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St. Louis to North America River American Queen Voyages American Queen Cruise Reviews

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Too many changes

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PBFoodie
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We so enjoyed our “Civil War” cruise on the Duchess that we booked this trip “In the Footsteps of Mark Twain”. Two days before departure we were told due to the high waters the trip was changed -every port was different except the starting point of St Louis. The Queen is much larger and the room we had chosen #502 was in the front of the ship-nice & roomy but so noisy we could not stay. The ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Hi PBFoodie! Thank you for all of the great feedback! I agree, the small ship atmosphere is fantastic! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your cruise with us and hope to have the...

Sail Date: July 2019


An American Dream come true on American Queen

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KeithandLiz
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 idea of joining the AQSC family. American Queen was a true elegant Southern Belle affording us an experience closeted in sophisticated Southern Charm with true superior service. The ...
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Dear KeithandLiz, Thank you so much for the rave review! We are very pleased to learn that we exceeded your expectations and you are our customer for life! Our team works extremely hard to...

Sail Date: July 2018


The Mark Twain Experience - or Gilligan's Island?

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CookieLady
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our second AQSC cruise. We chose the "Mark Twain Experience" on the American Queen from St. Louis to Minneapolis with stops in between along the Upper Mississippi. Unfortunately, we received an email the night before our flight that there will be a "slight deviation" in the itinerary due to high water in the upper Mississippi and the boat's inability to pass under those bridges. We had ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


Missed Two Ports and Cold Inside

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henrykchang
2-5 Cruises

Enjoyed our previous Lower Mississippi and Columbia River cruises. Should have a good time and cultural experience with this Upper Mississippi cruise. We especially enjoyed the carefree and relaxing hop on and hop off excursions. Unfortunately, due to the weather conditions, we were not able to land in two ports. This is 40% of the hop on and hop off's. The ship accommodation was ...
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Sail Date: September 2016


One of the Best Things I've Ever Done!

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Bonnie R
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My river cruise on the American Queen was one of the best things I've ever done and that's saying a lot after a 35-year airline career! A Mississippi River paddlewheeler has been on my bucket list since the Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen (predecessors to the American Queen) had been plying the same waters. The pre-departure day in St. Louis afforded me the opportunity to go up in the Gateway ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


Love the American Queen

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DVCRUISEWORLD
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was my fourth cruise on American Queen in 15 months, all different itineraries. I am usually an Ocean and Expedition cruiser, but I have totally fallen in love with American Queen. Unlike most river cruise ships, that have the charm of airport hotels, AQ is the real McCoy. It's a total immersion experience in River and Southern culture. As you board, you are welcomed with a Dixieland Jazz ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


American Queen theme cruises are pure Americana!

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Caroline Paulson
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I sailed on the first Mark Twain theme cruise on the American Queen August 23rd. I suffer from vertigo which becomes massively worse if I lie down and turn my head. This means that I must sleep sitting up, usually in a recliner. I had requested this, but was very nervous that the company might not have chair that worked well for me. When I boarded the boat and the staff came with a recliner ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


Part of our bucket list filled.

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2 gramas on the loose
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We chose this cruise as part of our bucket list. The hotel in St.Louis was excellent, all service people very good. The Urban City Park was the highlight. All connections were flawless. Boarding the boat was a very good experience, the greeting we received in the lobby was very warm and gracious,as we entered our room, our bags were there and a very nice fruit bowl with bottle of wine, very ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


A Great Experience on the Upper Mississippi

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Kathymannion
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I recently did a week long cruise on the upper Mississippi on the American Queen. Gliding up the river on this paddle wheel boat was a great way to experience our mid west. The overall experience was excellent. The food was great (10/10) and featured local cuisine. After recently doing a river cruise in Europe, I though I might be a bit let down. Actually, I enjoyed this cruise more. The staff ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


Another GREAT AQ trip

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padrek
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was my fourth AQ trip - Columbia/Snake River, Ohio River, lower Mississippi and this one on the upper Mississippi from St Louis to Minneapolis/St Paul, MN. As always AQ trips start with an overnight in the embarkation port - this time St Louis where we were put up at the Hilton Ballpark, just across the street from the Cardinal's Stadium where they played both that night and the next day, ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


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