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St. Paul to St. Louis - Mississippi River Cruise

St. Paul to St. Louis

Cruise Highlights:

  • Includes one night hotel stay
  • Explore the Twin Cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul
  • Visit Hannibal, Mark Twain’s beloved hometown

At a glance

Duration: 9 Days

Coverage: St. Paul to St. Louis

From: $2,699

Season: July - October

Activities: Culture, History, Nature

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Great American Steamboat Company

The American Spirit Thrives

Journey back to a time when anything seemed possible. A time when grandmothers, aprons sprinkled with flour, welcomed us to their front porches for a glass of milk and a slice of homemade pie. From the scenic bluffs of Red Wing, Minnesota to St. Louis, Missouri’s expansive and bustling Union Station marketplace, the American spirit lives on in the generosity and creative independence of the people you’ll encounter all along the Upper Mississippi.

Theme Sailings

  • Good Old Summertime - Jul 25, Aug 15
  • Fall Colors - Sep 5, Sep 19
  • Oktoberfest - Oct 3

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Hotel Stay, St. Paul, MN

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

Day 2 - Embark - St. Paul, MN

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

Day 3 - Red Wing, MN

Breathtaking views of Minnesota and Wisconsin bluffs from Memorial Park and Bush & Main Street’s shopping District.

Day 4 - La Crosse, WI

Inviting Riverwalk and Riverside International Friendship Garden.

Day 5 - Dubuque, IA

From the Grand Opera House and Cable Car Square to the Smithsonian-affiliated National Mississippi River Museum.

Day 6 - Quad Cities, IA

Explore the lively Quad Cities area or enjoy interactive exhibits at the John Deer Pavilion.

Day 7 - Burlington, IA

Uncover the rich history of the Suak Indians, Heritage Hill and Snake Alley.

Day 8 - Hannibal, MO

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

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
Jul 31, 2016 American Queen $2,249 $2,249 $2,949 $3,599 $3,699 $4,049 $4,499 $4,699 $5,049 $7,199 $3,899 $4,799
Aug 14, 2016 American Queen $2,249 $2,249 $2,949 $3,599 $3,699 $4,049 $4,499 $4,699 $5,049 $7,199 $3,899 $4,799
Sep 25, 2016 American Queen $2,499 $2,499 $3,299 $3,999 $4,099 $4,499 $4,999 $5,199 $5,599 $7,999 $4,299 $5,299
Oct 9, 2016 American Queen $2,499 $2,499 $3,299 $3,999 $4,099 $4,499 $4,999 $5,199 $5,599 $7,999 $4,299 $5,299

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 - St. Paul to 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...