AMERICAN QUEEN STEAMBOATING ST. LOUIS TO MINNEAPOLIS
Mark Twain's Mississippi

9 Days - Tour Dates: October 9 - 17, 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, 2021

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, 10/9/2022 - Hotel Stay -St. Louis, MO
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, 10/10/2022 - Alton, IL
This adventurist’s oasis is always welcoming to our guests – as dewdrops of watercraft greet them from the shorelines. Founded in 1837, Alton has preserved its small-town aesthetic, but mated it with the modern industry and art that birthed its contemporary ambiance. Cafés overlook limestone bluffs draped in greenery as breezes and birds alike whistle through the trees. Enjoy both the indoor and outdoor treasures that showcase the enchantment that this river town has to offer. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Tuesday, 10/11/2022 - Hannibal, MO
Hannibal could be described as ordinary, but the father of American literature would beg to differ. The town, with style and dignity, comes to life in the writings of Mark Twain. People, entities and livelihoods of Hannibal’s past endure within the pages of masterpieces such as “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “Life on the Mississippi,” and the town’s preservation efforts allow our quests to step right onto the page where Twain left off. Today, the river stretches north toward country that’s almost as wild and beautiful as it must have been then, and, still enlivened by the coming and going of rivercraft, this exuberant port marks the start of adventure for all who visit.  - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4 - Wednesday, 10/12/2022 - 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 5 - Thursday, 10/13/2022 - Clinton, IA
At the height of its economy during the late 19th century, Clinton was regarded as the lumber capital of the nation. Today, agriculture plays a big part in Clinton’s economy, which is visible in beautiful rolling fields filled in late summer with luscious, fresh harvest crops. Explore the history of this fascinating river town, and discover a lifestyle that will stand out from today’s norm. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Friday, 10/14/2022 - Dubuque, IA
Explore Dubuque, the roots from which Iowa sprouted. It’s brimming with opportunity for river travelers to experience an All-America City. Check off your outdoor bucket list in the perfect nature getaway for any adventure, and explore historic districts peppered with preserved history. From the architectural delight of Tiffany-designed windows in St. Luke’s United Methodist Church to the exhibits of the Dubuque Museum of Art, this city captures artistry. Victorian meets bohemian in this ever-growing Mississippi River gem that’s sure to leave dazzling memories. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Saturday, 10/15/2022 - La Crosse, WI
This river town has a long-standing romance with the steamboat era, and as our paddlewheeler kisses its port, guests are welcomed by its eye-catching vistas and expansive waterfront park. Within its depths, La Crosse harbors a vibrant community; the cultural exchange among it and its six sister cities showcases a deep appreciation for enrichment through diversity. Influences from far-off destinations such as Bantry, Ireland, and Bavaria, Germany, woven into the history and charm of this scenic port, will certainly stir a traveler’s soul. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Sunday, 10/16/2022 - Red Wing, MN
Red Wing was included on National Geographic Traveler’s list of the world’s most historic places. The city offers endless opportunities to travel back in time and learn about settlers and pioneers who occupied the land before today, or admire the craftsmanship and creativity of local artisans of both the present and the past. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Monday, 10/17/2022 - Red Wing, MN
As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure, or consider a post-cruise premium experience with airport transfer. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

MARK TWAIN'S MISSISSIPPI – The Mississippi River stretches north toward country that’s almost as wild and beautiful as it was during Mark Twain’s lifetime. From St. Louis to Minneapolis, the journey through America is still enlivened by the coming and going of rivercraft. This luxury river cruise offers adventure, beauty and comfort to all who embark upon it. The Upper Mississippi River offers the opportunity to explore the territory that served as his muse.