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Queen of the Mississippi & America Cruises from New Orleans

American Cruise Lines has two ships that offer Mississippi River cruises out of New Orleans - the Queen of the Mississippi and the America. The new America paddlewheeler also cruises the Mississippi. Both are authentic paddlewheel riverboats.

The video below provides a full introduction to a round-trip cruise from New Orleans on these ships.

The Queen of the Mississippi and the America have luxury amenities. The spacious dining room has crystal chandeliers, fine art, and capacity to seat all passengers at one time. The Paddlewheel Lounge features comfortable furnishings and panoramic views. 85% of the staterooms have private balconies. There are six unique lounges, a library, and elevator service to all decks.

Good news for solo travelers - the Queen of the Mississippi has twelve single staterooms. It's the comfortable way to take a cruise by yourself.

Cruises out of New Orleans on the Queen of the Mississippi

4-night Highlights of the Mississippi River cruises on the Queen of the Mississippi. Round-trip from New Orleans to Houmas House (Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Louisiana) and Oak Alley (Louisiana).
• 2017 departures: March 21, June 4.
• 2018 departures: March 20, June 3.

7-night Mississippi River one-way cruises on the Queen of the Mississippi. One-way from New Orleans to Memphis (Tennessee), with stops at Oak Alley Plantation (Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Louisiana), St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), and Vicksburg (Mississippi).
• 2017 departures: February 21, March 7, April 1, April 15, May 6, May 20, June 17, September 9, October 28, November 11, November 25.
• 2018 departures: February 20, March 6, March 31, April 14, May 5, May 19, October 27, November 10, November 24.

7-night Mississippi River round-trip cruises on the Queen of the Mississippi. Round-trip from New Orleans to Oak Alley Plantation (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), St Francisville (Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Louisiana), and Houmas House (Louisiana).
• 2017 departures: March 25, April 29, November 4, December 9, December 16, December 23.
• 2018 departures: March 24, April 28, December 8.

10-night Mississippi River Gateway cruises on the Queen of the Mississippi. One-way from New Orleans to St Louis. Visit Baton Rouge (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), Memphis (Tennessee), New Madrid (Missouri) and Paducah (Kentucky).
• 2017 departure: June 8.
• 2018 departure: June 7.

Cruises out of New Orleans on the America

4-night Highlights of the Mississippi River cruises on the America. Round-trip from New Orleans to Houmas House (Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Louisiana) and Oak Alley (Louisiana).
• 2017 departures: July 8, July 12, November 7.
• 2018 departures: July 7, July 11, November 6.

7-night Mississippi River one-way cruises on the America. One-way cruise from New Orleans to Memphis (Tennessee). Stops at Oak Alley Plantation (Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Louisiana), St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), and Vicksburg (Mississippi).
• 2017 departures: March 25, April 8, April 22, May 13, June 10, 24, July 15, September 23, October 7, October 21, November 11, November 25.
• 2018 departures: March 24, April 7, April 21, May 12, June 9, June 23, November 10, November 24.

7-night Mississippi River round-trip cruises on the America. Round-trip cruise from New Orleans to Oak Alley Plantation (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), St Francisville (Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Louisiana), and Houmas House (Louisiana).
• 2017 departures: February 18, February 25, March 4, March 11, March 18, May 6, May 27, June 3, June 8, November 4, December 9, December 16, December 22, December 30.
• 2018 departures: March 3, March 10, March 17, May 5, May 26, June 2, December 8, December 15, December 22, December 29.

10-night Mississippi River Gateway cruises on the America. One-way from New Orleans to St Louis. Visit Baton Rouge (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), Memphis (Tennessee), New Madrid (Missouri) and Paducah (Kentucky).
• 2017 departures: June 16, September 23.
• 2018 departures: July 15, September 22.

21-night Complete Mississippi River Cruise on the America. One-way from New Orleans to St Paul (Minnesota). Visit Oak Alley Plantation (Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Louisiana), St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), Memphis (Tennessee), Columbus (Kentucky), Paducah (Kentucky), Cape Girardeau (Missouri), Chester (Illinois), St Louis (Missouri), Hannibal (Missouri), Davenport (Iowa), Dubuque (Iowa), La Crosse (Wisconsin), and Red Wing (Minnesota).
• 2017 departure: August 5.
• 2018 departure: August 4.

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