2018 Pre-Cruise: Memphis - American Music

Music is the heart and soul of the city of Memphis. Begin your American Queen journey with our “American Music” City Stay and enjoy three days and two nights to explore the musical roots of this Southern Belle. Our Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel, your deluxe accommodation, is just a short trolley ride from Beale Street, home to such musical genres as Rock and Roll, Jazz, Soul and the Blues. Visit the Rock 'n' Soul Museum before heading to the legendary Sun Studio. This special package also incudes a visit to the Historic Peabody Hotel to see the world famous Peabody Duck Parade

Your 2018 American Queen City Stay Includes:

  • Three-day/Two-night premium hotel stay at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel

  • Embarkation Day Pre-Cruise Premium Shore Excursion: The Elvis Experience
    Begin your Mississippi River journey with a king's treatment as you depart the hotel and set off through the streets of Memphis towards its heart and soul-Beale Street. Enjoy a personal walking tour led by a charismatic and spirited local musician. Following your special Beale Street tour, we continue on to the home of The King, Graceland Mansion. Included is a Graceland Platinum ticket which gives you access to all of the most sought-after exhibits! This special premium tour includes:

    Walking Beale Street tour
    - Self-guided iPad tour through Graceland Mansion
    - Graceland Platinum Ticket, a self-guided tour that includes:
         Graceland Mansion audio-guided tour with new orientation film
         Full access to state-of-the-art visitor entertainment complex
         Elvis' two custom airplanes
         Elvis Presley car museum
         Elvis: the entertainer career showcase museum
         Elvis Discover exhibits
    - Tour concludes at the dock of the American Queen

  • Luggage handling

  • Two full American breakfasts at the hotel

  • An authentic Memphis-style BBQ meal at Blues City Cafe on Beale Street

  • Escorted walking tour on day 2 - includes the famous Peabody Duck Parade at the Historic Peabody Hotel

  • Three-day Trolley pass for transportation throughout Downtown Memphis

  • American Queen Exclusive Attraction Pass -  Admission to three of the highest rated attractions in Memphis:

    Legendary Sun Studio 
    Visit the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll and discover the history behind one of the world's most famous music studios.
    Rock 'n' Soul Museum
    Created by the Smithsonian Institution, this museum will take you on a musical journey through the decades.
    The National Civil Rights Museum 
    Trace the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 17th century to present day.

  • Transportation from the Memphis International Airport to the Sheraton Memphis Downtown on day of arrival

  • Local American Queen City Stay representative at the hotel to answer questions and assist with planning your stay in Memphis

$599 per guest - Triple Occupancy |  $649 per guest  - Double Occupancy  |  $1,099 per guest  - Single Occupancy
Please note that the City Stay package is not available for the following voyage dates: 5/7 & 12/24

$50 per person Onboard Credit will be issued for use aboard the vessel, in lieu of the included pre-cruise hotel stayAll city stay pricing, availability and package information is subject to change without notice.

For booking or more information, please call our reservations team at 888-749-5280.