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American Queen Steamboat Company Cruises

American Empress Eastbound, Portland to Clarkston

American Empress Eastbound, Portland to Clarkston

Save up to $400 Off Per Stateroom on Select 2017 Cruises!!
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“OCIAN IN VIEW! O! THE JOY!” These are the original words (and spelling of “ocean”) thatWilliam Clark scrawled in his journal on November 7, 1805. One could hardly blame him for- More...

American Empress Westbound, Clarkston to Portland

American Empress Westbound, Clarkston to Portland

Save up to $400 Off Per Stateroom on Select 2017 Departures!!
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WELCOME TO THE MAGNIFICENT PACIFIC NORTHWEST This voyage through the Pacific Northwest shows you the bounty and beauty of nature, as well as the history and heritage of the people who inhabited- More...

Music of America

Music of America

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The paddlewheel has its own rhythm but so does the music of the rivers as we float through the myriad melodies of blues, gospel, folk, rockabilly, ragtime, Dixieland jazz and zydeco. Sway to the- More...

Thanksgiving Aboard the American Queen

Thanksgiving Aboard the American Queen

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Thanksgiving Aboard the American Queen Give thanks for not having to cook the turkey, do the dishes, or clean up the house for company! Whether you want a holiday to yourself, or you take the- More...

Holiday-Christmas Markets

Holiday-Christmas Markets

Save up to $800 Off Per Stateroom on Select 2017 Departures!!
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Think of it: the most opulent riverboat in the world, cruising the Mississippi River, decorated for a Victorian Christmas! The American Queen will be transporting you from New Orleans to Memphis (or- More...

New Year’s Eve Aboard the American Queen

New Year's Eve Aboard the American Queen

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For your new year's resolution, you're going to travel. And to start the year off right, ring in the new year onboard the American Queen! You'll celebrate the entire week, but everyone will gather- More...

Music of the 50s and 60s

Music of the 50s and 60s

Save up to $800 Off Per Stateroom on Select Departures!!
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The Grand Saloon will be Rockin' and Rollin' as you cruise the Mississippi River on the American Queen! Put on your dancin' shoes and shake it all night long to the music of the 1950's and 60's! From- More...

American Empress-Round Trip Portland Cruise

American Empress-Round Trip Portland Cruise

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The American Empress has added Portland roundtrip cruises to their schedule. This cruise focuses on the Western end of the Columbia River, from Astoria to The Dalles. Visit both the Washington- More...

Chairman’s Cruise

Chairman's Cruise

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Cruise the Ohio River on the Chairman's Cruise. Are you passionate about small ship cruising, river cruising, steamboats or paddlewheels? The Chairman of the American Queen, John Waggoner and his- More...

Civil War Theme Aboard the American Queen: Nashville to Chattanooga

Civil War Theme Aboard the American Queen: Nashville to Chattanooga

  There is no more defining moment in the history of the South than the Civil War. The Mississippi River was often at the forefront of the war, because of its strategic advantages for- More...

Autumn Colors Aboard the American Queen: Chattanooga to Nashville

Autumn Colors Aboard the American Queen: Chattanooga to Nashville

  Cruising in Autumn is magic! As you roll down the river, watch the colors change across the landscape. Glimpse the white steeples peeking up through the leaves, and the colors run up and- More...

Antebellum South Cruise

Antebellum South Cruise

The Old South is about traditions, nostalgia, and hospitality. You'll experience all three on these American Queen cruises. On the lower Mississippi River, you'll visit small river towns, big,- More...

Big Band Swing Cruise Aboard the American Queen

Big Band Swing Cruise Aboard the American Queen

Big Band Swing has been one of the most popular themes on the American Queen every year for one very special reason: the nostalgia of the swing era (1920s-30s) with live band performances in the- More...

Bourbon Cruise

Bourbon Cruise

Bourbon is Kentucky. Search deep into local history to find the roots of bourbon in the foothills of Kentucky. Experts will guide you as you learn the distinguishing characteristics of bourbon- More...

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Sold Out for 2017! Watch for 2018 Departures. There is nothing more synonymous with the Mississippi River than Mark Twain. Originally born Samuel Longhorne Clemens in Hannibal, Missouri, Mark- More...

The Mighty Mississippi

The Mighty Mississippi

The American Queen has one opportunity for you in 2017 that will allow you to cruise the entire length of the Mighty Mississippi River! Total cruise length is 23-days, including a 1-night pre-cruise- More...

Life on the Mississippi

Life on the Mississippi

Are you the type of cruiser who just wants to sit back and watch the world float by? Let's cross the Upper Mississippi off your cruise to-do list with this 9-day getaway, roundtrip from Minneapolis.- More...

Cruise the Mississippi Aboard the All-Suite American Duchess

Cruise the Mississippi Aboard the All-Suite American Duchess

2017 will be the inaugural season for the 166-passenger American Duchess - the first all-suite river cruise vessel. Your experience will be what you've come to expect from our all-inclusive small- More...

Musical Heritage of the Delta

Musical Heritage of the Delta

Become engulfed in the true south: from the fertile cotton fields and vast sugar cane plantations to the pillared mansions and bygone battlefields. Through it all echoes the musical history of the- More...

Roundtrip New Orleans | 5-Day Voyages

Roundtrip New Orleans | 5-Day Voyages

Short trips on the Mississippi are great when you don't have a long vacation, or as a building block into a longer vacation! These 5 and 6-day trips are just like dipping your toes into the vast sea- More...