations!! The young staff ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Michael O.

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Food, Music, and Excursions...And Ultimately, It was FREE

I was a passenger on the inaugural trip of the Louisiane, and while there were some hiccups--as can be expected on a shakedown cruise--the food was incredible, the lectures fun and informative, and the excursions, ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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luckyexplorersus2

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

VERY INTERESTING TRIP BUT...

With last minute change to Nashville we were treated to a stay at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel as well as an evevning at the Grand Ole Opry. Great fun. Cruising the Cumberland River was a treat and with our ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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xxcarey

1 Review Written

AMERICAN STEAMBOAT COMPANY IS THE BEST

Best trip of our lives! The quality was superb! The staff was of the highest quality as was the food and entertainment. I was shocked by the excellence of everything. From the songs of Michaelyn Obry to Kris who ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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jbradshaw

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overall a wonderful cruise, but don't trust the brochure to be accurate.

We cruised on the American Queen last October on the Tennessee/Columbia Rivers and enjoyed it very much. The positives of this cruise was the size of the room and its furnishing (other than the twin beds!), the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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debraandsteven

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Extremely Accomodating

This is my first cruise with American Queen Steamboat Company. Although it is only my 2nd day I have had many requests and they have all been fufilled. I have some food allergies and requests and they were all ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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