American Queen Steamboat Company®
Explore America’s spirit aboard its most beautiful and most authentic American-owned and American-operated paddlewheel riverboats.
CHARMS OF THE SOUTH
The Lower Mississippi River tell stories of a legacy that flows from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico. Embark on more than a cruise, and return with more than memories: experience, understanding, enlightened perspectives. Let us introduce you to the American South—a new chapter awaits around each river bend.
Memphis has a plethora of places to visit and things to do for all guests. Embrace the city that has been coined not only the home of the blues but also the birthplace of rock ’n’ roll. As one of the most famous music destinations in the world, Memphis is a melodious port for our guests to experience.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Uncover the treasures of the city as you indulge in iconic cuisine spiced with the cultural flavors of the city’s past, explore the unique sites and attractions lining the historic streets as seen in the famous French Quarter or admire the beauty in the stunning Garden District or City Park.
Nottoway Plantation & Resort, Louisiana
American Queen Steamboat Company features an exclusive port at Nottoway. Here you can visit the sugarcane estate—the largest standing antebellum mansion in the South. It is fascinating history and luxurious aesthetic packaged in Southern hospitality—an experience that you will not want to pass up.
Vicksburg perfectly blends Southern culture and heritage with exciting modern attractions. As a major battle site during the Civil War, this Southern town carries a history unlike any other. Learn about the historic conflicts of the city, taste its cuisine and visit the many museums.
Every American Queen Steamboat Company cruise includes a pre-voyage hotel night, masterful regional cuisine, world-class entertainment, comprehensive Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions, onboard enrichment programs, select wine and beer with dinner, 24-hour room service, WiFi service, and soft drinks and specialty coffees throughout the trip.
THE WONDERS OF THE RIVERS
Comprehensive shore excursions are the highlight of every day in port. Expect to connect with people who have made the rivers their home and learn firsthand how the rivers shape their lives. Each experience has been thoughtfully designed for you, from visiting historic homes to delving into unique regional traditions.