UNIQUELY AMERICAN RIVER CRUISES ®
Time stands still as our authentic collection of paddlewheelers offers a voyage on peaceful waters that will carry you to thrilling destinations along the way, as we offer you a range of immersive and interactive activities designed to ensure you get to the most out of these fabulous destinations. We offer the original and most iconic American River Cruises in 2021 and 2022.
Experience our uniquely American River Cruises ® on our celebrated fleet
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New in 2021
American Countess to join our fleet and sail the waters of America’s heartland
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 new in 2020 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, wine and beer with dinner, 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!
FEATURED 2021 – 2023 CRUISES
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Multi-Award winning American Queen Steamboat Company
2019 Gold Winner Best River Cruise Line – U.S.
2019 Cruisers’ Choice for Best in U.S. & Canada
2018 Best New Ship (American Duchess)
2012 – 2018 Best Shore Excursions
2014 – 2017 World’s Top River Cruise Lines Finalist
2012 – 2015 Best Cruise Value: Specialty Cruise Lines