Upper —
mississippi
River

The big wheel turns and the Mississippi spins stories, some older than the hills. From headwaters high in the glacial looking-glass lake the Algonquin called Itasca rolling down to the steamy Delta and the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll witness stunning metamorphoses of landscape, culture, and even language — each new experience as singular as the last. And always a new chapter awaits ‘round the river’s bend (my huckleberry friend).

New Orleans, LA

crawfish fiestas

cool jazz

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Nottoway, LA

American Queen Voyages™ features an exclusive port at Nottoway, Louisiana. Explore the sugarcane estate — the largest still-standing pre-Civil War mansion in the South. An intricate building with extraordinary detail, Nottoway features original furnishings and era-appropriate antiques to recreate the home’s original ambiance. Combining fascinating history with luxurious antebellum aesthetics, Nottoway is an absolute must-see.

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Natchez, MS

It can seem as if history fell asleep and woke unscathed by the changing times in this bewitching port. Founded in 1716, Natchez is the oldest city on the Mississippi and renowned for its elegance, hospitality and impressive preservation of history — found on every street corner. Enjoy the unique shops, restaurants, museums and historic homes, all of which inspired Hugh Bayless to include Natchez in his book “The 100 Best Towns in America.”

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Memphis, TN

Where they do the funky chicken and the
ducks get their own parade.

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Upcoming Voyages

9 Nights 7 Ports

River | lower mississippi river

Minneapolis New Orleans

American Queen

Dec 27, 2021

fares from

$2,500

9 Nights 7 Ports

River | lower mississippi river

Memphis St. Louis

American Queen

Dec 27, 2021

fares from

$2,500

9 Nights 7 Ports

River | lower mississippi river

New Years Celebration

American Queen

Dec 27, 2021

fares from

$2,500