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    American Queen Mississippi River Cruises

  • There's no more unique way to enjoy a Mississippi river cruise and experience the history, heritage and culture of America's heartland than a voyage aboard a genuine steamboat like the American Queen. Stroll through charming towns and vibrant Mississippi river cities. Explore historic ports of call like New Orleans, Natchez, Mark Twain's Hannibal, Chattanooga and Pittsburgh.
  • New Orleans Round-trip

    This roundtrip New Orleans voyage features the classically iconic southern communities from Oak Alley to St Francisville. Also, stop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana's capital.

  • New Orleans - Memphis

    Enjoy this journey along the Lower Mississippi River that provides stops in charming and historical towns including Natchez and Vicksburg.

  • Memphis - New Orleans

    Embark in our homeport of Memphis, TN for this 7-night journey ending in New Orleans, LA. The Lower Mississippi will be your conduit for steamboating into the historic towns along the way.

  • Memphis - Louisville

    Experience the history, culture and passion of bourbon making from the region's premier bourbon experts on this enriching journey through America's heartland and into the roots of Kentucky's abundant bourbon region.

  • Louisville Roundtrip

    Join American Queen Steamboat Company Chairman John Waggoner and his wife, Claudette, on a round-trip cruise from their hometown, Louisville. Find out what they enjoy and go along with them on shore excursions in quaint towns such as Maysville, Augusta and Madison.

  • Louisville - St. Louis

    Let the musical sounds of the 50s and 60s whisk you away on this nostalgic journey through America's historic heartland. Dance and sing the nights away and fill your days with cultural exploration on this magnificent voyage from Louisville to St. Louis.

  • St. Louis - Minneapolis

    A timeless voyage from the scenic bluffs of Red Wing to St. Louis' bustling Union Station district. There's no better place to begin a journey through America's Heartland than lively St. Louis, "The Gateway City."

  • Minneapolis Roundtrip

    Two fabulous themes fall under this special itinerary in which you can celebrate summer with a journey to the historic towns and cities in the Heart of America that served to define the classic traditions that we all hold so dear.

  • Minneapolis to New Orleans

    Experience a journey along the Lower Mississippi River that provides stops in historical towns including Chester and Paducah.

  • Memphis - Nashville

    Enjoy two popular forms of American music that have more in common than you might think as you cruise from the Home of the Blues to the Home of Country Music.

  • Nashville - Chattanooga

    America's rivers are its natural highways and the perfect avenue to explore the interior United States as you enjoy nature's colorful handiwork displayed in a myriad of autumn colors.
Up to $2,400 SAVINGS Offer: Valid on new, paid-in-full bookings based on double occupancy made by 7/31/17 for travel as specified above. Not valid on Group bookings. Offer is based on cabin availability and valid only while inventory lasts. Not combinable with other promotions or discounts, except Pleasant Holidays' Exclusive $50 per person onboard credit offer.

AQSC Exclusive Onboard Credit Offer: Onboard credit (OBC) is per person for 2018 sail dates on the American Queen™, American Duchess™ and American Empress™. Travelers receive $50 per person OBC for cruises of 7 onboard nights or $25 per person OBC for cruises of 6 onboard nights or fewer. Note: pre-night hotel stay, when applicable, does not apply to the cruise duration as an onboard night. Consecutive sailings for the same passenger will receive the applicable OBC amount for each leg (includes all Mighty Mississippi cruises). The onboard credit is exclusive to American Queen Steamboat Company bookings made through Pleasant Holidays.