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Memphis/Louisville
8-night The Art of Discovery Cruise – Memphis to Louisville
May 7, 2022
American Queen Voyages: American Duchess
Memphis/Louisville
Vacation Offer ID 1414606
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Limited Availability
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  • $100 per Couple Shipboard Credit

Overview
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Ship Info
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Deckplans
The Signature Collection – Exclusive Amenities
The Signature Collection Sailings offer Exceptional Value and Exclusive Amenities.

Cruise Inclusions

  • Complimentary Pre-Cruise Hotel Overnight Stay
  • Complimentary Open Bars and lounges throughout the vessel
  • Complimentary Shore Excursions
  • Complimentary Room Service available 24 Hours a Day
  • Complimentary Internet Service
  • Masterful Regional Cuisine
  • Lively Cabaret Entertainment, Story Telling & Lectures
  • Authentic Paddlewheeler Vessel
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Memphis

Memphis 05/07/2022

Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. The Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and the friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving premium experiences. Both American Queen Steamboat Company and local representatives will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment, and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.,
05/07/2022 05/07/2022
Memphis

Memphis 05/08/2022

Memphis has a plethora of places to visit and things to do for all guests. Embrace the city that has been coined not only the home of the blues but also the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Boogie on down to Beale Street — alive with quirky places to indulge in some Southern barbeque, purchase souvenirs for friends and family (or a little something for yourself), and sip on a Blue Suede-Tini. As one of the most famous music destinations in the world, Memphis is a melodious port for our guests to experience.,
05/08/2022 05/08/2022
Cruise Starts (Embarkation)

Cruise Starts (Embarkation) 05/08/2022

Memphis has a plethora of places to visit and things to do for all guests. Embrace the city that has been coined not only the home of the blues but also the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Boogie on down to Beale Street — alive with quirky places to indulge in some Southern barbeque, purchase souvenirs for friends and family (or a little something for yourself), and sip on a Blue Suede-Tini. As one of the most famous music destinations in the world, Memphis is a melodious port for our guests to experience.,
05/08/2022 05/08/2022
Memphis

Memphis 05/08/2022

Memphis has a plethora of places to visit and things to do for all guests. Embrace the city that has been coined not only the home of the blues but also the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Boogie on down to Beale Street — alive with quirky places to indulge in some Southern barbeque, purchase souvenirs for friends and family (or a little something for yourself), and sip on a Blue Suede-Tini. As one of the most famous music destinations in the world, Memphis is a melodious port for our guests to experience.,
05/08/2022 05/08/2022
River Cruising

River Cruising 05/09/2022

Watch small river towns and lush landscapes slowly become lost in the horizon as sunlight plays upon the deck. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner, and relish in the moment of tranquility. Experience the fulfillment that river cruising offers.,
05/09/2022 05/09/2022
Columbus, KY

Columbus, KY 05/10/2022

Columbus, Kentucky, located in Hickman County, is the oldest town in Jackson Purchase. First established on the Mississippi floodplain in 1804, the town was initially known as "Iron Banks". This naming convention was due to the site's name in French: les rivages de fer. The great Mississippi Flood of 1927 rampaged the town and caused its residents to move its location to the present-day site further inland.,
05/10/2022 05/10/2022
Paducah

Paducah 05/11/2022

In the hands of artists, modern Paducah was thrown into form. Fingertips muddied with passion and eased by the vision of river water glided along the surface to pull up the community and create the National Quilt Museum. Residents backstitch past into present, then bind appreciation for culture — ensuring that the seams of history will not soon come undone. The people of Paducah have taken great care to orchestrate every crevice of its community into a symphony of craft and color. Life is a work of art, and the town of Paducah certainly is alive and well. Feast in this foodies' fantasy. Uncover mastership. Catch a glimpse of Paducah.,
05/11/2022 05/11/2022
Henderson

Henderson 05/12/2022

Capture your inner artisan in the home of James Audubon and W. C. Handy. Hospitality flows freely through a vibrant downtown that kisses the rolling river. Wide streets welcome guests and showcase historic preservation that awakens a classic ambiance in storefronts and homes. Discover nature fingerprinted with humanity in the many parks and trials that showcase artistry throughout the town. Greetings from Henderson — a walkable community wrapped in warmth.,
05/12/2022 05/12/2022
Owensboro

