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St. Paul/New Orleans
14-night Grand Heartland Cruise
November 4, 2022
American Cruise Lines: American Melody
St. Paul/New Orleans
Vacation Offer ID 1420680
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Exclusive Offer
  • $100 per Couple Shipboard Credit*

*Valid for new bookings made beginning September 9, 2021.

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The Signature Collection – Exclusive Amenities
The Signature Collection Sailings offer Exceptional Value and Exclusive Amenities.

Cruise Inclusions

  • A cruise through 10 states
  • Up to 800 sq. foot staterooms
  • Pre-cruise hotel package
  • Daily shore excursions
  • Cocktail hour each evening
  • All gourmet meals
  • Breakfast room service
  • Acclaimed enrichment program
  • 7 unique shipboard lounges
  • Wi-Fi throughout the ship (connection speed may vary)
  • Personalized service from a dedicated crew
14-night Grand Heartland Cruise
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
St. Paul
11/04/2022 11/04/2022
Red Wing

Red Wing 11/05/2022

Nestled among the scenic bluffs of the upper Mississippi River, Red Wing's beauty has inspired artisans and craftspeople for over 150 years. Red Wing delivers a diverse blend of arts, entertainment, and activities for your pleasure. Enjoy a show at the historic Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts or observe the beauty of nature at one of Red Wing's 38 parks.,
11/05/2022 11/05/2022
Winona

Winona 11/06/2022

Step into 19th-century America in Winona, Minnesota, located in the picturesque bluff country on the Mississippi River.,
11/06/2022 11/06/2022
Dubuque

Dubuque 11/07/2022

A "Masterpiece on the Mississippi", Dubuque is among the oldest settlements west of the river. Take a ride on the Fenelon Place Elevator, the world's shortest and steepest scenic railway, or try your luck in one of Dubuque's state-of-the-art casinos. View colorful Victorian mansions, stroll through the bustling downtown area, or visit the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.,
11/07/2022 11/07/2022
Davenport

Davenport 11/08/2022

Voted one of the Most Livable Small Cities in America, Davenport is often described as a lively, active city with a hometown feel. The Legacy of John Deere, the largest agricultural exhibit in the world, resides here. Music enthusiasts will enjoy Davenport's many festivals, including the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, the Mississippi Valley Fair, and the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival.,
11/08/2022 11/08/2022
Fort Madison

Fort Madison 11/09/2022

Founded as an active military outpost in 1808, Fort Madison was one of three posts established by the U.S. Army to maintain control over the newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Today, Fort Madison offers visitors a vibrant cultural scene, bucolic landscapes, and an active agri-tourism industry which celebrates the American heartland. Explore its many historic districts, where you can admire the well-preserved Victorian and Post-Renaissance architecture. Enjoy the area's museums, unique boutiques, antique shops, as well as the local breweries and wineries.,
11/09/2022 11/09/2022
Hannibal

Hannibal 11/10/2022

Hannibal, "America's Hometown", is a place where you can rediscover adventures from Mark Twain's era. Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn come to life in this charming Missouri town, where you can run your hand along Aunt Polly's fence, explore Injun Joe's Cave, and get reacquainted with one of the world's most beloved authors. The downtown area is a thriving haven for artisans, filled with specialty shops unique to Hannibal.,
11/10/2022 11/10/2022
St. Louis

St. Louis 11/11/2022

St. Louis is often referred to as the "Gateway to the West". Take in the Gateway Arch Riverfront, highlighted by the Gateway Arch, the largest man-made monument in the United States. Enjoy many world-class attractions of this city, including the Art Museum, Science Center, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and the Missouri History Museum. End your day by relaxing at the Missouri Botanical Garden, one of the world's most popular public gardens.,
11/11/2022 11/11/2022
River Cruising
11/12/2022 11/12/2022
Memphis

Memphis 11/13/2022

Excitement resonates as you reach one of America's largest inland ports, famous for Blues, BBQ, and Elvis Presley's Graceland. The city has been at the forefront of several American cultural movements such as Civil Rights and Rock 'n' Roll. In fact, the city's Beale Street is often called "America's Most Iconic Street" due to its significance to our country's history and contributions to the music industry.,
11/13/2022 11/13/2022
Mississippi River Cruising

Mississippi River Cruising 11/14/2022

Spend a beautiful day with friends in one of the ship's comfortable lounges as we explore the river from Memphis to Vicksburg.,
11/14/2022 11/14/2022
Vicksburg

