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Very interesting - take a music cruise!

We took a cruise on the American Queen, leaving from Memphis and ending in New Orleans. I would highly recommend it! The music on board was excellent. If you love country... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
New York City, New York
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princeton junction
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on four American Queen cruises and we can't pick which one we liked best as they were all wonderful. We just returned from the Bourbon cruise in July. We don't usually go in the summer because of the heat but we wanted to try the bourbon theme. It was hot so we didn't enjoy the deck as... More 

Thank butterfly2007
Reston, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started from Minneapolis and went to St Louis, about 580 miles over one week (7 nights on board the vessel). We stopped at a number of places where there were both premium (pay extra) and Hop-on-Hop-off bus tours. All were excellent. Service was exceptional. Entertainment was exceptional. Food was very good (I'm fussy about exceptional food). But food had... More 

Thank Bob K
Caldwell, New Jersey
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The boat in general is lovely but the internet is not secure and functions abysmally. The cabins are small with non practical furniture and the bathrooms are old and tired with the faucets never seeming to produce cold water. Toilets need to be flushed multiple times. Safe is located on inaccessible high shelf (don't know why they bothered). There is... More 

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pleasanton, United States
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was our 3rd AQ cruise and a major disappointment! The food was awful, not even truck stop quality. the pastries and bread were store bought instead of home made. the sauces/gravies were congealed in an unappetizing glue when served. they ran out of earl grey tea. most of the waiters were surly and inattentive at best. we came for... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We took a cruise on the American Queen, leaving from Memphis and ending in New Orleans. I would highly recommend it! The music on board was excellent. If you love country, rock, R&B, piano standards, dixieland, and just about any other American music form, you will love this trip. Separately: once in NOLA, we took a small dixieland jazz trip... More 

1 Thank Ktravel_13
Jupiter, Florida
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Came in two days before sailing to check out New Orleans. Drove from Jupiter, Florida. First few to board and get set-up. Crew went out of their way to make your happy. Excellent food in main dining and the Front Porch. Super wait staff all around. Land tours were very good and you get to see and hear about much... More 

3 Thank Saltglass
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Room 222 roared and banged. We just finished a cruise on the American Queen Steam Riverboat on 05/16/2016. We were very unhappy with our cruise due to the room. We have taken over a dozen ocean cruises including Hawaii and Alaska and two river boat cruises in Europe. We are experienced cruisers. We chose a room that was outside with... More 

5 Thank Ellen L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We did a "American Queen Steamboat Company" Cruise- New Orleans-New Orleans on 5/8/2016. The 8th included the Hyatt Hotel and on the 9th we boarded the Boat. We have been on many cruises both big ships and river cruises, in and out of the USA. This cruise is at the top of the list. The staff goes out of its... More 

2 Thank stthomas128
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My wife and l really enjoyed our 8 day cruise from Memphis to New Orleans in April 2016. We found the service and food to be excellent, but the stopover towns down the Mississippi aren't as exciting as expected - they looked like towns that time has left behind and a bit run down. The 1st few plantation were great... More 

1 Thank David M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This Steamboat is the best, if you do any other cruise on the Mississippi when you see this boat, you will wish you were on it. We couldn't fault anything about the cruise. 7 days, New Orleans to Memphis with interesting port stops. This boat has authenticity and character, it's like being back in the days of Mark Twain. The... More 

Thank John R

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