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American Queen Steamboat Company Cruises from New Orleans

The American Queen and American Duchess are modern steamboats in the American Queen Steamboat Company fleet. They offer cruises on the Mississippi River and its surrounding tributaries. See the full schedule of departures from New Orleans below.

The American Queen features American regional cuisine in two restaurants, a small pool, all-American staff, daily lectures by the Riverlorian, showboat-style entertainment nightly, and nightly dancing to swing, big band and Dixieland jazz music.

The video above is an excellent tour of the American Queen. See the size and style of the ship. Tour staterooms, entertainment and dining.

Your cruise fare includes shore excursions in every port, one-night luxury hotel stay and transfers before the cruise, complimentary bottled water and soft drinks, and complimentary wine and beer with dinner.

New Orleans to Memphis One-Way

7-night Mississippi River cruises on American Queen, American Countess or American Duchess. One-way from New Orleans to Memphis (Tennessee). Visit Nottoway Plantation (Louisiana), St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi) and Greenville (Mississippi).
• 2022 departures: March 14, March 19, March 20, March 28, April 2, April 3, April 11, April 16, April 17, April 30, May 1, May 15, May 29, June 25, September 25, October 8, October 10, November 14, December 31.
• 2023 departures: February 12, February 26, March 6, March 11, March 12, March 18, March 20, March 25, March 26, April 3, April 8, April 9, April 17, April 22, April 23, May 6, May 7, May 20, May 21, June 3, June 4, June 17, June 18, September 10, September 18, September 30, October 15, October 29, November 6, November 11, November 20, November 25, December 3, December 4, December 9, December 23.

Round-trip from New Orleans

7-night Mississippi River cruises on American Duchess or American Queen. Round-trip from New Orleans to St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), Baton Rouge (Louisiana) and Nottoway Plantation (Louisiana).
• 2023 departures: February 25, March 4.

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