The American Queen is a modern steamboat and the flagship of the American Queen Steamboat Company. She offers cruises on the Mississippi River and its surrounding tributaries.
The American Queen features the cuisine of famed American chef Regina Charboneau, multiple specialty dining options, all-American staff, daily lectures by the Riverlorian, showboat-style entertainment nightly, and nightly dancing to swing, big band and Dixieland jazz music. Your cruise fare includes shore excursions to river towns, one-night luxury hotel stay and transfers before the cruise, complimentary bottled water and soft drinks, complimentary wines and beers with dinner, and a Captain's Champagne welcome reception. Browse these American Queen cruise reviews.
American Queen Cruises from New Orleans
9-day "Spirit of the Antebellum South" Mississippi River cruises. Round-trip from New Orleans to Oak Alley Plantation (LA), St Francisville (LA), Natchez (MS), Vicksburg (MS), Baton Rouge (LA), and Plantation Road (LA).
9-day "Jewels of the Lower Mississippi" Mississippi River cruises. One-way from New Orleans to Memphis (TN), with stops at Oak Alley Plantation (LA), St Francisville (LA), Natchez (MS), Vicksburg (MS), and Helena (AR).
The American Queen also offers cruises from Memphis, St Louis, St Paul, Vicksburg, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Chattanooga. For information on those departures, please go to the American Queen Steamboat Company website.
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