August 24, 2021

An American Music Festival With American Queen Voyages!

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An American Music Festival With American Queen Steamboat Company!

Join American Queen Steamboat Company for a special music themed cruise this July! Featuring soul stirring American music and sights that inspire creativity, this cruise is perfect for those who love all things music. From Rock and Roll to Country and Blues, you'll enjoy all that American Queen Steamboat Company and their excursions have to offer. While onboard, enjoy activities that fit the theme, from late night Country Jamborees to Sock Hop dances!


A SPECIAL VOYAGE! On the American Queen's July 11, 2022 voyage, a special guest will be joining! Lee Greenwood, known for his song "God Bless the USA", will be preforming on the American Queen Ship during that voyage!


If you are unable to make that voyage, there are still plenty to choose from with this theme:
American Queen: July 11, 2022 and November 13, 2022
American Duchess: August 7, 2022
American Countess: April 19, 2022 and April 26, 2022

Featured Cruise: Nashville, TN to Memphis, TN

July 10th - 18th, 2022 on the American Queen

Take a trip down the river From Nashville, Tennessee to experience what is known as the capital of country music. This river cruise takes you to historical cities throughout Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri. This is a special cruise that will also feature Lee Greenwood as a performance artist!


  • Hotel Stay in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Clarksville, Tennessee
  • Dover, Tennessee
  • Paducah, Kentucky
  • Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Columbus, Kentucky
  • New Madrid, Missouri
  • Memphis, Tennessee

    From $4,199pp

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About The American Queen

The American Queen is the largest steamboat ever build, and is truly iconic to watch floating down the river. This paddlewheel boat provides a gentle ride, with both the exterior and interior being beautiful to see in person. Embark on a river cruise and feel the beauty this wondrous steamboat has, as she introduces you to the waters that she calls home.

This boat features 6 decks with various activities to keep you active all day long. For dining, enjoy food from America’s heartland and Southern heritage, with menus showcasing the varied cultural and culinary influences of the United States. Entertainment is one of the best parts of this ship, with a variety of shows from roaring 20's to Broadway hits! If educational endeavors are of interest to you, every river cruise features historians aboard, ready to tell you more about every city you visit. 

AQ blog image 1 8.23.21The Suites

If you truly want to embody the grandness of a river cruise experience, book the Owner's Suite, which includes it's own exclusive verandah! Open French doors and step out onto your veranda to unwind on your amply furnished patio. With 11- foot vaulted ceilings, overhead lighting and a cozy interior lounging area with a sofa-bed and cocktail tables, these suites are able to hold up to three guests! When you stay in the Owner's Suite, you also get to enjoy Commodore Services including a River Butler for the duration of your stay.

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Traveling Solo? The American Queen offers two different types of solo traveler cabins: Single Inside and Single Deluxe Staterooms. The Single Inside Staterooms feature a twin bed and cozy space for one, while the Single Deluxe Stateroom has almost twice the amount of space, and a queen bed for more room at night. 



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