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American Queen Voyages vessels are testimonies to the floating palaces of long ago and a culmination of their finest qualities. Grand in every sense of the word, discover a blend of every bold paddlewheeler innovation, along with pristine, authentic design, as you experience the historic and cultural significance of so many iconic destinations from the indescribable perspective of the river. Read more....
Join us for a memorable Mississippi river cruise
Experience the historic authenticity of the Mississippi River aboard the celebrated American Queen, the American Duchess or our newest vessel the American Countess, and discover America from the indescribable perspective of the river with our variety of Mississippi River Cruises ranging from 5 to 23-days. We offer the most inclusive river cruise experience in North America with pre-cruise hotel stays, unlimited drinks, included shore excursions in each port and tantalizing, regionally inspired cuisine.
The lower region of the Mississippi exposes you to centuries-old shaded oak trees, elegant antebellum plantations and Civil War memorials – it’s like taking a step back in time. The upper region of the Mississippi reveals the inspiration behind Mark Twain’s famed literary classics while acquainting you with storybook American towns, vibrant cities and indigenous wildlife.
Climb aboard an iconic steamboat and explore a slice of American history on our Mississippi River cruises. Offering a unique on-the-river perspective, our voyages create the perfect getaway for nature and history lovers alike. Enjoy our richly appointed paddlewheelers and steamboats that offer beautiful staterooms and suites, restaurants and spacious decks for watching the river sights go by. A Mississippi river cruise is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and history buffs alike. Join us for an unparalleled journey through authentic America; it is a unique experience unlike anything you have ever encountered!