AMERICAN QUEEN STEAMBOATING MEMPHIS TO ST. LOUIS
From the legacies that line the Mississippi River to the corners of creative genius along the Ohio.

9 Days - Tour Dates: October 2 - 10, 2022
21 Meals Included


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Price Per Person:

From $2699.00 per person, double occupancy

Prices do not include Airfare or Port Taxes
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SAVE $600 per Stateroom
Book by October 31, 2022

Tour Highlights:

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Fares will include: Complimentary Hop-on Hop-off shore excursions in every port
  • Complimentary overnight stay in a select luxury hotel before your voyage – includes breakfast, taxes, porterage and transfer to the American Queen
  • Complimentary select wine and beer with dinner
  • Complimentary water & soft drinks
  • All onboard meals, including both fine dining and casual cuisine
  • Wifi / Internet access onboard
  • Gracious service from a friendly staff
  • Casual elegance abounds, no formal wear required
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian, our onboard historian
  • Professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing nightly
  • Our own dedicated fleet of Steamcoaches
  • The most all-inclusive American river voyage
  • The greatest vacation value in America
  • Please add Port Taxes
  • Price does not include Air

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Sunday, 10/2/2022 - Memphis, TN
Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. Our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our 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.
Day 2 - Monday, 10/3/2022 - Memphis, TN
Memphis has a plethora of places to visit and things to do for all guests. Embrace the city that has been coined not only the home of the blues but also the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll. Boogie on down to Beale Street – alive with quirky places to indulge in some Southern barbeque, purchase souvenirs for friends and family (or a little something for yourself) and sip on a Blue Suede Tini. As one of the most famous music destinations in the world, Memphis is a melodious port for our guests to experience. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Tuesday, 10/4/2022 - River Cruising
Watch small river towns and lush landscapes slowly become lost in the horizon as sunlight plays upon the deck. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner and relish in the moment of tranquility. Experience the fulfillment that river cruising offers. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4 - Wednesday, 10/5/2022 - New Madrid, MO
New Madrid is known for being near the military engagement the Battle of Island Number Ten during the Civil War. The city is also famous for being the site of a series of more than 1,000 earthquakes in 1811 and 1812, caused by what is called the New Madrid Seismic Zone. Explore the history of earthquakes, documented with seismographic recordings, in addition to Native American artifacts, Civil War artifacts and family life in New Madrid during the 19th and 20th centuries. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5 - Thursday, 10/6/2022 - Paducah, KY
In the hands of artists, modern Paducah was thrown into form. Fingertips muddied with passion and eased by the vision of river water glided along the surface to pull up the community and create the National Quilt Museum. Residents backstitch past into present, then bind appreciation for culture – ensuring that the seams of history will not soon come undone. The people of Paducah have taken great care to orchestrate every crevice of its community into a symphony of craft and color. Life is a work of art, and the town of Paducah certainly is alive and well. Feast in this foodies’ fantasy. Uncover mastership. Catch a glimpse of Paducah. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Friday, 10/7/2022 - Cape Girardeau, MO
Cape Girardeau has shown hospitality to the likes of Mark Twain, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and now greets our guests in the same vein. Peeking through the long-standing architecture and handsome panoramas are moments that will mature into golden memories. They say sometimes the little things make the biggest impact, and here, a million little things have built an empire. Take time to dance among the light of day or pedal along the sliver of bike lanes that strip along city streets. Embrace legends, discover a simpler time and relive the wonders of the past. Here, exploration of young America is at your fingertips. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Saturday, 10/8/2022 - Chester, IL
Let the us transport you back to the good ol’ days – an era of cereal and Saturday morning cartoons. Before he sailed the Seven Seas, Popeye the Sailor Man was but a twinkle in the eye of Elzie Segar, a Chester native. This is your opportunity to seize nostalgia in the birthplace of one tough gazookus. Chester not only groomed Segar’s creative talent, but also acted as a muse, providing character inspiration in the form of its own residents. So, enjoy the origin of this childhood classic and keep good behavior – that’s your one life-saver with Popeye the Sailor Man – toot-toot. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Sunday, 10/9/2022 - St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, famously referred to as the Gateway City, is known for its diverse neighborhoods and the different cultural traditions each one brings forth. The city is typically associated with its 630-foot stainless steel monument, the Gateway Arch, which stands on the banks of the Mississippi River to symbolize the westward expansion of the United States. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Monday, 10/10/2022 - St. Louis, MO (Alton)
As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure, or consider an airport transfer. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

From the legacies that line the Mississippi River to the corners of creative genius along the Ohio, your riverboat journey promises a wealth of eye-opening experiences and memories. Explore the seismic wonders of New Madrid and the iconic gateway arch of St. Louis, with tales of Paducah’s artisans and the creator of Popeye the Sailor Man peppered in between.