American Queen

Steamboating is a unique blend of American beauty and history, acclaimed cuisine, lively showboat-style entertainment, and the adventure of exploring Mark Twain’s riverside America. You’ll discover a side of our country that few ever see, from the unique perspective of the river. Step on board and experience America in style as the grand American Queen takes you on a journey that you will never forget.

The largest steamboat ever built, the American Queen is a gracious and elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Filled with today’s modern amenities, her rooms and accommodations still reflect the opulence of the American Victorian era and the classic Age of Steam. Glistening woodwork, fresh flowers and antiques adorn her interior spaces. Outside, lacy filigree evokes memories of the many stately river steamers that preceded her along the mighty Mississippi, and so inspired her designers.

American Queen

Amenities & Dining

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Aboard the grand steamer American Queen, you can relax in a warm, inviting atmosphere of Victorian charm. Own the American Queen, or at least feel as if you do, as you enjoy the best. From your spacious, elegantly furnished suite, you are treated to a sweeping river view. Sip a beverage and share conversation in your cozy sitting area with sofa-bed and cocktail tables. Soak in your tub or shower, and then sleep soundly in your antique single or queen bed.

Every meal aboard the American Queen is an affair to remember. Culinary Director and celebrated American chef Regina Charboneau draws her inspiration from the American heartland, creating a movable, delectable feast for guests to indulge in. From piping hot beignets and bananas foster French toast for breakfast to succulent five-course dinners, every day celebrates the culinary senses. Dining venues include the opulent J.M. White Dining Saloon, serving breakfasts, lunches and dinners that are befittingly grand; The Front Porch of America, offering a wide variety of classic American favorites that can satisfy any craving, at any time (it is open 24 hours); and the Calliope Grill, serving up views as spectacular as the grilled fare and fresh salads and offering romantic, alfresco dining in the evenings. Should you be feeling peckish in the wee hours, the Moonlight Supper in the Engine Room Bar offers surprising midnight delights.

Ship Specifications

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Built: 1995
Refurbished: 2012
Passenger Decks: 6
Staterooms & Suites: 222
Length: 420 ft.
Gross Tonnage: 3,707
Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Air Conditioned: Yes
Elevators: Yes (2)
Number of Guests: 436
Crew Members: 172
Registry: U.S.
Crew Nationality: American
Internet: Send / Receive

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