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  • Ship Profile


    Savor fresh, regional cuisine in the Grand Dining Room with its custom Italian fabrics and rich walnut accents, the floor to ceiling windows offering panoramic views of the shoreline morning, noon and night. Work out in the contemporary gym with its brand new equipment and a dramatic river backdrop. Relax or watch your flat-screen TV in the inviting surroundings of your stateroom with premium linens and plush bedding. Or make your way to the Card Room, Library or Theater for a friendly game, a new best-seller or live award-winning entertainment.

    Be one of the first to experience her elegant décor as she makes her way down the mighty Mississippi from the Big Easy to the Home of the Blues.

    Amenities

    • 24-Hour Room Service
    • Flat screen television
    • Private Bathroom with shower

    Ship Details

    • Cruise Type: River
    • Maiden Voyage: 1995
    • Refurbished: 2020
    • Tonnage:
    • Length: 361 feet
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    • Draft:
    • Speed:
    • Ship Registration: USA
    • Passenger Space:
    • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 245
    • 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:27 Mar 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:3 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:10 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:24 Apr 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:1 May 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:8 May 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:15 May 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:22 May 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:29 May 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio and Tennessee River Cruise ex Memphis to Chattanooga
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Chattanooga to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Jun 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:3 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:10 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:24 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:31 Jul 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:7 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:14 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi ex Memphis to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:21 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:28 Aug 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Mighty Mississippi ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to New Orleans
      • Nights:15 nights
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      • Date:11 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:18 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lincoln's Illinois Cruise ex Memphis to Ottawa
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:25 Sep 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lincoln's Illinois Cruise ex Chicago (Ottawa) to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:2 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:9 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi River ex Minneapolis to St Louis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:16 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Breast Cancer Awareness Cruise ex St Louis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:23 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:30 Oct 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio and Tennessee River Cruise ex Memphis to Chattanooga
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:6 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Chattanooga to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:13 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Past Guest Reunion Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:20 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Thanksgiving Cruise ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Nov 21
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:14 Mar 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:21 Mar 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:28 Mar 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:4 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:11 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:18 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Mississippi Cruise ex Memphis to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:25 Apr 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Nashville to Cincinnati
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:2 May 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Cincinnati Return
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:9 May 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Cincinnati to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:16 May 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Mississippi Cruise ex Memphis to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:23 May 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Nashville to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:30 May 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio River Cruise ex Louisville to Pittsburgh
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:6 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio River Cruise ex Pittsburgh to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:13 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio River Cruise ex Louisville to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:20 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio River Cruise ex Memphis to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:27 Jun 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Louisville to Clarksville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:4 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Nashville to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:11 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:18 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:25 Jul 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:1 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:8 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex St Louis (Alton) to Ottawa
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:15 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Chicago (Ottawa) to St Louis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:22 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex St Louis to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:29 Aug 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio River Cruise ex Louisville to Pittsburgh
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:5 Sep 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio River Cruise ex Pittsburgh to Louisville
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:12 Sep 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, ex Louisville to Alton
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:19 Sep 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Upper Mississippi Cruise ex St Louis (Alton) to Red Wing
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:26 Sep 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Mississippi Cruise ex Minneapolis (Red Wing) to New Orleans
      • Nights:15 nights
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      • Date:10 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:17 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio & Tennessee River Cruise ex Memphis to Chattanooga
      • Nights:12 nights
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      • Date:28 Oct 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Ohio and Tennessee River Cruise ex Chattanooga to Memphis
      • Nights:11 nights
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      • Date:7 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Charms of the South Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:14 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Lower Mississippi ex New Orleans to Memphis
      • Nights:8 nights
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      • Date:21 Nov 22
      • Cruise:American Countess, Thanksgiving Cruise ex Memphis to New Orleans
      • 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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