Nashville to Chattanooga (Or Reverse)

Get a glimpse of beauty and history!  From Nashville to Chattanooga, the soul of the American South flows through golden horizons, historic treasures, and more.  This route reveals the value of serenity in river living, as the lull of the paddlewheel churn transports you to your next great destination.

Cruise Details

Clock9 Days & 8 Nights

Double Occupancy from $2,499 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $3,399 pp

CalendarOctober 30, 2022 | November 6, 2022

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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 Nashville, TN
    Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. Our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving premium experiences. Both American Queen Steamboat Company and local representatives will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.

    2Clarksville, TN
    Grand steeples puncture the city skyline, and groomed streets disperse into sounds of serenity at the Riverwalk, where American Queen Steamboat guests arrive at Clarksville. Take a stroll down the promenade, soak in serenity at the riverside, then head downtown to experience this empire that sprouted from a dream.

    3Dover, TN
    A resting dock meets guests in Dover, a town that reveals the value of serenity in river living, where peace and quiet are interrupted only by cricket chirps and birdsong. Adventure through Fort Donelson – Dover’s touchpoint during the Civil War – which has been resurrected into a nexus of history and natural riches. Here, hilltops harbor somber stories, country roads lose themselves in golden horizons and historic treasures are kept secret behind the tree lines. Capture the romance of this little river town’s past, and experience the everyday phenomenon of its future.

    4Paducah, KY
    In the hands of artists, modern Paducah was thrown into form. Fingertips muddied with passion and eased by the vision of river water glided along the surface to pull up the community and create the National Quilt Museum. Residents backstitch past into present, then bind appreciation for culture – ensuring that the seams of history will not soon come undone. The people of Paducah have taken great care to orchestrate every crevice of its community into a symphony of craft and color. Life is a work of art, and the town of Paducah certainly is alive and well. Feast in this foodies’ fantasy. Uncover mastership. Catch a glimpse of Paducah.

    5Savannah, TN
    The most common association with this historic town is its tie to the Battle of Shiloh – a major Civil War battle also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, fought on April 6, 1862. Uncover the stories and history associated with Savannah, and explore the city’s many trails and paths winding down the lush banks of the Tennessee River.

    6Florence, AL
    From composed bluffs that overlook the Tennessee River to historic homes within the city’s beating heart, Florence harmonizes the twang of country with the coolness of R&B to create a culture of its own. This former hit recording capital radiates music that has touched the masses, having captured the sounds of Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson and other music legends. Today, its neighborhoods come to life with the scent of azaleas and dogwood trees, and downtown shops and eateries greet each morning with uplifting energy. Within this melting pot, traditional meets contemporary to compose the beauty that is Florence.

    7Decatur, AL
    History awaits in Decatur. Reach out and touch the past – with living stories of the Civil War at your fingertips. Be sure to visit the Old State Bank Building, one of only four structures in the town left unscathed by the turmoil of the Civil War. Its vault, with 22-inch-thick walls, was a haven from blistering bullets, mortar bombs and cannon fire. Take time to experience this Tennessee River legend and absorb the living heritage it has to offer.

    8River Cruising
    Watch small river towns and lush landscapes slowly become lost in the horizon as sunlight plays upon the deck.

    9Chattanooga, TN
    As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure or consider an airport transfer.

American Duchess

Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Owner's Suite (Private Veranda)$10,199 pp
Luxury Suite (Private or Open Veranda)$8,499 pp
Deluxe Suite with Open Veranda$5,999 pp
Junior Suite with Open Veranda$5,399 pp
Paddlewheel Suite $5,399 pp
Category A (Private Veranda)$5,299 pp
Category B (Open Veranda) $5,099 pp
Category C (Open Veranda)$4,799 pp
Category D (Outside Stateroom Bay Window)$4,499 pp
Category E (Inside Stateroom)$2,699 pp
Single Deluxe Stateroom$4,099
Single Inside Stateroom$3,399

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Nashville to Chattanooga (Or Reverse)

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