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A Salute To America | Join Us on a Civil War River Cruise

The Civil War is a defining moment in U.S. history, and it has forever shaped our nation’s culture and heritage. American Queen Steamboat Company has strived to make our Civil War river cruises rich with that history and culture, so that our on-board guests can leave with enlightenment and new knowledge they might not have had before. Reserve your room for a Civil War themed river cruise to step back in time and have a vacation unlike any other that honors our nation’s history.

 
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Tradition and Culture, Explore the Kentucky Derby on a Riverboat Cruise

Put on your seersucker and favorite hat and join us aboard an American Queen Steamboat Company cruise to explore the culture and history of the Kentucky Derby. Louisville, Kentucky, celebrates this time-honored tradition with a two-week festival, fireworks over the Ohio River, concerts, hot-air balloon races and a steamboat race. AQSC wants to share it with our riverboat guests. This unique river cruise celebrates the famous horse race and shares Churchill Down’s time-honored traditions with you.

 
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Bourbon Cruise: For the Love of Bourbon

Climb aboard the American Queen for a bourbon-drinker’s dream come true: a bourbon river cruise. Blending regional enrichment with the slow pace of steamboat river cruising, our bourbon cruise will share what it takes to make this uniquely American spirit. After you cruise down the river from Memphis to Louisville, you’ll disembark with a new appreciation and full love of bourbon.

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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?
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Nostalgic 5-Day River Cruises Across the USA

Step back in time to experience history aboard a 5-day river cruise in the USA. American Queen Steamboat Company is offering two nostalgic, musically themed cruises in 2017, letting you explore, learn and experience the history of the Mississippi River aboard the iconic American Queen®. Relive the 1950s and 1960s through music from the decades for our 5-day river cruises sure to leave you singing and dancing along.

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