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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 offers 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.


5-day Mississippi River round-trip cruises on American Queen. Round-trip from New Orleans to Nottoway Plantation (LA) and Oak Alley Plantation (LA).
• 2018 departures: December 30.

9-day Mississippi River round-trip cruises on American Duchess. Round-trip from New Orleans to St Francisville (LA), Natchez (MS), Vicksburg (MS), Grand Gulf (MS) and Nottoway (LA).
• 2018 departures: December 23.

9-day Mississippi River one-way cruises on American Queen. One-way from New Orleans to Memphis (Tennessee). Visit Nottoway (LA), St Francisville (LA), Natchez (MS), Vicksburg (MS) and Greenville (MS).
• 2018 departures: November 4, November 18, December 2, December 16.

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