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American Queen Steamboat Company offers overnight cruises of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, along with sailings on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest, aboard authentic paddle-wheel steamboats. The atmosphere on board is casual, and the ship decor exudes Americana, with gingerbread trim and lacy filigree adorning the decks.

Enjoy regionally inspired cuisine, wine and beer with dinner, daily presentations from historians and nightly entertainment, all covered in the price of the trip. A hop-on/hop-off motorcoach tour is provided at each port so you can explore at your own pace, with free admission to many celebrated attractions. Themed sailings also include special activities that focus on Civil War history, musical interests and other topics.

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American Queen (To view the full itinerary, dates and prices, click "See prices.")
Vacation name Days Begins in Ends in Company Quality From
North America
The 50s and 60s Remembered (5 Day, New Orleans Roundtrip) 5 New Orleans,
LA
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
New Year's Celebration 5 New Orleans,
LA
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
New Year's Celebration 5 New Orleans,
LA
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Thanksgiving Festival 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Southern Musical Heritage 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Holiday - Christmas Markets (New Orleans to Memphis) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Holiday - Christmas Markets (Memphis to New Orleans, Itinerary A) 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Big Band (9 Day, New Orleans Roundtrip) 9 New Orleans,
LA
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Antebellum South (New Orleans to Memphis, Itinerary A) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Southern Literature 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Antebellum South (Memphis to New Orleans, Itinerary A) 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Southern Culinary Experience (New Orleans to Memphis) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Life on the Mississippi (St. Louis to Red Wing) 9 St. Louis,
MO
Red Wing,
MN
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Heartland Heritage 9 Minneapolis,
MN
Red Wing,
MN
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Mark Twain (Minneapolis to Alton) 9 Minneapolis,
MN
Alton,
IL
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
The 50s and 60s Remembered (St. Louis to Memphis) 9 St. Louis,
MO
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Civil War (New Orleans to Memphis) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Creole Christmas 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Music of America (Memphis to New Orleans) 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
American Culinary Experience (Louisville to Alton) 9 Louisville,
KY
Alton,
IL
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Antebellum South (Memphis to New Orleans, Itinerary B) 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Christmas Cruise 8 New Orleans,
LA
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Music of America (Nashville to Memphis) 8 Nashville,
TN
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Holiday - Christmas Markets (Memphis to New Orleans, Itinerary B) 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Springtime in the South (New Orleans to Memphis, Itinerary A) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Springtime in the South (Memphis to New Orleans, Itinerary B) 8 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Springtime in the South (Memphis to New Orleans, Itinerary A) 9 Memphis,TN New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
The Art of the Mississippi (Minneapolis to St. Louis) 9 Minneapolis,
MN
St. Louis,
MO
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Lincoln's Illinois 9 St. Louis,
MO
Ottawa,
IL
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
America's Heartland (Chicago to St. Louis) 9 Chicago,
IL
St. Louis,
MO
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
America's Heartland (St. Louis to Red Wing) 9 St. Louis,
MO
Red Wing,
MN
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Southern Sampler (8 Day, New Orleans Roundtrip) 9 New Orleans,
LA
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Derby Cruise 9 Louisville,
KY
Cincinnati,
OH
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Bourbon (Cincinnati to Memphis) 9 Cincinnati,
OH
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Antebellum South (New Orleans to Memphis, Itinerary B) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Springtime in the South (New Orleans to Memphis, Itinerary B) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
Antebellum South (New Orleans to Memphis, Itinerary C) 9 New Orleans,
LA
Memphis,TN Steamboat Deluxe See prices
The Mighty Mississippi (Minneapolis to New Orleans, Itinerary A) 16 Minneapolis,
MN
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
The Mighty Mississippi (Minneapolis to New Orleans, Itinerary B) 16 Minneapolis,
MN
New Orleans,
LA
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
The Mighty Mississippi (New Orleans to Red Wing) 23 New Orleans,
LA
Red Wing,
MN
Steamboat Deluxe See prices
The Mighty Mississippi (New Orleans to Red Wing, Itinerary B) 23 New Orleans,
LA
Red Wing,
MN
Steamboat Deluxe See prices