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    Embark on a river cruise aboard the 417-passenger American Queen, the wondrous steamboat that introduces her riders to the waters that she calls home – the great rivers that have sustained towns, wildlife and memories throughout history.

    Amenities

    • 24-Hour Room Service
    • Flat-screen TV
    • Private Bath and Shower

    Ship Details

    • Cruise Type: River
    • Maiden Voyage: 1995
    • Refurbished: 2017
    • Tonnage: 3707 tonnes
    • Length: 418 feet
    • Beam: 89 feet
    • Draft: 8.5 feet
    • Speed:
    • Ship Registration: USA
    • Passenger Space:
    • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 417
    • Crew Size:
    • Nationality of Crew: American
    • Nationality of Officers: American
    • Nationality of Dining Staff: American
    • Onboard Currency: US Dollars
  • Itineraries

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      • Date:26 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:3 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:10 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:24 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Memphis to Chattanooga
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:31 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Chattanooga to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:7 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:14 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:21 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Thanksgiving Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:28 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Home for the Holidays ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Home for the Holidays Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Creole Christmas ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, New Year's Celebration ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:20 Feb 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Feb 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:6 Mar 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:13 Mar 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:20 Mar 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Mar 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:3 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:10 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:24 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:1 May 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:8 May 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:15 May 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:22 May 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:29 May 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Memphis to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Nashville to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Louisville to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Nashville to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:3 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Memphis to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:10 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Nashville to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Memphis to St Louis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:24 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex St Louis to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:31 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Star Spangled River Cruise ex Louisville to Pittsburgh
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:7 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Pittsburgh to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:14 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Louisville to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:21 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:28 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:4 Sep 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:11 Sep 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Mississippi Cruise ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to New Orleans
      • Nights:15 nights
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      • Date:25 Sep 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:2 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Memphis to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:9 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:16 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:23 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex St Louis (Alton) to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:30 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Nashville to Chattanooga
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:6 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Chattanooga to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:13 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Grand Sounds of America ex Nashville to New Orleans
      • Nights:15 nights
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      • Date:13 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Nashville to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:20 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Thanksgiving River Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:4 Dec 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:11 Dec 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:18 Dec 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, Christmas Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:25 Dec 22
      • Cruise:American Queen, New Year's Cruise ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Feb 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Feb 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Feb 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Mar 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Mar 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Mar 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Mar 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:2 Apr 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:9 Apr 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:16 Apr 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:23 Apr 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:30 Apr 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:7 May 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:14 May 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:21 May 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:28 May 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:4 Jun 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:11 Jun 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:18 Jun 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:25 Jun 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Memphis to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:2 Jul 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Nashville to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:9 Jul 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Memphis to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:16 Jul 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:23 Jul 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:30 Jul 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:6 Aug 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:13 Aug 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex St Louis (Alton) to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:20 Aug 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex Nashville to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Aug 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex St Louis (Alton) to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:3 Sep 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:10 Sep 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Sep 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex Memphis to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:24 Sep 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:1 Oct 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Mississippi Cruise ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to New Orleans
      • Nights:15 nights
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      • Date:15 Oct 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:22 Oct 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:29 Oct 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Nov 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Nov 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans Roundtrip
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Nov 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Nov 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:3 Dec 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:10 Dec 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Dec 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex New Orleans Roundtrip
      • Nights:7 nights
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      • Date:23 Dec 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:7 nights
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      • Date:29 Dec 23
      • Cruise:American Queen, ex New Orleans Roundtrip
      • Nights:7 nights
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  • Deck Plans & Cabins

  • Dining

    Every meal aboard the American Queen is an affair to remember. Regina Charboneau, our Culinary Director and celebrated American chef, draws her inspiration from our great Heartland has created a movable, delectable feast for you to indulge in. From piping hot beignets and bananas foster French toast for breakfast to succulent five-course dinners, every day celebrates the culinary senses.

    Creations Befitting a Queen
    Even more astounding than the choices you will find on our menus are your daily choices of dining venues. The opulent J.M. White Dining Saloon is the centerpiece, serving breakfasts, lunches and dinners that are befittingly grand. The Front Porch of America offers a wide variety of classic American favorites and can satisfy any craving, at any time, as it is open 24 hours. The Calliope Grill serves up views as spectacular as the grilled fare and fresh salads and offers romantic, alfresco dining in the evenings. Should you be feeling peckish in the wee hours, you will find the Moonlight Supper in the Engine Room Bar offers surprising midnight delights.

    BREAKFAST
    Early Riser Coffee and Beignets / Front Porch of America
    Buffet Breakfast / Grand Saloon
    Traditional Breakfast Service / J.M. White Dining Room

    LUNCH
    Buffet Luncheon / Grand Saloon
    Traditional Luncheon / J.M. White Dining Room
    Alfresco Lunch / River Grill

    DINNER
    Traditional Dinner / J.M. White Dining Room
    Alfresco Dinner / River Grill


    SNACKS AND SANDWICHES
    24-Hour Dining Service / Front Porch of America
    Afternoon Ice Cream & Cookies / Front Porch of America
    Traditional Po’Boy Sandwiches / River Grill
    Elegant Southern Tea / Ladies’ Parlor
    Pre-Dinner Canapés & Hors d’Oeuvres / Main Deck
    Moonlight Supper / Engine Room Bar


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