Owensboro 05/13/2022

The exuberance that pervades the sounds of folk music flows through the community of Owensboro. Each of its spaces is a lovely ballad that tugs at the heartstrings of visitors — from the notes of bourbon distilleries to bumbling butterflies in the botanical garden. The tawny banks of this river jewel extend a warm welcome, and invite you to experience the beauty in bluegrass.,
05/13/2022 05/13/2022
Brandenburg

Brandenburg 05/14/2022

The essence of Kentucky radiates, from its bourbon traditions to a tableau of rolling farmland. Soul-stirring river views and Southern warmth welcome those who pursue relaxation. Mysteries of the Civil War enlist lifelong learners on the battlefield while sprawling parks and trails make way for recreation. The grass is bluer in Brandenburg and all the surrounding areas.,
05/14/2022 05/14/2022
Louisville

Louisville 05/15/2022

As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure, or consider an airport transfer.,
05/15/2022 05/15/2022
American Queen Voyages: American Duchess

Spacious luxury awaits aboard the floating masterpiece that is the American Duchess. This boutique-style riverboat offers exquisite dining, beautiful decks and exceptional amenities. Her suites range from 180 to 550 square feet, allowing guests to stay in some of the largest accommodations on the rivers. Unique to the American Duchess are her Loft Suites, which feature two stories enhanced by floor-to-ceiling windows, two full bathrooms, a comfortable dining area, a beautiful lounge with a queen sofa-bed, a private balcony and an upstairs bedroom.

Combining the best of the old and the new, this beautiful lady epitomizes the grace and grandeur that have made cruising on the Mississippi River a cherished American tradition for more than two centuries.

Ship Statistics
Year Built
1995
Year Refurbished
2017
Year Entered Present Fleet
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Tonnage (GRT)
2000
Guests (Lowers)
166
Total Guests
166
Passenger Decks
4
Number of Crew
60
Officers' Nationality
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
Total Rooms
83
Suites
9
Balconies
44
Ocean/River View
30
Interior
–
Accessible
4

Suite

Veranda Suite With Private Balcony (VS) Limited Availability
Veranda Suite With Private Balcony
  • Category: VS
  • Deck 3 - Cabin Deck
  • Deck 2 - Observation Deck
Owner's Suite With Private Balcony (OS) Limited Availability
Owner's Suite With Private Balcony
  • Category: OS
  • Deck 3 - Cabin Deck
Loft Suite With Private Balcony (LFS) Limited Availability
Loft Suite With Private Balcony
  • Category: LFS
  • Deck 2 - Observation Deck
Deluxe Suite With Private Balcony (DS) Limited Availability
Deluxe Suite With Private Balcony
  • Category: DS
  • Deck 3 - Cabin Deck

Inside

Interior Stateroom (IS) Limited Availability
Interior Stateroom
  • Category: IS
  • Deck 3 - Cabin Deck
  • Deck 2 - Observation Deck
Fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include air or land transportation. Port charges, government fees/taxes are additional and not included in the fare.
Prices are cruise-only, per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted). Taxes, port fees and gratuities are additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deck 4 - Sun Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite With Private Balcony (OS)
  • Loft Suite With Private Balcony (LFS)
  • Deluxe Suite With Private Balcony (DS)
  • Veranda Suite With Private Balcony (VS)
  • Interior Stateroom (IS)
Deck 3 - Cabin Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite With Private Balcony (OS)
  • Loft Suite With Private Balcony (LFS)
  • Deluxe Suite With Private Balcony (DS)
  • Veranda Suite With Private Balcony (VS)
  • Interior Stateroom (IS)
Deck 2 - Observation Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite With Private Balcony (OS)
  • Loft Suite With Private Balcony (LFS)
  • Deluxe Suite With Private Balcony (DS)
  • Veranda Suite With Private Balcony (VS)
  • Interior Stateroom (IS)
Deck 1 - Main Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite With Private Balcony (OS)
  • Loft Suite With Private Balcony (LFS)
  • Deluxe Suite With Private Balcony (DS)
  • Veranda Suite With Private Balcony (VS)
  • Interior Stateroom (IS)