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    While on board, you can select a volume from the vast collection in the Mark Twain Gallery, the boat’s library. Or enjoy a sing-along in the Main Deck Lounge, and then tap your toes to a lavish show in the two-deck-tall Grand Saloon, the most elegant showplace on the river.
    Combining the best of the old and the new, this beautiful lady of the river epitomizes the grace and grandeur that has made River Cruising a cherished American tradition for more than two centuries. One voyage and you’ll see why.

    American Queen Steamboat Company is strongly committed to preserving the marine environment and continually strives to do our part in keeping America's waterways cleaner.

    Each American Queen cruise includes:
    • All meals
    • Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions by a fleet of dedicated deluxe motorcoaches
    • 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay
    • Complimentary wine & beer with dinner on board
    • Free on board internet
    • 24 hour room service
    • Complimentary cappuccino, expresso, bottled water and soft drinks throughout your voyage
    • The attentive service of an all-American staff
    • Daily lectures by American Queen’s `Riverlorian` - a history and culture expert
    • Evening entertainment with jazz, blues and a six-piece orchestra

    Amenities

    • 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:16 Aug 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Authentic America on Mississippi ex Red Wing to New Orleans
      • Nights:15 nights
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      • Date:30 Aug 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:6 Sep 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi 2020 ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:13 Sep 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:20 Sep 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi 2020 ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Sep 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:4 Oct 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi 2020 ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:11 Oct 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:18 Oct 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi Cruise 2020 ex Memphis to New Orlean
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:25 Oct 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:1 Nov 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi Cruise 2020 ex Memphis to New Orlean
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      • Date:8 Nov 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:15 Nov 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi 2020 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:22 Nov 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:29 Nov 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi Cruise 2020 ex Memphis to New Orlean
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      • Date:6 Dec 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:13 Dec 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Jewels of Lower Mississippi 2020 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:20 Dec 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Swinging Good Time on Mississippi ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Dec 20
      • Cruise:American Queen, Swinging Good Time on Mississippi ex New Orleans Return
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      • Date:21 Feb 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi River ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:28 Feb 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi River ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:7 Mar 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:14 Mar 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:21 Mar 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:28 Mar 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:4 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:11 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:18 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:25 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:2 May 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:9 May 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:16 May 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:23 May 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:30 May 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:6 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:13 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:20 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Memphis to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Ohio & Tennessee Rivers ex Louisville to Pittsburgh
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:4 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Pittsburgh to Louisville
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      • Date:11 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Ohio & Tennessee Rivers ex Louisville to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:18 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Upper Mississippi River ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:25 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Mighty Mississippi ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to New Orleans
      • Nights:15 nights
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      • Date:8 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:15 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Memphis to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:22 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Louisville to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:29 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:19 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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      • Date:26 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 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
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      • Date:10 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
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      • Date:17 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
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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
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      • Date:7 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 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, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:28 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi Cruise 2021 ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Dec 21
      • Cruise:American Queen, Lower Mississippi River ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 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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