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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Mississippi River is New Orleans riverfront. You can ride on a steamboat & enjoy dinner. Or you can sit & just watch all the different types of boats float by like cruise ships, freighters, or tugs. You can visit the Audubon Aquarium of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jodih792
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled with a couple who have been on a multitude of both Ocean cruises and European River cruises. They described the accomodations food and entertainment from Memphis to New Orleans as the best they had ever experienced.The civil war history aspect was both positive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Irishbaron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a cruise up and down the Mississippi River on a real paddle wheeler. Stopped at towns along the way for day trips and sight seeing. Our boat was wonderful and the crew was more than attentive.This review should be under the boats name,but Tripadviser...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank JayandSam1428
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on the American Queen paddle boat. Started in New Orleans and finished in Memphis. 8 days of good weather and meeting new friends. Went Thanksgiving week and enjoyed the dinner they served. Crew members very attentive and lots of amenities. Highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mogilie
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We had a great time on the "American Queen" steamboat. Whoever designed this boat really put a lot of thought into it, and whoever built it did a beautiful job. The dining room is built to resemble a famous steamboat from a century and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Hiker01Cypress_CA
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We were lucky to see the panel that said: Mississippi River while we were on the bridge. I took quickly some pictures, as it was attractive. I saw the Mississippi River, some mountains and a nice view. Worthwhile to see!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I had been on four river cruises in Europe and was very impressed by each one. On this American Cruise Line, from St. Louis to St. Paul, on the Mississippi. I paid a lot more money for a week than I did in Europe. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wrider10
Reviewed October 29, 2018

W had been looking forward to this 9-day cruise down the Mississippi River for quite some time and had booked one of the more expensive staterooms. However, we were very disappointed, not in the boat itself, which is quite amazing, but the staff and excursions....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jhenry921
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We first traveled with American Queen Steamboat Co. back in 2017. That cruise from Memphis to Nashville was a replacement for our original booking on the Duchess, which was not finished to sail in time. Then our replacement cruise was fraught with delays because of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank aluckart
Reviewed October 15, 2018

During my trip saw the rive both in Memphis and New Orleans, first time was in Memphis where i was struck by its size , so i thought it would be bigger (wider) in New Orleans but i guess the delta deals with that. Amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 18, 2019|
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Response from jodih792 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely take the time to decide which TOUR I couldn’t live without. You are there I suppose to learn & see about the city, cemetery, Voodoo or nightlife. So I would pick one of those 2 hour tours & make sure to... More
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Response from JayandSam1428 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I are also 70+ and have been on a few boats. We find the cruise on these smaller boats delightful. The crew is all English speaking and the service is top rate. The food was delicious and plentiful. Service was... More
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September 24, 2018|
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PS. But plenty good views from The River Club and Terrace dining area on Observation Deck 2 d
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Hi first time in NO we are a couple in mid 40s we would have just travelled the west coast of america for 6 weeks and our last stop is NO. We will go see some bands etc at night but have no idea what to do during the day time. We like quirky shops markets maybe intrested in a swap tour any suggestions we dont have a car eithet so either cabs or what is suggestion to get around. A cemetery tour looks intresting and love our food . Also we like to know about the place the histroy so perhaps a...More
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Magazine street starting uptown around Washington Street is great for interesting shopping with cool places to stop for snacks and drinks. The WWII museum is very interesting, especially the newest parts. You have the time, so make sure you visit City Park which you can get to via the Canal Street streetcar. There you can see the art museum and the adjacent sculpture garden, and have coffee and beignets at Morning Call which is, I think, better than Cafe du Monde. The Presbytère on Jackson...More
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Hi all --- First off - I posted this question in multiple forums (Road Trip, New Orleans, Tennesse, Memphis and Atlanta). I'm looking for advice about Nashville and the surrounding area here. --- My friend and I are planning a road trip from New Orleans to Atlanta going through Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee, and would very much like to get suggestions as to which cities to visit and what to see etc. The whole trip will last between 10 and 14 days in the first half of March...More
October 26, 2014|
Response fromanniefield|
Hi We have recently returned from a trip that took in some of the places you mentioned. I will be brief but would definitely recommend a few days in New Orleans. We were there only briefly for an NFL game and then returned another afternoon for a visit to the museum in Jackson Square that has the Katrina exhibit but we have vowed to return for much longer. Nashville and Memphis are a given and you must visit these cities,each for a couple of days. We are not big country music fans but...More