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American Queen Steamboatin' Cruise

Jun 25, 2023 - Jul 3, 2023

Steamboatin' Cruise on the Lower Mississippi River aboard the American Queen

June 25-July 2, 2023 9 Days / 8 Nights

The largest steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is a gracious and elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Travelers who choose to cruise on this iconic riverboat will soon find that her steady heart beats to the rhythm of music that resounds within her walls. Embark on a river cruise on the American Queen, the wondrous steamboat that introduces her guests to the waters that she calls home – the great rivers that have sustained towns, wildlife and memories throughout history.

* 1 Nt Memphis with Graceland Tour & Breakfast

7 Nt Cruise Ports: * New Madrid, MO * Cape Girardeau, MO * Paducah, KY

* Dover, TN * Clarksville, TN

Optional 2 night Nashville stay $999 pp twin:

2 nights Gaylord Opryland Hotel includes breakfasts, transfers, Nashville Music City Tour, Grand Ole Opry Show, Backstage Opry House Tour, and transfer to Nashville International airport—$999 per person Twin. Inquire at time of booking.

Map of memphis to nashville

9 Day(s)


  • Transportation to Bradley Airport from Hartford area
  • Flights to/from Bradley & All Transfers
  • Hop on Hop off tours in each port
  • 1 Nt Pre-Stay in Memphis; Breakfast & Elvis Experience Tour
  • 7 Nt Cruise aboard the Steamboat American Queen
  • Onboard Entertainment in the evening
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian
  • Award winning cuisine & gracious service
  • Unlimited Beverage Package including Beer, Wine, Spirits, Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, Specialty Coffees


Inside Cabins Per Person Twin Starting From


Outside Cabins Per Person Twin Starting From


Private Veranda Per Person Twin Starting From


Government Fees & Taxes



Payment Policy

Deposit: $800.pp due with reservation RECOMMENDED ASAP. Second deposit of $800.pp due by Oct 15, 2022 RESERVATIONS ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. Space is subject to availability at time of deposit. Check with the Ship Shop at any time for current availability on this sailing. Final Payment: Feb 10, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled after deposit and before Feb 10/23 fee of $450.pp; Feb 11-Mar 11/23 fee of 50% of total fare; March 12-April 12/23 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after April 12/23. Air penalties are not included in above and are additional if applicable.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association.

The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit.

Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can view plan details on this site.

Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can answer questions about each plan.

Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

Trip Protection Coverage with CANCEL FOR ANY REASON coverage is available through Travel Insured International when purchased within 14 days of your initial deposit—ask Friendship Tours/The Ship Shop for more information

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