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Mississippi River

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Reviewed yesterday

First, negatives out of the way. There was a miss communication with the person we dealt with from the American Queen which wound up cost us a substantial amount of extra air fair. We were given a $50.00 credit which didn't cover a tenth of...More

Thank HonestEvaluatorGal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How deep is the Mississippi? How wide? It all depends on when and where you are on this ever-changing, nearly mythic waterway, according to the expert "Riverlorian" on our American Duchess paddle-wheeler cruising from New Orleans to Memphis. And the same must be said about...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just completed a 7 night cruise on the American queen. I wish I had known that Viking will soon be doing it. We had one of the top suites and paid a lot of money for bad or no service. This had nothing...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

I enjoy the serenity of visiting the river at the landing in Kenner at Rivertown. There is a small parking lot on Jefferson Highway at the end of Williams which meets the river. This time of year the clover and honey bees are prevalent on...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Got to see and drive near the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Jackson...such a wonderful experience!

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Reviewed January 26, 2018

We decided to take a maiden, winter cruise aboard the American Duchess from Memphis to New Orleans. We found the newly refurbished boat to be beautifully yet simply appointed with lots of eye appeal. The Duchess is small, able to carry 160 passengers and that...More

4  Thank PAAbee
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

We did a cruise from Memphis to New Orleans November of 2017. We were unsure of this adventure but after the cruise it was a great and grand adventure. What a great 8 days. We saw so much interesting and amazing things. Everyday was new...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

We travelled from New Orleans to Memphis, over seven nights from November into December. Hopefully, I can find somewhere else to review the wonderful American Queen. The places we stopped off at were Oak Valley Plantation, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg and Helena. We had a...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

We were in New Orleans area so we went to see the Mississippi River. We were also on a cruise (NCL) and enjoyed taking the boat ride to the Gulf, So we got to see a fair amount of this part of the river. We...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

We just got back last week from the DUCHESS (Oct. 6, 2017) on a NOLA to Memphis tri. Here is my review...This is our 4th river cruise and the only one I would never recommend to anyone... The American Queen Duchess sailed from New Orleans...More

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triton650r
March 3, 2018|
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Response from David M |
Cost depends on time of travel and of room. Queen Steamboat Company brochure listed our April 2018 cruise from New Orleans to Memphis as $6,000 for a small inside room and $10,000 for a larger one with veranda.
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Sonali B
February 20, 2018|
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Response from David M |
Just back (April 2018) after American Duchess cruise from New Orleans to Memphis with the Mississippi River very flooded and fast but the boat is quite wide and very stable with good views from windows and substantial... More
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Chris R
January 28, 2018|
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Response from fisher6188 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The river isn't all that wide and we pretty much went down the middle except when we were docking and that happened on both sides. I don't think it would make much difference which side you were on But you definitely... More
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