Vicksburg 11/15/2022

U.S. history is alive in Vicksburg. This "Queen City of the Bluff" offers plenty of opportunities to take a step back in time. Civil War battlefields, century-old churches, cotton fields, and restored train depots are just a few of the many intriguing landmarks that await your visit. Marvel in the beautiful antebellum-style homes and learn about Vicksburg's rich history as displayed on the riverfront murals.,
11/15/2022 11/15/2022
Natchez

Natchez 11/16/2022

Settled in 1716, Natchez is rich in history and southern hospitality. Enjoy a guided exploration of this fascinating city which has retained its antebellum charm since its surrender during the Civil War. Visit Frogmore, a historic cotton plantation still in use today, or attend a special piano concert in the J. N. Stone music room.,
11/16/2022 11/16/2022
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge 11/17/2022

Experience the wonder of Baton Rouge, Louisiana's capital and one of the most historic and unforgettable cities in the South. Known as the Red Stick, Baton Rouge has everything you would expect to find in a state capital, but with a down-home flavor that is part of its charm.,
11/17/2022 11/17/2022
New Orleans

New Orleans 11/18/2022

Welcome back to New Orleans, the birthplace of Jazz. Culture and art abound around every corner of this unique city. The open-air artist colony proudly displays local works on the iron fence in Jackson Square, while the city's 45 museums carefully preserve its rich history. Stay an extra day or more to enjoy the famed French Quarter.,
11/18/2022 11/18/2022
American Cruise Lines: American Melody

American Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the newest ship in our revolutionary series of modern riverboat series. American Melody will begin its inaugural season on the Mississippi River in the summer of 2021 and was specifically designed to navigate this region.

American Melody features panoramic views throughout, including an impressive four-story glass atrium in the center of the ship. Ranging from 250 to 650 square feet, all of the spacious staterooms feature full-size bathrooms, roomy closets, and private balconies where you can enjoy daily breakfast room service. As with her sister ships, American Melody will also offer the Back Porch Café for casual dining, an option that has been very popular with our guests.

The new ship also features many spacious lounges, where you can share the day's adventures with fellow guests, as well as an onboard fitness center and yoga studio. At the end of each incredible day, unwind in your luxurious Grand Suite or Veranda Suite and enjoy “suite treats” which have been delivered to your stateroom, such as mini cheesecakes or chocolate-covered strawberries. 

Experience the American Melody for yourself on the Mississippi River in the summer of 2021.

Ship Statistics
Year Built
2021
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Tonnage (GRT)
20000
Guests (Lowers)
182
Total Guests
200
Passenger Decks
5
Number of Crew
50
Officers' Nationality
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
Total Rooms
91
Suites
16
Balconies
75
Ocean/River View
–
Interior
–
Accessible
1

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of November 2020. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Balcony

Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAR) $10,840
Stateroom with Private Balcony
  • Category: AAR
Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC) $12,355
Stateroom with Private Balcony
  • Category: AAC
Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAM) $13,430
Stateroom with Private Balcony
  • Category: AAM
Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB) Limited Availability
  • Category: SGB
Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL) Limited Availability
  • Category: AAL

Suite

Veranda Suite with Private Balcony (VS) $14,820
Veranda Suite with Private Balcony
  • Category: VS
Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB) Limited Availability
  • Category: OSB
Grand Suite with Private Balcony (GS) Limited Availability
Grand Suite with Private Balcony
  • Category: GS
Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Pricing on some sailings may reflect special limited time offers, not combinable with any other offers/discounts. Valid on new bookings only.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deck 5

Stateroom Key

  • Grand Suite with Private Balcony (GS)
  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Veranda Suite with Private Balcony (VS)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAM)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAR)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
Deck 4

Stateroom Key

  • Grand Suite with Private Balcony (GS)
  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Veranda Suite with Private Balcony (VS)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAM)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAR)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
Deck 3

Stateroom Key

  • Grand Suite with Private Balcony (GS)
  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Veranda Suite with Private Balcony (VS)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAM)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAR)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
Deck 2

Stateroom Key

  • Grand Suite with Private Balcony (GS)
  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Veranda Suite with Private Balcony (VS)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAM)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAR)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
Deck 1

Stateroom Key

  • Grand Suite with Private Balcony (GS)
  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Veranda Suite with Private Balcony (VS)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAM)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAR)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)