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American Queen Steamboat Company Cruises from New Orleans

The American Queen and American Duchess are modern steamboats in the American Queen Steamboat Company fleet. They offer cruises on the Mississippi River and its surrounding tributaries. See the full schedule of departures from New Orleans below.

The American Queen features American regional cuisine in two restaurants, a small pool, all-American staff, daily lectures by the Riverlorian, showboat-style entertainment nightly, and nightly dancing to swing, big band and Dixieland jazz music.

The video above is an excellent tour of the American Queen. See the size and style of the ship. Tour staterooms, entertainment and dining.

Your cruise fare includes shore excursions in every port, one-night luxury hotel stay and transfers before the cruise, complimentary bottled water and soft drinks, and complimentary wine and beer with dinner.

New Orleans to Memphis One-Way

7-night Mississippi River cruises on American Queen or American Duchess. One-way from New Orleans to Memphis (Tennessee). Visit Nottoway Plantation (Louisiana), St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi) and Greenville (Mississippi).
• 2019 departures: February 17, March 3, March 17, March 24, March 31, April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, June 2, June 9, June 16, June 30, August 25, September 8, September 15, September 22, September 29, October 6, October 13, October 20, October 27, November 10, November 17, November 24, December 1, December 15.

New Orleans to Minneapolis One-Way

21-night Mississippi River cruise on American Queen. One-way from New Orleans to Minneapolis (Minnesota). Visit Nottoway Plantation (Louisiana), St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), Greenville (Mississippi), Memphis (Tennessee), New Madrid (Missouri), Paducah (Kentucky), Cape Girardeau (Missouri), Chester (Illinois), St Louis (Missouri), Alton (Illinois), Hannibal (Missouri), Clinton (Iowa), Dubuque (Iowa) and La Crosse (Wisconsin).
• 2019 departure: June 23.

Round-trip from New Orleans

7-night Mississippi River cruises on American Duchess. Round-trip from New Orleans to St Francisville (Louisiana), Natchez (Mississippi), Vicksburg (Mississippi), Baton Rouge (Louisiana) and Nottoway Plantation (Louisiana).
• 2019 departures: March 17, September 8, December 22.

Round-trip New Year Cruises from New Orleans

5-night Mississippi River New Year cruise on American Duchess. Round-trip from New Orleans to Nottoway Plantation (Louisiana) and St Francisville (Louisiana).
• 2019 departure: December 29.

5-night Mississippi River New Year cruise on American Queen. Round-trip from New Orleans to Nottoway Plantation (Louisiana) and Baton Rouge (Louisiana).
• 2019 departure: December 29.

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