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American Queen Voyages

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American Queen Steamboat Company Cruise:
American Queen Steamboat Company is proud to offer several voyages departing or docking in New Orleans, currently on two vessels - American Duchess and American Queen. Starting in April 2020, guests will be able cruise on the American Countess. Like New Orleans, each vessel bolsters award-winning cuisine, Broadway-caliber entertainment, and beautiful and historic experiences on the Mississippi. Step back in time on one of these Lower Mississippi River Cruises and experience historic America in modern day comfort.

American Queen Steamboat Company Rooms:
The first all-suite paddlewheeler in the country, the American Duchess can carry up to 166 guests in her airy staterooms and luxurious loft suites, featuring full bathrooms, private balconies and spacious lounges. Guests can choose from Veranda, Owners, Loft and Deluxe suites. All rooms come equipped with an in-room safe, minifridge, coffee maker, flat screen TV and much more. Square footage, premium amenities and oceanside view vary by room type.

The American Queen, the largest steamboat ever built, offers modern amenities and accommodations within the opulence of the American Victorian era. The Queen can house more than 400 guests at a time on four decks. Guests can choose from inside and outside staterooms, deluxe staterooms featuring open verandas, or Owners Suites. All rooms come equipped with flat screen TVs, full showers, ample closet space and much more. Square footage, premium amenities and oceanside view vary by room type.

Built from an existing hull, the American Countess joins the fleet in 2020 after an extensive reconstruction, including lengthening the boat by 60 feet. Choosing from inside and outside staterooms and deluxe staterooms featuring private verandas, guests can relax in one of 123 staterooms featuring a sleek and modern design. Room features and amenities may vary by room type.

American Queen Steamboat Company Entertainment:
Cruising with American Queen Steamboat Company offers award-winning entertainment and an abundance of social activities. The Grand Saloon of the American Queen is two decks tall and resembles the small-town opera houses of the 19th century with details modeled after Ford's Theater. Guests can enjoy nightly performances rich with historical context, swing to jazz or bluegrass performances, and join in a lively piano sing-along.

The Duchess' Show Lounge hosts a diverse lineup of guest historians and top entertainers to bring you Broadway-caliber entertainment.

Night after night, enjoy performances at the American Countess's majestic Theater. Top entertainers come together to offer entertainment worthy of Broadway, relive historical moments or speak of famous river tales.

American Queen Steamboat Company Recreation:
Days at sea aboard the American Queen, American Duchess or American Countess allows guests the opportunity to explore the relaxing recreational features of the vessels.

Take some time to pamper yourself during your voyage by experiencing the best in river cruise spas. American Queen offers several spa packages curated for guests to unwind and leave feeling the very best, including express treatments, Swedish and hot stone massages all performed by a professional massage therapist. Or, rebalance your chakras and let your energy flow with a reflexology session.

All three vessels include a contemporary gym complete with treadmills, static bicycles, workout bench and free weights so you can keep your workout routine, even while you're cruising.

American Queen Steamboat Company Dining:
Guests will have access to 2 different dining options aboard the Duchess, Queen and Countess. The Grand Dining Room and the River & Terrace Club are the Duchess' dining areas, which feature buffet and traditional dining options, and new menus daily. The Queen's dining areas are the J.M. Dining Room and the Front Porch Cafe. Guests can enjoy early morning coffee at the Front Porch Cafe as well as traditional and buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner in the dining room. Countess's guests are treated to menus showcasing the varied cultural and culinary influences of the United States amidst the rich ambiance of the Grand Dining Room or a more intimate setting of the River Grill. Breakfast in bed, afternoon nosh or midnight cravings can be satisfied any time of day with 24-hour complimentary room service. Guests can also enjoy the all-inclusive beverage package which affords carefree enjoyment of your favorite spirits, beer and wine by the glass throughout the length of your voyage.

To learn more about the American Queen, American Duchess and American Countess, their features, bookings and more, visit the American Queen Steamboat Company official website here. Whether you're at sea or in the city, make the most of every minute during your American Queen River Cruise.

For more information about the accessibility please visit the Heath & Disability Requirements section available on American Queen Voyages Terms & Conditions page.

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