Explore America’s heartland with American Queen Steamboat Company!
Save on American Queen Steamboat Company cruises through the heart of America.
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The Mississippi River is one of the world’s most famous waterways – and it’s not very hard to see why. Water flows for approximately 2,350 miles, touching 10 states. To put it into perspective: The Mighty Mississippi cuts through 20 percent of the continental United States. It’s the longest river system in North America – and the fourth-longest in the world!
Formed at the conclusion of the most recent Ice Age – approximately 10,000 years ago – the Mississippi was not always the elder it is today. As the atmosphere became warmer and glacier deposits melted, water cut channels through sediment deposits and flowed underground, thus creating a mighty river.
A raindrop deposited at the headwaters of the Mississippi River would take almost 82 days to meet the Gulf of Mexico at the river’s average speed of 1.2 miles per hour. That is, of course, without stops for sightseeing.
American Queen Steamboat Company invites you to meet Ol’ Man River firsthand. Spend time enjoying the magnificence of the river, embrace the Mississippi mud and embark on the journey of a lifetime with American Queen Steamboat Company.
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THE FLAVORS OF THE RIVERS Regionally inspired food is a way of life on the river. Wild salmon, so fresh it might have been swimming this morning, grilled to perfection. Moonshine bread pudding that evokes echoes of the Tennessee hills. A succulent dumpling that reminds you why Washington apples are the world’s favorite temptation.
THE CHARMS OF THE RIVERS Step on board and enjoy entertainment as congenial as a friendly pub and as lively as a cabaret. Since the days of the legendary showboats, America’s riverboats have been centers of music, folklore and theatrical delight. From the American Queen’s spectacular Grand Saloon to intimate venues throughout every boat, you’ll find so much to see, hear and do that your only problem will be fitting it all in. Entertainment for your mind is abundant, as well, with fascinating storytelling, enlightening lecturers and engaging Riverlorians.
LIFE ON THE RIVERS The moment you step aboard, you know this is something special. You’re surrounded by world-class art, beautiful furnishings and perfectly selected amenities. You’re welcomed by crew and staff whose sole desire is your comfort, enjoyment and safety. And beyond that, you’ll connect with new sights, dialects, cultures and traditions. You’ll meet like-minded travelers who share stories and invite you to do the same. The familiarity of the space grows by the day – with every “good morning,” with each new friendship formed. Memories made on board are the finest souvenirs you’ll take home.
THE WONDERS OF THE RIVER Comprehensive, guided shore excursions are the highlight of every day in port. Expect to connect with people who have made the rivers their home, to learn firsthand how the rivers shape their past and future. Each experience has been thoughtfully designed for you, whether you’re visiting a historic home, losing yourself in a local museum or delving into unique regional traditions and cultures.
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2021 EBD1 expires 12/31/20. Offer is valid only on new bookings. Payment in full is due at the time of booking to redeem this offer. Offer is open to U.S. and Canada residents only. Offer is based on cabin availability, and only while inventory lasts. Not valid on existing group bookings or existing reservations; cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity-controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn or modified at any time without notice. Itineraries are subject to change. Cruise fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include government taxes and fees, port charges, airfare, insurance, personal expenditures or transportation costs incurred while traveling to and from embarkation ports. Gratuities not included in cruise fares. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Call for details and mention Offer Code 2021 EBD1 Risk Free BookingAdministration fee ($250) will be waived for all 2021 bookings made prior to the above expiration date and cancelled at least 121 days prior to departure. Restrictions: • Valid on 2021 Bookings only. • Valid on group bookings for 2021. • Valid on existing reservations booked for 2021 by the above expiration date. • Not valid on re-bookings from 2020 to 2021