Travel the Historic Mississippi by Paddleboat

Queen of the Mississippi

Queen of the Mississippi

Journey to the heart and soul of America on American Cruise Lines’ paddlewheel riverboat, Queen of the Mississippi. The Queen of the Mississippi embodies the spirit of traditional Mississippi River paddlewheel cruises and the grandeur of the riverboats of the past, while offering all modern comforts and amenities. As you enjoy the rhythms of the churning river, you’ll explore Civil War and Underground Railroad sites, visit the most haunted city in America, and discover quintessential small-town America. The splendor of the Queen of the Mississippi, coupled with the rich history and heritage of this region, makes this an adventure to remember.


Mississippi Riverboat Cruises

Upper Mississippi River

Seven unique itineraries are offered on the Queen of the Mississippi. Each itinerary features an 8 day voyage departing from cities along the Mississippi River – New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis, St. Paul, and Cincinnati. Your itinerary includes relaxing days of river cruising as well as days in different ports of call.  When in port, you’ll have time to explore the local culture, history, architecture, shops and natural attractions.

You can also join the Queen of the Mississippi  on one of its special theme cruises – a Civil War Cruise, Savories of the South, featuring Cajun- and Creole-inspired cuisine, a Mark Twain Tribute Cruise, and the Mississippi River Music Cruise, featuring jazz, bluegrass, and rock n’ roll performances.


Queen of the Mississippi

Queen of the Mississippi paddlewheel

Beneath her gleaming woodwork and brass fixtures is a framework of modern cruise ship technology that provides passengers with the most comfortable vacation imaginable. The Queen of the Mississippi offers spacious staterooms, featuring floor to ceiling glass doors that lead to private balconies. You’ll enjoy spending time in one of its six spacious lounges, the grand dining room, and top deck cafe. The Queen accommodates 150 guests.


A cruise on the Queen of the Mississippi gives you an exceptional, personalized cruising experience with intimate access to America’s most iconic and historic cruise destinations. Contact us for more information about the Mississippi River Cruises, dates, and pricing.

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