Rollin’ on the American Rivers with American Queen Steamboat Company!

Book by March 31 for outstanding river cruising sensations on any elegant American Queen Steamboat Company paddlewheeler at a great value.

From now until the end of March, American Queen Steamboat Company is offering it's biggest savings ever. The Rollin’ on the American Rivers campaign provides the opportunity to save up to $2,500 per stateroom* on iconic itineraries throughout America’s waterways.

Just for you…

Save up to $2,500 per stateroom* on 2020 river cruises!

* Per person, double occupancy, E – Inside Stateroom. Price subject to change and availability; please contact us for details.

Antebellum South – 9-Day Journey

From $1,999 USD* + $336 USD port fees and gratuities
Sailing aboard the American Queen®
Departing on select dates from March 22 to June 7, 2020,
New Orleans → Memphis (or reverse)

Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history and soak in the romantic spirit of the region.


  • New Orleans, LA; Nottoway Plantation, LA; St. Francisville, LA; Natchez, MS; Vicksburg, MS; Memphis, TN (*reverse itinerary varies slightly)

  • Complimentary Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port of call
  • Complimentary hotel stay the night before your voyage – includes breakfast, taxes, porterage and transfers to the vessel
  • All onboard meals, including both fine dining and casual cuisine
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Complimentary non- premium wine and beer with dinner
  • Complimentary cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffees, tea, filtered water and soft drinks throughout your voyage
  • Gracious service from a friendly, all-American staff
  • Acclaimed world-class entertainment
  • Dedicated fleet of deluxe motorcoaches

* Per person, double occupancy, Category E – Inside Stateroom. Price subject to change and availability; please contact us for details.

American River BBQ Challenge – 8-Day Journey

From $1,799 USD* + $336 USD port fees and gratuities
Sailing aboard the American Countess
Departing May 24, 2020, or Aug 13, 2020,
Memphis → St. Louis

These cruises pit regional barbeque enthusiasts against our talented culinary teams. The styles of American barbeque are varied and numerous – and guests on these special itineraries will get to taste a little piece of America – and determine the winners. The best of the best in the business create delicious experiences in each port.


  • Memphis, TN; New Madrid, MO; Paducah, KY; Cape Girardeau, MO; Chester, IL; St. Louis, MO

  • Complimentary Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port of call
  • All onboard meals, including both fine dining and casual cuisine
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Complimentary cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffees, tea, filtered water and soft drinks throughout your voyage
  • Gracious service from a friendly, all-American staff
  • Acclaimed world-class entertainment
  • Dedicated fleet of deluxe motorcoaches

* Per person, double occupancy, Category C – Deluxe Veranda. Price subject to change and availability; please contact us for details.

Autumn on the Columbia and Snake Rivers – 6-Day Journey

From $999 USD* + $247 USD port fees and gratuities
Sailing aboard the American Empress®
Departing Nov 27, 2020, Dec 1, 2020, or Dec 5, 2020,
Portland, OR → Portland, OR

Welcome to the magnificent Pacific Northwest. This shows the bounty and beauty of nature, as well as the history and heritage of the people who inhabited this diverse region. At each port, embrace the culture and history of this area on included shore excursions.


  • Vancouver, WA; The Dalles, OR; Portland, OR; Astoria, OR

  • Complimentary Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port of call
  • Complimentary hotel stay the night before your voyage – includes breakfast, taxes, porterage and transfers to the vessel
  • All onboard meals, including both fine dining and casual cuisine
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Complimentary non- premium wine and beer with dinner
  • Complimentary cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffees, tea, filtered water and soft drinks throughout your voyage
  • Gracious service from a friendly, all-American staff
  • Acclaimed world-class entertainment
  • Dedicated fleet of deluxe motorcoaches

Terms & Conditions

2020 STEAM AHEAD expires 3/31/20. Offer is valid only on new, paid-in-full bookings. Full payment at the time of booking is required to redeem this offer. Offer is open to U.S. and Canada residents only. Offer is based on cabin availability, and only while inventory lasts. Not valid on existing group bookings or existing reservations; cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity-controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn or modified at any time without notice. Itineraries are subject to change. Cruise fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include government taxes and fees, gratuities, port charges, airfare, insurance, personal expenditures or transportation costs incurred while traveling to and from embarkation ports. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Additional terms and conditions may apply.