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St. Louis to Chicago | 9-Day Voyages

Rates & Dates:

Trip Length: 9 Days/ 8 Nights

Prices from: $2,799 pp/do*

2018 Dates: Aug 12, 19.

Ships: American Duchess

Notes: Fares do not include port charges.
*Per Person/Double Occupancy. Special Single Rates apply where listed.

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It’s the Land of Lincoln. Whether you choose to cruise north or southbound, the cruise is one-time only. Plan ahead for 2018 by booking this rare cruise route on the Illinois River.

2018 Departures

American Duchess: August 12, 19.

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Theme Cruises

Lincoln’s Illinois: Cruise through the Land of Lincoln up the Peoria River to Ottawa. This cruise is only offered once in 2018 as a new itinerary. Take advantage of this one-time sailing!


America’s Heartland: The Upper Midwest is very much the heart of America. From Gateway City to the Windy City, explore the charm and hospitality of the heartland. As you travel through the river towns, it’ll seem as though history is just an arm’s length away.


2018 American Duchess Departures

August 12 | Lincoln’s Illinois

St. Louis to Chicago

Fares from $2799 pp/do


August 19 | America’s Heartland

Chicago to St. Louis*

Fares from $2799 pp/do




Day 1: Overnight Deluxe Hotel Stay in St. Louis, MO

Day 2: Embark in St. Louis, MO

Day 3: Alton, IL

Day 4: Hannibal, MO

Day 5: River Cruising

Day 6: Havana, IL

Day 7: Peoria, IL

Day 8: Ottawa, IL

Day 9: Disembark in Ottawa, IL/Transfer to Chicago, IL


*Itinerary operates in reverse, with pre-cruise hotel stay in Chicago.

Photo Credit: American Queen Steamboat Company