American Queen Steamboat Company – Upper Mississippi River Cruises
Affording rich frontier tales of fur traders and pioneers, the Upper Mississippi River boasts picturesque geography, abundant wildlife, and cultural gems around each bend. From the dynamic St. Louis to the lively twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, voyages aboard the American Queen Steamboat explore the rolling hills and limestone bluffs that surround the Midwest landscape.
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
Affording rich frontier tales of fur traders and pioneers, the Upper Mississippi River boasts picturesque geography, abundant wildlife, and cultural gems around each bend. From the dynamic St. Louis to the lively twin cities of Minneapolis and St.
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