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American Countess


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Detailed Ship Information: The American Countess, offers many of the same exciting heartland and deep South itineraries as her sisters the American Queen and American Duchess. Built from an existing hull, the American Countess... Read More

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5 Night New Year's Celebration Roundtrip from New Orleans
Starting in New Orleans; with stops in St. Francisville; Nottoway Plantation; Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans
2020 Sails: Dec 29


7 Night Antebellum South from New Orleans to Memphis
Starting in New Orleans, LA; with stops in Nottoway Plantation; St. Francisville, LA; Natchez, MS; Vicksburg, MS; Port of the Mississippi Delta; Memphis, TN


7 Night Antebellum South from Memphis to New Orleans
Starting in Memphis, TN; with stops in Port of the Mississippi Delta; Vicksburg, MS; Natchez, MS; Baton Rouge, LA; St. Francisville, LA; Nottoway Plantation; New Orleans, LA


7 Night American River BBQ Challenge from Memphis to Alton
Starting in Memphis, TN; with stops in New Madrid, MO; Paducah, KY; Cape Girardeau, MO; Chester, IL; St. Louis, MO; Alton, IL
2020 Sails: May 24, Aug 23


7 Night Chairman's Cruise from Alton to Louisville
Starting in Alton, IL; with stops in Paducah, KY; Henderson, KY; Brandenburg, KY; Madison, IN; Louisville, KY
2020 Sails: May 31


7 Night Maiden Voyage to Pittsburgh from Louisville to Pittsburgh
Starting in Louisville, KY; with stops in Madison, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Maysville, KY; Point Pleasant, WV; Marietta, OH; Wheeling, WV; Pittsburgh, PA
2020 Sails: Jun 7


7 Night Ohio River Sojourn from Pittsburgh to Louisville
Starting in Pittsburgh; with stops in Wheeling, WV; Marietta, OH; Huntington, WV; Augusta, KY; Cincinnati, OH; Madison, IN; Louisville, KY
2020 Sails: Jun 14, Jun 28


7 Night Ohio River Sojourn from Louisville to Pittsburgh
Starting in Louisville, KY; with stops in Madison, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Maysville, KY; Point Pleasant, WV; Marietta, OH; Wheeling, WV; Pittsburgh, PA
2020 Sails: Jun 21


7 Night Bourbon Cruise from Louisville to Memphis
Starting in Louisville, KY; with stops in Madison, IN; Bradenburg, KY; Owensboro, KY; Henderson, KY; Paducah, KY; New Madrid, MO; Memphis, TN
2020 Sails: Jul 5


7 Night Mark Twain's Mississippi Cruise from Alton to Red Wing
Starting in Alton; with stops in Hannibal, MO; Clinton, IA; Dubuque, IA; La Crosse, WI; Red Wing, MN
2020 Sails: Aug 30, Sep 13


7 Night Mark Twain's Mississippi Cruise from Red Wing to Alton
Starting in Red Wing, MN; with stops in Winona, MN; La Crosse, WI; Dubuque, IA; Bettendorf, IA; Burlington, IA; Hannibal, MO; Alton, IL
2020 Sails: Sep 6


7 Night Civil War Cruise form Memphis to Chattanooga
Starting in Memphis; with stops in New Madrid, MO; Paducah, KY; Savannah, TN; Decatur, AL; Chattanooga, TN
2020 Sails: Oct 25


7 Night Civil War Cruise form Chattanooga to Memphis
Starting in Chattanooga; with stops in Decatur, AL; Florence, AL; Savannah, TN; Paducah, KY; New Madrid, MO; Memphis, TN
2020 Sails: Nov 1


7 Night Southern Sampler Roundtrip from New Orleans
Starting in New Orleans; with stops in St. Francisville; Natchez; Vicksburg; Baton Rouge; Nottoway Plantation; New Orleans
2020 Sails: Nov 29


14 Night The Mighty Mississippi Cruise from Red Wing to New Orleans
Starting in Red Wing, MN; with stops in Winona, MN; La Crosse, WI; Dubuque, IA; Bettendorf, IA; Burlington, IA; Hannibal, MO; St. Louis, MO; Memphis, TN; Port of the Mississippi Delta; Vicksburg, MS; Natchez, MS; Nottoway Plantation; New Orleans, LA
2020 Sails: Sep 20


About American Countess

The American Countess, offers many of the same exciting heartland and deep South itineraries as her sisters the American Queen and American Duchess. Built from an existing hull, the American Countess underwent significant reconstruction, including lengthening the boat by 60 feet. Guests will enjoy the signature distinctions that have made American Queen Steamboat Company the most award-winning river cruise line in America.

With four decks, including a Sun Deck, and 123 comfortable, inviting staterooms in four categories, this lovely paddlewheeler will become a home away from home on six- to 15-day itineraries, including her own epic Mighty Mississippi cruise. Cabins feature a sleek and modern design that will provide guests with the perfect place to relax after enjoying an included shore excursion or an evening Broadway-caliber performance presented in The Theater onboard.

As our award-winning culinary team takes full advantage of each region's diverse bounty of fresh, local ingredients to fashion authentic dishes, our gracious staff charms guests with friendly, courteous attention to their needs in the Grand Dining Room. A more casual atmosphere is offered in the River Grill, which allows guests to dine at their own pace.

It's easy to stay active onboard the American Countess in her well-appointed Fitness Center, while the Card Room provides a perfect spot for guests to mingle with fellow travelers and newfound friends. It's also a joy to browse for souvenirs in the Gift Shop with which to remember your treasured journey.

Join us as we experience the U.S. rivers from the decks of the American Countess.

American Queen Steamboat Company is strongly committed to preserving the marine environment and continually strives to do our part in keeping America's waterways clean.


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