American Queen Steamboat Company
Experience American history from the deck of an authentic riverboat while cruising down the Mississippi River or the Columbia River. The renowned American Queen® or the brand new American Duchess™ allow guests to travel back in time to an era of simpler times. Discover America from the indescribable perspective of the river with our variety of Mississippi River Cruises and Columbia and Snake River Cruises, ranging from 5 to 23-days!
AQSC offers an all-inclusive river cruise experience in the U.S., with pre-cruise hotel stays, wine and beer with dinner, shore excursions in each port and tantalizing, regionally-inspired cuisine. Take a step back in time as you travel the lower region of the Mississippi as you travel by centuries-old shaded oak trees, elegant antebellum plantations and Civil War memorials. The upper region of the Mississippi divulges the inspiration behind Mark Twain's famed literary classics while familiarizing you with quaint storybook American towns, lively cities and native wildlife.
A Mississippi river cruise is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and history buffs alike. Join us for an unparalleled journey through authentic America; it is a unique experience unlike anything you have ever encountered! American River Cruises are a relaxed form of travel with all of the benefits of inclusive big ship ocean cruising, but have fewer passengers onboard, creating a more intimate and individualized vacation experience. The distinctive blend of striking landscapes and insightful history, acclaimed regional cuisine prepared with locally sourced ingredients, multiple dining venues, excellent, fun entertainment, and the adventure of exploring riverside port cities is just a small taste of the many elements creating the increased popularity of close to home river cruises.
American Queen Steamboat Company river cruises provide the ideal riverboat experience for those seeking an inclusive, hassle-free river cruising vacation with all of the desired amenities. When you choose a river cruise aboard the American Queen or the American Empress, you'll experience an abundance of luxurious amenities along with the signature benefits of pre-cruise select hotel stays, noteworthy Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port, excellent dining venues with incomparable cuisine, nightly entertainment and dancing, wine and beer with dinner, 24-hour room service, the warm hospitality of an all-American crew and so much more. Whether you seek to explore inviting destinations of the Heartland or wish to embrace breathtaking views of the great Pacific Northwest, prepare for an unforgettable journey from the indescribable perspective of the river. Authentic America is out there just waiting to be discovered and it is unlike anything you have ever experienced before.
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American Queen Steamboat Company Highlights
Uniquely American Dining
Dining aboard n authentic riverboat is an eminent, gourmet affair that pleases the palate and warms the soul. Their award-winning culinary teams take full advantage of each region's diverse bounty of fresh, local ingredients to create uniquely delicious dishes while our courteous staff charms you with friendly, attentive service. All of their ships feature 24-hour room service for your comfort and convenience in addition to a elegant main dining room, as well as an alternative venue in which you can choose to dine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each day of your river cruise presents culinary clarification and superb fare so delicious that you'll be waiting anxiously for the next meal. The opulence of the Dining Room and the nightly five-course dinner is quite simply unparalleled on the river.
Their uniquely themed river cruise voyages feature exceptional entertainment creating an American river cruise experience unlike any other. From Civil War and Big Band Swing to Christmas Markets and New Year's Celebration, the possibilities are endless. Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in appropriate style as you sail aboard the new American Duchess. Inspire your palate with extraordinary wines of the Washington and Oregon regions on our "Vineyards, Vintages and Varietals" themed cruises. Discover America Mark Twain style...from the perspective of the river. Discover the sights and sounds of America's rivers and its roots as you travel on a Music of America cruise. From the New Orleans' "Dixieland" Jazz, or the Country Music tunes from Nashville, it all harmonizes with the rhythms of the river.
American Queen Steamboat Company river cruises provide the ideal riverboat experience for those seeking an inclusive, hassle-free river cruising vacation with all of the desired amenities. You'll experience plenty of deluxe amenities along with the first class benefits of pre-cruise hotel stays, notable Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port, exceptional dining venues with unparalleled cuisine, nightly entertainment and dancing, wine and beer with dinner, 24-hour room service, the warm hospitality of an all-American crew and so much more. Whether you seek to explore inviting destinations of the Mississippi Heartland or take in breathtaking views of the great Pacific Northwest, prepare for an unforgettable journey from the indescribable perspective of the river. Authentic America is waiting for you.
Uniquely American Entertainment
The riverboat's show lounge is your destination for entertainment, dancing and enlightenment. This grand room features single-seating shows, big screen movie events, live musical performances with singing and dancing and, most notably, their distinguished historical dialogue. Whether you are enjoying a special event steeped in the gritty, urban sounds of the Chicago Blues or a dazzling, Broadway-style performance, you are treated to exceptional entertainment in a warm and inviting atmosphere. As history plays such a large part of your river cruise experience, riverlorians, are onboard every cruise to impart the legends and lore of the river on which you are cruising. Attend an enlightening lecture, relive a tale from Mark Twain or enjoy a recounting of the Lewis & Clark Expedition for a spellbinding evening.