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Luxury Awaits Onboard a USA River Cruise

Responding to demand for high-end accommodations be added to the vessel, American Queen Steamboat Company has made ultimate luxury available on its USA river curses. Now you can step into pure elegance in American Queen’s luxury Suites. Combining eight cabins into four suites, these suites are already a success and are almost booked for river cruises through Fall of 2017.  


What is New for AQSC’s River Cruises in 2017?

River Cruises in 2017 will be more exciting than ever aboard the American Queen Steamboat Company fleet. From new river cruise ships making their debut to the addition of luxury suites, 2017 will be the start of a new era of river cruising across the North America. Read on to learn of the seven new and exciting happenings for our company in 2017. 


Experience AQSC’s Newest Ship, the American Duchess™

Introducing the newest addition to the American Queen Steamboat Company fleet, the American Duchess! As the first all-suite paddlewheeler on US rivers, this ship can only be described as a floating masterpiece with space for up to 166 guests. Luxury, elegance and modern amenities all define this beautiful cruise ship that was crafted from a 1995 hull and reconstructed to provide a single-seating main dining room, unmatched entertainment venues, soaring ceilings and all the luxuries you have come to expect from the AQSC cruise line.  Read More >>

We Have Come a Long Way!

Nostalgia is an interesting concept. It is a remembrance of a time past, but it undeniably glosses over the less appealing portions of those memories. There is a distinct difference between recreation and nostalgia. When it comes to travel on rivers such as the Mississippi, nostalgia and not recreation is the order of the day. Read More >>