One of the cruise options I have wanted to do for years is to cruise the Mississippi on a paddle-wheeler ship! Any travel product which evokes nostalgia and a time gone by seems so romantic and fascinating to me.
If you want to stay closer to home on your next vacation, this is the perfect option. You can cruise the legendary Mississippi River aboard the newest riverboats in the region and enjoy perfect comfort and modern amenities as you travel to each historical destination.
The fabric of the region is brought to life through delicious regional cuisine, live onboard music, and customized excursions. You can choose from 10 amazing Mississippi River itineraries including the Lower Mississippi River Cruise traveling from festive New Orleans to soulful Memphis, the Upper Mississippi River Cruise which explores from fascinating St. Louis to welcoming St. Paul, MN, or the Complete Mississippi River Cruise which traverses the entire length of this amazing and historic river.
Here is one of these cruises which I have wanted to personally experience:
Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. The cruise Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and their friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving premium experiences. Both American Queen Steamboat Company and local representatives will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.
One of the many reasons I love this boat are the cabins. I find it incredible to be able to sail the river with furnishings evoking a glamourous bygone era, this only adds to the experience of living in the time of "Gone With The Wind".
Open French doors and step out onto your veranda to unwind on your amply furnished patio. Adorned with 11- foot vaulted ceilings, overhead lighting and a cozy interior lounging area with a sofa-bed and cocktail tables, these expansive suites can accommodate up to three guests, and epitomize luxurious river cruising. Relish the many exclusive benefits of the Commodore Services while your personal River Butler attends to your every need.