Lower Mississippi River Cruises 

Lower Mississippi River Cruises

Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay and Shore Excursions

CRUISE THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI! Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? Traveling on the Mississippi aboard elegant riverboat, American Queen® you will be transported back in time to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. From Memphis to New Orleans you will visit storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities combined with the sweeping panoramas and deep blue waters which have inspired musicans, writers and nature enthusiasts. Gain an authentic perspective of the antebellum South, enjoy holiday traditions and take in the lovely scenery. Experience the most inclusive river cruise vacation in North America with American Queen Voyages®.

Complimentary Shore Excursions, Cruise Fare Savings and More

Cruise Line: American Queen Voyages
Ship(s): American Queen
Departure: 4/2/2023 to 12/29/2023
Length: 9 Days
Starts: New Orleans | Memphis
Starting from
per person

Cruise Amenities

Book this trip now with Cruise Specialists and receive the following exclusive amenities!

Winter Savings Events on select sailings when you book by April 30, 2023
  • Up to Free Roundtrip Air or Travel Credit from select gateways
  • Up to $2,000 Savings per stateroom
American Queen Voyages Included in your cruise fare:
  • Complimentary Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port of call
  • Complimentary hotel stay the night before voyages includes breakfast, taxes, porterage and transfers to the vessel
  • All onboard meals, including both fine dining and casual cuisine
  • In-room dining available
  • Unlimited Beverages including an extensive wine list, choice spirits, craft beers and specialty coffees.
  • Open Bars & Lounges throughout the boat, including a smoothie and juice bar EVERY morning
  • Gracious service from a friendly, all-American staff
  • Free Internet on board
  • Professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing nightly
  • American Queen's own dedicated fleet of deluxe motorcoaches

Lower Mississippi River Cruises

Fares as low as $1,899 and Complimentary Shore Excursions, Cruise Fare Savings and More!

Contact Cruise Specialists to book any of these voyages and take advantage of
 Complimentary Shore Excursions, Cruise Fare Savings and More!
Fare shown is per person based on double occupancy in the minimum category stateroom, cruise only and in US dollars. Fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn without notice. Cruise fares do not include government taxes and fees, port charges, gratuities, insurance, personal expenditures or transportation costs incurred while traveling to and from embarkation ports. Winter Savings Event offer expires on April 30, 2023. Free Roundtrip Air or $300 per guest Travel Credit offered on voyage dates denoted with an asterisk (*) only, will be offered exclusively from the following gateways on all applicable American Empress voyages: DEN, LAS, LAX, ORD, PDX, PHX, SAN, SEA, SFO, SLC, YVR, PDX. $300 per guest Travel Credit* may be selected in lieu of free roundtrip air arrangements by American Queen Voyages on select dates. Note: Guest will be solely responsible for all air and/or ground transportation arrangements if Travel Credit option is selected. AMERICAN DUCHESS Applicable Voyages & Savings: $1,500 Savings Per Stateroom: 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8. $1,000 Savings Per Stateroom: 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27. AMERICAN QUEEN Applicable Voyages & Savings: $2,500 Savings Per Stateroom: 8/6*, 12/10*, 12/17*. $2,000 Savings Per Stateroom: 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 8/20*, 11/19, 12/3*, 12/23, 12/29. $1,500 Savings Per Stateroom: 4/2*, 4/9*, 4/23*, 4/30*, 5/7*, 5/21*, 6/4*, 6/18*, 7/23*, 7/30*, 8/27*, 9/17*, 10/15, 10/29*, 11/12* $1,000 Savings Per Stateroom: 4/16, 5/14, 5/28*, 6/11, 6/25*, 7/2*, 7/9*, 7/16*, 9/3, 9/10, 9/24, 10/1, 10/22, 11/26*. $500 Savings Per Stateroom: 11/5*. Airfare is available from all other U.S. gateways for an additional charge. Call for details. Offer expires February 28, 2023. Fares, savings, and eligible itineraries are capacity-controlled and may be changed or withdrawn at any time. Offer available to U.S. and Canadian residents only, is valid for guests one and two on new bookings on select voyages and cabin categories, excludes group bookings and payment is due in full at the time of booking. Offer is not combinable with Advanced Payment Savings APS. On featured promotional voyages, guests may select FREE Roundtrip Air offer or receive a $300 per guest Travel Credit savings. Category E staterooms on American Queen are excluded from offers. Fares, savings, and eligible itineraries are capacity-controlled and may be changed or withdrawn at any time. Port Fees and Gratuities are included in the fares shown.  Fares, savings, and eligible itineraries are capacity-controlled and may be changed or withdrawn at any time. Offer is valid on new bookings and excludes group bookings. Mention Offer Code:WINTER. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Call for details. Itineraries are subject to change. Not responsible for errors or omissions. We reserve the right to correct errors.