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45 Memphis Cruise Reviews


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Bryan5264

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall a Wonderful sailing down the Mississippi River

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In December of 2019, I had been fortunate to have an absolutely amazing trip aboard the American Duchess. We had sailed from Memphis to New Orleans, and although there were only 100 people or so on board, everything ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Nformato

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

American Duchess - Great staff and shore excursions!

We traveled on the American Duchess during Christmas time on a Nashville to Memphis Cruise. It was absolutely beautiful. The boat and some of the towns were decorated for the holidays truly making it a unique ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jantrips

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great River Cruise

Our first introduction to American river travel was on the American Queen, and our journey did not disappoint. In fact, our voyage on the American Queen wasn’t just my first river cruise… it was my first cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Ginny033

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded My Expectations

I was very excited to take a trip with the American Duchess as I have been on other river cruises in the past, but mostly in Europe or other parts of the world. I knew this cruise would be different being in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jandcinpa

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise with Christmas Theme

Over the recent Christmas holiday, we had the privilege of cruising on the Grand American Queen Steamboat. We cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed the experience. The staff and crew went out of their way ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Gardening Granna

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Friendly crew, excellent experience, beautiful boat!

We love American Cruise Lines and delighted to sail on newest boat Harmony. Absolutely fabulous boat, superior crew and service. Our fourth trip on this line and we signed up for another ACL destination in 2020. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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cruise-otter

10 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

American Queen Steamboat, Memphis to New Orleans (June 3-10, 2019)

In June 2019, my wife and I took the American Queen paddle wheeler on a one-week trip down the Mississippi River. Trip went from Memphis to New Orleans (the Deep South). I rate this trip as an overall 5 (on a ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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CdMAgFox

24 Reviews Written

85 Helpful Votes

Lower Mississippi River Cruise 2019

~~~April 25th – May 4th, 2019~~~ Yesterday’s flights from Orange County Airport, first to DFW and then on to Memphis, were surprisingly pleasant with little turbulence. Evidently, the flight to DFW was a day ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MarionK

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Delightful and relaxing

My husband was interested in historic stops and I wanted to relax and be pampered. We both got what we wanted. I was able to stay on board while he went site seeing. Our cabin was small but had everything you ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mjreiber

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

All the staff was beyond superb. We were grateful for the excellent service.

The wait staff was superb, extremely accommodating. The cleaning crew did a superb job. Kristen, the EMT, and Kashawna, the Purser, went above and beyond to arrange an oxygen concentrator when "Special Needs" failed ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Lkbennett

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Delightful Getaway

This cruise was chosen by a neighbor in my community, Sun City Palm Desert California, who organizes group trips. I was fortunate to be invited to join the group, and because I was cruising without my husband (who ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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DebMike1990

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A 2nd Great Cruise & There Will Be More

We just finished cruising the Mississippi on the American Queen Riverboat. What a wonderful trip we had. The food was excellent and they have great selections. If you have special dietary needs they go out of the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Ppilot

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Stateroom 513 is noticeably smaller than others

One might assume that paying for the most expensive class cabin AAM Private Balcony (except for the “owners cabins”) would get you at least the largest cabins. . Not so on the boat America. Room 513 is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Gringo Dave

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

America Exceeded Expectations

This was my wife’s first cruise so I booked the owner’s suite. Truth be told while it provided a larger cabin and a few more perks, just about every cabin on this boat has a veranda, a great hotel room ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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CraftsOnCruises

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

TOP-NOTCH CREW IS HIGHLIGHT OF AMERICAN DUCHESS EXPERIENCE

Created from a 1995 hull, 340 foot-long paddlewheeler, American Duchess, features four decks and employs 80 American crew to run the boat and manage its 80 suites—the first all-suite paddlewheeler to cruise U.S. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Sonofbill

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great River Boat Cruise

My Wif on the wanted to do a River Boat cruise. We did one in 1986 on the Mississippi Queen. She was the sister boat to the American Queen and Delta Queen. We had a great time but the average age was at least 70 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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grznuts

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

great thanksgiving week cruise

lots of fun on this cruise! although the ports don't look like there is much there, if you take time to explore they are very interesting! service is fine-not exceptional, but adequate. Ship is not luxurious, but ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Saperston

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Above expectations

Going down the Mississippi on a paddle boat has always been on my bucket list. We were put up at the Sheridan in Memphis. Good choice. Easy five minute trolley from and to Beale St.Went to Sun Studios and Beale ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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srwjones

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Dream Come True

I have dreamed of cruising onboard the Delta Queen/Mississippi Queen/American Queen since the 1970s when I first saw the Delta Queen on the Ohio River. For me, this was a bucket list item and, once I booked my trip, ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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darstanb@gmail.com

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fabulous!

Everything was wonderful! The embarkation and disembarkation at all ports was great--the crew was helpful (my husband is wheelchair-bound)--but we don't get to use the Grand Staircase (duh!) we had to go around the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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jmchat

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

We met new friends who will ALWAYS be our friends

We were celebrating our 20th anniversary and wanted to try a river cruise. Honestly, when we first saw the age of the passengers we were a little uncertain because we are in our early 50's and they were 75+. But ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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digcruising2

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Absolutely a Great Cruise Down the Lower Mississippi

I was expecting a hot steamy average cruise. But I was wrong, dead wrong. This cruise was as classy and as pleasing as the major cruise lines can offer on a medium size boat. The food was American fare and it was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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dlangthorn

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Mississippi in Style

This cruise line leaves no stone unturned and definitely a 5 star operation. Except for 3 optional excursions, everything is included, gratuities, all beverages (including alcoholic), cooked to order meals using ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Cucamonga Fred

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very comfortable cruise down the lower Mississippi.

It was a great opportunity to experience the Mighty Mississippi and tour antebellum plantations and Civil War history. The America is a very comfortable boat (on the river, it's a boat!). The staterooms are generous ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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slhanson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Riverlorian

Booked while on another American Cruise. The history of the river (excellent Riverlorian on board) and it's importance in the civil war and commerce and western expansion was so interesting. Most shore excursions ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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