River Views®, a River Cruise Blog

Our Top 10 Reasons to take a River Cruise

If you are looking for cruise inspiration, then look no further. We’ve done extensive research and interviewed happy guests to compile the top 10 reasons to take a river cruise with the American Queen Steamboat Company. From our suites to our dining options, ports of call to pre- or post-cruising packages, our reasons to take a river cruise will inspire your journey and leave you with only one question: which cruise should I take first?

Holiday Recipe: Turkey Gumbo, as served on the American Queen

Have turkey leftovers from the holidays or a party? This southern classic is a great dish to prepare with any remaining turkey! Gumbo is a stew originating from Louisiana that consists of meat or shellfish, a flavored stock and vegetables (usually celery, bell peppers and onions.) In honor of many cruises in the south this time of year, we chose this dish to offer our readers. Enjoy!


AQSC’s Mulled Cider Recipe

Indulge yourself with American Queen Steamboat Company’s delicious mulled cider recipe. Bring this easy beverage to your next holiday gathering, and enjoy the warmth and nostalgia. Add a shot of vodka for an adults-only treat that is sure to make your guests feel the joy of the season.