American Queen Steamboat Company – Lower Mississippi River Cruises
From carefree New Orleans to vibrant Memphis, the historic American Queen steamboat explores the diverse and unique destinations along the Lower Mississippi River. With centuries-old shaded oak trees, elegant antebellum plantations, cobblestone streets, and Victorian mansions, ports along the mighty Mississippi celebrate true Southern hospitality, its soulful history, and beloved cuisine.
Boasting the opulence of the American Victorian era, the American Queen steamboat offers a truly unique way to explore the diverse American landscape along mighty rivers. The largest steamboat ever built, this magnificent triumph of American ingenuity affords authentic 19th century elements throughout the staterooms and interior, reminiscent of a time of leisurely and romantic travel.
Displaying the largest collection of Tiffany lamps in the country, the American Queen steamboat offers an exclusive historic narrative throughout its walls, including an original Mark Twain Gallery and a history library of 1800s American river travel. Towering six decks in height, displaying ornamental woodwork, fluted stacks, and a brilliant red paddlewheel, the American Queen steamboat carries the legacy of stately river steamers that have preceded.
While witnessing commanding views of America's heartland, guests on board the stately steamboat will experience the epitome of southern hospitality alongside the time-tested treasures of fine dining, lavish entertainment in the elegant Grand Saloon, and comfortable accommodations that combine historic charm and modern luxury. Every journey on the American Queen steamboat affords a unique theme complemented by different entertainers and guest speakers, creating a truly unparalleled experience immersed in American history and culture.
The Gilded Age, 1866 ~ 1895
From carefree New Orleans to vibrant Memphis, the historic American Queen steamboat explores the diverse and unique destinations along the Lower Mississippi River.
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