Christmas in July

12 Days of Deals - It's Christmas in July August!

Christmas is too fabulous to celebrate just once a year, and there’s no time like the present for these special gifts – cool off this summer with American Queen Steamboat Company’s Christmas in July sale! Spending the holidays on America’s great waterways is a carefree, enchanting experience filled with adventure, history, and the romance of the river. Give yourself the gift of a voyage on one of our elegant vessels, and create holiday memories that you’ll treasure season after season.
 
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American Queen

NEW ORLEANS TO MEMPHIS
Dec. 2 | Holiday-Christmas Markets

It’s markets, magic, meals, and music aboard this heartwarming cruise! Browse unique local gifts, and suspend your disbelief for a mind-blowing magic show by guest artist Danté. Then savor a succulent holiday dinner, see dancers re-create a period ball at Nottoway Plantation, and enjoy a guest gala at its famed Randolph Ballroom.

Fares from: $3,799 $2,999 pp*
Best Value Cabin!


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American Duchess

ROUNDTRIP NEW ORLEANS
Dec. 23 | Christmas Cruise

The time is finally at hand – you’re spending the Christmas of your life relaxing aboard an elegant, atmospheric American river cruise. Leave the decorating and the cooking to us, and bask in the warmth of cherished time with family and friends. A special holiday dinner and Christmas show are in store.

Fares from: $2,699 $1,999 pp*



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American Queen

MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
Nov. 25 | Southern Musical Heritage

In a region distinctly molded by its history, trace the melodious roots from which sprung a variety of musical genres by way of special onboard entertainment and focused lectures celebrating the sounds of the South. From jazz to blues to country, it all harmonizes with the rhythms of the river.

Fares from: $3,799 $2,999 pp*
Best Value Cabin!
 


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American Duchess

NASHVILLE TO CHATTANOOGA
Nov. 18 | Thanksgiving on the Cumberland

Celebrate Thanksgiving and the splendor of autumn with a special voyage cruising past the vibrant banks of the Cumberland River. Enjoy a Thanksgiving meal and some friendly rivalry with a bit of football viewing – all the great traditions of home, but on the waterways of this beautiful land.

Fares from: $2,699 $1,999 pp*


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American Queen

MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
Dec. 9 | Holiday-Christmas Markets

Visit lively regional markets brimming with unique treasures, delight in a decadent holiday dinner, and be enriched by the knowledge of the area as shared by special guest Clinton Bagley – a Mississippi historian – along with festive seasonal treats such as dreamy décor and a spirited guest gala.

Fares from: $1,999 pp*


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American Duchess

MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
Dec. 9 | Plantation Holidays

Browse regional Christmas markets for unique locally made gifts, and make merry at a delightful Christmas show and onboard ball. Other red-hot highlights include a bonfire and fireworks over the levee at Nottoway Plantation. A lively show by guest musician Michaelyn Oby is always a treat.

Fares from: $2,699 $1,999 pp*


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American Queen

MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
Dec. 23 | Creole Christmas

Experience the best of the antebellum South during a magical time of the year, and delight in all of your favorite holiday treats while getting acquainted with the classic traditions of the Cajun and Creole cultures. Enjoy a special Christmas dinner and show.


Fares from: $1,999 pp*


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American Duchess

NASHVILLE TO MEMPHIS
Dec. 2 | American Music Cruise

Kick off the season on a high note with Nashville Hall of Fame songwriters and performers Even Stevens and Richard Leigh, along with our stellar Duchess Show Band and Ensemble, and set the tone for a high-spirited holiday! Games such as Christmas Trivia and a scavenger hunt add to the fun.

Fares from: $2,699 $1,999 pp*


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American Queen

NEW ORLEANS TO MEMPHIS
Nov. 18 | Thanksgiving Festival

Enjoy a new list of things to be thankful for with this special cruise. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey along the lower Mississippi. Be the first to see the season’s Christmas show, and travel through time to hear Mark Twain’s tales as told by expert tribute artist Lewis Hankins.

Fares from: $3,799 $2,999 pp*
Best Value Cabin!


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American Duchess

CHATTANOOGA TO NASHVILLE
Nov. 25 | Civil War

America's rivers were of great strategic value during the Civil War, for both transportation and communication. Explore the legacy of the epic conflict, both onboard and in ports of call such as Shiloh Battlefield National Park. Distinguished guest speakers will join us to captivate you with astounding historical presentations.

Fares from: $2,699 $1,999 pp*

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American Queen

NEW ORLEANS TO MEMPHIS
Dec. 16 | Holiday-Christmas Markets

Spend this special time with legendary American author Mark Twain…or at least the second-best thing – talented tribute artist Lewis Hankins – for river lore and titillating tales. Add classic markets, a special celebration meal, a seasonal show, a guest gala, a bonfire and fireworks for a voyage to remember!

Fares from: $1,699 pp*


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American Duchess

ROUNDTRIP NEW ORLEANS
Dec. 16 | Plantation Holidays

It’ll be smooth sailing with the sultry and soulful R&B sounds of guest artist Henry Rhodes on this special voyage. Choosing fabulous handmade gifts at local Christmas markets is always a joyful endeavor, and ornament and cookie decorating are the icing on the….well, gingerbread!

Fares from: $2,399 $1,699 pp*


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