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Memphis Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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23 Memphis Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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jantrips

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great River Cruise

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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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jandcinpa

2 Reviews Written

5 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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cruise-otter

10 Reviews Written

118 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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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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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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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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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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xxcarey

1 Review Written

AMERICAN STEAMBOAT COMPANY IS THE BEST

Best trip of our lives! The quality was superb! The staff was of the highest quality as was the food and entertainment. I was shocked by the excellence of everything. From the songs of Michaelyn Obry to Kris who ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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vand1234

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Rolling on the River

The brochure promised a week on the upper Mississippi in some comfort on a genuine stern-wheel riverboat with evening entertainment from the 50s-60s big band era. It didn't disappoint. Food and service were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Gommy8

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

July 2016 American Queen

We joined another couple on this riverboat cruise without much planning. Although we were unable to get a stateroom in our preferred category, the one we had was satisfactory. Should we travel with American Queen ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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PaulaJP

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise, Horrendous Pre Cruise Hotel!!

This is our second cruise with The American Steamboat Company, the first was on the Amercian Empress, now this one of the American Queen. These are the best cruises I have ever been on as far as food quality, ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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mattstur

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent Trip

We had wanted to do a Mississippi river cruise for years and finally did it. I did quite a bit of research before we picked a cruise and I'm very glad we chose this one. I'm convinced it was/is the best. The ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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gold1959

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Marvelous cruise for history-buffs: see the USA on a real paddlewheel!

Taking the Civil War paddle-wheel cruise down the Mississippi has been my US Army Ret. history-buff husband's dream (and mine) for many years- his father actually did a "Huck Finn" thing as a young man, shoveling ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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lee l

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Five Star vacation that offers an exciting, historical voyage!!

This is an amazing cruise! The ports and shore excursions were excellent, the food very well presented and excellent, the staff was very warm and accommodating, the entertainment was outstanding and they had the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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theurkauf

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A taste of the 1800's in today's luxury. Wow!

Wow, was I impressed with the amazing job they have done on refurbishing the American Queen. What an amazing vessel. I had taken a bunch of people with me and we all enjoyed the food for sure, loved the attitude of ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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debraandsteven

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Extremely Accomodating

This is my first cruise with American Queen Steamboat Company. Although it is only my 2nd day I have had many requests and they have all been fufilled. I have some food allergies and requests and they were all ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Anaheim hockey fan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great time and destinations

We both wanted to see a part of the United States that we hadn't seen before and a steamboat tour seemed the best idea. Although we knew that the weather would be hot and humid, it wasn't that terrible and most of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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DSeddon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Premium Excursions well worth it!

ATV outdoor shore excursion at Natchez was the highlight for us! Well done to David and the Team for putting this outdoor adventure together. Civil War battleground tour at Vickisburg was also excellent. Our ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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cbt5

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

American Queen does not disappoint

What better way to explore America than on the great Mississippi River? I wanted to get a feel for travel by riverboat, and the American Queen did not disappoint! We embarked in Memphis and ended in New Orleans. The ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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