Take a voyage on the only authentic overnight paddlewheel steamboat in America. The largest steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is a gracious and elegant triumph of American ingenuity.
Combining the best of the old and the new, this beautiful lady of the river epitomizes the grace and the grandeur that has made steamboating a cherished American tradition for more than two centuries.
The American Queen has been cruising since 1995 and has recently been refurbished in 2012. Our Itineraries will give you the option to explore the Upper & Lower Mississippi River, Ohio and Tennessee. From inside cosy cabins to opulent suites you’ll fall in love with the most comfortable beds on the river all furnished to a high standard. Glistening woodwork, fresh flowers and antiques adorn her interior areas. Sample the acclaimed cuisine of famed American chef Regina Cahrboneau, enjoy professional showboat style evening entertainment and daily lectures by American Queen’s onboard river historian. Exciting shore excursions will await you and let you indulge into the history and culture of America’s heartland. You will receive gracious, friendly service from a proffesionally trained all American staff.
Sample itinerary: Memphis – New Orleans
Return flights from London
1 night pre cruise Memphis
7 night voyage
2 nights post cruise New Orleans
December 2013 sailing
11 days/10 nights from £3899 per person (based on 2 share)