Memphis to Chattanooga | Civil War

The rivers of the Midwest and the South were of important strategic value to the Union and Confederate armies, both looking to control the  transportation of soldiers, food, and supplies. Learn more about the history of the Civil War and the major battles fought along these rivers. You’ll be joined on board by Gene Salecker to discuss the sinking of the SS Sultana, Curtis Fields who will portray Ulysses S. Grant, and George Buss who will portray President Lincoln. The history is alive on the rivers!

Itinerary operates in reverse on select departures.

Cruise Details

Clock9 Days & 8 Nights

Double Occupancy from $2,299 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $2,999 pp

CalendarOctober 27, 2019 | November 3, 2019

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*Per person/double occupancy. Special single rates apply where listed. Excludes port fees.
Itineraries may operate in reverse.

Your Itinerary

    1Hotel Stay in Memphis, TN

    2Embark in Memphis, TN
    Enjoy your morning in the home of Blues & BBQ! We’ll board the ship this afternoon, and depart at 5pm.

    3River Cruising
    Enjoy this time to explore the beautiful American Queen: visit the Ladies’ Parlor or find a book to read in the Mark Twain Gallery.

    4New Madrid, MO
    Head to the New Madrid Historical Museum to learn more about the history of the river and this river town.

    5Paducah, KY
    Lowertown Arts District is a great area of Paducah to explore, including the National Quilt Museum – 13,000 sq ft of display space! What American treasures will you find in this small river town?

    6Savannah, TN
    Walk through a variety of historic sites at the Shiloh National Military Park for a special day remembering the Civil War.

    7Florence, AL
    Florence is home to Pope’s Tavern Museum – formerly served as a stagecoach stop, tavern, inn, and Civil War hospitals for the Confederate and Union armies.

    8River Cruising
    Enjoy the amenities of the American Queen while cruising along the river.

    9Disembark in Chattanooga, TN
    Ask our agents about extending your vacation with a hotel package!


Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Owner's Suites with Exclusive Veranda$8,999 pp
Luxury Suites with Private or Open Veranda$7,499 pp
AAA Suites with Open Veranda$5,199 pp
AA Superior Outside Stateroomswith Open Veranda$4,699 pp
A Deluxe Outside Stateroomswith Private Veranda$4,699 pp
B Outside Staterooms with Open Veranda$4,499 pp
C Outside Staterooms with Open Veranda$4,199 pp
D Deluxe Outside Staterooms with Bay Window$3,899 pp
E Inside Staterooms$2,299 pp
SO Single Outside Staterooms with Open Veranda$5,999
SI Single Inside Staterooms$2,999

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*Prices may vary due to seasonality

American Cuisine

Dining is an uniquely American experience aboard the ship. Local ingredients used to create regional delicasies will charm your tastebuds. In addition to the main dining room, there are also an alternative venue for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as 24-hour room service for your convenience.

Pre-Cruise Hotel

The first night of the vacation always includes a hotel night. This ensures that you are in the right city to board your boat on time. You’ll be rested and ready to go! Your breakfast and transfers to the boat are also included.

Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus

You’ll spot the buses right away – they look just like the ship! Two buses travel alongside the boat from port to port. At every port, you’ll be able to board these buses for the Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions. The bus will have a set route in the town, and you can ride until you see someplace you want to go. Then catch the bus the next time it comes thru.

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Memphis to Chattanooga | Civil War

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