American Queen Steamboat Company ... Experience America's Rivers
Embark on a Historic Exploration through the Heartland and Pacific NorthwestDiscover America's legendary waterways on a relaxing, intimate river cruise, where personalized service and small passenger counts meet big ship amenities. American Queen Steamboat Company features unique luxury cruises that get you up close to the history, culture and scenery of some of the most iconic and picturesque regions of the U.S.
Trademark Mississippi River itineraries offer a southern-style slowdown on routes through shaded landscapes between influential cities from New Orleans to St. Paul. See the grand plantations of the Old South and the charming towns that inspired Mark Twain on a tour of the country's Great River Road dotted with blues clubs and barbecue spots.
The Mighty Mississippi is just the beginning. Meander past Civil War battlefields and southern landmarks like the Grand Ole Opry® on a cruise along the Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland rivers. Discover the mountains, canyons, wildlife, and wineries of the Pacific Northwest on the Columbia and Snake rivers. You can even take a specialized cruise with themes that are quintessentially American: bourbon, U.S. presidents, the Fourth of July, Big Band music, and beyond.
The fleet's two steam-powered vessels driven by bright red paddlewheels combine modern luxury with classic elegance. Both the American Queen - the world's largest riverboat - and the American Empress are adorned with accents from days gone by to perfectly complement your cruise experience. You'll truly feel as though you've stepped back in time, from the Queen's Victorian-era woodwork to the Gold Rush art aboard the Empress.
As you cruise, enjoy the dramatic passing scenery from multiple decks in addition to onboard entertainment such as lectures on local history and live music and dancing. American Queen Steamboat's modern comforts and accommodations include multiple dining options, complimentary beverages, spa, pool, gym, and more. And, exciting shore excursions - accompanied by dedicated motorcoaches - await in each port.
You won't find a more enchanting journey through American history than aboard an American Queen Steamboat Company river cruise. Choose your historic experience and book today.
Up To $1,000 Free Onboard Spending Credit!Limited-Time Exclusive: Up To $1,000 Free Onboard Spending Credit!For a limited time only, book virtually any luxury cruise or river voyage and get up to $1,000 in free onboard spending credit that you can use while you're at sea. Your credit is based on the total purchase price of your sailing – so the more you spend, the bigger the credit you'll receive! Apply yours towards spa treatments, shore excursions, and other special extras that may not be included in your cruise fare. An incredible value – please see our grid below for spending amounts (restrictions apply, see terms below for details).
Total PriceOnboard Spending$5,000 - $7,000$200$7,001 - $10,000$300$10,001 - $15,000$500$15,001 - $20,000$750$20,001+$1,000
Hurry – Offer Ends Soon!Additional Terms & Conditions
Up to $1,000 free onboard spending credit is only valid for new luxury-cruise and river-cruise bookings. Offer is per stateroom and sailing must depart on or before 12/31/2021. Excludes all Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Viking Ocean, and Viking River cruises. Credit amount varies and is based on the total price of your cruise fare; credit may not exceed 5 – 10% aboard select cruise lines. Your spending amount will appear as a credit on your onboard account within 24 hours of embarkation. Credit is non-refundable, non-transferable, cannot be used in your ship’s casino, and cannot be redeemed for cash; unused portions will become void after your cruise is complete. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Offer is not combinable with our exclusive “free travel credit” promotion(s) and may not be combinable with other credits, discounts, or promotional offers.
Book Now, Pay Later:
We'll Waive Your Deposit- Book Online or Call!Book Now, Pay Later: We'll Waive Your Deposit - Book Online or Call!Put your dream vacation on the calendar now, and pay for it later! When you book select 3+ night sailings, we'll waive the booking deposit for the first 5 staterooms on your reservation.
BOOK NOW - OFFER ENDS FRIDAY!Additional Terms & Conditions
Advanced Deposit offer is valid for new individual cruise reservations for sailings departing by 12/31/20. Offer is limited to sailings of 3 nights or longer booked at least 110 days prior to departure (or 140 days for Disney, 7-night or longer Norwegian sailings, and 15 night or longer MSC sailings); maximum $500 value and not valid on bookings requiring non-refundable deposits. Deposit must be paid 10 days prior to final payment due date; if changes are made benefit will become void and the cruise lines full deposit is required; changes resulting in a new cruise line booking are considered a cancellation, subject to cruise line’s cancellation policy, our $24.99 processing fee, and $100 cancel fee. Credit card used at time of booking will automatically be charged when the deposit remainder is due. Offer limited to 5 deposited cabins max. for 1 sailing. Offer is not applicable for redemption bookings. Additional restrictions apply.
Up to $1,000 in Instant Savings & $300 to Spend on Board2019 Sailings: Up to $1,000 in Instant Savings & $300 to Spend on BoardDon't delay — book your 2019 American Queen Steamboat Company sailing and you'll save up to $1,000 per stateroom, AND get up to $300 to spend at sea. This deal won't last long though, so act now!
BOOK NOW — OFFER ENDS 5/31!
Search 2019 American Queen sailingsAdditional Terms & Conditions
Offer expires on 05/31/2019 or when no valid cabins remain. Offer is valid on new, paid-in-full bookings. Full payment at time of booking is required to redeem this offer. Offer is based on cabin availability and only while inventory lasts. Not valid on Group bookings or existing reservations; cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn without notice. Cruise fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include government taxes and fees, port charges, gratuities, airfare, insurance, personal expenditures, and transportation costs incurred while traveling to and from embarkation ports. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Additional terms and conditions may apply — call for details.
Early Booking Discount:
Up to $1,800 in Savings on Select 2020 SailingsEarly Booking Discount: Up to $1,800 in Savings on Select 2020 SailingsIt pays to plan ahead! Put your 2020 vacation on the calendar now and, for a limited time, enjoy incredible savings. That's right — you'll save up to $1,800 per stateroom when you book select 2020 American Queen Steamboat Company sailings.
BOOK NOW — OFFER ENDS 7/31!
Search 2020 American Queen sailingsAdditional Terms & Conditions
Offer expires on 07/31/2019 or when no valid cabins remain. Offer is valid on new, paid-in-full bookings. Full payment at time of booking is required to redeem this offer. Offer is based on cabin availability and only while inventory lasts. Not valid on Group bookings or existing reservations; cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn without notice. Cruise fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include government taxes and fees, port charges, gratuities, airfare, insurance, personal expenditures, and transportation costs incurred while traveling to and from embarkation ports. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Additional terms and conditions may apply - call for details.
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Book an eligible stateroom on any qualifying sailing and receive a free upgrade! In some cases, you'll be upgraded to a more desirable location aboard your ship. In other instances, you'll be upgraded to a stateroom with extra space and/or a better view. It's also possible that you might receive all of these benefits. Select your sailing date to see which upgrades are available.
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