River Cruising

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Special themed voyage – The Mighty Mississippi

Prepare to be forever changed by this epic 23-day voyage as we cruise northbound from New Orleans to Red Wing (Minneapolis). As we wind our way along the majestic Mississippi River, you will be transported back to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. Storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities combine with sweeping panoramas as we move between the river’s beautiful banks. Read More >>

The Benefits of River Cruises That You Don't Get on a Road Trip

Travel isn't just about getting from Point A to Point B; it's also about enjoying the journey. Road trips are a classic way to enjoy America's highways, but more and more people are turning to American river cruises for their vacations. Cruises are a unique way to experience the country and they offer a number of advantages over throwing your luggage into the family sedan and being cramped for hours. Read More >>

5 Tips for First Time River Cruisers

Have you been considering U.S. river cruises, but aren't sure which one is right for you? Riverboat cruises are a unique way to explore America's waterways and discover the picturesque towns that have sprung up alongside them. At American Queen Steamboat Company, we offer a wide variety of cruises tailored to suit different interests. Now is the best time to book a ticket. However, if you're a first time cruiser you may not know all the tips to get the most out of the experience. Read More >>

The Most Popular Riverboat Cruises to Plan in 2018

Have you been dreaming about taking a riverboat cruise? At American Queen Steamboat Company, we have a fleet of ships ready to take you down America's waterways. One of the stars of our company is the American Duchess.

The American Duchess offers a wide range of suites including expansive Loft Suites that feature two levels for maximum privacy. You'll find many luxurious amenities here including regionally inspired cuisine prepared by award-winning chefs, shore excursions at every port, and Broadway-quality nightly performances and shows. The American Duchess has transported passengers in grand style along numerous routes. Here are three of our most popular river cruises and what you need to know about them:


4 Reasons You Need to Experience River Cruises on The Columbia and Snake Rivers

The Columbia and Snake Rivers are two of the most beautiful waterways in the country. You may have seen them from a car's windows, but to truly appreciate these majestic rivers, you need to get out onto the water. A Snake River cruise lets you explore America's backyard in relaxed surroundings and at a languid pace.
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