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Roundtrip St. Louis - Mississippi River Cruise

Roundtrip St. Louis

Cruise Highlights:

At a glance

Duration: 9 Days

Coverage: Roundtrip St. Louis

From: $2,699

Season: August

Activities: Culture, History, Nature

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Great American Steamboat Company

Visit Mark Twain’s hometown of Hannibal, Missouri from where much of his inspiration for his stories of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn is derived. Witness his words and wit brought to life by an expert tribute artist. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to share the Mississippi River with Mark Twain.

2015 Theme Sailings

  • Mark Twain - Aug 22

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Hotel Stay, St. Louis, MO

Your journey begins with a deluxe hotel stay in St. Louis.

Day 2 - Embark - St. Louis

Explore St. Louis at your leisure or consider a Pre-cruise Premium Shore Excursion with afternoon transfer to the American Queen.

Day 3 - River Cruising

Mingle with new friends, enjoy a dip in the pool or get better acquainted with the region by taking in a lecture with our Riverlorian.

Day 4 - Hannibal, MO

Explore Mark Twain’s hometown and the sites that inspired his beloved American Classics.

Day 5 - Fort Madison, IA

Discover the unusual blend of culture and natural beauty that makes Fort Madison unique. Visit Old Fort Madison, North Lee County Historical Center Museum or the Fort Madison Art Center.

Day 6 - River Cruising

Lush forests blanket the high bluffs and hillsides along the river creating a spectacular haven for bald eagles to nest.

Day 7 - Grafton, IL

Meander along Main Street browsing the shops for unique gifts, antiques and fresh produce.

Day 8 - Alton, IL

Enjoy the outdoors with 8,000 acres of Pere Marquette State Park, the largest in Illinois.

Day 9 - St. Louis, MO

Enjoy St. Louis at your leisure or consider a Post-cruise Premium Shore Excursion with airport transfer.

Dates & Rates

Dates Ships G F E D C B A AA AAA LS SI SO
Aug 22, 2015 American Queen $2,699 $2,899 $2,999 $3,099 $3,299 $3,399 $4,599 $4,699 $4,799 $5,799 $3,199 $3,999

Fares are per guest, double occupancy, with the exception of SI and SO (single category). Fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include air or land transportation. Port Charges of $129 per person are additional and not included in the fare. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and category of accommodations and may be withdrawn without notice.

Included in Cruise Fare

  • Shore excursions to fascinating river towns and cities.
  • One-night luxury hotel stay and transfers before or after your voyage included in price.
  • Complimentary bottled water and soft drinks.
  • Complimentary wines and beers with dinner.
  • An array of sumptuous dining options including regional cuisine by famed American Chef Regina Charboneau.
  • Captain’s Champagne Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.
  • Hot and cold canapes at cocktail hour every evening.

Not Included in Cruise Fare

  • Airfare to/from embarkation/de-embarkation ports.


Mississippi River - Roundtrip St. Louis Itinerary Map


American Queen

American QueenThe largest steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is a gracious and elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Although filled with today’s modern amenities, her rooms and accommodations display all the opulence of the American Victorian era. Glistening woodwork, fresh flowers and antiques adorn her interior spaces. Outside, lacy filigree evokes memories of the many stately river steamers that preceded her and so inspired her designers.View ship details...